Coast Guard terminates yacht voyage after bridge allision

Coast Guard terminates yacht voyage after bridge allision
The 65-foot pleasure yacht Zenith allides with the Venetian Causeway Bridge in Miami, June 16, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 65-foot pleasure yacht Zenith at Sea Isle Marina after discovering several safety issues and environmental concerns including carrying more paying passengers than they were certified to carry on board the vessel Saturday. A...

Coast Guard crew involved in boating incident on Stono River

Coast Guard crew involved in boating incident on Stono River
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A Coast Guard crew was involved in a boating incident Sunday on the Stono River. A Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew, consisting of six Coast Guard members, was responding to reports of a downed aircraft when the RBM allided with the Paul Gelegotis Bridge/Stono River Bridge at 10:08 p.m. The boatcrew transited to St. John’s Yacht Harbor...

Coast Guard responds to a third bridge allision near Vicksburg

Coast Guard responds to a third bridge allision near Vicksburg
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a barge allision at mile marker 435.8 on the Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Miss., Thursday. The towing vessel Robert D. Byrd allided with the Vicksburg Railroad Bridge at 7:44 a.m. No barges were reported to have broken free. The Mississippi River is open to traffic in the area. var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} });...

Coast Guard responds to sailing vessel allision

Coast Guard responds to sailing vessel allision
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard Station Mayport crewmembers responded to a report of a sailing vessel that allided with the Main Street Bridge Thursday in Jacksonville, Fla., in the St. Johns River. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center were notified of the incident at approximately 12:06 p.m. Station Mayport crewmembers were launched to respond at approximately 12:20...

Coast Guard responding after vessel allides with Memorial Bridge

Coast Guard responding after vessel allides with Memorial Bridge
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is responding after the 600-foot tanker vessel Sea Pride allided with the Memorial Bridge in Portsmouth, N.H., at approximately 5:30 a.m. Friday. The Malta-flagged vessel was outbound from a Piscataqua River facility when it allided with the bridge on its port side, damaging a fender on the bridge. There was no leak on the ship’s double hull, no injuries to the crew,...

Coast Guard responding to 473-foot tanker allision with Sarah Long Bridge in Portsmouth

Coast Guard responding to 473-foot tanker allision with Sarah Long Bridge in Portsmouth
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to a 473-foot tanker that allided with the Sarah Long Bridge in Portsmouth, N.H., at approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England received a report from the 473-foot, Portuguese flagged, motor vessel Harbour Feature that it became disabled and allided with the bridge. The vessel is carrying an unknown amount of tallow...

Overseas Reymar cleared to sail while investigation continues

Overseas Reymar cleared to sail while investigation continues
SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Coast Guard has completed interviews, evidence collection, and a thorough safety inspection onboard the oil tanker Overseas Reymar which has been anchored in San Francisco Bay’s Anchorage 7 since the vessel’s allision with a support tower of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Monday morning. Coast Guard inspectors and representatives from the vessel’s Flag State...

Investigation of tanker, bridge allision continues

Investigation of tanker, bridge allision continues
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard continues to investigate Monday morning’s allision by the Overseas Reymar with the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. The vessel Overseas Reymar reported the allision at 11:20 a.m. Monday. There were no reports of injuries in the incident or during the subsequent response by the Coast Guard, Caltrans, the California Dept. of Fish and Game, and other federal,...

Coast Guard investigating vessel strike of Bay Bridge, San Francisco

Coast Guard investigating vessel strike of Bay Bridge, San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard is investigating a vessel allision with the San Francisco Bay Bridge. The 752-foot Marshall Island’s-registered tanker Overseas Reymar reported to the Coast Guard at approximately 11:20 a.m. that it had allided with tower six of the Bay Bridge in the San Francisco Bay. The vessel was immediately directed to an anchorage area just west of Alcatraz Island...