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Crews prepare for cold-tap drilling operations to offload product

Crews prepare for cold-tap drilling operations to offload product and enable removal of barge from the Houston Ship Channel, May 13, 2019. Barge MMI 3041 capsized while in transit with Barge Kirby 30015T on May 10, 2019 after the tanker Genesis River collided in the Ship Channel. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Auxiliarist Rusty Pumphrey)

Unified Command Continues Salvage Operations

The Unified Command continues salvage operations on two barges May 12, 2019 near Bayport, Texas after a collision on the Houston Ship Channel at Lights 71-74 between a 755-foot tanker and a tug pushing two barges. Crews continue to maintain boom deployed and remain focused on environmentally sensitive areas.