Crew vessel freed after running aground on jetty near Cameron, Louisiana

Crew vessel freed after running aground on jetty near Cameron, Louisiana
The 120-foot offshore supply vessel, Miss Lynda, makes way in Louisiana Mar. 9, 2017, after getting free from grounding on the West Cameron Jetties. U.S. Coast Guard photo. LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana – Coast Guard crews and salvage crews from McKinney Salvage & Heavy Lift, Inc., coordinated efforts to free a grounded crew boat off the West Cameron Jetties, Thursday. Coast Guard Marine Safety...

Coast Guard continues to respond to solvent leak in Calcasieu Ship Channel

LAKE CHARLES, La. — The Coast Guard continues to respond to a solvent leak south of the Calcasieu Ship Channel this morning. The source of the leak was determined to be xylene from the vessel Chembulk New Orleans, which is moored at the Citgo refinery just south of the I-210 bridge. The leak was secured at 4 a.m. Although the channel remains closed to recreational and deep draft traffic in the vicinity...

Coast Guard responds to solvent spill in the Calcasieu Ship Channel

LAKE CHARLES, La. — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a solvent release in the Calcasieu Ship Channel, south of the I-210 bridge in Lake Charles, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles received the report of a potential Xylene spill south of the I-210 bridge at 3:15 p.m. A pollution investigation team has been dispatched to the scene to investigate and...

Coast Guard continues response to ruptured pipeline near Cameron, La.

USCG file photoHOUSTON — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port re-opened the Calcasieu Ship Channel, Thursday, after it was determined that the ruptured condensate oil and natural gas pipeline posed no threat to deep draft vessels transiting the channel. At 8:30 p.m., Thursday, the Calcasieu Ship Channel was re-opened and the 1,000 yard safety zone rescinded after sonar scans of the pipeline indicated...

Coast Guard responds to ruptured pipeline near Cameron, La.

USCG file photoHOUSTON — The Coast Guard continues its response Thursday to the report of a ruptured condensate oil and natural gas pipeline near Cameron, La., received Wednesday by watchstanders at Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles. At approximately 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, the dredging barge Bayport reported that a 12-inch, condensate oil and natural gas pipeline was ruptured during a dredging...

Coast Guard conducts maritime enforcement operations on Calcasieu Ship Channel

LAKE CHARLES, La. – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles and local law enforcement agencies conducted a multi-agency maritime law enforcement operation in Cameron Parish on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, along the southern portion of the Calcasieu Ship Channel and its approaches.