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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/coast-guard-tug-engine-failure-blamed-w
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Crews corral cruise ship that tore loose in Alabama

...being secured as of 5 p.m., and moved to the Mobile Cruise Terminal, Carnival spokesman Vance Gulliksen said.Coast Guard officials said they saw no sign late Wednesday of the missing BAE Systems employee who was knocked into the water with a...

http://juneauempire.com/melissa-nelson-gabriel/2013-04-04/crews-corral-cruise-sh
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.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-29/contractor-says-tow-line-ok-shell-drill
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US Coast Guard transfers fish piracy case to China

...more than 66,000 pounds - of albacore tuna. They also found 6 metric tons of shark bodies and fins on board.Coast Guard officials said Chinese citizens were operating the vessel, called the Da Cheng. The cutter has since followed the vessel...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-15/us-coast-guard-transfers-fish-piracy-ca
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-13/kodiak-cleanup-continues-ship-grounding
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051204/loc_ferry.shtml
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051604/sta_leconte.shtml
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052306/loc_20060523006.shtml
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Disabled cargo ship adrift near Sitka

...Sunday evening, causing the ship to lose power, Coast Guard officials said. The vessel was about 180 miles southwest...the 27 crew members aboard suffered any injuries, Coast Guard officials said. Coast Guard Petty Officer Russ Tippets said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061702/sta_ship.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...of Fish and Game, which also responded to the scene. Coast Guard rescues Berners Bay hunters JUNEAU - U.S. Coast Guard officials reported Sunday a helicopter rescued two hunters in the Berners Bay area this weekend after their boat became disabled...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061906/sta_20060619011.shtml
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