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Biologist slams U.S. vessel for running aground in Witless Bay Reserve

Oil from a U.S. fishing vessel killed a number of birds inside the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve on Friday, and a seabird biologist says the boat had no business being so close to Green Island to run aground in the first place.,, The Canadian Coast Guard’s environmental response team cleaned up Friday, and DFO said no pollution was reported in Witless Bay. Transport Canada is investigating. Montevecchi said the Eyelander, an American fishing boat, was apparently too close to Green Island early Friday morning and ran aground. click here to read the story 20:46

No oiled birds spotted in Witless Bay area – In a statement Tuesday, the Canadian Coast Guard said its environmental response surveillance flights — and surveys by boat of the area on Saturday along with the Canadian Wildlife Service — confirmed there was no pollution in the area. Meantime, two dive surveys have been completed on the fishing vessel with no sign of diesel or oil leakage. click here to read the story 8/28 16:39

Forty-foot fishing trawler run aground near Powell River

Mounties are investigating after a 40-foot fishing trawler ran aground in a village north of Powell River on Thursday. The vessel ran into trouble and slammed into the marina in the small community of Lund around 10 p.m. According to witnesses, people onboard intentionally crashed into the marina to keep the boat from sinking. Police have remained tight-lipped on the incident, only saying that it’s under investigation. Crews worked to get the trawler off the sea floor on Friday. Video, read the rest here 14:45

F/V Savannah Ray Run Aground in Chiniak Bay, Coast Guard Hoist’s Four Fishermen to Safety

savannah rayA Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued four fishermen from the fishing vessel Savannah Ray after they ran aground in Chiniak Bay near Kodiak Island, Alaska, Monday morning. The helicopter crew hoisted the four fishermen from their grounded vessel and transferred them to awaiting emergency medical services in Kodiak. The weather at the time of the rescue was reported as 51 mph winds with 11-foot seas.  Video, Read the rest here 19:28

F/V Pacific Queen, and F/V Coral Sea run aground in southeast Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard says two fishing boats ran aground overnight in southeast Alaska waters. [email protected]

Eight people rescued after separate sinkings [email protected]

Coast Guard responds to F/V Naknek Spirit – run aground early Saturday in Passage Canal six miles east of Whittier in Prince William Sound

The Coast Guard and Alaska Chadux are responding to a reported fuel spill from a grounded fishing vessel in Passage Canal six miles east of Whittier in Prince William Sound, Saturday. [email protected]uscg logo