Coast Guard inspectors deem motor vessel Morning Spruce safe to re-enter waterways

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard cleared the 648-foot motor vessel Morning Spruce, Monday, to depart Portland, Ore., after verifying that all safety discrepancies found aboard the vessel have been corrected. The Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port order requiring the Morning Spruce to remain in Portland was lifted after the vessel passed a series of thorough inspections conducted...