Project Tag: spill 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 …

Challenging Hilo, Hawaii Wreck Removal

The S/V MIDWAY ISLAND was a sailing / fishing vessel that became grounded at the base of a cliff in Hilo Bay near Waikaku, a community just north of the city of Hilo, HI.  Global was contracted by the US Coast Guard to respond.  Under supervision of Global, and utilizing Global’s pre-staged defueling equipment, Sea …

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 …

Global, MER Salvage F/V All For Joy

Global and our parent company, Moran Environmental Recovery, recently completed a joint salvage effort on the bright pink fishing vessel “All For Joy” in the Long Island Sound, marking another successful project. On March 10, 2019, the fishing vessel All For Joy began taking water into the fish hold during heavy weather. The crew was …

Shuyak Island Cannery Spill Response

A dock structure at a former cannery collapsed during a severe storm, rupturing a 3,000 gallon fuel bladder containing heavy bunker C fuel oil. As soon as weather permitted, responders from Alaska Chadux Corporation deployed boom and sorbent materials around the dock facility and adjacent beach to help contain the beach. The US Coast Guard …