Carolina Beach Inlet channel too shallow to mark safe navigation in North Carolina

Carolina Beach Inlet channel too shallow to mark safe navigation in North Carolina
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Channel surveys in 2019 show water depths in Carolina Beach Inlet channel are less than four feet in some areas, prompting the Coast Guard to remove aids to navigation that may mislead mariners. On April 1, 2019, the Coast Guard will begin to temporarily discontinue 10 navigational aids in the inlet. The Army Corps of Engineers provided recent surveys, which expose significant...

Coast Guard continues to respond to tug and barge accident on the Ohio River

Coast Guard continues to respond to tug and barge accident on the Ohio River
The Coast Guard, the Army Corps of Engineers and Tennessee Valley Towing Company, the responsible party, continue their response to a tug and barge accident on the Ohio River in Louisville, Kentucky. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley/Released) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Coast Guard, the Army Corps of Engineers and Tennessee Valley Towing Company, the responsible party, are continuing...

Coast Guard responds to tug and barge accident on the Ohio River in Louisville

Coast Guard responds to tug and barge accident on the Ohio River in Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Coast Guard, the Army Corps of Engineers and Tennessee Valley Towing Company, the responsible party, are continuing their response to a tug and barge accident on the Ohio River in Louisville, Kentucky, Thursday. The Coast Guard reopened the Ohio River to all vessel traffic from Twelve Mile Island to McAlpine Lock and Dam. Traffic movement is currently only permitted during daylight...

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...