Clean up continues after tug runs aground in Buzzards Bay

Clean up continues after tug runs aground in Buzzards Bay
BOSTON — Federal, state and local agencies continue to monitor clean up and recovery efforts today after a tugboat grounded at the southern end of Cape Cod Canal early March 21, closing the canal for several hours. An incident command post was established at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy to assess pollution, coordinate clean up efforts and the removal of debris left from the tug Justice that...

Coast Guard response to sunken towing vessel in Mississippi River continues

Coast Guard response to sunken towing vessel in Mississippi River continues
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to a sunken towing vessel in the Mississippi River near St. James, Friday. Mckinney Salvage and Heavy Lift are scheduled to arrive on scene tonight and commence salvage operations. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report around 2 a.m. Thursday that the 56-foot towing vessel Justice, owned by River Ventures LLC, had begun...

Coast Guard responds to sunken towing vessel in Mississippi River

Coast Guard responds to sunken towing vessel in Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is supervising the salvage and pollution response operations of a sunken towing vessel in the Mississippi River at Mile Marker 161.5 near New Orleans, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report around 2 a.m. Thursday that the 56-foot towing vessel Justice, owned by River Ventures LLC, had begun taking on water and sank around midnight....