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Friday, November 8, 2019
Bunker Spill in Honolulu Harbor
Maritime News

Bunker Spill in Honolulu Harbor

The U.S. Coast Guard repsonded to a bunker fuel discharge from a Matson containership near Pier 19 in Honolulu on Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector

November 8, 2019
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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Taylor Energy Oil Spill Containment
Maritime News

Gulf of Mexico’s 14-Year Oil Leak Finally Contained

A team of contractors has finally contained an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that has been spewing from the site of a damaged platform for more than

May 16, 2019
Total Views: 130

Monday, April 8, 2019
dublin express containership
Maritime News

Authorities Put Dublin Express HFO Spill at 100,000 Gallons

Authorities estimate that up to 100,000 gallons of heavy fuel oil was released from the containership Dublin Express during its transit along the East Coast to

April 8, 2019
Total Views: 80

Thursday, March 14, 2019
aurora battery powered ferry
Accidents

French Authorities Try to Stem Slick from Sunken Ship

PARIS, March 14 (Reuters) – French authorities battled on Thursday to contain an oil slick after the Italian Grande America ship capsized in the Atlantic

March 14, 2019
Total Views: 58

Friday, March 1, 2019
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Accidents

Grounded Bulk Carrier Leaking Heavy Fuel Oil Near UNESCO World Heritage Site

An environmental disaster has been unfolding in the Solomon Islands this week after a grounded bulk carrier there is reported to have leaked tonnes of heavy

March 1, 2019
Total Views: 80

Friday, December 14, 2018
taylor mc20 oil spill
Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard to Tackle 14-Year-Old Oil Leak in the Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Coast Guard has partially assumed federal control over the operation to contain an oil dishcarge from the site of MC20 platform in the U.S. Gulf of

December 14, 2018
Total Views: 64

Thursday, October 25, 2018
mystery oil sheen washington
News

Columbia River Mystery Sheen

A large three mile mystery sheen on the Columbia River near Kalama, Washington on Wednesday initiated the immediate response of the Coast Guard, the Washington

October 25, 2018
Total Views: 51

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Oil Spill Reported After Tugboat Capsizes Near Vancouver, Canada
Maritime News

Oil Spill Reported After Tugboat Capsizes Near Vancouver, Canada

The Canadian Coast Guard and other agencies are responding to a tugboat which sank overnight on the Fraser River near Vancouver. The Coast Guard reports that

August 14, 2018
Total Views: 40

Sunday, June 24, 2018
bow jubail
News

‘Considerable’ Heavy Fuel Oil Spill in Rotterdam After Odfjell Tanker Contacts Jetty; Reported 220 Tons of HFO Released

Odfjell said in a statement that while navigating to its assigned berth for loading, its vessel Bow Jubail made contact with a jetty and accidentally ruptured

June 24, 2018
Total Views: 82

Monday, April 23, 2018
iver exporter tanker
Interesting

Coast Guard: Dutch-Flagged Tanker Spills HFO in Lower Mississippi River

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a heavy fuel oil discharge from a Dutch-flagged tanker near Norco, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New

April 23, 2018
Total Views: 33

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Nasty Oil Spill Closes Mississippi River Near New Orleans After Cargo Ship Hits Pier
News

Nasty Oil Spill Closes Mississippi River Near New Orleans After Cargo Ship Hits Pier

The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to reports of an oil spill after a cargo ship struck a pier near mile marker 100 on the lower

April 12, 2018
Total Views: 87

Thursday, April 5, 2018
indonesia oil spill
Maritime News

Indonesia Blames Ship’s Anchor for Massive Oil Spill

By Wilda Asmarini and Bernadette Christina Munthe JAKARTA, April 5 (Reuters) – A coal ship that dropped anchor off the coast of the Indonesian port city

April 5, 2018
Total Views: 36

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Oil Cleanup Continues in Texas After Barge Explosion, Fire
News

Oil Cleanup Continues in Texas After Barge Explosion, Fire

A Unified Command made up of representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation continue to respond to an oil

October 24, 2017
Total Views: 83

Friday, October 20, 2017
oil sheen
Maritime News

New Estimate Doubles the Size of Last Week’s Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Authorities have doubled the size estimate of last week’s offshore oil spill from a damaged pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 40 miles

October 20, 2017
Total Views: 307

Monday, October 16, 2017
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill May Be Biggest Since 2010
News

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill May Be Biggest Since 2010

BSEE Gulf of Mexico Region Director Lars Herbst on Monday initiated a Panel Investigation Monday into an oil release from subsea infrastructure located about

October 16, 2017
Total Views: 87

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Coast Guard Responding to 300,000 Gallon Crude Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico
Interesting

Coast Guard Responding to 300,000 Gallon Crude Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Coast Guard and other federal agencies are responding to a crude oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Coast Guard said Saturday its Sector New

October 14, 2017
Total Views: 50

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Large Oil Spill Washes Ashore in Greece After Tanker Sinks
News

Large Oil Spill Washes Ashore in Greece After Tanker Sinks

Greek authorities are working to cleanup a large oil spill that has impacted the shoreline of a Greek island near Piraeus this after a tanker sank in area

September 13, 2017
Total Views: 55

Friday, April 7, 2017
Sunken Barge Leaking Oil in San Francisco Bay
News

Sunken Barge Leaking Oil in San Francisco Bay

The Coast Guard and other agencies responded to a report of the capsized and sunken 112-foot freight barge Vengeance leaking diesel fuel and hydraulic oil

April 7, 2017
Total Views: 20

Friday, February 24, 2017
Tug ‘Samson Mariner’ Headed to Seattle for Repairs
News

Tug ‘Samson Mariner’ Headed to Seattle for Repairs

The damaged tug Samson Mariner is returning to Seattle, Washington for repairs after running aground last week while towing a barge in Alaska’s Inside

February 24, 2017
Total Views: 88

Friday, February 17, 2017
Coast Guard: 1,100 Gallons of Diesel Spilled from ‘Samson Mariner’ in Alaska
News

Coast Guard: 1,100 Gallons of Diesel Spilled from ‘Samson Mariner’ in Alaska

The U.S. Coast Guard and other federal and local agencies are continuing to respond to the tugboat Samson Mariner that ran aground and spilled fuel while

February 17, 2017
Total Views: 52
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