Marine Debris Vessel Aground in Hawaii

Tuesday, July 05, 2005
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Press Release stating that the Unified Command is responding to the grounding of a marine debris removal vessel on Pearl and Hermes Atoll in the northwestern Hawaiian Islands. A subsequent Press Release states that the crew of the vessel has transferred ashore. The 145-foot vessel is leaking oil from its fuel tanks. A boom has been deployed. Rescue and response vessels are en route. A third Press Release notes that the ship remains aground. The crew and scientific personnel have been transported to Midway Island. (HK Law).

Casualties

Caribbean Fantasy Fire Extinguished

A fire that broke out aboard the passenger vessel Caribbean Fantasy at 7:42 a.m. on August 17 has been extinguished, and the vessel has been moored safely in port.

Passenger Vessel Allides with Pier in Baltimore

Passenger vessel Spirit of Baltimore struck the pier at Henderson Wharf Marina in Baltimore, Sunday morning, causing 60 feet of damage to the pier and cosmetic damage to the vessel’s hull.

USS Freedom Suffers Casualty

The U.S. Navy's first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) experienced a casualty to one of its main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) on July 11 reportedly

 
 
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