Coast Guard responds to vessel aground on Columbia River sand bar

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground on Columbia River sand bar
The 738-foot motor vessel, Gorgoypikoos, sits aground on the Miller Sands bar, east of Tongue Point, Ore., June 2, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Columbia River. ASTORIA, Ore.— The Coast Guard responded to a 738-foot motor vessel which ran aground on the Miller Sands Bar, east of Tongue Point, Sunday. The vessel was able to pull itself off the bar early Monday morning at high-tide,...

Coast Guard responds to deep draft grounding in the Lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard responds to deep draft grounding in the Lower Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a grounded vessel in the Lower Mississippi River near New Orleans, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 8:32 Friday morning that the 837-foot UK-flagged deep-draft vessel Anglo Alexandria had grounded in the Mississippi River at mile marker 3.5. The vessel is currently blocking the navigation channel and a tug is...

Coast Guard continues response to grounded fish carrier in Marshall Islands

Coast Guard continues response to grounded fish carrier in Marshall Islands
The 308-foot Chinese-flagged commercial fish carrier sits aground on Taka Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands Jan. 3, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard response continues to the grounding of the 308-foot Chinese-flagged commercial fishing carrier Ou Ya Leng No. 6 on Taka Atoll in the Marshall Islands. A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules crew...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from grounded vessel in Peril Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 3 from grounded vessel in Peril Strait, Alaska
The fishing vessel EH is hard aground approximately 30 miles north of Sitka, Alaska, in the Peril Strait, March 21, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Keith Williams. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued three people after their fishing vessel grounded in Peril Strait, Wednesday. The Jayhawk helicopter crew landed on shore and...

Coast Guard responds to grounded vessel in Saint Lawrence Seaway

Coast Guard responds to grounded vessel in Saint Lawrence Seaway
BUFFALO, New York — The motor vessel Pacific Huron was successfully refloated Saturday evening from its grounded position in the St. Lawrence Seaway near Wellesley Island, New York. Under the direction of the Donjon-Smit salvage master, two Canadian tugs, the Evans Mckeil and the Ocean A. Simard, successfully removed the Pacific Huron from its aground position Saturday night at approximately 8 p.m. There...

Coast Guard responds to grounded vessel in St. Lawrence Seaway

Coast Guard responds to grounded vessel in St. Lawrence Seaway
BUFFALO, New York — The U.S. Coast Guard and the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation are responding to the motor vessel Pacific Huron, loaded with soybean, that ran aground late Wednesday in the Saint Lawrence Seaway near Wellesley Island, New York. The forward portion of the 623-foot motor vessel is aground and their stern anchor is deployed. The vessel is 1,000 feet outside of the channel....

Coast Guard responds to bulk carrier aground in Columbia River near Crims Island

Coast Guard responds to bulk carrier aground in Columbia River near Crims Island
US Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel responded to a vessel aground in the Columbia River near Crims Island at river mile marker 54.5, Thursday night. The 656-foot Liberian-flagged KM London ran aground on the north side of the navigational channel outbound the Columbia River laden with wheat, and there are no signs of pollution. The Columbia...

Responders unsuccessful in removing grounded fishing vessel off Honolulu

Responders unsuccessful in removing grounded fishing vessel off Honolulu
The grounded 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise off Waikiki, Oahu, Oct. 18, 2017 (National Disaster Preparedness Training Center at the University of Hawaii photo/Released) HONOLULU — Responders were unsuccessful in removing the grounded 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise off Waikiki, Friday. Marine salvage company Cates International crews utilized a tug with 8” plasma towline and chain...

Coast Guard continues responding to grounded vessel of Honolulu

Coast Guard continues responding to grounded vessel of Honolulu
Responders continue work to remove potential pollutants from the 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise currently aground off Honolulu (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — Responders continue work, Friday, to remove potential pollutants from the 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise currently aground off Honolulu, prior to the onset of larger swells and surf. “We...