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Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill Auke Bay from the Feb. 22 Statter Harbor oil spill, say National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admistration and Coast Guard officials. NOAA received no reports of oiled wildlife, said spokeswoman Julie Speegle. Though some animals - sea birds...
Asia-bound cargo ship held in Dutch Harbor cleared to leave

...damage to some navigation lights and radar systems during storms on its voyage to Alaska from China, Feldis said.Coast Guard officials noticed the possible environmental crimes when they boarded the ship to check the damage.Feldis declined to provide...
South Korean vessel heads to Bering Sea where 27 died

...Moon Duk-ho, the consul general for South Korea in Seattle, received a briefing on search efforts from U.S. Coast Guard officials in Juneau and later spoke with reporters along with Rear Adm. Dan Abel, commander of the Coast Guard in Alaska...
Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater

...time being," Petty Officer Shawn Eggert of District 17's Public Affairs Office said in a phone interview.Coast Guard officials expressed condolences to Keithahn's family, saying the decision to suspend a search is always difficult...
Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel

...Guard report mainly singled out risk management practices by both Shell and Edison Chouest for criticism.A senior Coast Guard official, Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, also cited the lack of experience of Edison Chouest in northern waters. Ostebo...
Contractor says tow line OK before Shell drill ship grounding

...Offshore Rig Mover's International, the towing master for the ill-fated voyage, was not available to appear, Coast Guard officials said. The panel will resume the hearing Wednesday.
Kodiak cleanup continues in ship grounding

...command."She declined to name the investigating officer or comment on the investigation, citing confidentiality.Coast Guard officials said the Army is the lead agency in the investigation and they will contribute at the Army's request."Obviously...
LeConte is stable, but still in danger

...surround it with buoys that will contain any spilled oil, Wilson said. The salvage effort, which ferry and Coast Guard officials call a "unified command," is conducted by the Alaska Department of Transportation, the Coast Guard and the...
Salvage ship arrives at LeConte grounding

...the arrival of the 213-foot American Salvor, a vessel equipped for marine salvage. On Saturday afternoon, Coast Guard officials had no further details of the plan. The vessel contains equipment for pumping, pressurizing a compartment, patching...
Coast Guard shuffle shifting a few jobs north

...mirrors the incident command system used by federal agencies for disaster response or large-scale events." Coast Guard officials said no cutters will change home ports. "Sector commands will streamline the delivery of service to the public...


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