Grounded fishing vessel near Browns Inlet, North Carolina refloated

Grounded fishing vessel near Browns Inlet, North Carolina refloated
The 88-foot fishing vessel Sea Angels aground in Browns Inlet, North Carolina. Wilmington, N.C. — The Coast Guard received a report of the fishing vessel Sea Angels being towed off the beach by the fishing vessel Lady Deborah during high tide Wednesday evening. The vessel was towed to Jarrett Bay Boatworks in Beaufort, North Carolina, where it has been dry docked for inspection and repairs. A Unified...

Unified Command begins planning for fuel removal from grounded vessel

Unified Command begins planning for fuel removal from grounded vessel
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Unified Command discussed plans to remove diesel fuel from the fishing vessel Sea Angels at the Onslow County Emergency Operations Center, Tuesday. The fishing vessel Sea Angels ran aground near Browns Inlet, North Carolina on Dec. 9, 2019. The Unified Command has identified safety of personnel responding to the grounding and the protection of the environment as the top priorities...

Unified Command activated for fishing vessel aground near Browns Inlet

Unified Command activated for fishing vessel aground near Browns Inlet
WILMINGTON, N.C. — A Unified Command was established on Wednesday afternoon to oversee the safe removal of fishing vessel Sea Angels, which ran aground in the vicinity of Browns Inlet, North Carolina. On Dec. 9, 2019, fishing vessel Sea Angels ran aground near a restricted navigation area in Browns Inlet, where the potential of unexploded military ordnance exists due to active live fire training...

Coast Guard hoists four fishermen who ran aground in Browns Inlet, North Carolina

Coast Guard hoists four fishermen who ran aground in Browns Inlet, North Carolina
The Coast Guard hoisted four fishermen from an 88-foot fishing vessel in Browns Inlet, North Carolina, Monday morning.Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a radio distress call at approximately 8:12 a.m. from a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Sea Angels. The crewmember reported that there were four people onboard and that they had run aground due to mechanical issues and requested assistance...

Coast Guard seeks input from North Carolina mariners

Coast Guard seeks input from North Carolina mariners
The Coast Guard is seeking input from commercial and recreational mariners for an assessment of navigation requirements in the vicinity of Shackleford Banks and Harker’s Island, North Carolina. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is seeking input from commercial and recreational mariners for an assessment of navigation requirements in the vicinity of Shackleford Banks and Harker’s Island,...

Coast Guard responds to diesel discharge from semi-submerged tugboat

Coast Guard responds to diesel discharge from semi-submerged tugboat
Diesel spill resulting from the semi-submerged tugboat Miss Bonnie, Nov. 18, 2019, in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, which allided with the Old Bonner Bridge on Nov. 17, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet) OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard is responding to a discharge of diesel from a semi-submerged tugboat in the vicinity of the Old Bonner Bridge in Oregon...

Coast Guard assists four mariners 90 miles off Georgetown, South Carolina

Coast Guard assists four mariners 90 miles off Georgetown, South Carolina
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Marlin file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen. FORT MACON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners aboard their disabled vessel approximately 90 miles Southeast of Georgetown, South Carolina, Friday morning. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a report from District Seven watchstanders that the good Samaritan vessel Costco Hope had located...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 50 miles south of Morehead City, North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 50 miles south of Morehead City, North Carolina
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman from a fishing boat approximately 50 miles off Morehead City, Thursday afternoon. The captain of the fishing boat, End Game, contacted the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center via satellite phone to request a medevac for a 67-year-old crewmember...

Coast Guard to close section of the Cape Fear River

Coast Guard to close section of the Cape Fear River
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is implementing a closure on the Cape Fear River, South of downtown Wilmington, while crews begin to permanently raise the power lines crossing the river this week. Closures during this first week of work will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 11 through Sept. 13. Additional days will be announced as the the project proceeds. Vessels with less than a 30-foot...