Over 450,000 gals. of oil recovered from NY shipwreck

Oil recovery operations on the World War II-era shipwreck Coimbra are nearing completion over two months after they began on May 11 off the coast of Long Island, New York.

A unified command consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation oversaw the response supported by more than 100 government, industry and environmental specialists. Bordelon Marine‘s 260’x52’ ultra light intervention vessel Sheila Bordelon assisted in the response and recovery of...


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