Coast Guard responding to barge breakaway and sinking

Coast Guard responding to barge breakaway and sinking
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a barge breakaway and sinking on the Monongahela River near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley received a report that 14 loaded coal barges broke away from the Gulf Materials fleeting area in the vicinity of mile marker 10.3 on the Monongahela River. One barge subsequently sank at mile marker 8.9. The...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift barges near the Tappan Zee Bridge

NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to reports of several construction barges breaking away from their moored location on the Hudson River. The construction barges were reported drifting south of the Tappan Zee Bridge on Friday afternoon. Six of the barges are now beached in various locations between Dodd’s Ferry and Yonkers, New York. Another two barges are aground in...

Unified command continues recovery after barge breakaways on Ohio River

Unified command continues recovery after barge breakaways on Ohio River
Unified command dewaters a partially submerged barge at Emsworth Lock and Dam near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 21, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland. PITTSBURGH –A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, United States Army Corps of Engineers and industry partners continues to remove barges involved in the breakaways on the Ohio River near Pittsburgh,...

Unified command continues removal of barge breakaways on Ohio River

Unified command continues removal of barge breakaways on Ohio River
Unified command dewaters a partially submerged barge at Emsworth Lock and Dam near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 21, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland. PITTSBURGH –A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, United States Army Corps of Engineers and industry partners is continuing the removal of barges involved in the breakaways on the Ohio River...

Unified command begins removal of barge breakaways on Ohio River

Unified command begins removal of barge breakaways on Ohio River
A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh, United States Army Corps of Engineers and industry partners dewaters a partially submerged barge at Emsworth Lock and Dam near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 21, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland. PITTSBURGH – A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, United States Army...

Unified command continues response to barge breakaways on Ohio River

Unified command continues response to barge breakaways on Ohio River
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers members and industry partners continue ice-breaking operations at Emsworth Lock and Dam January 19, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by MSU Pittsburgh. PITTSBURGH – The Coast Guard, United States Army Corps of Engineers and industry partners continue to respond to the barge breakaways on the Ohio River near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Moundsville, West Virginia, Saturday. “The...

Coast Guard response to barge breakaways continues

Coast Guard response to barge breakaways continues
Chief Warrant Officer Dave Baisden conducts a survey near Moundsville, West Virginia, to monitor the location of the breakaway barges that broke away from fleeting areas at mile maker 94 on the Ohio River January 18, 2018.  (photo courtesy of Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Pittsburg) PITTSBURGH – A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, United States Army Corps of Engineers and industry...

Unified command continues response to barge breakaways on Ohio River

Unified command continues response to barge breakaways on Ohio River
PITTSBURGH – A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, United States Army Corps of Engineers and industry partners is continuing its response to barge breakaways on the Ohio River near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Moundsville, West Virginia. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is continuing ice-breaking and removal operations at Emsworth Lock and Dam to open the area for salvage crews. A new...

Response to barge breakaways on Ohio River continues

Response to barge breakaways on Ohio River continues
PITTSBURGH – A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, United States Army Corps of Engineers and industry partners is continuing its response to barge breakaways on the Ohio River near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Moundsville, West Virginia, Monday. An updated report of 35 barges broke away from fleeting areas at mile maker 94 on the Ohio River near Moundsville. It was initially reported...