We speak with Captain John Reed from the Coast Guard

We speak with Captain John Reed from the Coast Guard


come back and just a bit we’ll
tie take you through that
extend their outlook all that tie take you through that
extend their outlook all that
still at costs. I think. extend their outlook all that
still at costs. I think.
Right still at costs. I think.
Right
now the families of 4 rescued Right
now the families of 4 rescued
crew members are on their way now the families of 4 rescued
crew members are on their way
to Brunswick Georgia from South crew members are on their way
to Brunswick Georgia from South
Korea. to Brunswick Georgia from South
Korea.
>>And the men spent the night Korea.
>>And the men spent the night
in the hospital they were>>And the men spent the night
in the hospital they were
trapped for more than 30 hours in the hospital they were
trapped for more than 30 hours
in the hull of the ship while trapped for more than 30 hours
in the hull of the ship while
they wait to be reunited with in the hull of the ship while
they wait to be reunited with
The US Coast Guard now has 2 they wait to be reunited with
The US Coast Guard now has 2
goals to safely remove the The US Coast Guard now has 2
goals to safely remove the
vessel and resume commerce at goals to safely remove the
vessel and resume commerce at
the port which is one of the vessel and resume commerce at
the port which is one of the
busiest auto parts of the the port which is one of the
busiest auto parts of the
nation is not a fact the busiest auto parts of the
nation is not a fact the
second busiest. The South nation is not a fact the
second busiest. The South
Korean company that owns the second busiest. The South
Korean company that owns the
cargo ship says it is grateful Korean company that owns the
cargo ship says it is grateful
to everyone involved in the cargo ship says it is grateful
to everyone involved in the
rescue. In a statement Hyundai to everyone involved in the
rescue. In a statement Hyundai
glovis has said that the rescue rescue. In a statement Hyundai
glovis has said that the rescue
of the crew members was quote glovis has said that the rescue
of the crew members was quote
deeply appreciated. The of the crew members was quote
deeply appreciated. The
statement added that the deeply appreciated. The
statement added that the
company staff is also statement added that the
company staff is also
fully engage with agencies that company staff is also
fully engage with agencies that
are focused on limiting any fully engage with agencies that
are focused on limiting any
damage to the environment are focused on limiting any
damage to the environment
goldenray flipped on its side damage to the environment
goldenray flipped on its side
and caught fire Sunday that goldenray flipped on its side
and caught fire Sunday that
left Brunswick with more than and caught fire Sunday that
left Brunswick with more than
4,000 vehicles inside. After left Brunswick with more than
4,000 vehicles inside. After
those trapped crew members were 4,000 vehicles inside. After
those trapped crew members were
rescued all 4 were described as those trapped crew members were
rescued all 4 were described as
alert and a relatively rescued all 4 were described as
alert and a relatively
good condition, taken to the alert and a relatively
good condition, taken to the
hospital for further evaluation good condition, taken to the
hospital for further evaluation
and remain there overnight. hospital for further evaluation
and remain there overnight.
We are covering their rescue and remain there overnight.
We are covering their rescue
from all angles this morning We are covering their rescue
from all angles this morning
news 4 Jax reporter Ashley from all angles this morning
news 4 Jax reporter Ashley
Harding is standing by to news 4 Jax reporter Ashley
Harding is standing by to
explain how the 4 crew members Harding is standing by to
explain how the 4 crew members
are doing this morning. explain how the 4 crew members
are doing this morning.
But first we begin with news 4 are doing this morning.
But first we begin with news 4
Jax reporter Jennifer ready who But first we begin with news 4
Jax reporter Jennifer ready who
takes us back to yesterday’s Jax reporter Jennifer ready who
takes us back to yesterday’s
incredible rescue. takes us back to yesterday’s
incredible rescue.
This morning, 4 crew members incredible rescue.
This morning, 4 crew members
are waking up safe in the This morning, 4 crew members
are waking up safe in the
hospital after being trapped in are waking up safe in the
hospital after being trapped in
the overturned goldenray for hospital after being trapped in
the overturned goldenray for
more than the overturned goldenray for
more than
a day. more than
a day.
>>Their smiles captured in a day.
>>Their smiles captured in
these photos taken by the US>>Their smiles captured in
these photos taken by the US
Coast Guard. As crews pulled these photos taken by the US
Coast Guard. As crews pulled
him out of the ship. Coast Guard. As crews pulled
him out of the ship.
>>I think they were pretty him out of the ship.
>>I think they were pretty
relieved that I don’t have>>I think they were pretty
relieved that I don’t have
information on what they said. I know what super happy to be I know what super happy to be
outside, let’s face it down on I know what super happy to be
outside, let’s face it down on
the table. outside, let’s face it down on
the table.
>>The 4 men got stuck in the the table.
>>The 4 men got stuck in the
ship after it caught fire early>>The 4 men got stuck in the
ship after it caught fire early
Sunday morning and rolled on ship after it caught fire early
Sunday morning and rolled on
its side. But now with all crew Sunday morning and rolled on
its side. But now with all crew
members alive and accounted for its side. But now with all crew
members alive and accounted for
the mission shift storm moving members alive and accounted for
the mission shift storm moving
the ship from the water without the mission shift storm moving
the ship from the water without
any additional the ship from the water without
any additional
oil leaks and resuming commerce any additional
oil leaks and resuming commerce
while this is only the first oil leaks and resuming commerce
while this is only the first
part the Golden Ray and the ah while this is only the first
part the Golden Ray and the ah
the Saint Simons sound part the Golden Ray and the ah
the Saint Simons sound
incident. the Saint Simons sound
incident.
>>There remains a lot of work incident.
>>There remains a lot of work
to do threats to>>There remains a lot of work
to do threats to
the environment. Hazards to of to do threats to
the environment. Hazards to of
people the environment. Hazards to of
people
and to the the economy. Well, people
and to the the economy. Well,
the ship remains in the water, and to the the economy. Well,
the ship remains in the water,
the port of Brunswick has the ship remains in the water,
the port of Brunswick has
establish an emergency safety the port of Brunswick has
establish an emergency safety
zone meaning other ships can’t establish an emergency safety
zone meaning other ships can’t
come within a half-mile of the zone meaning other ships can’t
come within a half-mile of the
Golden Ray. come within a half-mile of the
Golden Ray.
>>This is the second major Golden Ray.
>>This is the second major
stoppage at the port this>>This is the second major
stoppage at the port this
month. It was shut down last stoppage at the port this
month. It was shut down last
week when hurricane Dorian month. It was shut down last
week when hurricane Dorian
threat in the coast. week when hurricane Dorian
threat in the coast.
The port is the busiest port in threat in the coast.
The port is the busiest port in
the country for new auto The port is the busiest port in
the country for new auto
imports. the country for new auto
imports.
♪>>And right now we are at the>>And right now we are at the
US Coast Guard. If you take a>>And right now we are at the
US Coast Guard. If you take a
look behind me this is US Coast Guard. If you take a
look behind me this is
the boat. Right here that look behind me this is
the boat. Right here that
brought those crew members back the boat. Right here that
brought those crew members back
here to the US Coast Guard brought those crew members back
here to the US Coast Guard
yesterday after they were here to the US Coast Guard
yesterday after they were
rescued and right now, I’m yesterday after they were
rescued and right now, I’m
joined by captain John Reed, rescued and right now, I’m
joined by captain John Reed,
captain first and foremost how joined by captain John Reed,
captain first and foremost how
are these crewmembers doing a captain first and foremost how
are these crewmembers doing a
good morning. Jennifer. Thank are these crewmembers doing a
good morning. Jennifer. Thank
you very much the eye of the good morning. Jennifer. Thank
you very much the eye of the
crew members are doing a r R you very much the eye of the
crew members are doing a r R
well, surprisingly well for the crew members are doing a r R
well, surprisingly well for the
conditions they were in. well, surprisingly well for the
conditions they were in.
>>For for close to 40 through conditions they were in.
>>For for close to 40 through
from Sunday morning. about the>>For for close to 40 through
from Sunday morning. about the
yesterday evening. from Sunday morning. about the
yesterday evening.
So it’s quite a miracle that yesterday evening.
So it’s quite a miracle that
we’re able pull those for So it’s quite a miracle that
we’re able pull those for
people out alive. we’re able pull those for
people out alive.
>>And you talk about those people out alive.
>>And you talk about those
conditions what were some of>>And you talk about those
conditions what were some of
those conditions that they were conditions what were some of
those conditions that they were
like have you guys learned more those conditions that they were
like have you guys learned more
about those It’s I’ve learned like have you guys learned more
about those It’s I’ve learned
preliminarily the it was about about those It’s I’ve learned
preliminarily the it was about
a 140 degrees inside the skin preliminarily the it was about
a 140 degrees inside the skin
that ship. a 140 degrees inside the skin
that ship.
>>Rescuers who are going in that ship.
>>Rescuers who are going in
had to take frequent breaks>>Rescuers who are going in
had to take frequent breaks
in order to conduct the rescue, had to take frequent breaks
in order to conduct the rescue,
especially for that a 4th in order to conduct the rescue,
especially for that a 4th
crewman who was down below. especially for that a 4th
crewman who was down below.
And what was this rescue crewman who was down below.
And what was this rescue
mission like for you guys what And what was this rescue
mission like for you guys what
were some of the challenges mission like for you guys what
were some of the challenges
that you face. were some of the challenges
that you face.
>>I after the initial and that you face.
>>I after the initial and
saving the first 20 which was>>I after the initial and
saving the first 20 which was
challenging itself from a saving the first 20 which was
challenging itself from a
vessel that was laying on its challenging itself from a
vessel that was laying on its
side to conduct rescuers. vessel that was laying on its
side to conduct rescuers.
By both side to conduct rescuers.
By both
their feet and by seen as a By both
their feet and by seen as a
people made their way off their feet and by seen as a
people made their way off
through passageways that were people made their way off
through passageways that were
no longer oriented the way they through passageways that were
no longer oriented the way they
would normally would be all of no longer oriented the way they
would normally would be all of
that being done at night to get would normally would be all of
that being done at night to get
the 20 off that being done at night to get
the 20 off
and then to have to a the 20 off
and then to have to a
turnaround that when the and then to have to a
turnaround that when the
fire happened. turnaround that when the
fire happened.
>>And uh and uh and kind of fire happened.
>>And uh and uh and kind of
take a>>And uh and uh and kind of
take a
step back. take a
step back.
>>With regard to a rescue in step back.
>>With regard to a rescue in
those last 4 that was a that>>With regard to a rescue in
those last 4 that was a that
was a challenge. those last 4 that was a that
was a challenge.
>>How critical was the tapping was a challenge.
>>How critical was the tapping
noises that your crews were>>How critical was the tapping
noises that your crews were
able noises that your crews were
able
to hear. able
to hear.
>>That those tapping noises to hear.
>>That those tapping noises
war were absolutely critical to>>That those tapping noises
war were absolutely critical to
being able to one war were absolutely critical to
being able to one
identify where to go on that being able to one
identify where to go on that
ship and where identify where to go on that
ship and where
to actually make an attempt to ship and where
to actually make an attempt to
get through the skin and to to actually make an attempt to
get through the skin and to
rescue the people. And it’s get through the skin and to
rescue the people. And it’s
amazing because those rescue the people. And it’s
amazing because those
apparently how to get to where amazing because those
apparently how to get to where
they could tap on steel apparently how to get to where
they could tap on steel
and we had done it earlier in they could tap on steel
and we had done it earlier in
the morning on and we had done it earlier in
the morning on
on Sunday. to no avail. crews the morning on
on Sunday. to no avail. crews
kept doing that through the day on Sunday. to no avail. crews
kept doing that through the day
and when I kept doing that through the day
and when I
got word. On early Monday and when I
got word. On early Monday
morning that they were to got word. On early Monday
morning that they were to
happen throughout the night. morning that they were to
happen throughout the night.
It really energize that a team happen throughout the night.
It really energize that a team
of the tactical rescuers. It really energize that a team
of the tactical rescuers.
Yesterday morning. of the tactical rescuers.
Yesterday morning.
>>And how is the rescue team Yesterday morning.
>>And how is the rescue team
doing this morning how are they>>And how is the rescue team
doing this morning how are they
feeling, I’m sure they’re as doing this morning how are they
feeling, I’m sure they’re as
elated as I am but a number of men and women are still men and women are still
involved in the long fight for men and women are still
involved in the long fight for
a for the marine environment involved in the long fight for
a for the marine environment
protection aspects of this. a for the marine environment
protection aspects of this.
The incident and piggy backing protection aspects of this.
The incident and piggy backing
off of that what is next as in The incident and piggy backing
off of that what is next as in
the days off of that what is next as in
the days
to come next the unified the days
to come next the unified
command that has been set up to come next the unified
command that has been set up
we’ll all be able to address command that has been set up
we’ll all be able to address
all the environmental concerns we’ll all be able to address
all the environmental concerns
and the salvage of all the environmental concerns
and the salvage of
the vessel. starting on We and the salvage of
the vessel. starting on We
were. Voicing boom the vessel. starting on We
were. Voicing boom
bird Island trying to take care were. Voicing boom
bird Island trying to take care
of those environmentally bird Island trying to take care
of those environmentally
sensitive areas. In a defensive of those environmentally
sensitive areas. In a defensive
strategy as well as going after sensitive areas. In a defensive
strategy as well as going after
a any of the. strategy as well as going after
a any of the.
the oil and the gasoline that a any of the.
the oil and the gasoline that
was weeping out to the cars are the oil and the gasoline that
was weeping out to the cars are
whatever else was weeping out to the cars are
whatever else
they are continuing along that whatever else
they are continuing along that
route today and will for the they are continuing along that
route today and will for the
the days and weeks route today and will for the
the days and weeks
to come after a thank you so the days and weeks
to come after a thank you so
much for joining us this to come after a thank you so
much for joining us this
morning. We will have much more

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