Coast Guard responds to pollution threat from derelict barge on Kodiak Island

Coast Guard responds to pollution threat from derelict barge on Kodiak Island
A Coast Guard pollution investigator from Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak inspects a grounded, derelict barge on the southeast shoreline of Womens Bay on Kodiak Island, Alaska, April 26, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by MSD Kodiak KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is working with contractors Saturday to mitigate the potential pollution threat posed by a derelict barge on the shoreline of Womens Bay...

Coast Guard, contractors respond to grounded vessel on Kodiak Island, Alaska

Coast Guard, contractors respond to grounded vessel on Kodiak Island, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew looks for potential pollution at the site of the grounded 76-foot landing craft Don Quixote at Cape Kuliuk, Kodiak Island, Alaska, Feb. 26, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Kodiak. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is working with contractors to mitigate the pollution threat posed by a vessel that ran aground near Cape Kuliuk on Kodiak...

Coast Guard commences operations to contain offshore platform oil discharge

Coast Guard commences operations to contain offshore platform oil discharge
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has partially assumed federal control of response operations to contain an oil discharge from the site of the collapsed Mississippi Canyon Block 20 (MC20) offshore platform 11 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River. Under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, the Coast Guard will access the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund and assume authority for containing...

Coast Guard oversees cleanup operations for sunken fishing vessel in Seward, Alaska

Coast Guard oversees cleanup operations for sunken fishing vessel in Seward, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard has assumed responsibility of cleanup efforts for fuel released by the fishing vessel Nordic Viking that sank in Seward Harbor, Sunday. The Coast Guard opened the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund and Alaska Chadux has been contracted as the Oil Spill Removal Organization. The Nordic Viking’s hull tanks can hold 2,500 gallons of fuel but the responsible party estimated...

Fishing vessel Master D sinks 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas

Fishing vessel Master D sinks 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas
An overflight shows the area where the fishing vessel Master D sank approximately 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas, Sept. 1, 2018, after burning for two days.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The fishing vessel Master D sank 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas, Saturday at a depth of approximately 380-feet after burning for two days. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Brownsville...

Coast Guard, local partners respond to submerged vessel near Long Beach

Coast Guard, local partners respond to submerged vessel near Long Beach
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are responding to a sunken vessel in the vicinity of Long Beach. At approximately 1:40 p.m. Friday, Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders overheard a mayday call via VHF channel 16. A person aboard a 44-foot vessel transmitted the mayday call after noticing the vessel was taking on water. Long Beach and Seal Beach lifeguards...

Coast Guard, ADEC establish Unified Command in response to oil spill in Shuyak Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard, ADEC establish Unified Command in response to oil spill in Shuyak Strait, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 helicopter crew and Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak pollution responders conduct an overflight in response to an oil spill in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Alaska, Feb. 27, 2018.U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation have established a Unified Command in response to an oil spill 49...

Coast Guard cleanup of Astoria oil spill winding down

Coast Guard cleanup of Astoria oil spill winding down
Cleanup of an oil spill in the Columbia River is winding down, Feb. 12, 2018, after an oil tank was removed from under a dilapidated pier adjacent to the Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa, Jan. 30, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Campanale. ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard’s cleanup efforts of an oil spill in the Columbia River adjacent to the Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa...

Coast Guard oversees pollution response near submerged tugboat in Newport News, Virginia

Coast Guard oversees pollution response near submerged tugboat in Newport News, Virginia
Pollution responders adjust absorbent pads around the site of the partially submerged tugboat Bourne on Skiffes Creek in Newport News, Virginia, Jan. 22, 2018. T (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard pollution response team is overseeing oil spill response activities Wednesday, near a partially submerged tugboat on Skiffes Creek, north of Fort Eustis. A passing tugboat captain...