Coast Guard reviews lessons learned on Exxon Valdez 20-year anniversary

NEW YORK -A barge carrying almost six million gallons of number two home heating oil ran aground just off of Kings Point, N.Y., on Jan. 22, 2009. However, due to the double hull requirement established by the Oil Pollution Act -90 (OPA-90) in 1990 no oil spilled into Long Island Sound.

Coast Guard Responds to Rupture Well Head Leak

PORT ARTHUR, Texas – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur has responded to a report of a tug and barge that struck an inactive production well-head in Sabine Lake during the early hours of Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008.

Towing Vessel Omaha salvage operations underway

ST. LOUIS – The Coast Guard, in coordination with owners of the towing vessel Omaha, contractor Okie Moore Diving and Salvage, and federal, state and local agencies, have begun implementing an approved salvage plan. Today, divers are placing equipment around the Omaha in an effort to raise the Omaha possibly tomorrow or Friday to further assess damage. Additionally, the owners of the Omaha have...