Fire on liquid gas carrier closes Upper Houston Ship Channel near I-610 bridge

Fire on liquid gas carrier closes Upper Houston Ship Channel near I-610 bridge
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and other agencies are responding to a fire aboard a liquid gas carrier that occurred around 9:45 a.m. Monday, which caused the closure of about 2 miles of the upper ship channel from Houston Ship Channel light 164 to light 151 (near Greensport Dock West). The fire is out, all personnel are accounted for and on scene air monitoring has not detected any further threat...

Coast Guard requests mariners delay transits through Lake Washington Ship Canal

Coast Guard requests mariners delay transits through Lake Washington Ship Canal
SEATTLE — Due to a fatality accident between a tour bus and duck boat, mariners are requested to delay their transit under the Lake Washington Ship Canal draw bridges until emergency crews on the Aurora Bridge have cleared the bridge. Mariners requesting openings of these draw bridges, please contact the Coast Guard at 206-217-6001. Operators of the ship canal bridges are not required to open for...