Coast Guard responds to vessel collision near Hart Island, N.Y

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision near Hart Island, N.Y
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-SMALL II file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. NEW YORK — The Coast Guard responded to a report of a collision between two vessels near Hart Island, New York, Thursday evening. At approximately 11:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center were notified of a vessel collision where a 40-foot vessel and an 18-foot vessel reportedly...

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision
NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Marine Inspector and an Investigating Officer are responding to a report of a vessel collision resulting in injuries near the Ambrose Pilot Station off of Sandy Hook, N.J., today. Coast Guard Sector New York command center received the notification around 2 p.m. of a collision involving a New York Pilot boatcrew and a 984-foot cargo container ship. Four crewmen from the...

Coast Guard investigating cause of fishing vessel collision

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is conducting an investigation into the cause of a collision involving two fishing vessels, Thursday, approximately 10 miles west of Willapa Bay, Wash. The collision occurred when the 64-foot Ocean Beaut struck the 49-foot Columbian Star after its pilot reportedly fell asleep. The Columbian Star was trawling and unable to avoid the collision due to its limited mobility. The...

Coast Guard rescues six after two vessels collide on Yaquina Bay, Ore.

SEATTLE — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay in Newport, Ore., rescued six boaters in upper Yaquina Bay on Thursday. Station Yaquina Bay launched a 25-foot response boat crew after receiving a report of a vessel collision at approximately 3 p.m. The crew arrived on scene to find two pleasure crafts, each carrying three boaters, pinned together as a result of the collision. Three boaters...

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision in Houston Ship Channel

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to a collision between two motor vessels in the Houston Ship Channel north of the Texas City Dike, Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a report at approximately 8:08 a.m. that the 630-foot tanker vessel Charleston and the 623-foot cargo vessel Harvest Moon had collided. A portion of the Houston Ship Channel from Light...

Response continues to vessel collision near Bayport and Houston Ship Channels intersection

HOUSTON — Marine salvage contractors have have suspended operations for the removal of damaged containers aboard the motor vessel Elka Apollon, a 799-foot chemical tanker, Thursday. Removal of damaged containers aboard the motor vessel Nederland, a 782-foot container ship, were completed Wednesday and salvage experts had planned on removing the remaining containers aboard the Elka Apollon Thursday,...

Coast Guard ends search in Houma Navigational Canal

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard ended its search at 9:45 a.m., Thursday, for the mariner who was on a vessel that sank after a collision in the Houma Navigational Canal near Cocodrie, La., Wednesday. Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office located and recovered the mariner’s body at approximately 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Coast Guard crews searched for approximately 27 hours, covering more than 72...

Coast Guard and partner agencies conducting search in Houma Navigational Canal

NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard is conducting a search for any mariners who might have been on a vessel which sank after a collision near Cocodrie, La., Wednesday. At approximately 7:40 a.m., Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office stating a vessel collision had occurred near Cocodrie in the Houma Navigational Canal. The Miss Laurie, a 36-foot...