Coast Guard continues response to barge collision on lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard continues response to barge collision on lower Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS — The Unified Command continues response operations in connection with the E2MS 303 incident on the Mississippi River near Vacherie, Monday. It is calculated that approximately 31,500 gallons of light crude oil was discharged from the collision of the E2MS 303 tank barge and the motor vessel Lindsay Ann Erickson, a towing vessel, into the waterway Saturday. The lower Mississippi River...

Coast Guard responds to barge collision on lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard responds to barge collision on lower Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a collision between two vessels near mile marker 154 on the lower Mississippi River, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report from the National Response Center at approximately 3:30 p.m. that a vessel collided with a tank barge as it transited along the river near Bacherie. The collision damaged the barge...

Coast Guard continues to monitor tanker response on Hudson River

Coast Guard continues to monitor tanker response on Hudson River
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is continuing to oversee the response to a motor tanker that suffered a hull breach to their ballast tank on the Hudson River near Stuyvesant, N.Y. Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New York was notified Thursday that the 600-foot motor tanker, Stena Primorsk, began listing after suffering a hull breach while transiting from Albany, N.Y. via the Hudson River, carrying light...