Coast Guard Responds to Accident in Mobile Bay

Friday, March 03, 2006
Investigation and pollution teams from Coast Guard Sector Mobile are responding to an accident in Mobile Bay, Ala., involving a container ship and a sky-crane. The accident which occurred on March 2 involved the container-ship Zim Mexico III and the crane. One person has been confirmed dead, and their name is being witheld pending next of kin notification. Local law enforcement and search and rescue personnel are also onscene. Responders reported a 2-ft. gash in the bow of the vessel. About 200 gallons of hydraulic oil and diesel also leaked onto the pier and was contained by the local fire department. The waterway has not been closed to maritime traffic. The Coast Guard, in conjunction with local officials, are currently investigating the incident.
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