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Coast Guard, crews work to remove grounded fishing boat off Waikiki

The U.S. Coast Guard and private contractors were back in Waikiki today trying to refloat and remove the 79-foot fishing vessel that was grounded a few hundred yards off Kaimana Beach in Waikiki late Tuesday. Today’s late-morning high tide was expected to help the effort and officials were expecting to get the ship free today. On Thursday, crews worked to safely remove fuel and other pollutants from the Pacific Paradise ahead of today’s effort to remove the vessel. click here to read the story 22:35

Grounded F/V Ms. Nicani returns to sea

e2a3f125318dbd43The sight of a large fishing boat grounded on the beach drew spectators to Heceta Beach near the Siuslaw River North Jetty over the weekend. The 50-foot commercial fishing vessel Ms. Nicani ran aground early Saturday morning at Heceta Beach between the North Jetty and Driftwood Shores Resort, while returning to Florence after tuna fishing. The vessel, owned by Florence resident Terry Duman, ran aground just after 2 a.m., Sept. 17. U.S. Coast Guard Sr. Chief Boatswains Mate Tim Tregoning said, “The Coast Guard assisted the crew in setting a stern anchor to make sure the boat would not be pushed farther up onto the beach. Read the story here 08:09

Four rescued from sinking fishing vessel near Sitka

eyakRescuers picked up four people from a grounded 80-foot tender Monday morning, just before Alaska State Troopers say it sank near the Southeast Alaska town of Sitka. In a Monday AST dispatch, troopers say the U.S. Coast Guard called them for assistance at about 5:45 a.m. after the 80-foot ran aground, then began to take on water about 16 miles south of Sitka. Read the rest here  17:02