A true celebration of Coast Guard life & service

by LT Dave French This year’s annual Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival is over, but one of the most important events every year is the National Memorial Service held in Escanaba Park to honor the Coast Guard men and women who passed in the line of duty during the previous year. This year the public, the Coast Guard and festival organizers gathered to honor the lives and service of the four-man...

Update on Coast Guard response to fuel spill near Wilmington, Del.

WILMINGTON, Del. – Coast Guard oil spill response personnel from Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and private sector spill clean-up contractors have completed the removal of all free floating oil in the water Monday of an estimated 6,000 gallon spill of #6 fuel oil released from the car carrier Honor, while it was moored...

Coast Guard, multiple agencies contain fuel spill near Wilmington, Del.

WILMINGTON, Del. – Coast Guard oil spill response personnel from Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and private sector spill clean-up contractors have contained an approximately 2,000 gallon spill of #6 fuel oil released from the car carrier Honor, while it was moored at the Port of Wilmington in Wilmington, Del., Thursday....

Coast Guard, multiple agencies respond to fuel spill near Wilmington, Del.

WILMINGTON, Del. – The Coast Guard and multiple agencies are responding Thursday to a #2 fuel oil spill in the water after a 623-foot freight carrier punctured its fuel tank near Pier 1 in the Port of Wilmington in Wilmington, Del.