Response to sunken vessel near Columbus, Kentucky continues

Response to sunken vessel near Columbus, Kentucky continues
NEW ORLEANS – The Unified Command continues to respond to a sunken vessel at mile marker 940 along the Mississippi River near Columbus, Kentucky, Friday. At approximately 9 a.m. Friday less than 100 gallons of diesel fuel was discharged from the vessel. Members from SWS Environmental Services contained the spill, and a dive team secured the source. Shoreline assessments have been conducted 6...

Unified Command responds to sunken vessel

Unified Command responds to sunken vessel
NEW ORLEANS – A Unified Command has been established in response to a vessel sinking at mile marker 940 along the Mississippi River near Columbus, Kentucky, Monday. The UC consists of the Coast Guard, Ingram Barge Company, Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection, and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley watchstanders were notified at 3:30 p.m. of the...

Coast Guard responds to report of fuel sheen near Hilton Head

Coast Guard responds to report of fuel sheen near Hilton Head
HILTON HEAD, S.C. — Members from Coast Guard Sector Charleston and Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Savannah, Ga., responded to a report of diesel fuel sheen in the vicinity of Jarvis Creek, near Hilton Head Island, S.C., Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center were notified of the situation, Friday morning. Upon further investigation, MSU Savannah and Sector Charleston...