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Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found

...of holding 43 people each."We are still looking for survivors or any sign of life," he said.Also spotted were an oil sheen, cargo containers, a partly submerged life raft - the ship carried five rafts, each capable of holding 17 people...
Nation and World
Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill

...District. The average spill is less than 10 gallons. "What we stress from this - if you're a mariner, if you see an oil sheen, let the harbor master know, or the EPA know, and that's the first step we can take," said Coast Guard External Affairs...
Agencies respond to Auke Bay oil spill

...and AEDC have been attempting to clear the oil with sorbent pads and snares. Large black booms are in place to keep the oil sheen from spreading.She said because the wind has been mild since Sunday, the booms have been successful in containing the...
Empire Editorial: Legislature has a duty to investigate Guard scandal

...October that Legislative hearings and an investigation might muddy the water. This scandal, however, is more like an oil sheen concealing everything underneath the surface. It took four investigations to obtain tangible evidence of wrongdoing...
Oil sheen observed in Wrangell after boat sinking

The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies are responding to the site of a boat sinking in Wrangell, as a sheen of oil was seen surrounding the area.
Shell drilling barge pulled from rocks

...If that doesn't work, he said, additional tugs will be used to keep it in place. Four more tugs were on scene Monday.A tug trailing the drill vessel used infrared equipment to watch for oil sheens and reported no petroleum discharge.
State Briefs

...abandoned undersea pipeline, a process that could leave an oil sheen in Cook Inlet, company officials said. The Nikiski. Workers determined last summer that small oil sheens appearing near the pipeline were because of residual...
State Briefs

...dive team and three boats from Search and Rescue to help, according to the Sitka Sentinel. The helicopter spotted an oil sheen and debris a quarter-mile offshore Point Amelia, north of Shelikof Bay, said Search and Rescue Capt. Don Kluting...
Ketchikan families rescued

...the end." The Dry Heat contained about 150 gallons of diesel fuel, and the Coast Guard crew reported seeing a small oil sheen about 50-by-50-yards in area. Ann Chandonnet can be reached at .
9 saved from burning boat; baby set afloat in ice chest

...retrieving life jackets), but otherwise there were only bruises. It was a good story in the end." The Dry Heat carried about 150 gallons of diesel fuel, and the Coast Guard crew reported seeing an oil sheen of about 50-by-50 yards.


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