Project Tag: environmental response

Jim Clark Marina Fire Response

The Jim Clark Marina caught fire in the evening of March 27, 2020, destroying 8 boat houses and the boats inside, and damaging adjacent dock structures and another vessel. Global was contacted after hours by the USCG to put containment boom in place. Both a boom crew and a dive crew were already on the …

Barrier Island Stranded Vessel Defueling

F/V Tamara Alane lost power and ran aground in the Shackleford Banks Marine Protected Area in North Carolina, a sensitive island habitat for wild horses, plovers and sea turtles. It was reported that the vessel had an estimated 7,000 gallons of fuel on board. Our Southeast MER Diving office was contacted to defuel the vessel; …

F/V AMAK Defuel and Refloat

Global initially responded to the sinking of the wooden fishing vessel Amak in the Port of Garibaldi, Oregon Marina for the USCG, Sector Columbia River. The crew was tasked with completing on-water recovery of petroleum leaking from the vessel, as well as defueling the accessible tanks underwater to lessen the continued pollution liability. Crews used …