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Coast Guard

State Fines Owner Of Derelict Barge For Oil Spill

Washington state regulators on Monday fined the owner of a derelict barge for spilling oil into the Columbia River near Camas during an illegal salvage operation in 2011.

CBS Seattle–01/28/2013

Two Tacoma Derelicts Latest Ship Trouble In Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — One abandoned ship sank early Friday and threatened to pull another down in a waterway off Puget Sound in the latest million dollar problem involving derelict vessels in Washington. The Coast Guard, state […]

CBS Seattle–01/25/2013

The Europa

Search Continues For Crewman Who Fell Off Local Fishing Boat

The Coast Guard is searching for a crewman who fell off a fishing boat about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday off the Olympic Peninsula, about eight miles west of the mouth of the Queets River.

CBS Seattle–01/16/2013

Protestors will march from Westlake Plaza today with plans to shut down the Port of Seattle in a wave of state-wide protests today. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Derelict Port Ludlow Ship Headed For Seattle

A derelict ship at Port Ludlow that was seized by the state Department of Natural Resources is scheduled to be towed Friday to a Seattle shipyard.

CBS Seattle–01/10/2013

File photo of U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.  (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Salazar, Coast Guard Announce Drill Vessel Reviews

A day after Royal Dutch Shell PLC towed a damaged floating drill rig to shelter from a remote Alaska island, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the department will perform an “expedited, high-level assessment” of the 2012 Arctic offshore drilling season.

01/08/2013

File photo of touring boats at a pier.  (credit: Getty Images)

72 Rescued When Sightseeing Vessel Takes On Water

The Coast Guard says responders have rescued 72 people on a sightseeing vessel that began taking on water in Alaska’s Glacier Bay after reportedly striking a rock.

08/20/2012

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Navy Ships, Jets Arriving in Seattle for Seafair

Three Navy ships and the Navy’s Blue Angels jets are arriving in Seattle. They’ll practice Thursday and Friday and perform Saturday and Sunday over the hydroplane race course on Lake Washington.

07/31/2012

A Greenpeace activist holds a banner during a protest.  (credit: MICHAL CIZEK/GettyImages)

Shell Vessel Re-anchors After Moving Toward Shore

A Shell Oil drilling vessel slipped it anchorage Saturday and began moving toward shore in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands before it was re-anchored, the Coast Guard said.

07/15/2012

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Everett-Based Coast Guard Ship Testing Biofuel

An Everett-based buoy tender is the first Coast Guard ship to test a biofuel made from algae.

06/21/2012

Fishing boats in the harbor of Kodiak.  (credit: Paul Oomen/GettyImages)

Kodiak In Dark On Double Homicide Investigation

From the vantage point of the Comfort Inn parking lot near the entrance to Kodiak’s airport, traffic moves north toward downtown or south to the Coast Guard air station, the home to cutters, helicopters and rescue swimmers that aid mariners in the Bering Sea or the Pacific Ocean.

05/27/2012

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