Coast Guard responds to grounded barge on Monongahela River

Coast Guard responds to grounded barge on Monongahela River
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); MAXWELL, Pa. — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a grounded barge on the Monongahela River, Friday. The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Pittsburgh closed the Monongahela River at mile marker 59.6 near the grounded Francis J. Blank and tows. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit...

Coast Guard responds to aground barge near Norfolk, Va.

Coast Guard responds to aground barge near Norfolk, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is responding Tuesday to a grounded 26-foot tug and 60-foot barge near Ocean View in Norfolk. The Coast Guard was notified at approximately 9 a.m. that the construction tug and barge were aground with two people aboard. The Virginia Beach and Norfolk Fire Departments responded to assist the crewmembers aboard by providing first aid and transport to an awaiting ambulance...

Coast Guard closes Intracoastal Waterway in Port O’Connor

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard closed a 2-mile section of the Intracoastal Waterway to create a safety zone around a grounded tug and barge, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a call at 6:15 a.m. reporting a tug with two barges ran aground near mile marker 474 in the ICW. The tug Bolivar Point was towing two barges with approximately 50,000 barrels of alkylate...

Coast Guard responds to grounded barge near Sheboygan, Wis.

MILWAUKEE — Personnel from U.S. Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan are conducting a marine casualty investigation on a tug-and-barge, after a barge being towed broke free and ran aground in Lake Michigan near Sheboygan, Wis., Nov. 24, 2011. The Coast Guard advises that people stand clear of the salvage area until the barge is free of the lake bottom. The empty barge broke away from the tugboat Donald...

Coast Guard responds to grounded barge, boats near Little Creek, Va.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a grounded barge and boat near the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek Friday. Crew of the vessel Cape Charles contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center watchstanders at approximately 11:45 p.m. Thursday to report the Skanska-owned barge 1208, the tug boat Ranger and crew boat Cape Charles going aground in the sand. The...

Coast Guard responds to pollution threat from barge

SAN FRANCISCO – At approximately 7:30 a.m., the U.S. Coast Guard received notification and responded to a grounded barge along San Francisco’s waterfront near the St. Francis Yacht club. The Coast Guard was notified that the barge is carrying sand and rock. The Coast Guard Cutter Hawksbill, a 25-foot response boat, a MH-65 Helicopter, and a Coast Guard incident management team responded to...

Grounded barge near Port Canaveral, Fla., refloated and transported ashore

USCG file photoPORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Mobro 1210, a 144-foot barge that broke free from a tug boat and grounded near the entrance of Port Canaveral Monday morning, was refloated at approximately 2 p.m. and moored at a Port Canaveral pier. The Coast Guard was notified at approximately 1:40 a.m. Monday that the barge was aground near the Port Canaveral Jetty Entrance. Shortly afterward the...

Coast Guard responding to grounded barge aground near Port Canaveral, Fla.

USCG file photo PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Coast Guard is responding to a grounded barge approximately 144-feet in length that broke free from a tug boat Monday near the entrance of Port Canaveral. The Coast Guard was notified at approximately 1:40 a.m. Monday that the barge was aground near the Port Canaveral Jetty Entrance. Shortly afterward the crew of the Tug Boat Megan Beyel confirmed that...

Grounded barge on Kuskokwim River refloated

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Western Alaska approved a lightering plan allowing for the removal of 30,000 gallons of aviation fuel from the grounded barge Napamute providing for a successful re-float of the barge on the Kuskokwim River Monday morning.