Coast Guard responds to cargo containers floating in Oakland estuary

Coast Guard responds to cargo containers floating in Oakland estuary
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and local fire department personnel enforced a safety zone for containers that fell in the water from the motor vessel NYK Aquarius while offloading cargo at SSA Facility Berth 57 in the Oakland estuary late Saturday. At approximately 8:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report of three drifting containers in the Oakland estuary. Coast...

Responders stand down from active search in Oakland estuary

ALAMEDA, Calif. — After saturating the Oakland estuary searching for a man who reportedly jumped into the water today, search crews from the Coast Guard, Alameda County Fire Department Marine Unit, Oakland Fire and Police Department and Alameda Fire and Police Departments stood down at 2:30 p.m. when no one was found. A passing motorist crossing the Fruitvale Bridge took note of a man with a leg...

Captain of the Port Issues Restrictions on Vessel Traffic on San Francisco Bay

Alameda, Calif. – The Captain of the Port has issued the following restrictions as a result of today’s oil spill in San Francisco Bay:

Coast Guard Responds to Gasoline Release in Oakland Estuary

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard responded to a small gasoline sheen, and oversaw cleanup efforts in the Oakland Estuary, today. The gasoline was released into the estuary through storm drains near a tank truck fire on nearby interstate 880, early this morning.