Coast Guard asks public to use caution during construction on NJ Intracoastal Waterway

Coast Guard asks public to use caution during construction on NJ Intracoastal Waterway
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard is asking the public to exercise caution while operating boats and watercraft on the Intracoastal Waterway between Toms River and Cape May New Jersey, while the Coast Guard removes pylons and replaces them with seasonal buoys starting July 15th through mid-August. Boaters are requested to operate at a slow speed in the ICW while members of Coast Guard Aids to Navigation...

Coast Guard responding to vessel sinking in Intracoastal Waterway

Coast Guard responding to vessel sinking in Intracoastal Waterway
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a sunken vessel in the Intracoastal Waterway near Lafitte, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 6:45 a.m. of the towing vessel Cindy R, pushing six barges, with three crewmembers aboard sinking at mile marker 8, west of the Harvey Lock on the Intracoastal Waterway. The crewmembers boarded the towing...

Coast Guard urges caution for boaters transiting ICW between Barnegat and Cape May NJ

Coast Guard urges caution for boaters transiting ICW between Barnegat and Cape May NJ
PHILADELPHIA – As the boating season draws near, the Coast Guard would like to remind boaters and mariners to exercise caution while transiting the Intracoastal Waterway between Barnegat and Cape May, New Jersey. Twenty aids to navigation pylons, that were damaged by winter ice, have been marked with wreck buoys to alert mariners to their presence below the water’s surface. Boaters are reminded...

Unified Command responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas

Unified Command responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O'Connor, Texas
The Coast Guard responds to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, Genesis Energy and RLB Contracting Inc., continues to respond to a damaged natural gas pipeline near Port O’Connor, Texas, Thursday. The dredging barge Jonathon King Boyd, which caught fire after puncturing a gas pipeline...

Coast Guard responds to barge break away

Coast Guard responds to barge break away
New Orleans – The Coast Guard is responding to a barge grounding on the Intracoastal Waterway near Houma, Louisiana, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8:10 p.m. that the uninspected towing vessel Native Dancer’s lead starboard barge allided with a concrete barrier on the Intracoastal Waterway near mile marker 57.5. Six barges broke loose. The waterway is closed in...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to enforce security zones near Palm Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies to enforce security zones near Palm Beach
Security Zones in vicinity of Mar A Lago, Florida are established during VIP visits to the Miami area. U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration by Seventh Coast Guard District MIAMI — The Coast Guard is enforcing Security Zones in the Intracoastal Waterway and offshore near Palm Beach, FL. The Security Zones are scheduled to begin Friday afternoon and will continue until late Monday evening, to include...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to establish security zones near Palm Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies to establish security zones near Palm Beach
MIAMI – The Coast Guard is establishing security zones in the Intracoastal Waterway and offshore near Palm Beach beginning Tuesday. The security zones are scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Dec. 16, and continue until 11:59 p.m. Jan. 3, to include certain waters of the Lake Worth Lagoon, Intracoastal Waterways and the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Mar-a-Lago Club and the Southern Boulevard Bridge...

Coast Guard to establish security zones near Palm Beach

Coast Guard to establish security zones near Palm Beach
MIAMI – The Coast Guard is establishing security zones in the Intracoastal Waterway and offshore near Palm Beach beginning Tuesday. The security zones are scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Nov. 22, and scheduled to continue until the afternoon of Nov. 27, to include certain waters of the Lake Worth Lagoon, Intracoastal Waterways and the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Mar-a-Lago Club and the Southern...

Coast Guard responding to sunken tow vessel, oily bilge water discharge on Intracoastal Waterway

Coast Guard responding to sunken tow vessel, oily bilge water discharge on Intracoastal Waterway
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a tow vessel that partially sank in the Intracoastal Waterway near Barataria, Louisiana, Sunday. The tow vessel Ally Kat is partially submerged at mile marker 10 on the ICW, and is estimated to have discharged approximately 200 gallons of oily bilge water. Responders on scene deployed boom around the Ally Kat in an effort to contain any further oily...