Responders analyzing new strategies to move vessel grounded in Hilo Bay

Responders analyzing new strategies to move vessel grounded in Hilo Bay
Motor-sailing vessel Midway Island grounded off Hilo, Hawaii, February 5, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — Responders are analyzing new strategies to move the 63-foot fishing vessel Midway Island, currently aground off Hilo, after inspectors discovered flooding within the boat, Monday. The U.S.-flagged vessel grounded Feb. 3, and the Coast Guard is continuing to work with the Hawaii...

Coast Guard oversees removal of pollutants from grounded vessel off Hilo

Coast Guard oversees removal of pollutants from grounded vessel off Hilo
Motor-sailing vessel Midway Island grounded off Hilo, Hawaii, February 5, 2020. Drone assessments produced good footage of the environment and stability conditions of the vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU – Responders are working to remove potential pollutants from the 63-foot fishing vessel, Midway Island, currently aground off Hilo. The Coast Guard is working with the Department...

Coast Guard responding to grounded barge in Matagorda Ship Channel

Coast Guard responding to grounded barge in Matagorda Ship Channel
The dredge barge Everett Fisher sits aground in the Matagorda Ship Channel near Port Lavaca, Texas, Jan. 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi). CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is responding to a grounded dredge barge in the Matagorda Ship Channel near Port Lavaca, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification...

Coast Guard lifts safety zone in Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard lifts safety zone in Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard has lifted the safety zone in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday afternoon. Westbound only traffic is permitted Sunday from mile marker 510 through mile marker 512. Beginning Monday morning both eastbound and westbound traffic may transit from mile marker 510 through mile marker 512: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard establishes temporary safety zone on section of Cape Fear River

Coast Guard establishes temporary safety zone on section of Cape Fear River
The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone on a section of the Cape Fear River after a boat became submerged, blocking the channel, Thursday evening. The zone is projected to be enforced until December 9th at 6 p.m. or whenever the submerged boat can be salvaged. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone on a section of the Cape Fear River after a boat...

Coast Guard enforces 200-yard safety zone at Port of Vancouver

Coast Guard enforces 200-yard safety zone at Port of Vancouver
US Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Coast Guard is enforcing a 200-yard safety zone Tuesday around Berth 9 at the Port of Vancouver. A law enforcement team from Coast Guard Station Portland is on scene and working with local law enforcement to remove uncooperative protestors, who were hanging from hammocks at the pier and chaining themselves to the pilings....

Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Great Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach

Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Great Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach
An illustration of the safety zone enforced by the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach Captain of the Port for the Huntington Beach air show.  U.S. Coast Guard illustration. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — For the safety of the air show spectators, a temporary safety zone is planned off the coast of Huntington Beach Friday through Sunday. The safety zone will be enforced Friday through Sunday from 10...

Coast Guard reopens Houston Ship Channel with some restrictions

Coast Guard reopens Houston Ship Channel with some restrictions
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard opened the Houston Ship Channel with restrictions Tuesday at the I-10 San Jacinto River Bridge near Channelview, Texas. The Captain of the Port Houston-Galveston established a safety zone on the San Jacinto River from the southern end of Southwest Shipyard, extending north of the I-10 bridge to Buoy 4. Transiting the safety zone is open to limited vessel traffic with the...

Coast Guard, Unified Command conclude salvage efforts for Conception dive boat

Coast Guard, Unified Command conclude salvage efforts for Conception dive boat
Capt. Monica Rochester, the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach commander, oversees the salvage operations for the Conception dive boat off the coast of Santa Cruz Island, California, Sep. 12, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Salvage operations for the Conception dive boat off the coast of Santa Cruz Island have been completed Thursday. Recovery efforts began at...