Unified Command completes response to vessel taking on water on Ohio River

Unified Command completes response to vessel taking on water on Ohio River
UTV Mike A. Nadicksbernd allided with Lock and Dam 52 on the Ohio River and was taking on water. U.S. Coast Guard photo NEW ORLEANS – The Unified Command is completed its response to the UTV Mike A. Nadicksbernd taking on water at Lock and Dam 52 on the Ohio River, Monday. Lightering operations to remove the diesel fuel was completed and the vessel was transported to dry-dock to undergo repairs. Approximately...

Coast Guard reopens Ohio River

Coast Guard reopens Ohio River
PADUCAH, Ky. – The Coast Guard has reopened the Ohio River to all traffic at Lock and Dam 52 in the vicinity of Paducah, Kentucky, Thursday. The Coast Guard reminds recreational boaters and mariners to always wear your life jackets, ensure the proper safety equipment is on board and to file a float plan. The Coast Guard urges mariners to monitor VHF-FM channels 16 and 22 for any changes to river...