Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Jamie Whitten Lock on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Jamie Whitten Lock on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil discharge in the Jamie Whitten Lock at mile marker 412 on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley received a report at 6:46 a.m. from the National Response Center that an unknown amount of crude oil was discharged from a damaged crude oil barge owned by Savage Inland Marine. The source of...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to potential diesel fuel discharge

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to potential diesel fuel discharge
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a potential diesel fuel discharge in the Tennessee Tombigbee River near Columbus, Mississippi, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from the 911 center in Columbus, Mississippi, that the uninspected towing vessel, Long Street, which was moored to a deck barge, caught fire at 2:30 a.m. then sank at 5:30 a.m. at mile marker 330 on the...