U.S. Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander Bill Walsh (C) coordinates a rescue mission as coxswain Richard Vidal (L) and navigator Ryan Rose (R) are seen during a patrol in New York Harbor October 31, 2012. Two days after Sandy delivered a record blow, New Yor
U.S. Coast Guard: no timetable to reopen NY Harbor's Arthur Kill
Posted : Thursday, 01 November 2012 01:39PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard has no timetable for the reopening of the Arthur Kill waterway, a key stretch of water in the New York Harbor lined with oil logistics infrastructure, a spokesman said on Thursday.
The waterway is closed due to a diesel spill from a nearby fuel terminal. Debris also presents a hazard to navigation, Coast Guard Petty Officer Eric Swanson said.
(Reporting by Robert Campbell; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)
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