Coast Guard responding to grounding, vessel fire near Ketchikan

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is responding to the grounding and a subsequent fire aboard the 58-foot fishing vessel Legend at Bostwick Point about eight miles south of Ketchikan Monday. A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan small boat crew with Marine Safety Detachment Ketchikan pollution investigators aboard assessed the Legend Monday morning and reported the approximately 700 gallons of diesel...

Coast Guard, Ketchikan Police, Alaska State Troopers respond to people in the water near Ketchikan

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard, state and local agencies responded to a report of people in the water after a crane on a barge overturned Thursday evening in Ward Cove near Ketchikan.

Response Crews Unable to Refloat Vessel South of Ketchikan

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Salvage and response crews were unable to re-float the the 47-foot pleasure craft Scrimshaw that was left aground by low tide in Annette Bay off of Annette Island south of Ketchikan Sunday.

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground south of Ketchikan

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Ketchikan and Coast Guard Station Ketchikan crews are monitoring the 47-foot pleasure craft Scrimshaw that was left aground by low tide in Annette Bay off of Annette Island south of Ketchikan Sunday.

Coast Guard responds to sunken vessel east of Metlakatla in Crab Bay

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard is responding to the sinking of the 45-foot fishing vessel Millie B in Crab Bay, east of Annette Island Wednesday.

Coast Guard responds to vessel Diehless sinking in Ward Cove

JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Ketchikan and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation personnel responded to the sinking of a local vessel in Ward Cove near Ketchikan Monday.

2,000 gallons of fuel unaccounted for following ferry grounding

JUNEAU, Alaska – The ongoing investigation into the grounding of the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) ferry Lituya revealed there is approximately 2,000 gallons of number two diesel fuel unaccounted for following the vessel’s grounding on Scrub Island.

Threat against Ketchikan fuel facility deemed non-credible

JUNEAU, Alaska — Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies have determined this morning’s threat against the Petro Marine fuel facility in Ketchikan, Alaska, to be non-credible.

Coast Guard Continues Recovery Efforts for Sunken Landing Craft

JUNEAU, Alaska — Recovery efforts continue following the capsizing and sinking of the landing craft, Saltery Privider, in Saltery Cove early Monday. The landing craft sank in 30 feet of water, approximately 20 feet from shore. A fuel truck that was located on the deck of the vessel is currently floating free, but remains tangled in the Saltery Provicer’s cargo boom. Alaska Commercial Divers...