Coast Guard investigates fishing vessel for discharging oil in Canadian waters

Coast Guard investigates fishing vessel for discharging oil in Canadian waters
JUNEAU, Alaska – Investigators from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage and Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Dutch Harbor, and Coast Guard Investigative Service agents are investigating the fishing vessel Mark I for knowingly discharging oil overboard in Canadian waters. A Transport Canada aircrew detected the Mark I transiting through the Canadian exclusive economic zone 97-miles off of Cape St. James,...

Lightering operations begin on motor vessel Roger Blough in Lake Superior

Lightering operations begin on motor vessel Roger Blough in Lake Superior
The motor vessel Phillip R. Clarke arrives on scene with the motor vessel Roger Blough  near Gros Cap Reefs Light in Lake Superio. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Craig Gorman) SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond as lightering operations begin on the motor vessel Roger Blough, Friday, after the vessel ran aground May 27 on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish Bay in Lake...

Coast Guard monitoring barge adrift in Beaufort Sea

Coast Guard monitoring barge adrift in Beaufort Sea
JUNEAU, Alaska — U.S. Coast Guard personnel and Canadian federal agencies, including the Canadian coast guard, Transport Canada and Environment Canada, are monitoring a 134-foot barge drifting in the Beaufort Sea after it broke free from its tow in Canadian waters during a severe storm Monday. U.S. Coast Guard authorities were notified on Tuesday that the barge was drifting westward in the Beaufort...

U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian inspectors save man’s life in Niagara Falls

U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian inspectors save man's life in Niagara Falls
BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. inspectors from Coast Guard Sector Buffalo and an inspector from Transport Canada saved a man suffering from symptoms of a heart attack on a pier in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Wednesday afternoon. Lt. Cmdr. Maureen Johnson, Lt. Christopher Mercurio, Lt. Gregory Jensen, Chief Warrant Officer David Baisden, and Kurt Benson were members of a team alongside a member of Transport...

Coast Guard responds to freight ship aground in Lake Huron

Coast Guard responds to freight ship aground in Lake Huron
CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard is assisting Thursday morning with the response to the freight ship Buffalo that ran aground Wednesday night on the Canadian side of southern Lake Huron, one mile off shore from Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. The freight ship Buffalo is carrying iron ore pellets, and there have been no reports of injuries, pollution or flooding. Coast Guard Sector Detroit received a report...

Barge runs with 3.7 million gallons of gasoline runs aground in Detroit River

DETROIT – The U.S. Coast Guard and local salvage compaines are working to safely remove a barge that ran aground Sunday, at 6:30 p.m., on the Detroit River. The 115-meter barge contains approximately 3.7 million gallons of gasoline. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); });