Coast Guard continues to monitor palm oil spill in Savannah River

Coast Guard continues to monitor palm oil spill in Savannah River
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard continues to monitor the response to a palm oil spill that occurred Friday, along the north shore of the Savannah River, in the vicinity of Hutchinson Island. As of 8 p.m., Monday, approximately 50 percent of the shoreline has been cleaned. Less than half a mile of the product remained within the containment boom along the river shoreline, and the majority of the product...

Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers to conduct preparedness exercise on Savannah River

Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers to conduct preparedness exercise on Savannah River
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard and the Army Corps of Engineers are scheduled to conduct an emergency preparedness exercise Thursday on the Savannah River in Savannah. The exercise is scheduled to last from 10:15 a.m. until 11 a.m. The purpose of the exercise is to ensure that Coast Guard aviation and Corps of Engineers water assets can communicate in order to coordinate search and rescue missions...

Station Tybee Island rescues 2 boaters from vessel aground in Savannah River

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coast Guard rescued two boaters from a 39-foot catamaran in the Savannah River near Tybee Island, Ga., Sunday at approximately 9:50 p.m.

Savannah fuel spill response continues

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The unified command continues to coordinate fuel spill recovery operations in the Savannah River Tuesday.

Captain of the Port Reopens Savannah River

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Savannah reopened the Savannah River near the Ocean terminal to shipping traffic at 1:30 p.m. Monday.

Unified command established for Savannah fuel spill

SAVANNAH, Ga. – A unified command has been established and is continuing to respond Monday to approximately 6,500 gallons of diesel fuel released into the Savannah River by the motor vessel Liberty Sunday morning at the Ocean terminal.

Coast Guard responds to Savannah fuel spill

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Savannah personnel are responding to a fuel spill at the Ocean terminal in Savannah Sunday.

Coast Guard Response

The Pentagon Channel Reports on the closure of the Savannah River and the grounded tanker near Galveston.

Coast Guard to enforce security zone during 2008 Boat Parade of Lights

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Coast Guard personnel will enforce a special local regulation that will close a portion of the Savannah River to protect boaters and vessels from hazards associated with the 2008 Boat Parade of Lights.