One end of severed cable in Straits of Mackinac capped and sealed

One end of severed cable in Straits of Mackinac capped and sealed
A permanent cap is soldered and affixed to a severed American Transmission Company cable  in the Straits of Mackinac. (Photo courtesy of the American Transmission Company) MACKINAW CITY, Mich., — The south side of one of the two severed utility cables owned by American Transmission Company , was soldered, capped, sealed, and laid on the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac in its original position,...

Unified Command approves plan to cap, seal severed utility cables in Straits of Mackinac

Unified Command approves plan to cap, seal severed utility cables in Straits of Mackinac
A remotely operated vehicle (ROV) was deployed in the Straits of Mackinac to assess damage to the American Transmission Company’s cable 6 (Photo courtesy of the American Transmission Company) MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — The Unified Command approved a plan developed by American Transmission Company, contracting with Durocher Marine and T&T Subsea, to cap and seal the two severed utility cables in...

Unified Command releases underwater imagery from ROV in Straits of Mackinac

Unified Command releases underwater imagery from ROV in Straits of Mackinac
MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — The Unified Command continues to deploy a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) to better assess damage to the affected American Transmission Company utility cables in the Straits of Mackinac, Sunday. ATC contracted with Durocher Marine and T&T Subsea to provide tugs, a barge, and an ROV to assess the damage to the utility cables. The ROV is obtaining underwater,...

ROV deployed to survey underwater cables in Straits of Mackinac

ROV deployed to survey underwater cables in Straits of Mackinac
American Transmission Company deploys a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) to better assess damage to the affected ATC utility cables, Sunday, April 22, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ens. Fernando Pla) MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — The Unified Command announced that the American Transmission Company deployed a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) to better assess damage to the affected...

Coast Guard, partners continue mineral oil leak response in Straits of Mackinac

Coast Guard, partners continue mineral oil leak response in Straits of Mackinac
C.J. Kirwer, a contractor from T&T Subsea, stands next to a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV), April 15, 2018. Weather permitting, the ROV is slated for deployment by the American Transmission Company in the next few days. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ens. Pamela Manns). MACKINAW CITY, Mich. – The Unified Command has announced that the American Transmission Company is slated to deploy...

Coast Guard, partners suspending response in Straits of Mackinac due to weather

Coast Guard, partners suspending response in Straits of Mackinac due to weather
Straits of Mackinac during a Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60 overflight. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). MACKINAW CITY, Mich. – The unified command has announced that due to a high-wind and hazardous weather forecast, air and boat operations, overseen by the unified command, will be suspended from Friday morning until Monday morning. Responders will work shoreside and continue mineral oil extraction...