Coast Guard concludes response to oil spill on lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard concludes response to oil spill on lower Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has concluded its response to an oil spill at mile marker 145 on the Mississippi River near Mt. Airy, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday that a potential maximum of 4200 gallons of fuel oil was released into the lower Mississippi River at the Pin Oaks Terminal. Coast...

Coast Guard responding to oil spill on lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard responding to oil spill on lower Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an oil spill near mile marker 145 of the lower Mississippi River, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday that a potential maximum of 4200 gallons of fuel oil was released into the lower Mississippi River at the Pine Oaks Terminal. ES&H, an...

Coast Guard oversees 120 gal. fuel removal from Boston Harbor

Coast Guard oversees 120 gal. fuel removal from Boston Harbor
The commercial oil spill response company tends the containment boom deployed around the wreck of the ferry Peter Stuyvesant in Boston Harbor. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ann Marie Borkowski) BOSTON — U.S. Coast Guard Sector Boston is keeping a watchful eye on an old oil discharge site that started leaking on Feb. 14, 2017. The boilers of the sunken ferry Peter Stuyvasent contained...

Coast Guard investigates the grounding of Tank Ship Port Stewart off Yabucoa Harbor, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Marine Investigators are investigating the cause that led to the grounding of the 570-foot double-hulled tank ship Port Stewart Wednesday, after the vessel grounded and was later refloated Tuesday, approximately one and a half nautical miles east of the Shell Yabucoa Harbor, Puerto Rico.

Unified Command to use dispersant on oil spill

HOUSTON — A unified command comprised of the Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, O’Brien’s Response Management and AET will use dispersants Wednesday in response to an oil spill that occurred late Tuesday night.

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to oil spill in the Houston Ship Channel

HOUSTON — A Unified Command consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, Port of Houston Authority, the Houston Fire Department and O’Brien’s Response Management are responding to an oil spill in the Houston Ship Channel, Saturday.