Coast Guard investigating ship aground in Delaware River

Coast Guard investigating ship aground in Delaware River
PHILADELPHIA — Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay is investigating a ship aground in the Delaware River Wednesday near the Burlington Bristol Bridge. The Liberian-flagged 600-foot bulk carrier Agia Irini was headed southbound when it reportedly lost propulsion and ran aground at approximately 2 p.m. No injuries or pollution were reported following the incident. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard crews work to break ice in Mid-Atlantic region

Coast Guard crews work to break ice in Mid-Atlantic region
Petty Officer 1st Class Ben Heinze navigates the Coast Guard Cutter Cleat, a 65-foot ice breaking-tug, to help free a local tugboat stuck in the upper Chesapeake Bay ice Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David R. Marin)Baltimore – The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Capstan, Cleat and Chock are working this winter to break ice and maintain navigable waterways...

Coast Guard working to break ice on Delaware River, waterway restrictions in place

Coast Guard working to break ice on Delaware River, waterway restrictions in place
Coast Guard Cutter Capstan breaks through the ice on the Delaware River Thursday, Feb. 18, 2015, near Philadelphia. The Capstan crew has conducted daily ice breaking operations on the Delaware River for the past few days. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Peter Hoey) PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is working to break ice Thursday on the Delaware River. The crews of the Coast Guard...

Bracing for Winter

Bracing for Winter
Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Nick Ameen All the leaves have fallen. Nature’s autumnal palette of vibrant colors has faded away. The water’s surface will slowly turn to ice. The Coast Guard stands ready to break it. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The artery that is the Delaware River provides the means to deliver goods, both needed...

Coast Guard breaks ice on Delaware River

Coast Guard breaks ice on Delaware River
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard is working to break ice on the Delaware River Thursday. The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Capstan and Cleat are breaking ice to maintain navigable waterways. The ice-breaking tugs encountered significant ice on the Delaware River, up to five feet thick, approximately three miles south of Trenton, N.J. The Coast Guard Cutter Capstan breaks ice on the Delaware...