Passenger vessel experiences mechanical failure in Boston Harbor

Passenger vessel experiences mechanical failure in Boston Harbor
Coast Guard Station Boston 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BOSTON — The Passenger Vessel Odyssey experienced mechanical failure off Rowe’s Wharf in Boston Harbor striking six sailboats in the mooring field just after 11:00 a.m. Thursday. The incident occurred while the Odyssey was getting underway for a harbor cruise with 328 passengers onboard. The Coast Guard launched a crew from Coast...

Coast Guard monitors recovery of sunken boat in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard monitors recovery of sunken boat in Boston Harbor
Fireman Zeon Johnson (left) and Petty Officer 3rd Class Zach Little, a marine science technician (right), monitor the recovery of the workboat King Triton, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Boston Harbor.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) BOSTON — A Coast Guard pollution response team is overseeing the recovery of the 65-foot workboat King Triton Thursday after it sank...

Coast Guard responds to injured woman in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard responds to injured woman in Boston Harbor
BOSTON — A Coast Guard rescue crew responded to an injured woman last night after she fell overboard near Spectacle Island in Boston Harbor. At 7:43 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Boston received a call from Massachusetts State Police regarding a 911 call from the 29-foot recreational vessel Naut Guilty. The caller reported that a female passenger had fallen overboard and suffered severe injuries. A...

ExxonMobil Fined $6.1 Million for Boston Harbor Oil Spill

BOSTON, MASS. – A criminal information was filed today in federal court charging a wholly owned subsidiary of ExxonMobil Corporation with violating the criminal provisions of the Clean Water Act in connection with a spill of approximately 15,000 gallons of diesel oil into the Mystic River from ExxonMobil’s oil terminal in Everett, Mass. United States Attorney Michael J. Sullivan, Stacey Mitchell,...