Tighter regulation of U.S. ships carrying record exports of diesel and gasoline is coming amid the worst year for oil spills from barges since 2008.
Tighter regulation of U.S. ships carrying record exports of diesel and gasoline is coming amid the worst year for oil spills from barges since 2008. Coast Guard rules to be issued within the next 90 days would require commercial vessels nationwide to be equipped with Automatic Identification System, or AIS, technology, which uses transponders and electronic chart displays to alert pilots to ...
The Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the drowning of two men whose bodies were found near the San Luis Pass Tuesday morning.
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge ruled in favor of the Kurdistan Regional Government on Monday by tossing out an order for U.S. marshals to seize and turn over to Iraq crude oil from a tanker anchored off of Galveston. Iraq's attorneys have sent letters warning maritime companies not to transport oil from the tanker. Miller said Iraq may be able to file a claim directly against the Kurdistan ...
The Coast Guard rescued a 62-year-old man who was stranded on Atkinson Island, after he fell off his boat near Sylvan Beach and swam to the island Wednesday.
A Coast Guard rescue boat crew is continuing to search for a missing man near Cedar Bayou, near Houston, after the fishing vessel he was on capsized Monday afternoon.
A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevaced the chief engineer off a cargo ship, Monday, after he began experiencing stroke-like symptoms, 85 miles offshore of Galveston.
A body was found Tuesday in the area where the Coast Guard had been searching for a man missing when a fishing vessel overturned Monday in Cedar Bayou near Baytown.
GALVESTON — Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless is returning home to Galveston Saturday following a six-month deployment.
A vessel called United Kalavryta, containing 1 million barrels of crude oil from Kurdistan, is sitting in international waters off the coast of Galveston, Texas. The government of Iraq considers the shipment illegal, because Kurdistan, not Baghdad, approved its sale. A U.S. judge had ordered the ship seized, but it's currently untouchable in international waters. The ship full of disputed crude ...Source: