Coast Guard oversees removal of pollutants from grounded vessel off Hilo

Coast Guard oversees removal of pollutants from grounded vessel off Hilo
Motor-sailing vessel Midway Island grounded off Hilo, Hawaii, February 5, 2020. Drone assessments produced good footage of the environment and stability conditions of the vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU – Responders are working to remove potential pollutants from the 63-foot fishing vessel, Midway Island, currently aground off Hilo. The Coast Guard is working with the Department...

Coast Guard, agencies contain source of crude oil discharge near Baytown

Coast Guard, agencies contain source of crude oil discharge near Baytown
Coast Guard and Texas Railroad Commission personnel place a cofferdam around a wellhead in Tabbs Bay near Baytown, Texas, Feb. 5, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON —The Coast Guard, along with multiple agencies, contained the out-of-service wellhead Tuesday that resulted in a crude oil spill in Tabbs Bay near Baytown, Texas. The Coast Guard and the Railroad Commission of Texas contained the...

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground off Hilo, Hawaii

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground off Hilo, Hawaii
The Coast Guard responds to a 63-foot motor vessel, Midway Island, grounded off Ale Ale’a Point, Hilo, February 4, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and partners are responding to a 63-foot motor-sailing vessel grounded near Ale Ale’a Point, Hilo Bay. At 5:33 p.m. Monday, Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders received a report from Hilo Fire Department of...

Coast Guard, agencies continue response to oil spill near Baytown, Texas

Coast Guard, agencies continue response to oil spill near Baytown, Texas
Booming and absorbent material surround the impacted area of a crude oil spill in Tabbs Bay near Baytown, Texas, Feb. 3, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, along with multiple agencies, is continuing to respond to a crude oil spill in Tabbs Bay near Baytown, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston Incident Management Division and Drone Team, Coast Guard Marine...

Coast Guard, agencies continue response to oil spill near Baytown, Texas

Coast Guard, agencies continue response to oil spill near Baytown, Texas
Approximately 630 gallons of crude oil floats in Tabbs Bay near Baytown, Texas, Feb. 1, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, along with multiple agencies, is continuing to respond to a crude oil spill in Tabbs Bay near Baytown, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston Incident Management Division and Drone Team, Texas General Land Office, Innovative Energy...

Coast Guard, TGLO respond to oil spill near Baytown, Texas

Coast Guard, TGLO respond to oil spill near Baytown, Texas
Approximately 630 gallons of crude oil floats in Tabbs Bay near Baytown, Texas, Feb. 1, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil spill in Tabbs Bay near Baytown, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a crude oil discharge in Tabbs Bay via an oil wellhead. Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston...

Coast Guard responding to towing vessels collision on Mississippi River

Coast Guard responding to towing vessels collision on Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to a report of two towing vessels that collided on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 5:37 a.m. that the towing vessel RC Creppel and the towing vessel Cooperative Spirit had collided and that four members of the RC Creppel are...

Coast Guard reopens Matagorda Ship Channel

Coast Guard reopens Matagorda Ship Channel
The dredge barge Everett Fisher sits aground in the Matagorda Ship Channel near Port Lavaca, Texas, Jan. 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi). CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard lifted the safety zone and reopened the Matagorda Ship Channel to vessel traffic Tuesday evening near Port Lavaca, Texas. The closure began Monday evening when Coast Guard Sector/Air...

Coast Guard responding to grounded barge in Matagorda Ship Channel

Coast Guard responding to grounded barge in Matagorda Ship Channel
The dredge barge Everett Fisher sits aground in the Matagorda Ship Channel near Port Lavaca, Texas, Jan. 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi). CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is responding to a grounded dredge barge in the Matagorda Ship Channel near Port Lavaca, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification...