Progress continues on Texas City “Y” incident response

Progress continues on Texas City "Y" incident response
Houston, Texas — Progress continued throughout the day Sunday in response to a bunker fuel spill in the Houston Ship Channel that resulted in the release of approximately 168,000 gallons of product. Responding agencies operating in a Unified Command structure report that more than 69,000 feet of containment boom has now been deployed on waters surrounding the incident site and along sensitive shorelines...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off Bolivar Penninsula

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off Bolivar Penninsula
HOUSTON — Coast Guard crews are searching by air and sea Wednesday for a man that is missing presumably off Bolivar Peninsula. They are searching for a man of Asian descent, about 50 years of age, and they request the public’s help identifying and locating him.  Other fishermen off Bolivar have seen him fishing there before. A Galveston-Bolivar ferry captain reported seeing an unmanned...

Coast Guard, TXDOT respond to grounding of Bolivar Ferry

HOUSTON – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Galveston along with TXDOT responded to the grounding of the Bolivar Ferry, 60-yards from the ferry landing Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008.