Unified Command calls off search for missing fishing vessel Alaska Juris

Unified Command calls off search for missing fishing vessel Alaska Juris
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The United States Coast Guard (USCG), the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC), and the Fishing Company of Alaska (FCA), which formed a Unified Command to respond to the sinking fishing vessel Alaska Juris, in the Bering Sea, have called off the search for the missing vessel which is presumed sunk in approximately 5,400 feet of water. “We have searched and...

Coast Guard continues monitoring Ice Maiden response

VALDEZ, Alaska – Salvage operations began at first light Thursday in an attempt to raise and dewater the capsized 36-foot seine vessel Ice Maiden. During salvage operations there was an equipment failure that led to the vessel sinking completely to a depth of 180 feet. No injuries occurred as a result of the equipment failure. Pollution is being reported as an intermittent diesel sheen and there...