Response efforts continue for Pacific Paradise into holiday weekend

Response efforts continue for Pacific Paradise into holiday weekend
A member of the Pacific Paradise response team prepares to dive inside the Pacific Paradise to get measurements of interior compartments on board the vessel grounded off Kaimana Beach, O’ahu, Nov. 20, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — Work to prepare and remove the Pacific Paradise continued Tuesday off Kaimana Beach and will continue through Wednesday. Operations will pause Thursday...

Response efforts continue into the weekend for Pacific Paradise

Response efforts continue into the weekend for Pacific Paradise
A responder welds on the deck of the Pacific Paradise of Kaimana Beach, Oahu, Nov. 17, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo)   HONOLULU — Work to prepare, refloat and remove the Pacific Paradise continued Friday off Kaimana Beach and will continue through the weekend. Thursday responders continued top-side welding and fabrication of the vessel, patching identified holes to reinforce the watertight...

Responders install underwater moorings near Pacific Paradise

Responders install underwater moorings near Pacific Paradise
A diver with American Marine Corporation places a mooring anchor off Oahu’s Kaimana Beach, Nov. 11, 2017, to allow a shallow water work platform to be safely anchored and facilitate the necessary preparatory work to be preformed before the Pacific Paradise can be refloated and removed. Workers on site, within 300-feet, reported no visible sheen in the water and the Department of Health continues...

Responders continue prep for wreck removal of Pacific Paradise

Responders continue prep for wreck removal of Pacific Paradise
Response team members load a generator aboard a small boat at their facility on Oahu as work to prepare, refloat and remove the Pacific Paradise continues Nov. 10, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — Work to prepare, refloat and remove the Pacific Paradise continued Friday 400-yards off Kaimana Beach, Oahu. The goal of the response is to remove the vessel in the safest way possible with the...

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...