Unified command responds to fuel sheen near grounded tug, barge near Cold Bay, Alaska

Unified command responds to fuel sheen near grounded tug, barge near Cold Bay, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and Northland Services is responding to a report of fuel sheen around a grounded tug and barge on Ukolnoi Island, 40 miles east of Cold Bay, Saturday. Response crews have deployed containment boom around the tug to help minimize any environmental impact after an aerial survey...

Coast Guard continues monitoring Ice Maiden response

VALDEZ, Alaska – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Valdez personnel continue to monitor response efforts to the grouding and sinking of the 36-foot fishing vessel Ice Maiden Tuesday as the vessel’s seine net was retrieved and no longer poses a threat to marine life or other boaters. The 124-foot trawler Gladiator was contracted by the owner’s insurance underwriters to retrieve the net. Due...

Coast Guard Reports Mystic River Fuel Sheen has Dissipated

BOSTON — Coast Guard investigators monitoring the diesel fuel spill near a terminal in Everett, Mass., have determined the spill has dissipated since it was reported Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Boston received a report yesterday at around 1:23 p.m., from the Exxon-Mobile terminal that about a 100-foot by 100-foot fuel sheen was sighted in the Mystic River. Local partners and the Coast...

Coast Guard and partners in the Florida Keys respond to fuel sheen in Key Largo

KEY LARGO, Fla. — Coast Guard Sector Key West and partner agencies in the Florida Keys responded to a report of a fuel sheen in Key Largo, Fla. Tuesday. A Coast Guard Auxiliary Pollution Investigator in the Key Largo area responded immediately and reported a quantity of diesel fuel in the water large enough to warrant further Coast Guard investigation. Based on the Auxiliary pollution investigator’s...

Coast Guard responding to fuel sheen west of Clearwater

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Coast Guard is responding to a possible fuel sheen approximately four miles west of Clearwater Beach, Fla., Thursday.

Coast Guard monitors fuel sheen near Tyee Yacht Club Marina

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Coast Guard is monitoring a fuel sheen on the Columbia River in Portland, Ore., Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Portland received a report of a fuel sheen near the Tyee Yacht Club Marina at approximately 9 a.m.