Coast Guard responding to diesel spill near Port Reading, N.J.

Coast Guard responding to diesel spill near Port Reading, N.J.
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is responding to a diesel fuel spill that occurred in the Arthur Kill Waterway near Port Reading, New Jersey, Thursday night. At approximately 7:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report of a diesel fuel spill during a product transfer at the Buckeye Terminal in Port Reading. Due to high winds and rain at the time of the incident, facility...

Coast Guard assists grounded vessel in St. Marys River

CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard boatcrew assisted four people Thursday morning who were aboard a 37-foot sailing vessel that grounded in the St. Marys River near Johnson’s Point, Mich. There were no injuries reported and all four were wearing life jackets. Watchstanders in the command center and at the Vessel Traffic Service at Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., received a distress call from...

Coast Guard Completes First Day of Hearings in Port Arthur

PORT ARTHUR, Texas – The Coast Guard concluded the first day of formal hearings, Tuesday, concerning the Jan. 23, 2010, incident that involving the tank vessel Eagle Otome, the Gull Arrow and the tug Dixie Vengeance.

Coast Guard Restricts Mariners on Ohio River

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -The Coast Guard has activated the Vessel Traffic Service restricting the mobility of mariners on the Ohio River between Twelve Mile Island, mile marker 593, and McAlphine Lock and Dam, mile marker 606, Wednesday.

Coast Guard activates Vessel Traffic Service in Louisville, Ky

Louisville, KY – The Coast Guard today activated the Vessel Traffic Service here restricting the mobility of mariners until water levels between Twelve Mile Island Mile 593 and McAlphine Lock and Dam Mile 606 on the Ohio River recede.

Coast Guard Spots Blue Whale Near Entrance to Port of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES – At about noon today, a Coast Guard Helicopter reported sighting a Blue Whale approximately 4 miles Southwest of the entrance to the Port of Los Angeles.

Video of US Airways descent into Hudson River released

New York–The Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board released Coast Guard footage today of the U.S. Airways passenger plane as it conducted an emergency landing into the Hudson River Jan. 15, 2009.

Coast Guard activates Vessel Traffic Service in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Coast Guard today activated the Vessel Traffic Service here restricting the mobility of mariners until water levels on the Ohio River between Twelve Mile Island (Mile 593) and McAlphine Lock and Dam (Mile 606) recede.

Coast Guard Sets Security Zones for Great White Fleet

NEW YORK – A 500-yard security zone will be established around vessels participating the the week-long salute to the Navy Great White Fleet from Oct. 10 to Oct. 14, 2008. The security zone around the Dutch submarine Walrus will will be enforced from Ambrose Channel to Pier 74 North in Brooklyn, N.Y. from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, 2008. The security zone around the Nassau will...