Coast Guard responds to vessel sinking, fuel spill in Haines, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to vessel sinking, fuel spill in Haines, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau responded to a vessel sinking and fuel spill in Haines, Saturday. The 76-foot fishing vessel Neptune sank while moored at the Haines Harbor E float with an estimated 2,000 gallons of fuel aboard. Watchstanders at Sector Juneau received a report from the Haines harbormaster of the sunken vessel early Saturday. The harbormaster reported the vessel was discharging...

Coast Guard, State of Alaska monitors defueling of fishing tender near Shoup Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard, State of Alaska monitors defueling of fishing tender near Shoup Bay, Alaska
VALDEZ, Alaska — Coast Guard and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation personnel continue to monitor response efforts to remove the pollution threat and cargo of fish from the 65-foot fishing tender Fate Hunter, grounded near Shoup Bay, four miles west of Valdez, Friday. After receiving Coast Guard and ADEC approval of their defueling plan, Global Diving and Salvage and Alaska Chadux...

Coast Guard monitoring grounded fishing vessel in Togiak Bay

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is working with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation to monitor the 102-foot fishing vessel Nor’Quest which grounded on Hagemeister Island in Togiak Bay Wednesday at 1:12 a.m. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received notification through VHF radio from a crewmember aboard the Nor’Quest stating they ran aground after the anchor wire parted causing...

Coast Guard and Crowley working to refloat barge near Bethel, Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard and Crowley are responding to the grounding of the 160-foot Crowley barge 160-1 in the Kanektok River near the Quinhagak Village south of Bethel on the eastern shore of the Bering Sea.