GALVESTON, Texas — The U.S. Coast Guard issued a news release stating that the two double-skinned barges, loaded with approximately two million gallons of crude oil, that were grounded near the Galveston Causeway Bridge Sunday, Oct. 31, were freed Tuesday.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — In a news release on the U.S. Coast Guard website, posted March 4, the Coast Guard reported that they were working with local agencies and International Offshore Services to refloat an oil rig platform supply vessel after it ran aground on San Jose Island, Monday, with four people aboard.
MOBILE. Ala. — The stranded Carnival cruise ship Triumph is now being pulled by four tugboats and is expected to arrive at Post of Mobile late Thursday night. The cruise ship became stranded on Sunday, Feb. 17, when an engine room fire broke out leaving 4,200-passengers aboard the Triumph without any propulsion. The fire was… read more
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A tanker worker, who was part of the Stolt Flamenco crew, was medically evacuated from a 435-foot tank ship by a Coast Guard helicopter crew Saturday evening, Feb.2, about 50 miles southeast of the Texas-Mexico border.
HOUSTON, TX — A lawsuit has been filed in Texas against BP for tens of millions of dollars by institutional investors who claim the oil company misled them over its safety policies and the magnitude of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that occurred on April 20, 2010, when the Deepwater Horizon drilling… read more
Coast Guard crews in Galveston, Texas are searching for 6 crewmembers of a fishing vessel that may have sank near Galveston, TX in Gulf of Mexico early Monday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston said they received a mayday call from the captain of a fishing vessel at approximately 1:15 p.m. reporting that their vessel was… read more
(CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas) — Coast Guard crews from Corpus Christi were called to the Gulf Intracoastal near Rockport, TX on Monday morning to medevac an injured crewman aboard the U.S. owned and operated tugboat, Billy Burkett.
The Rowan EXL-1, a mobile offshore drilling unit, has reportedly been badly damaged after being struck by a tanker that had apparently lost propulsion near Port Aransas.
HOUSTON, TX. — The Justice Department announced Tuesday, April 24, that a former BP engineer has been arrested on two counts of obstruction of justice for destroying evidence in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico.
A crewmember of an offshore supply vessel suffered minor injuries Friday night after the vessel ran aground on the Galveston jetties in an incident that was eerily similar to a grounding we reported about just a few weeks ago.