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...

Coast Guard responding to oil sheen in Astoria, Oregon

Coast Guard responding to oil sheen in Astoria, Oregon
Coast Guard personnel responded to an oil sheen caused by an unknown source near the Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria, Ore., January 19, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ASTORIA, Oregon – Coast Guard personnel are responding to an oil sheen caused by an unknown source near the Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River dispatched personnel from the Incident Management...

Coast Guard oversees removal of fuel from sunken vessel in Lake Washington Ship Canal

Coast Guard oversees removal of fuel from sunken vessel in Lake Washington Ship Canal
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is responding to a tug that sank at Ballard Oil Company pier in the Lake Washington Ship Canal near Ballard, Washington, Thursday. The 80-foot non-commercial tug Chief has a reported 620 gallons of diesel onboard with reports of light sheening. Boom and sorbent pads have been placed around the sunken vessel to contain any further residual pollutants. The Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard, Maryland investigating minor lube oil discharge in Baltimore

Coast Guard, Maryland investigating minor lube oil discharge in Baltimore
BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and Maryland Department of the Environment personnel are investigating and overseeing cleanup of a lube oil discharge near Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Monday. A National Response Center report was made Friday about a rainbow sheen in the harbor near Pier 6, which alerted Coast Guard and MDE pollution response personnel to investigate. It is estimated that approximately 50 gallons...

Coast Guard responds to sunken fishing boat off Grays Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard responds to sunken fishing boat off Grays Harbor, Wash.
Global Diving and Salvage personnel use absorbent pads to skim oil from the water after a 42-foot commercial fishing vessel sank while moored on the Hoquiam River in Grays Harbor, Wash., July 27, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Columbia River Incident Management Division. WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel responded to a 42-foot commercial fishing vessel after it sank while moored...