Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Deer Park, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Deer Park, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill near Deer Park, Texas, Saturday. At approximately 1:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a diesel spill at the Intercontinental Terminals Company Deer Park facility. At 1:45, Vessel Traffic Service Houston-Galveston closed the Houston Ship Channel from Tucker’s Bayou to Lt. 133. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard deploys containment, collection system at Mississippi Canyon 20 site

Coast Guard deploys containment, collection system at Mississippi Canyon 20 site
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and a team of contractors successfully deployed a subsea system that is able to contain and collect oil being discharged from the Taylor Energy Company Mississippi Canyon 20 toppled oil platform site 11 miles south of the Louisiana shoreline. The containment system is actively collecting oil. The installation of the containment system is a major milestone in the Coast...

Unified Command continues oil spill response on Arthur Kill waterway

Unified Command continues oil spill response on Arthur Kill waterway
Capt. Jason Tama, commander Coast Guard Sector New York and the Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey, assesses the clean up operations of an oil spill in the Arthur Kill waterway in Staten Island, March 29, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cmdr. Nicholette Vaughan) NEW YORK – Unified Command members continue their response to an oil spill that occurred on the Arthur Kill waterway Thursday...

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to oil spill in Arthur Kill waterway

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to oil spill in Arthur Kill waterway
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to an oil spill that occurred in the Arthur Kill waterway near the Goethals Bridge, Thursday afternoon. At approximately 2:00 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report of fuel-oil possibly leaking from a commercial container ship while moored at the Global Marine New York Container Terminal in Staten Island....

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Corpus Christi, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews are responding to an oil spill from an overloaded barge moored at Flint Hills East Dock near Corpus Christi, Thursday evening. An estimated 1,176 gallons of oil was discharged. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi Incident Management Division, along with Corpus Christi Oil Spill Association, Flint Hills and barge crews, are currently on scene and...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Tabbs Bay, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Tabbs Bay, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill near Tabbs Bay, Texas, Wednesday. Tuesday evening, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston Incident Management Division watchstanders were notified by Texas General Land Office personnel of a 3-mile crude oil slick in the vicinity of Tabbs Bay. An estimated 40 barrels of crude oil were discharged from a deteriorated valve on a platform owned by...

Coast Guard responding to oil spill near Breton Sound

Coast Guard responding to oil spill near Breton Sound
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local partners are monitoring cleanup efforts following an oil spill near Breton Sound, Sunday. A jack-up rig contracted by Lobo Operating, Inc., was used to pump water through the affected line, securing the source of the leak. Additionally, a drum has been secured below the failed portion of line to catch any further product that may be discharged. Responders deployed...

Unified Command ends response efforts at Port William oil spill site

Unified Command ends response efforts at Port William oil spill site
A Paradigm Marine excavator conducts beach-tilling operations to release trapped oil in the inter-tidal zone at a spill site on Shuyak Island near Kodiak, Alaska, April 7, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Alaska Chadux Corporation. KODIAK, Alaska – The Unified Command announced the end of response efforts at the oil spill site at Port William, in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Friday. Responders...

Unified Command continues oil spill response near New Orleans

Unified Command continues oil spill response near New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinators Office, Gallagher Marine and response personnel continue cleanup efforts on the Mississippi River near New Orleans, Friday. Algiers and Canal Street Ferries have resumed operations. The Coast Guard has lifted its waterway restriction on the Mississippi River near New Orleans “The intracoastal waterway between the Algiers Lock and Inner...