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Unified command established for SEACOR Power response

Photo courtesy of Sophia Germer, NOLA.com, The Times Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

According to a Coast Guard release, the lift vessel was carrying up to 35,000 gallons of fuel, lube oil, hydraulic and waste oil.

Posted: Apr 26, 2021 8:58 PM

HOUMA, La. (KADN) - A Unified Command made up of Coast Guard and SEACOR Marine members has been established.

The command will work together for the salvage and removal of the fuel and oil from the SEACOR Power from its location in the Gulf of Mexico.

According to a Coast Guard release, the lift vessel was carrying up to 35,000 gallons of fuel, lube oil, hydraulic and waste oil. 

SEACOR Marine activated its response plan. 

The NTSB and Coast Guard's investigation into the capsizing of the SEACOR Power continues.

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