Tsunami – Japan
Vessels reported damaged in the March 11, 2011 tsunami.
- Danish industry media reports no Danish vessels were damaged or sank.
- Russian media reports no news on any Russian vessel damaged or sank.
– Significant damages reported at Keehi Lagoon with approximately 200 vessels impacted.
– Keehi Lagoon still hazardous with continual tidal surges and shallow water levels.
– Keehi Lagoon docks broke free from moorings with multiple boats still attached.
– Multiple vessels in Keehi Lagoon floating free with multiple collisions occurring and one sailing vessel has collided with Sand Island Bridge.
– Haleiwa Harbor (#300s) piers destroyed with no vessels damaged.
– Coast Guard and good Samaritans continue to assist numerous recreational vessels disabled and adrift off Oahu.
– No damages reported to Waianae Harbor.
– No significant damages reported at this time.
– All aids to navigation remain intact.
– All piers and marinas intact.
– Significant trash and debris in marinas. No pollution reported.
– Maalaea Harbor continues to show signs of surge. No pollution reported.
– Two vessels sunken in harbor with one vessel overturned.
– All aids to navigation intact.
– Reports of damage and debris scattered around port.
– Civil Air Patrol currently conducting aerial assessment.
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Northern California Coast Guard response crews are conducting the following actions in response to the West Coast tsunami and related impacts:
•Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay’s MH-65C helicopters are continuing to search for a person in the water near the Klamath River, reportedly swept out to sea while trying to photograph tsunami waves.
•Six vessels have sunk or are overturned in Santa Cruz Harbor. Coast Guard responder crews are at the harbor that was evacuated due to an oil sheen leaking from the vessels.
•Overflights today found 20-30 vessels damaged at Crescent City Harbor.
•Coast Guard is investigating activation of a 406mhz EPIRB in Crescent City. It was found in a sunken vessel with no one on board.
•Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento HC-130J Hercules aircraft stands by to assist in any long-range air missions.
•Sector San Francisco’s Captain of the Port is currently assessing port conditions and evaluating all vessel entries into port. Vessels are prohibited from transferring hazardous cargo at this time.
•Coast Guard resources are all accounted for in Northern California with no damage or injuries.
•The Coast Guard remains ready to respond to any reports of maritime emergency situations.