Coast Guard, State of Hawaii respond to grounded sailboat on Oahu

Coast Guard, State of Hawaii respond to grounded sailboat on Oahu
Petty Officer 3rd Class David Sellman, a marine science technician with Sector Honolulu, and Adam Teekell, a responder from the State of Hawaii Department of Health, assess the grounded sailing vessel Kuuliealoha II off Makapu’u Beach, Hawaii, Sept. 14, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Joe McCollum) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii State representatives are responding...

Coast Guard continues to respond to oily sheen near New Orleans

Coast Guard continues to respond to oily sheen near New Orleans
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station New Orleans observed an oily sheen on the Mississippi River between mile markers 95 and 96 near New Orleans, Sept. 11, 2019. (U.S Coast Guard courtesy asset) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to an oily sheen on the Mississippi River between mile markers 95 and 96 in New Orleans, Thursday. Fifteen hundred feet...

Coast Guard responding to oil sheen on the Mississippi River near New Orleans

Coast Guard responding to oil sheen on the Mississippi River near New Orleans
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station New Orleans observed an oily sheen on the Mississippi River between mile markers 95 and 96 near New Orleans, Sept. 11, 2019.  (U.S Coast Guard courtesy asset) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil sheen that was observed on the Mississippi River between mile markers 95 and 96 in New Orleans, Wednesday. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard response to oil discharge in Jamie Whitten Lock continues

Coast Guard response to oil discharge in Jamie Whitten Lock continues
Responders work to contain and recover crude oil from the Jamie Whitten Lock on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway in Mississippi, Sept. 11, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lieutenant David Schneider) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to a crude oil discharge that is contained within the Jamie Whitten Lock at mile marker 412 on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway, Wednesday. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard to open Polar Security Cutter Project Resident Office in Pascagoula

Coast Guard to open Polar Security Cutter Project Resident Office in Pascagoula
Artist rendering of the VT Halter Polar Security Cutter design. Illustration Credits: VT Halter Marine / Designer: Technology Associates, Inc. PASCAGOULA, MISS. – Representatives from the Coast Guard Acquisitions Program are scheduled to preside over a ribbon cutting ceremony, Wednesday, which will formally open the Polar Security Cutter Project Resident Office in Pascagoula. The Project Resident...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Jamie Whitten Lock on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Jamie Whitten Lock on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil discharge in the Jamie Whitten Lock at mile marker 412 on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley received a report at 6:46 a.m. from the National Response Center that an unknown amount of crude oil was discharged from a damaged crude oil barge owned by Savage Inland Marine. The source of...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a lancha boat crew illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Aug. 20, 2019. The lancha boat, with fishing gear onboard, was seized. The Mexican fishermen were detained and transferred to...

Coast Guard to conduct pollution response exercise in Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard to conduct pollution response exercise in Ketchikan, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau personnel will conduct an oil spill response exercise in Ketchikan, Thursday. Representatives from the Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Southeast Alaska Petroleum Response Organization and Western Canadian Marine Response Corporation will participate in the exercise, where an exclusion boom will be deployed in Ward Cove and Whipple...

Coast Guard Cutter Aspen maintains navigation aids in the Pacific Northwest

Coast Guard Cutter Aspen maintains navigation aids in the Pacific Northwest
The USCGC Aspen and crew finish placing a buoy marking the entrance to Tillamook Bay, Oregon, Aug. 17, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Steve Strohmaier. SEATTLE — Coast Guard members established missing aids to navigation and realigned the entrance to Tillamook Bay this week during an ongoing mission along the Pacific Northwest coast. Coast Guard Cutter Aspen, a 225-foot seagoing...