Coast Guard responds to barge collision near Hahnville

Coast Guard responds to barge collision near Hahnville
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a barge collision between two towing vessels near mile marker 129 on the Mississippi River near Hahnville, Louisiana. The Mississippi River has been closed from mile marker 126 to mile marker 131. The Coast Guard is working with state & local agencies and the responsible party to recover one capsized barge carrying caustic soda in an effort to reopen...

Coast Guard responds to Ohio River barge collision

Coast Guard responds to Ohio River barge collision
JOPPA, Ill. — The Coast Guard is responding to a barge collision on the Ohio River near Joppa, Illinois, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley watchstanders were notified a collision took place between the towing vessel Christina Belcher, pushing two crude oil barges, and a loaded sand barge in a fleeting area at mile marker 952, at around 3 a.m. There were no reported injuries. One of the oil...

Coast Guard continues response to barge collision on lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard continues response to barge collision on lower Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS — The Unified Command continues response operations in connection with the E2MS 303 incident on the Mississippi River near Vacherie, Monday. It is calculated that approximately 31,500 gallons of light crude oil was discharged from the collision of the E2MS 303 tank barge and the motor vessel Lindsay Ann Erickson, a towing vessel, into the waterway Saturday. The lower Mississippi River...

Coast Guard responds to barge collision near Bolivar, Texas

Coast Guard responds to barge collision near Bolivar, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard responded to a collision between two barges early Monday morning in the vicinity of Siever’s Cove on Bolivar Peninsula, in the Intracoastal Waterway. At approximately 12:50 a.m., the captain of the tug pushing the TTI-150 contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Texas City to report the collision between the barge CBC 7026 and the barge TTI-150. A 25-foot...