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Monday, March 11, 2024
Photo shows an oil sheen in the water off Hungtington Beach. Photo courtesy U.S. Coast Guard
Oil Spill

Response Concludes for Oil Sheen Off Huntington Beach

A Unified Command on Monday concluded its response to an oil sheen spotted off the coast of Huntington Beach, California. Cleanup crews managed to recover

March 11, 2024
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Wednesday, December 6, 2023
The container ship MSC Danit is seen the day after U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators boarded the container ship, off the Port of Long Beach, California, U.S. October 17, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson
Accidents

NTSB Recommends Changes Following 2021 Oil Spill Off Southern California Coast

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has recommended new alarms and procedures for pipeline incursions and a change to an anchorage following an oil

December 6, 2023
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Wednesday, November 22, 2023
The container ship MSC Danit is seen the day after U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators boarded the container ship, off the Port of Long Beach, California, U.S. October 17, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson
Shipping

NTSB to Determine Cause of Southern California Oil Spill After Anchor Strikes on Pipeline

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold a virtual public board meeting next month to determine the probable cause of a crude oil release that

November 22, 2023
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Wednesday, April 12, 2023
The container ship MSC Danit is seen the day after U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators boarded the container ship, off the Port of Long Beach, California, U.S. October 17, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson
Accidents

MSC, Costamare Settle Claim Over 2021 Orange County Oil Spill But Shift Blame to Pipeline Operator

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company says has settled claims with insurers related to the 2021 Orange County oil spill off Southern California after an oil

April 12, 2023
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Monday, April 10, 2023
The container ship MSC Danit is seen the day after U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators boarded the container ship, off the Port of Long Beach, California, U.S. October 17, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson
Accidents

Amplify Energy to Restart San Pedro Bay Pipeline Damaged by Ship’s Anchor

US-based crude oil transportation and production company Amplify Energy announced on Saturday that it has received the necessary approvals from federal

April 10, 2023
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Saturday, August 27, 2022
The container ship MSC Danit is seen the day after U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators boarded the container ship, off the Port of Long Beach, California, U.S. October 17, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson
Oil Spill

Amplify Energy Corp To Pay $13 Mln To Settle Charges Over California Oil Spill

Aug 26 (Reuters) – A Texas oil company agreed to plead guilty to criminal negligence charges and pay nearly $13 million for a crude oil spill

August 27, 2022
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Monday, December 27, 2021
New Pipeline Leak in Southern California Waters
Accidents

New Pipeline Leak in Southern California Waters

Officials in California are investigating a new pipeline leak in San Pedro Bay, California, near the congested ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Over the

December 27, 2021
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Friday, December 17, 2021
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California
Accidents

Grand Jury Charges Three Companies Over Southern California Pipeline Spill

Indictment alleges the owners and operators of the broken pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil into San Pedro Bay in October continued to operate

December 17, 2021
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Oil Sheen Reported Offshore Southern California, Near LA-LB Anchorages
Shipping

Oil Sheen Reported Offshore Southern California, Near LA-LB Anchorages

A Unified Command is responding to an oil sheen in San Pedro Bay in the vicinity of the Los Angeles and Long Beach anchorages. The sheen was first reported

December 17, 2021
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Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California
Ports

Marine Exchange: New Ship Queueing Process at Los Angeles and Long Beach is Working

New ship queuing process off Southern California ports may not be perfect, but for now it’s working, according to one of the entities responsible for

November 30, 2021
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Sunday, October 17, 2021
The container ship MSC Danit is seen the day after U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators boarded the container ship, off the Port of Long Beach, California, U.S. October 17, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson
Accidents

Investigators Say MSC Containership Dragged Anchor Near Broken San Pedro Bay Pipeline in January

Investigators working to identify the cause of the broken pipeline that released oil into San Pedro Bay near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach earlier

October 17, 2021
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Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Congresswoman Proposes Ship Anchoring Ban Off Southern California, Home to the Nation’s Busiest Ports
Ports

Congresswoman Proposes Ship Anchoring Ban Off Southern California, Home to the Nation’s Busiest Ports

With investigators eyeing a ship’s anchor as the cause of the pipeline oil leak off of Orange County, California, one Republican Congresswoman is calling

October 13, 2021
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Monday, October 11, 2021
California Beaches To Reopen After Oil Spill
Oil Spill

California Beaches To Reopen After Oil Spill

Oct 11 (Reuters) – Beaches in a southern California city that were shut because of an oil spill last week are set to reopen on Monday morning,

October 11, 2021
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Saturday, October 9, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Accidents

Orange County Pipeline Investigation: Initial Anchor Dragging Likely Occurred Several Months to One Year Ago

Investigators will sift through a year of ship movements around the damaged oil pipeline at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as the investigation into

October 9, 2021
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California Oil Spill Recovery Vessel
Oil Spill

Ship Boardings Continue As USCG Is ‘Convinced An Anchor Is To Blame For California Oil Spill’

By Robert Tuttle (Bloomberg) The underwater pipeline that spilled as many as 3,000 barrels of oil off California’s coast may have been dragged by a ship

October 9, 2021
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Thursday, October 7, 2021
Coast Guard Declares San Pedro Bay Pipeline Fracture a Major Marine Casualty
Accidents

Coast Guard Declares San Pedro Bay Pipeline Fracture a Major Marine Casualty

We’re getting some new information in regards to the investigation into the cause of the pipeline fracture and oil spill in San Pedro Bay off the coast

October 7, 2021
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Hapag-Lloyd Ship Reportedly Ruled Out as Suspect in California Oil Spill Investigation
Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd Ship Reportedly Ruled Out as Suspect in California Oil Spill Investigation

The U.S. Coast Guard inspected a containership in the Port of Oakland suspected as a potential vessel of interest in the Southern California oil spill, the Los

October 7, 2021
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Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Maritime Professor Breaks Down How a Ship Could Have Dragged a Pipeline and Caused California’s Worst Oil Spill in Decades
Shipping

Maritime Professor Breaks Down How a Ship Could Have Dragged a Pipeline and Caused California’s Worst Oil Spill in Decades

In the this video, Dr. Sal Mercogliano expertly breaks down how a commercial ship could have dragged a 4,000 foot stretch of oil pipeline that officials have

October 6, 2021
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Oil-Fouled California Beaches Rekindle Demands for Offshore Ban
Offshore

Oil-Fouled California Beaches Rekindle Demands for Offshore Ban

By Robert Tuttle, Amelia Pollard and John Gittelsohn (Bloomberg) — Cruising along the panoramic Pacific Coast Highway that hugs the curves of

October 6, 2021
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021
It Certainly Sounds Like It Was a Ship’s Anchor That Caused the California Oil Spill
Shipping

It Certainly Sounds Like It Was a Ship’s Anchor That Caused the California Oil Spill

New details about the pipeline could be the smoking gun in the investigation into the cause of Southern California’s oil spill. Officials responding to the

October 5, 2021
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