Coast Guard monitors efforts to confirm location of sunken vessel in Willapa Bay

Coast Guard monitors efforts to confirm location of sunken vessel in Willapa Bay
29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo SEATTLE — Coast Guard personnel continue to monitor the response to the report of the overdue fishing vessel Kelli J after a boat crew contracted through the vessel owner’s insurance company located a large unknown object in the area of a previously sighted pollution and debris in the water of Willapa Bay, Tuesday. Global Diving and Salvage personnel...

Unified Command implements Port William dock structure cleanup

Unified Command implements Port William dock structure cleanup
Containers of approximately 3,000 gallons of diesel, gasoline and other oils are shown on a portion of dock in Port William, Alaska, March 14, 2018.  Photo Courtesy of Global Diving and Salvage. KODIAK, Alaska – Following an in-depth structural and environmental site assessment, the Unified Command will implement the cleanup of the dock structure at Port William, Thursday. Personnel from Global...

Coast Guard responds to sunken fishing boat off Grays Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard responds to sunken fishing boat off Grays Harbor, Wash.
Global Diving and Salvage personnel use absorbent pads to skim oil from the water after a 42-foot commercial fishing vessel sank while moored on the Hoquiam River in Grays Harbor, Wash., July 27, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Columbia River Incident Management Division. WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel responded to a 42-foot commercial fishing vessel after it sank while moored...

Coast Guard responds to diesel fuel spill on Duwamish River

Coast Guard responds to diesel fuel spill on Duwamish River
Oil spill responders cleanup a diesel fuel spill in the Duwamish River near Seattle after a tug allided with a barge, Feb. 28, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Donal Warden. SEATTLE — Coast Guard and Washington Department of Ecology personnel are responding to a diesel spill caused by an allision between a tug and barge on the Duwamish River, Tuesday. The tug involved in the allision...

Coast Guard oversees pollution cleanup in Port Orchard, Wash

Coast Guard oversees pollution cleanup in Port Orchard, Wash
Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicholas Debrum, a marine science technician, and Cmdr. Brian Meier, chief of response, Sector Puget Sound, discuss incident management operations after arriving on scene to oversee pollution cleanup from two derelict vessels in Port Orchard, Wash., Jan. 14, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Sarah Wilson) SEATTLE — Coast Guard members from the Incident Management...

Coast Guard, Washington Department of Ecology plan for vessel cleanup

Coast Guard, Washington Department of Ecology plan for vessel cleanup
The tug Vigorous sits at Ballard Oil in the Lake Washington Ship Canal, Oct. 9, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard, Washington State Department of Ecology and Global Diving and Salvage are scheduled to remove petroleum products from the tug Vigorous at Ballard Oil in the Lake Washington Ship Canal, Tuesday. The Coast Guard Incident Management Division from Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard, Washington State Dept. of Ecology respond to grounded vessel near Pleasant Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard, Washington State Dept. of Ecology respond to grounded vessel near Pleasant Harbor, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology are responding to a report a of 65-foot pleasure craft aground near Pleasant Harbor in Brinnon, Washington, Sunday morning. The Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology responded to a 65-foot pleasure craft that ran aground near Pleasant Harbor in Brinnon, Wash., Sept. 14, 2014. . (U.S. Coast Guard photo) There is...

Coast Guard assist in containing potential pollution near Everett, Wash., boat launch

Coast Guard assist in containing potential pollution near Everett, Wash., boat launch
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard assist in containing potential pollution from a 67-foot pleasure craft that sank near the Everett, Wash., boat launch, Friday evening. While there is an estimated 100 gallons of diesel on board, no pollution has been reported at this time and Global Diving and Salvage has managed to completely boom off the vessel. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received...

Coast Guard coordinating pollution response to sunken vessel near Guemes Island, Wash.

Coast Guard coordinating pollution response to sunken vessel near Guemes Island, Wash.
SEATTLE ─ The Coast Guard, National Response Corporation Environmental Services, and Global Diving and Salvage, and Washington State Department of Ecology are coordinating the pollution mitigation and salvage of the 59-foot fishing vessel Clam Digger, today. An air crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Wash., conducted an over flight this morning with no reports of sheen or pollution. Pending...