Coast Guard completing post-storm assessments for Tropical Storm Gordon

Coast Guard completing post-storm assessments for Tropical Storm Gordon
NEW ORLEANS – Assets and personnel from Coast Guard Sector Mobile are deployed Wednesday morning throughout affected counties for post Tropical Storm Gordon assessments. A C-144 aircraft is scheduled to conduct an overflight, and H-65 and H-60 Rescue Helicopters from Aviation Training Center Mobile are standing by for any necessary response efforts. Coast Guard members are also evaluating the conditions...

Removal of aids to navigation in Virginia Inside Passage to continue

Removal of aids to navigation in Virginia Inside Passage to continue
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is overseeing the removal of 56 aids to navigation in the Virginia Inside Passage on Virginia’s Eastern Shore from June to August. A contractor is removing previously identified dayboards in waterways from Gargathy Inlet to north of Great Machipongo Inlet after shoaling in these areas created a significant hazard to navigation. The continued shoaling within these...

Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers reestablish navigation aids in Little Egg Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers reestablish navigation aids in Little Egg Inlet, NJ
Members of the Aids to Navigation Team Cape May re-establish navigational aids in Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, May 1, 2018.  U. S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Micallef PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard aids to navigation team successfully installed eight buoys in Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, Monday. The buoys were originally removed by the Coast Guard on March 3, 2017, when...

Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers, community partner to find way forward for Neabsco Creek

Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers, community partner to find way forward for Neabsco Creek
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. — The Coast Guard and Army Corps of Engineers met Thursday with staff from federal and state congressional offices, local marina owners and the Prince William County Board of Supervisors to discuss the future of Neabsco Creek, following navigational concerns. The meeting was part of an on-going effort amongst federal, state, and community partners to address the safety,...

Coast Guard rescues U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee

Coast Guard rescues U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee
Two Coast Guardsmen from Station Chetco River work to rescue a man from the cabin of an overturned U.S. Army Corps of Engineers survey vessel resting on the beach in Brookings, Ore., April 25, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Station Chetco River. BROOKINGS, Ore. — The Coast Guard and multiple local responders rescued an Army Corps of Engineers employee from a capsized boat near the Chetco...

Unified Command completes damage assessments of gas pipeline after fire near Port O’Connor

Unified Command completes damage assessments of gas pipeline after fire near Port O'Connor
Containment boom surrounds the dredging barge Jonathon King Boyd after it caught fire while conducting dredging operations approximately two miles from Port O’Connor, Texas, April 18, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, Genesis Energy and RLB Contracting Inc., has...

Coast Guard continues to respond to sunken barge

Coast Guard continues to respond to sunken barge
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing its response to a sunken barge on the Ohio River near Cairo, Illinois, Thursday. The sunken barge carrying pig iron has been located near mile marker 964 on the Ohio River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Tennessee Valley Towing are developing a salvage plan to be approved by the Coast Guard. The Olmsted Lock and Dam has been reopened. var _bos =...

Unified Command responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas

Unified Command responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O'Connor, Texas
The Coast Guard responds to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, Genesis Energy and RLB Contracting Inc., continues to respond to a damaged natural gas pipeline near Port O’Connor, Texas, Thursday. The dredging barge Jonathon King Boyd, which caught fire after puncturing a gas pipeline...

Coast Guard responds to sunken barge on Ohio River

Coast Guard responds to sunken barge on Ohio River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a sunken barge on the Ohio River near Cairo, Illinois. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley received a report at 1:10 p.m. Wednesday that six barges broke free from a towing vessel near mile marker 964 on the Ohio River. Five of the barges have been secured. One barge carrying pig iron sank and its location is unknown. var _bos = _bos||[];...