Vessel removal operations underway in Salt River Bay

Vessel removal operations underway in Salt River Bay
Contractors begin to lift and remove the damaged and sunken vessel Lucky Penny from Salt River Bay, St Croix, Nov. 7, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands — The incident command for displaced vessel removal wants to ensure the public that no operations will be conducted and that no vessels will be stored in the Mangrove Bay/Bio Bay area of the Salt River...

Coast Guard responding to oil spill in Halifax River

Coast Guard responding to oil spill in Halifax River
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is responding Wednesday to a tugboat leaking oil on the Halifax River in Ormond-By-The-Sea. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watch standers received a call at 3:45 p.m. from the National Response Corporation, stating a resident in the area informed them the tugboat Tutahaca was leaking oil. Coast Guard pollution responders arrived on scene at...

Coast Guard monitoring transit of motor vessel after grounding near Skamokawa, Wash.

Coast Guard monitoring transit of motor vessel after grounding near Skamokawa, Wash.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is monitoring the transit of a motor vessel that ran aground in the Columbia River near Skamokawa, Washington, but was refloated, inspected and given a captain of the port order to transit to Kalama, Saturday morning. There was no report of pollution or injuries stemming from the grounding of the Nenita, a 738-foot Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier fully laden...

Coast Guard crews respond to train fuel spill east of Portland, Ore.

Coast Guard crews respond to train fuel spill east of Portland, Ore.
Response crews wrap part of a Union Pacific train engine in plastic prior to moving it across the bridge at Bridal Veil Creek east of Portland, Ore., June 21, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Marine Safety Unit Portland. PORTLAND, Ore. – Incident Management Division response personnel from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, responded to a report of a diesel fuel spill from a Union Pacific...