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...

Coast Guard, Navy conduct joint Oceania Maritime Security Initiative Patrol

Coast Guard, Navy conduct joint Oceania Maritime Security Initiative Patrol
Members from U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment 106 embarked aboard USS Tulsa (LCS 16) make their approach to a foreign vessel during an Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) boarding. (U.S. Navy photo by Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Jake D. Sampson) HONOLULU — A Coast Guard law enforcement detachment, embarked aboard the Navy littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16), conducted...

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...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing in US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing in US waters
U.S. Coast Guard file photo of a lancha moored to a pier after being seized by Coast Guard law enforcement crews in southern Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted four Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas Friday. Coast Guard crews consisting of air support and four boat crews interdicted...

Coast Guard conducts 3-day enforcement operation along Central Gulf Coast

Coast Guard conducts 3-day enforcement operation along Central Gulf Coast
Coast Guard marine inspectors measure a fishing net March 15, 2021 to ensure the netting and rigging aboard a commercial fishing vessel is in compliance with federal fisheries laws and regulations.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and multiple federal, state and local law enforcement agencies conducted a three-day operation from March 15 to March...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire, pollution on Vashon Island

Coast Guard responds to boat fire, pollution on Vashon Island
A photo taken by an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Port Angeles shows a sheen in and around the location of an extinguished boat fire on Vashon Island, WA, on Monday, March 29.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Port Angeles) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a boat fire Monday morning at Quartermaster Harbor Yacht Club on Vashon Island this morning. At...