Coast Guard responds to capsized shrimp boat off Morris Island

Coast Guard responds to capsized shrimp boat off Morris Island
Coast Guard responds to capsized 35-foot shrimp boat approximately 1 mile off Morris Island, South Carolina, May 28, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is responding to a 40-foot shrimp boat that capsized 1 mile east of Morris Island, Thursday. A Charleston Metro Marine unit recovered all three people that went into the water and the survivors were taken to Shem Creek...

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel on James River, Virginia

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel on James River, Virginia
Sonar image depicting a sunken vessel on the James River in Virginia, May 27, 2021. (Photo by Chesterfield County Virginia Marine Team) NORFOLK, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are cautioning mariners and recreational boaters while transiting in the James River due to a sunken vessel causing a hazard to navigation, Thursday. The channel is currently open with restrictions with the submerged...

Coast Guard continues responding to oil spill in Steamboat Creek, Virginia

Coast Guard continues responding to oil spill in Steamboat Creek, Virginia
The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue to respond to an oil spill of an unknown amount in Steamboat Creek, Norfolk, May 26, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard curtesy photo/Released) NORFOLK, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue to respond to an oil spill of an unknown amount in Steamboat Creek, Norfolk. Oil spill response teams have deployed 1 mile of sorbet material in the affected...

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to oil spill in Steamboat Creek, Virginia

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to oil spill in Steamboat Creek, Virginia
NORFOLK, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to an oil spill in Steamboat Creek, Norfolk. As of Tuesday afternoon, approximately 300 feet of shoreline has been discovered to be impacted from a reported waste oil tank overflow incident which took place on shore. It is unknown how much waste oil entered the water from shore, and the source is secured. An oil spill response organization...

Salvage crews complete fuel removal from SEACOR Power

Salvage crews complete fuel removal from SEACOR Power
Contracted salvage divers are transported from the SEACOR Brave to the SEACOR Eagle, May 1, 2021 off Port Fourchon, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brendan Freeman) HOUMA, La. — Salvage crews have completed the removal of diesel fuel from SEACOR Power’s fuel tanks. Crews removed approximately 20,363 gallons of diesel fuel from the SEACOR Power using the hot tapping...

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill near Maurice River, New Jersey

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill near Maurice River, New Jersey
Boom deployed by pollution responders after a report of a discharge of marine diesel fuel from a motor vessel operating in the Maurice River, N.J., May 12, 2021.. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) LEESBURG, N.J. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a marine diesel fuel spill from a motor vessel operating in the Maurice River, Wednesday. The maximum potential release is 778 gallons. Crewmembers...

Salvage crews train, start removing fuel from SEACOR Power

Salvage crews train, start removing fuel from SEACOR Power
Contracted salvage divers are transported from the SEACOR Brave to the SEACOR Eagle, May 1, 2021 off Port Fourchon, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brendan Freeman) HOUMA, La. — Salvage crews started removing the fuel from SEACOR Power’s fuel tanks, Monday, after spending the weekend arriving on scene and becoming familiar with the equipment approximately seven...

Chronic nuisance vessel scuttled at sea off Southeast Alaska

Chronic nuisance vessel scuttled at sea off Southeast Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick towed the derelict tugboat Lumberman, to a position 54 miles west of Cross Sound, Alaska, on May 2, 2021. U.S Coast Guard courtesy photo. JUNEAU, Alaska –The City and Borough of Juneau (CBJ) Docks and Harbors and Global Diving and Salvage, assisted by Coast Guard Sector Juneau, scuttled the derelict tugboat Lumberman offshore Southeast Alaska Sunday. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard investigates tug boat pier allision in Culebra, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard investigates tug boat pier allision in Culebra, Puerto Rico
The tug boat Don Jaime and the deck barge Marilin H at the Ensenada Honda docking pier in Culebra, Puerto Rico April 21, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard marine and facility inspectors are in Culebra Island, Puerto Rico Wednesday conducting a preliminary assessment part of a marine casualty investigation into a reported pier allision and vessel grounding involving...