Coast Guard oversees damaged vessel lift operation near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard oversees damaged vessel lift operation near Cameron, Louisiana
The Coast Guard monitored the lift operation of a damaged vessel Oct. 19, 2018 near Cameron, Louisiana.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. HOUSTON — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles personnel oversaw the salvage of the offshore supply vessel Candy Store which ran aground north of Monkey Island near Cameron, Louisiana, early Monday morning. The damaged vessel is being transported to a shipyard in...

Coast Guard, Federal and State partners mitigate pollution in Carteret County, N.C.

Coast Guard, Federal and State partners mitigate pollution in Carteret County, N.C.
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Brian O’Neil, a marine science technician assigned to Sector Key West, and Brandon Bonner, a wildlife officer with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, stand ashore to supervise the process of removing hazardous materials from a nearby vessel that was displaced onto an environmentally-sensitive area, Atlantic Beach, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018.  (U.S....

Coast Guard responds to fuel discharge near Buffalo Bayou, Texas

Coast Guard responds to fuel discharge near Buffalo Bayou, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to a diesel fuel spill near Buffalo Bayou, Wednesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the dredge Susan Crosby that during a fuel transfer the vessel’s tank overflowed and released an estimated 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the Houston Ship Channel just north of City Dock 45. The source...

Coast Guard oversees oil recovery operations of vessel aground near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard oversees oil recovery operations of vessel aground near Cameron, Louisiana
A Station Lake Charles 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew and Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles personnel respond to a vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana, Oct. 15, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles. HOUSTON — Coast Guard personnel conducted an on-scene investigation and oversaw oil recovery operations after the 145-foot offshore supply vessel Candy Store...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana
A Station Lake Charles 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew and Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles personnel respond to a vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana, Oct. 15, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles. HOUSTON —Coast Guard crews assisted a 145-foot offshore supply vessel taking on water, near Cameron, Louisiana, early Monday morning. At 12:00 a.m., the crew...

Unified Command begins removing pollution from vessels in wake of Hurricane Florence

Unified Command begins removing  pollution from vessels in wake of Hurricane Florence
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Scott Wiechert, a marine science technician assigned to Marine Safety Unit Houma, La., and Parks Moss, a sergeant with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, document the mitigation of the first land-side, environmental-threat pollution case for ESF-10 in New Bern, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, the U.S. Coast Guard,...

Coast Guard responds to partially submerged vessel

Coast Guard responds to partially submerged vessel
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a partially submerged vessel on the Upper Mississippi River near Cairo, Illinois, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley received a report at 2 p.m. of the harbor tug vessel, Totem Kole II, taking on water at mile marker 59.7 on the Upper Mississippi River. The vessel is grounded at a nearby embankment on the left descending bank of...

Coast Guard reaching out to boaters effected by Hurricane Florence

Coast Guard reaching out to boaters effected by Hurricane Florence
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The U.S. Coast Guard, with support of N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, is reaching out to boat owners whose hurricane affected vessels are on private property to hear their recovery plans.  If they are unable to contact or reach the boat owner, the ESF-10 response teams will assess the situation and schedule the vessel for...

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West
The fishing vessel, San Diego aground and discharging diesel in the Northwest Channel Jetty approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West, Oct. 2, 2018. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West launched a Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew who arrived on scene, embarked the four people that were aboard the vessel and determined the hull was breached causing pollution...