Coast Guard responding to diesel spill near Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Coast Guard responding to diesel spill near Ocean Springs, Mississippi
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding Sunday following reports of a diesel spill that occurred in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 4:30 p.m., Sunday, of a possibly abandoned and partially sunken vessel in Fort Bayou leaking diesel fuel. Two Coast Guard pollution responders from Sector Mobile are on scene. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire near Vicksburg

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire near Vicksburg
The Coast Guard and local agencies continue to monitor the uninspected towing vessel George King after it experienced an engine fire on the Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Mississippi, January 26, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Coast Guard and local agencies are continuing to monitor the situation at mile marker 390 on the lower Mississippi River near Vicksburg,...

Coast Guard continues to search for missing aircraft near Pascagoula, Miss.

Coast Guard continues to search for missing aircraft near Pascagoula, Miss.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. – The Coast Guard, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources and Jackson County Sheriffs Department are investigating a report of a debris field in connection with the missing aircraft near Gauthier, Tuesday. Response crews are continuing their search for three people who were aboard a Lancair single-engine plane missing since approximately 12:30 p.m., Monday. Watchstanders with...

Coast Guard Responds to Barges Hitting Bridge in Dubuque, Iowa

ST. LOUIS – The Coast Guard is responding to a bridge strike involving a fifteen barge tow and the Julien Dubuque Highway and Illinois Central Railroad Bridges in Dubuque, Iowa, today. The barges were in tow by the tow vessel Raymond Grant Eckstein, owned by Marquette Transportation Company of Paducah, Ky., when they allided with the Illinois Central Railroad Bridge at Mississippi River mile...