Coast Guard responding to fuel spill in Newport, R.I.

Coast Guard responding to fuel spill in Newport, R.I.
BOSTON – The Coast Guard is responding to a reported fuel spill at 2 p.m. Friday at Bowens Landing in Newport, R,I. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England were notified at approximately 1:30 p.m. Friday by the crew of the 101-foot motor yacht Vivere reporting that an estimate 250 gallons of diesel fuel was spilled into the water during an internal transfer of fuel aboard...

Coast Guard, local officials respond to barge grounding near Bayport

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard continues to respond to a fuel spill after a barge ran aground Wednesday near Bayport, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston Galveston received a notification that the TM3, a barge being towed by the UTV Louis Vincent, had ran aground near Bayport. The master of the Louis Vincent reported diesel fuel leaking from a tank on the left side of the vessel. The...

Coast Guard, agencies respond to fire and fuel spill in Rich Passage salmon net pen

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard, Bainbridge Island, Wash., Fire Department, the state department of Ecology and American Gold Seafoods are responding to a fire and potential fuel spill on one of American Gold Seafood’s floating fish-rearing pens in Rich Passage, off Beans Point in Kitsap County, Wash., Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received a report of the fire from a Washington State...

Coast Guard responds to minor fuel spill in the Savannah River

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Savannah responded to a fuel spill in between the Houlihan Bridge and the Talmadge Memorial Bridge in the Savannah River Saturday. The motor vessel Ever Diadem, a 965-foot container ship, overfilled a fuel tank at approximately 6:10 a.m. Saturday morning during refueling operations. Approximately 2,000-gallons of No. 6 fuel oil spilled onto the vessel...

Coast Guard allowing vessel traffic through Mobile Ship Channel

MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Mobile is allowing vessels to transit the Mobile River, Friday, after the river was closed to traffic following an oil spill at the Gulf Coast Asphalt facility. The Coast Guard is queuing vessels to move through the impacted area to avoid disturbance of containment and collection efforts in the channel. “Vessels transiting through the affected...

Unified Command allows residents to return to their homes after Texas City fuel spill

TEXAS CITY, Texas — The Unified Command has allowed residents to return to their homes and have re-opened Highway 146 and Loop 197 in Texas City, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Thursday. The closure and evacuation came early this morning, after crews at a pipeline owned by Magellan Midstream Partners detected a pressure loss along in the pipeline near Bayou Pierre and dispatched a team to investigate...

Unified Command responds to fuel spill from leaking pipeline in Texas City, Texas

TEXAS CITY, Texas — A Unified Command has been established to respond to a gasoline spill from a leaking pipeline near Bayou Pierre in Texas City, Thursday. Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.’s SCADA Operations Control Center received a leak detection alarm at approximately 1 a.m. this morning. The Products Pipeline was shut down, and notification to the National Response Center and local emergency...

Coast Guard responds to Sarasota fuel spill

SARASOTA, Fla. – The Coast Guard is responding to a fuel spill at Hudson Bayou in Sarasota, Friday.

Coast Guard clean-up efforts continue at Norfolk marina

NORFOLK, Va. – The Coast Guard continues to monitor clean-up efforts following a fire at the Vinings Landing Marina in Norfolk early Wednesday morning.