Unified Command oversees lightering operations from grounded fishing vessel

Unified Command oversees lightering operations from grounded fishing vessel
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Unified Command is overseeing lightering operations to remove the fuel from aboard the grounded fishing vessel Sea Angels, which are being completed by a contractor hired by the vessel owner, Wednesday afternoon. Operations are expected to continue over the next several days to remove all fuel and other oil from the fishing vessel, which ran aground near Browns Inlet, North...

Lightering operations continue on motor vessel Roger Blough

Lightering operations continue on motor vessel Roger Blough
The motor vessel Roger Blough holds steady with assistance of support tugs as the ship is refloated after being aground on rocks for more than a week near the Gros Cap Reefs Light in Lake Superior, June 4, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Craig Gorman SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond to the motor vessel Roger Blough after the vessel ran aground May 27...

Coast Guard oversees lightering operations after barges run aground in Dickinson Bayou

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard oversaw lightering operations of 18,000 barrels of oil after a tow vessel and two barges in tow ran aground while transiting near the entrance to Dickinson Bayou, Wednesday. The barges, Buffalo 802 and 803, ran aground at 6:45 p.m. after breaking away from the towing vessel, Captain Hard, in inclement weather. The barges were carrying approximately 45,000 barrels of oil...

Attempts to free grounded fuel barge near Hood River, Oregon fail

PORTLAND, Ore. — Attempts to free the grounded barge New Dawn with an additional tugboat near Hood River, Ore., were unsuccessful Thursday.

Grounded cargo ship lightering operations underway

BALTIMORE – Lightering operations started Sunday aboard the 800-foot bulk carrier CSL Argosy which is aground in Chesapeake Bay in the lower Craig Hill Channel just north of Annapolis, Md.