Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to gasoline spill near Port Isabel, Texas

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to gasoline spill near Port Isabel, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is responding to a gasoline spill near Port Isabel, Texas, Saturday. A barge pushed by the ITV Albert reportedly allided with the ITV Paddy as it transited the Port Isabel Offshore Terminal, resulting in one of the ITV Paddy’s barges sustaining damage and releasing gasoline into the waterway. It is currently estimated that five to 10 gallons of fuel...

Fishing vessel Master D sinks 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas

Fishing vessel Master D sinks 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas
An overflight shows the area where the fishing vessel Master D sank approximately 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas, Sept. 1, 2018, after burning for two days.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The fishing vessel Master D sank 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas, Saturday at a depth of approximately 380-feet after burning for two days. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Brownsville...

Coast Guard to oversee salvage of aground Mexican shrimper

 Coast Guard to oversee salvage of aground Mexican shrimper
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard will oversee a salvage operation Sunday, to remove a Mexican shrimper that ran aground on South Padre Island while attempting to seek refuge from Tropical Storm Dolly. The 67-foot Mexican shrimper Jackie C was one of nearly 70 Mexican vessels seeking safe harbor in the Port of Brownsville from Tropical Storm Dolly. They ran aground around 9 p.m. Tuesday night. The...