Coast Guard medically evacuates two fishermen following boat explosion near Savannah, Ga.

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated two fishermen from St. Catherines Island, Ga., Wednesday, after it was reported that an explosion had occurred aboard a commercial fishing vessel. Rescued are Alvin Floyd and John Hodges. Age and hometowns are unknown. Operational watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston, S.C., were notified at 8:28 a.m., Wednesday, of a report of an explosion...

Savannah fuel spill response continues

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The unified command continues to coordinate fuel spill recovery operations in the Savannah River Tuesday.

Captain of the Port Reopens Savannah River

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Savannah reopened the Savannah River near the Ocean terminal to shipping traffic at 1:30 p.m. Monday.

Unified command established for Savannah fuel spill

SAVANNAH, Ga. – A unified command has been established and is continuing to respond Monday to approximately 6,500 gallons of diesel fuel released into the Savannah River by the motor vessel Liberty Sunday morning at the Ocean terminal.

Coast Guard responds to Savannah fuel spill

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Savannah personnel are responding to a fuel spill at the Ocean terminal in Savannah Sunday.

Coast Guard responds to boat collision off Tybee Island

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coast Guard responded to a boat collision four miles off the coast of Tybee Island, Ga., Wednesday afternoon.

Coast Guard to remove pollution from abandoned vessel in Savannah River

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coast Guard will begin clean-up operations aboard the 41-foot abandoned fishing vessel Net Web in the Savannah River in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday.

Coast Guard responds to abandoned vessel leaking fuel in Savannah River

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Coast Guard crews responded to a report of a diesel fuel leak Saturday from the 41-foot abandoned marine vessel Net Web in the Savannah River near Augusta, Ga.

Coast Guard responds to oil spill off Savannah coast

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill approximately nine-miles offshore of Savannah after a tank ship punctured a hole in its double-hulled fuel tank during the deployment of the ship’s anchor Sunday.