Coast Guard issues Notice of Federal Interest to Transocean Holdings, LLC

NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Morgan City, La., issued a Notice of Federal Interest to Transocean Holdings, LLC, Tuesday. A series of sheen sightings in the area of Mississippi Canyon block 252 indicate the possibility of a release from the riser pipe or other debris on the ocean floor from the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon incident. Recent ROV video footage of the...

Coast Guard continues oil cleanup and recovery operations in Grand Isle

NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard is continuing clean up and recovery operations in Grand Isle, Monday, after an oily substance began washing ashore. An oily substance was reported to be washing ashore, Sunday, which prompted Coast Guard, along with other state and local agencies, to begin clean up and recovery operations of impacted shorelines on Elmer Island, Fourchon Beach and Grand Isle. “We...

Pollution clean up operations conclude in Charenton Navigational Canal

MORGAN CITY, La. — Clean up and recovery operations of the pollution caused by the sinking of the Hercules 61 MIDU in April 2010 in the Charenton Navigational Canal is complete. The Coast Guard, along with the responsible party, GreenCo Industrial Solutions, Inc., mitigated any environmental hazards the MIDU represented prior to any salvage work commencing. “The Coast Guard, as well...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill in Oyster Bay

MORGAN CITY, La. – The U.S. Coast Guard along with Environmental Safety and Health are responding to a pollution spill in Locust Bayou near Point Au Fer, La., Thursday.

Coast Guard responds to a pipeline rupture in the Gulf of Mexico

MORGAN CITY, La. — The Coast Guard is investigating the circumstances surrounding a pipeline rupture near buoys five and six of the Atchafalaya Channel that occurred Wednesday morning.

Coast Guard responds to oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is coordinating clean up efforts for an oil spill found approximately 75 miles south of Atchafalaya Bay, Monday.

Coast Guard responds to oil release near Galliano, La.

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to an oil release Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008, at the Pointe Au Chien State Wildlife Management area, near Galliano, La. The oil release is from an oil wellhead, which was discovered and reported late Wednesday. Crews from Coast Guard Sector New Orleans, and Marine Safety Units Morgan City, La., and Houma, La., are responding to the release and there has...

Coast Guard Responds To Oil Sheen In Grand Isle

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil sheen today that washed up on the beach in Grand Isle, La., early this morning. Coast Guard Station Grand Isle received a report last night from a passing vessel that sheen was spotted approximately 6-miles off the coast in the Gulf of Mexico near Grand Isle. The station launched a 25-foot smallboat and crew to investigate. Coast Guard Marine...