Responders unsuccessful in removing grounded fishing vessel off Honolulu

Responders unsuccessful in removing grounded fishing vessel off Honolulu
The grounded 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise off Waikiki, Oahu, Oct. 18, 2017 (National Disaster Preparedness Training Center at the University of Hawaii photo/Released) HONOLULU — Responders were unsuccessful in removing the grounded 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise off Waikiki, Friday. Marine salvage company Cates International crews utilized a tug with 8” plasma towline and chain...

Responders prepare to remove grounded fishing vessel off Honolulu

Responders prepare to remove grounded fishing vessel off Honolulu
The grounded 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise off Waikiki, Oahu, Oct. 18, 2017. (National Disaster Preparedness Training Center at the University of Hawaii photo/Released) HONOLULU — Responders prepared Thursday to remove the grounded 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise off Waikiki. A salvage team was able to approach the vessel for the first time post fire, Wednesday to survey the damage,...

Coast Guard continues responding to grounded vessel of Honolulu

Coast Guard continues responding to grounded vessel of Honolulu
Responders continue work to remove potential pollutants from the 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise currently aground off Honolulu (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — Responders continue work, Friday, to remove potential pollutants from the 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise currently aground off Honolulu, prior to the onset of larger swells and surf. “We...

Responders continue work to remove fuel, vessel grounded off Honolulu

Responders continue work to remove fuel, vessel grounded off Honolulu
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo HONOLULU – Responders are continuing work, Thursday, to remove all potential pollutants from the 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise currently aground off Honolulu. The salvage team arrived on scene to continue to remove the remaining fuel from the vessel and rig it to be towed. Wednesday the team was able to anchor and...

Coast Guard, HFD rescue 20 fishermen from aground vessel off Honolulu

Coast Guard, HFD rescue 20 fishermen from aground vessel off Honolulu
HONOLULU — Twenty fishermen were transported to shore from an aground vessel less than a half mile off Honolulu early Wednesday morning. Honolulu Fire Department Jet Ski crews transported fishermen from the vessel to a Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium for further transport to awaiting emergency responders at Ala Wai Harbor. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted two of the fishermen...