Diesel fuel, oily wastewater removed from Guam Shipyard dry dock

Guam Shipyard drydock “Big Blue”. US Coast Guard photo GUAM – Coast Guard Sector Guam and Pacific Strike Team members continue to closely monitor various compartments aboard Guam Shipyard dry dock “Big Blue” for any further signs of oil as salvaging operations continue, Monday. Coast Guard members, along with Guam Shipyard workers, worked throughout the weekend, successfully...

Coast Guard assists with fuel transfer of Guam Shipyard dry dock “Big Blue”

GUAM – Coast Guard Pacific Strike Team members continue to provide oversight and monitor salvage operation plans for the sunken dry dock “Big Blue” in Apra Harbor, Thursday. Strike Team members reviewed the fuel transfer plan and testing of fuel transfer lines. Guam Shipyard personnel transferred diesel fuel from the dry dock, Big Blue, to a fuel tank aboard the tugboat Marianas Voyager. The...

Coast Guard supporting recovery of sunken drydock at Guam Shipyard

USCG File PhotoGUAM – Guam Shipyard has finalized plans to recover the floating dry dock Machinist or “Big Blue,” which took on water and became partially submerged Monday night. The Coast Guard has established a unified command with Guam Environmental Protection Agency and Guam Shipyard to manage the recovery process. Coast Guard Sector Guam reviewed the shipyard’s plans, which outline the...