Coast Guard responds to cruise ship allision in Port of Key West, Fla.

KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard responded to an allision between two Carnival Cruise Line ships in the Port of Key West Tuesday morning. No injuries, pollution or structural damage occurred during the incident. The Carnival Imagination was moored and the Carnival Fantasy was mooring when the vessels struck stern to stern, causing minor cosmetic damage to both vessels. Alcohol and drug testings...

Coast Guard opens portion of Mississippi River to limited traffic

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has implemented restrictions and tighter controls on the Mississippi River, Monday, following the sinking of three barges that sank near Baton Rouge, Friday. Salvage operations for the barges are not scheduled to begin until water levels have reached a level that is deemed safe. “The barges do not present a hazard to navigation and are being constantly monitored...

Coast Guard oversees cleanup after Port Allen allision

USCG file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is conducting shore-side patrols along the banks of Port Allen, La., Monday, to look for further impact from an allision on the Mississippi River between a towing vessel and a moored barge in the vicinity of Port Allen. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received the initial report of an allision that caused an estimated 2,100 gallons of vacuum...

Coast Guard responds to allision on Sabine River

PORT ARTHUR, Texas – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur is currently responding to an allision that occurred early Thursday morning between the motor vessel King Yukon and the fishing vessel Capt Scott near Mesquite Point on the Sabine River. No injuries were sustained during the incident. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Port Arthur initially received the call at approximately...

Coast Guard closes lower Mississippi River

GREENVILLE, Miss. — The Coast Guard closed the Mississippi River for over 3 hours this morning, from mile markers 531 to 541 after a towing vessel allision at approximately 5:20 a.m., this morning.

Coast Guard investigates tug allision on Columbia River, Ore.

SEATTLE – Coast Guard Sector Portland, Ore., is investigating a bridge allision involving the Tidewater Tug Defiance and the Hood River Bridge on the Columbia River in Ore., Saturday.