Commercial Bulk Carrier Aground in Muskegon, Michigan

Commercial Bulk Carrier Aground in Muskegon, Michigan
U.S. Coast Guard photo by Aids to Navigation Team Muskegon.Muskegon, MI – The 750-foot motor vessel KAYE E. BARKER ran aground late in the evening on April 28 while transiting inbound towards Muskegon with a load of stone aggregate. No injuries have been reported and initial inspections indicated no pollution. The Coast Guard is on site and working with the shipping company, local salvage organizations and...

Coast Guard stops uninspected passenger vessel off Marathon

Coast Guard stops uninspected passenger vessel off Marathon
A Coast Guard Station Marathon boarding team terminated the voyage of an 24-foot uninspected passenger vessel voyage carrying two passengers for hire near Stirrup Key, Marathon, Florida, April 25, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Marathon boarding team terminated the voyage of an 24-foot uninspected passenger vessel voyage carrying two passengers for hire, Monday, near...

Container ship grounded in Chesapeake Bay refloated after 35 days

Container ship grounded in Chesapeake Bay refloated after 35 days
The U.S. Coast Guard, Maryland Department of the Environment and Evergreen Marine Corporation, in partnership with multiple state and local responders, refloat the Ever Forward Sunday, April 17, in the Chesapeake Bay. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Second Class Devin Erfourth) BALTIMORE — The U.S. Coast Guard, Maryland Department of the Environment and Evergreen Marine Corporation, in partnership...

Coast Guard terminates three illegal charter vessels in San Diego Bay

Coast Guard terminates three illegal charter vessels in San Diego Bay
SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard Sector San Diego personnel terminated three illegal charter boats operating in San Diego Bay over the weekend. Sector San Diego boarding team members and investigators identified three illegal charter boats operating in the bay and terminated all three voyages due to unsafe overloading conditions, insufficient lifesaving equipment and failure to provide a qualified or licensed...

Coast Guard responds to adrift container ship off Point Reyes coast

Coast Guard responds to adrift container ship off Point Reyes coast
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife Office of Spill Prevention and Response and Marin County are responding to an adrift 564-foot container ship approximately seven miles off the coast of Point Reyes, Calif., Friday. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders were notified...

Coast Guard announces revised strategy for EVER FORWARD refloat

Coast Guard announces revised strategy for EVER FORWARD refloat
A response boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay monitors the 1,095-foot motor vessel Ever Forward, which became grounded in the Chesapeake Bay, March 13, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kimberly Reaves) BALTIMORE — The U.S. Coast Guard, Maryland Department of the Environment and Evergreen Marine Corporation, in partnership with multiple state and local responders,...

Chesapeake Bay safety zone to be extended Tuesday

Chesapeake Bay safety zone to be extended Tuesday
A response boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay monitors the 1,095-foot motor vessel Ever Forward, which became grounded in the Chesapeake Bay, March 13, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kimberly Reaves) BALTIMORE — The U.S. Coast Guard, Maryland Department of the Environment and Evergreen Marine Corporation, in partnership with multiple state and local responders,...

Coast Guard receives proposal for bridge project over Port of Portland

Coast Guard receives proposal for bridge project over Port of Portland
SEATTLE – The Commander, 13th Coast Guard District, has received a request for a preliminary navigation clearance determination (PNCD) from the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program, aka Portland, Oregon, to Vancouver, Washington, I-5 twin bridge (LLNR 11258). A PNCD is a first step in the U.S. Coast Guard Bridge permitting process. At the request of the Coast Guard the IBR team has prepared...

Coast Guard continues response to grounded container ship

Coast Guard continues response to grounded container ship
A response boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay monitors the 1,095-foot motor vessel Ever Forward, which became grounded in the Chesapeake Bay, March 13, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kimberly Reaves) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard continues to respond Tuesday to the grounding of the 1,095-foot container ship Ever Forward, which grounded Sunday night in the Chesapeake...