Coast Guard holds lighthouse rededication ceremony in San Diego

Coast Guard holds lighthouse rededication ceremony in San Diego
The Coast Guard holds a rededication ceremony at the New Point Loma Lighthouse in San Diego, August 20, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard held a rededication ceremony Friday at the New Point Loma Lighthouse in San Diego. The rededication is the official recognition of the light station’s service career and honors its history as...

Coast Guard, partner agencies salvage sailboat after Thursday rescue

Coast Guard, partner agencies salvage sailboat after Thursday rescue
The Coast Guard and partner agencies respond to a disabled 30-foot sailing vessel with pollution concerns near Rockaway Beach, California, August 20, 2021. (U. S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are salvaging a disabled sailboat Friday after rescuing a man from the boat approximately a half mile west of Rockaway Beach Thursday. Coast Guard Sector San...

Coast Guard conducting Missouri River Waterways Analysis Study

Coast Guard conducting Missouri River Waterways Analysis Study
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is conducting a Waterways Analysis and Management System study of the Missouri River from the confluence of the Mississippi River, mile 0.0 to mile 732.3 in the vicinity of Sioux City, Iowa. The study focuses on the area’s aids-to-navigation system, waterborne commerce, marine casualty information, port/harbor resources, emergency response plans, routine and emergency...

Coast Guard responds to capsized dredge barge in Charleston

Coast Guard responds to capsized dredge barge in Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. –The Coast Guard, along with state and local port partners, are responding to the 120-foot dredge barge Capt Leo II that capsized in the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Wednesday. The dredge barge has a reported maximum potential of 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel on board. Marcol Dredging Company deployed boom around the barge to minimize environmental impacts. There were no persons...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man and 6 dogs

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man and 6 dogs
A Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew and Marin County Fire Department personnel rescue a mariner and six dogs from a grounded vessel located near Tomales Point, California, August 3, 2021.  (Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is responding to a fuel spill Wednesday from a grounded boat located a half mile north of Driftwood Beach, Tomales Point, left...

Coast Guard ends 40-day response to Munger T. Ball near Florida Keys

Coast Guard ends 40-day response to Munger T. Ball near Florida Keys
KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Sector Key West Incident Management Team concluded a 40-day coordinated response effort to mitigate the pollution threat from the tanker Munger T. Ball wreck, 70 miles northwest of Key West, Florida, Friday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Coast Guard monitored the wreck site for years. In 2019, following an uptick in confirmed sheening...

Coast Guard Cutter Liberty crew holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Liberty crew holds change-of-command ceremony
U.S. Coast Guard Lt. George T. Greendyk (left) shakes hands with Lt. Cmdr. Christopher S. Marquis (right), during a change-of-command ceremony held in Juneau on July 13th, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Liberty (WPB 1334) hosted a change-of-command ceremony in Juneau, Tuesday. Capt. Darwin A. Jensen, Sector Juneau commander, presided...

Coast Guard responds to report of dielectric fluid leak in New Rochelle, New York

Coast Guard responds to report of dielectric fluid leak in New Rochelle, New York
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a report of a dielectric fluid leak in New Rochelle, New York, Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector New York watchstanders were notified that a dielectric line leak had occurred as a result of a water main break in New Rochelle and the fluid had entered the water at Wright Island Marina. Coast Guard Sector New York investigators and...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to gasoline spill near Port Isabel, Texas

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to gasoline spill near Port Isabel, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is responding to a gasoline spill near Port Isabel, Texas, Saturday. A barge pushed by the ITV Albert reportedly allided with the ITV Paddy as it transited the Port Isabel Offshore Terminal, resulting in one of the ITV Paddy’s barges sustaining damage and releasing gasoline into the waterway. It is currently estimated that five to 10 gallons of fuel...