Coast Guard oversees cleanup operations for sunken fishing vessel in Seward, Alaska

Coast Guard oversees cleanup operations for sunken fishing vessel in Seward, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard has assumed responsibility of cleanup efforts for fuel released by the fishing vessel Nordic Viking that sank in Seward Harbor, Sunday. The Coast Guard opened the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund and Alaska Chadux has been contracted as the Oil Spill Removal Organization. The Nordic Viking’s hull tanks can hold 2,500 gallons of fuel but the responsible party estimated...

Coast Guard tows disabled fishing vessel after e-mail request for assistance

Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Christian Eichholz ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard towed a 71-foot fishing boat with three people aboard after their vessel became disabled 100 miles off the coast of Cape May, N.J., Wednesday. Coast Guard watchstanders at Station Cape May received a call at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday from The Lobster House Fish House in Cape May reporting they received an e-mail...