Response Continues for Grounded Fishing Vessel in Guam

The U.S. Navy says crews have removed heavy oil, diesel fuel, and batteries from the grounded Japanese commercial fishing vessel Daiki Maru 7 in Guam's outer Apra Harbor. The Navy, in partnership with other federal and local agencies, has safely removed approximately 100 gallons of lubrication oil, 50 gallons of diesel fuel, 20 gallons of hydraulic oil and multiple marine … [Read more...]

Japanese Fishing Vessel Runs Aground in Guam -UPDATE

The U.S. Navy is partnering with federal and local agencies in Guam in response to potential environmental impacts following the grounding of Japanese fishing vessel in outer Apra Harbor on Thursday. The Navy reports that the all 10 crewmembers of the F/V Daiki Maru were rescued by a Navy aircrew after the vessel ran aground near Spanish Steps February 13 and was in danger … [Read more...]

Guam drydock, “Machinist”, successfully refloated

RESOLVE Marine Group has successfully raised and refloated the “Machinist” drydock at Guam Shipyard in Apra Harbor, Guam. The 825 ft drydock sank on January 2, 2011 during a rough weather event.   The salvage began on January 31 and successfully refloated the drydock on March 3. RESOLVE's Salvage Master, Salvage Engineer, and salvage divers first conducted a … [Read more...]

‘Big Blue’ Update: Salvage Continues for Sunken Dry Dock in Guam

January 6, 2010 - GUAM – Coast Guard Pacific Strike Team members continue to provide oversight and monitor salvage operation plans for the sunken dry dock “Big Blue” in Apra Harbor, Thursday. Strike Team members reviewed the fuel transfer plan and testing of fuel transfer lines. Guam Shipyard personnel transferred diesel fuel from the dry dock, Big Blue, to … [Read more...]