Coast Guard, continues response to containers lost off Hilo, Hawaii

Coast Guard, continues response to containers lost off Hilo, Hawaii
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to a report of containers lost from the barge Ho Omaka Hou inbound to Hilo Harbor on Monday. A Cates Marine salvage team hired by the shipping company continues to search for and locate missing containers. Two containers have been successfully towed and secured in Hilo Harbor. Another two containers are located and marked. Cates Marine personnel...

Coast Guard, partners complete removal of aground sailing vessel off Hilo

Coast Guard, partners complete removal of aground sailing vessel off Hilo
The grounded, 63-foot fishing vessel, Midway Island, being successfully removed from Hilo Harbor, March 17, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU – The grounded, 63-foot fishing vessel Midway Island, was successfully moved from the rocks to Pier 2 within Hilo Harbor, Tuesday. Wednesday, Coast Guard contractors worked to stabilize the vessel, deploy preventative adsorbent boom around the...

Responders analyzing new strategies to move vessel grounded in Hilo Bay

Responders analyzing new strategies to move vessel grounded in Hilo Bay
Motor-sailing vessel Midway Island grounded off Hilo, Hawaii, February 5, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — Responders are analyzing new strategies to move the 63-foot fishing vessel Midway Island, currently aground off Hilo, after inspectors discovered flooding within the boat, Monday. The U.S.-flagged vessel grounded Feb. 3, and the Coast Guard is continuing to work with the Hawaii...

Coast Guard oversees removal of pollutants from grounded vessel off Hilo

Coast Guard oversees removal of pollutants from grounded vessel off Hilo
Motor-sailing vessel Midway Island grounded off Hilo, Hawaii, February 5, 2020. Drone assessments produced good footage of the environment and stability conditions of the vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU – Responders are working to remove potential pollutants from the 63-foot fishing vessel, Midway Island, currently aground off Hilo. The Coast Guard is working with the Department...