Unified Command continues to respond to sunken vessel near Columbus, Kentucky

Unified Command continues to respond to sunken vessel near Columbus, Kentucky
NEW ORLEANS – The Unified Command continued to respond to a sunken vessel at mile marker 940 along the Mississippi River near Columbus, Kentucky, Wednesday. Salvage equipment, crews, and divers are on scene to recover the vessel. Aerial and shoreline assessments have been conducted and crews observed no signs of pollution. There are currently no restrictions to commercial or recreational vessel...

Coast Guard overseeing cleanup of sunken vessel in Chinook Landing Marina

Coast Guard overseeing cleanup of sunken vessel in Chinook Landing Marina
Federal, state and local pollution responders observe the scene around the sunken 38-foot vessel Charnade in theChinook Landing Marina. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Puget Sound. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard opened the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund in response to a sunken vessel within the Chinook Landing Marina in Tacoma, Tuesday afternoon. The partially sunken vessel is a 38-foot wood-hulled...

Coast Guard, Washington Department of Ecology respond to sunken vessel near La Conner, Wash.

Coast Guard, Washington Department of Ecology respond to sunken vessel near La Conner, Wash.
The 34-foot fishing vessel Streaker is pictured after sinking north of Rainbow Bridge near La Conner, Wash., Feb. 17, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Puget Sound) SEATTLE – Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology personnel are overseeing the response to the sunken 34-foot fishing vessel Streaker north of Rainbow Bridge near La Conner, Washington, Wednesday. Global...

Coast Guard contains oil product leaking from sunken boat at abandoned marina

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is investigating a sunken vessel in Calabash, N.C. that they received a report on from the National Response Center on Nov. 16. The Red Snapper, a small recreational vessel, had partially sunk and was giving off a sheen from residual oil onboard. Marine Safety Unit Wilmington responded to assess the situation and the potential impact the sheen could have on the...