Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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 for end to the age-old practice...

October 13, 2021
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Monday, October 11, 2021
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, authorities said in...

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 the Orange County...

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 anchor months or even a year ago....

October 9, 2021
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Thursday, October 7, 2021
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 of Southern California....

October 7, 2021
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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 Angeles Times reported...

October 7, 2021
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Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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 identified as the...

October 6, 2021
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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 California’s shoreline, it’s the salty sea breeze that typically...

October 6, 2021
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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 oil spill off the coast...

October 5, 2021
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Shipping

A Record Number of Ships Are Anchored Near the Pipeline Responsible for California’s Oil Spill: Could One Have Caused the Leak?

By Jessica Resnick-Ault and Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct 5 (Reuters) – Ships in record numbers have jammed the port complex near this weekend’s oil spill in California, according...

October 5, 2021
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Monday, October 4, 2021
Accidents

Officials Looking Into Whether A Ship’s Anchor May Have Caused Pipeline Leak Off Southern California

By Josyana Joshua and Kevin Crowley (Bloomberg) — The owner of a pipeline at the heart of California’s worst oil spill in almost 30 years is investigating the disaster site with a remotely...

October 4, 2021
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Sunday, October 3, 2021
Shipping

Everything We Know About the Southern California Oil Spill Right Now

A unified command consisting of Beta Offshore Amplify Energy, the U.S. Coast Guard, and California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response (CDFW-OSPR) is responding to...

October 3, 2021
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