Coast Guard responds to sunken abandoned vessel, pollution near Hollywood

Coast Guard responds to sunken abandoned vessel, pollution near Hollywood
The sunken 50-foot houseboat, Wooden Nickel releases oil into the water at the pier near Hollywood, Florida Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Scott Farr MIAMI — The Coast Guard is responding to a sunken 50-foot abandoned houseboat Tuesday near Hollywood, Florida. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami were notified at approximately 8 a.m., from a good Samaritan of a...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard law enforcement crews display the catch of a Mexican lancha boat crew who was engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas Sept. 2, 2018. 113 snappers and two sharks, totaling 430 pounds, were seized. U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal...

Fishing vessel Master D sinks 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas

Fishing vessel Master D sinks 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas
An overflight shows the area where the fishing vessel Master D sank approximately 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas, Sept. 1, 2018, after burning for two days.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The fishing vessel Master D sank 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas, Saturday at a depth of approximately 380-feet after burning for two days. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Brownsville...

Coast Guard continues response to oil spill near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard continues response to oil spill near Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi Incident Management Division personnel oversee oil recovery operations at Flint Hills Resource Dock 3 in the Corpus Christ, Texas, Inner Harbor, Sept. 1, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard and Texas General Land Office personnel continued to respond Saturday to a spill of vacuum gas oil at Flint Hills Resource Dock...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Corpus Christi, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews are responding to an oil spill from an overloaded barge moored at Flint Hills East Dock near Corpus Christi, Thursday evening. An estimated 1,176 gallons of oil was discharged. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi Incident Management Division, along with Corpus Christi Oil Spill Association, Flint Hills and barge crews, are currently on scene and...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard law enforcement crews display the catch of a Mexican lancha boat crew who was engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas Aug. 28, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Tuesday afternoon. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, TGLO responds to oil spill after vessel accident near Port Arthur, Texas

Coast Guard, TGLO responds to oil spill after vessel accident near Port Arthur, Texas
PORT ARTHUR, Texas — The Coast Guard and Texas General Land Office are responding to an oil spill after an accident involving the towing vessel Savage Pathfinder and the motor vessel Endurance at Dock 4 near Port Arthur, Texas, Wednesday evening. An estimated 13,272 gallons of marine diesel fuel was discharged. The source of the leak has been secured. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur and...

Coast Guard, local partners respond to submerged vessel near Long Beach

Coast Guard, local partners respond to submerged vessel near Long Beach
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are responding to a sunken vessel in the vicinity of Long Beach. At approximately 1:40 p.m. Friday, Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders overheard a mayday call via VHF channel 16. A person aboard a 44-foot vessel transmitted the mayday call after noticing the vessel was taking on water. Long Beach and Seal Beach lifeguards...

Coast Guard, local partners respond to pollution incident in the Merrimack River

Coast Guard, local partners respond to pollution incident in the Merrimack River
Smoke rises from the cabin of the fishing boat Hit List Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Newberryport, Massachusetts.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard and local partners responded to a fuel oil spill in the Merrimack River Friday after a fishing boat caught fire and sank. The fishing vessel Hit List was later salvaged and removed from the river. The Hit List is no longer a hazard to navigation. The...