A Jan. 1, Vancouver Sun report stated that a 197 ft barge went aground in Oak Bay on New Year’s morning. The barge grounded in the waves of Enterprise Channel, the narrow body of water between Trial Island and Oak Bay.
(Source: Vancouver Sun)
US Coast Guard 8th District says that it has rescued 3 crewmembers aboard the uninspected tugboat 'UTV Todd Michael' after it grounded on the rocks near the Lakefront Airport on Lake Pontchartrain.
U.S. Fleet Forces Command inform that a fire broke out aboard 'USS Hue City' (CG 66) as the ship was transiting the Atlantic.
Hue City had departed Mayport, Fla.
The Coast Guard is overseeing response efforts, as the offshore drilling rig ENSCO 8506 began taking sea-water into a ballast tank after being hit by a large wave