Unified Command implements Port William dock structure cleanup

Unified Command implements Port William dock structure cleanup
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Containers of approximately 3,000 gallons of diesel, gasoline and other oils are shown on a portion of dock in Port William, Alaska, March 14, 2018.  Photo Courtesy of Global Diving and Salvage. KODIAK, Alaska – Following an in-depth structural and environmental site assessment, the Unified Command...

Coast Guard oversees fuel spill cleanup in New Bedford Harbor

Coast Guard oversees fuel spill cleanup in New Bedford Harbor
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Schneider and Petty Officer 2nd Class Shannon Young oversee the fuel spill clean up efforts in New Bedford Harbor Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Lynn Schrayshuen) BOSTON — Coast Guard crews are overseeing a fuel spill cleanup in New Bedford Harbor Wednesday after a fishing vessel sank at the pier off Hervey Tichon Ave. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard responding to fuel spill on Mississippi River

Coast Guard responding to fuel spill on Mississippi River
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Coast Guard is responding to a fuel spill at Lock and Dam 27 on the Mississippi River near Granite City, Missouri, Thursday. A vessel transiting the lock and dam was reportedly damaged, rupturing a fuel tank. The fuel tank holds approximately 20,000 gallons, which is reportedly contained in the lock and dam. The Mississippi River is closed at Lock and Dam 27 until clean-up operations...

Coast Guard responding to pollution incident near Alameda Marina

Coast Guard responding to pollution incident near Alameda Marina
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Coast Guard and California Fish and Wildlife personnel are responding to a report of a possible fuel spill on the Oakland Estuary in the vicinity of the Alameda Marina, Wednesday. At approximately 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel received a report from the National Response Center of sheening in the water and a strong diesel smell at the Alameda...

Coast Guard and partner agencies responding to a fuel spill

Coast Guard and partner agencies responding to a fuel spill
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and its partners are responding to a fuel spill in North Miami. At approximately noon Thursday, a fuel truck, owned and operated by Fuel Tech Miami, spilled approximately 500 gallons of gasoline while refueling a personal recreational vessel in the vicinity of North Bay Village, at 260 North Shoreline Drive in Miami. The majority of the fuel reportedly spilled into the storm...

Coast Guard continues monitoring cleanup efforts for fuel spill in Norfolk

Coast Guard continues monitoring cleanup efforts for fuel spill in Norfolk
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard personnel are continuing to monitor cleanup efforts for a fuel spill in the Elizabeth River that occurred Friday at Lambert’s Point in Norfolk. The National Response Center contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center watchstanders at approximately 3:20 p.m. Friday reporting a fuel spill aboard the 740-foot bulk carrier Ostria S. Sector watchstanders...

Coast Guard continues pollution response in Miami

Coast Guard continues pollution response in Miami
MIAMI — Coast Guard crewmembers are responding to a fuel spill in the vicinity of Government Cut in Miami Wednesday, following a leak discovered aboard the 95-foot tug Neptune Tuesday night. Upon further investigation, it has been determined that an estimated 2,000 gallons of diesel fuel have entered the water. A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami is conducting an overflight to monitor...

Coast Guard responds to fuel spill

Coast Guard responds to fuel spill
MIAMI — Coast Guard crewmembers are responding to a report of a fuel spill in the vicinity of Government Cut, Fla., Tuesday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report from the motor vessel Neptune that a fuel tank holding approximately 7,800 gallons of diesel fuel aboard the vessel has leaked approximately 2,000 gallons into the water. The leak was discovered by the crewmembers...

Progress continues on Texas City “Y” incident response

Progress continues on Texas City "Y" incident response
Houston, Texas — Progress continued throughout the day Sunday in response to a bunker fuel spill in the Houston Ship Channel that resulted in the release of approximately 168,000 gallons of product. Responding agencies operating in a Unified Command structure report that more than 69,000 feet of containment boom has now been deployed on waters surrounding the incident site and along sensitive shorelines...