Coast Guard warns mariners of stray cargo containers near Norfolk International Terminal,

Coast Guard warns mariners of stray cargo containers near Norfolk International Terminal,
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat – Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd. Class Mark Jones) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is warning mariners of loose cargo containers that fell from a cargo ship this afternoon at the Norfolk International Terminal (NIT) in Norfolk, Virginia. The Coast Guard Cutter Razorbill contacted watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Hampton Road command center...

Coast Guard suspends search for a man over board

Coast Guard suspends search for a man over board
Coast Guard file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a person in the water approximately 55 nautical miles south east of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile suspended the search after searching approximately 2,830 square nautical miles for approximately 50 hours. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:52 a.m., Saturday, from the pleasure craft...

Coast Guard searches for a man over board

Coast Guard searches for a man over board
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately 55 nautical miles south east of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:52 a.m. from the pleasure craft Motion Granted, a 41-foot hattaras, that 40-year-old Matthew Willis was overboard. The man was last seen at approximately 2 a.m. Three people...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Morgan City

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Morgan City
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing man near Morgan City, Louisiana, Wednesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans suspended the search at 1:17 p.m. after searching for approximately 61 hours, covering 2,050 square nautical miles. Watchstanders at Sector New Orleans received a report of a missing Vietnamese man at approximately 11:30 p.m.,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana
CAMERON, Louisiana — The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday evening, for a diver that went missing Friday afternoon approximately 35 miles south of Cameron. Missing is Chet Cassell, a male in his mid 40s from Alexandria. Approximately 1,860 square miles have been searched over two days, including 14 aircraft searches and 11 surface searches. Air assets involved in the search included a Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water south of Marsh Island

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water south of Marsh Island
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Skipjack file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kevin Metcalf. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water south of Marsh Island, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard assets searched 3,753 square nautical miles for approximately 98 hours for a missing person in the water who was aboard the tug vessel Crosby Commander. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans searching for person in the water near Marsh Island

Coast Guard, good Samaritans searching for person in the water near Marsh Island
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are searching for a person in the water approximately 30 nautical miles south of Marsh Island, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 5 a.m. of the tug vessel Crosby Commander taking on water with four people aboard. Three people were able to evacuate to a life raft...

Coast Guard rescues people aboard vessel taking on water

Coast Guard rescues people aboard vessel taking on water
The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a vessel taking on water near Venice, Louisiana, May 4, 2017. (courtesy photo by U.S. Coast Guard) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a vessel taking on water near Venice, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 1:04 a.m. reporting a fishing vessel, which grounded on a reef with two people...

Coast Guard Cutter Razorbill rescues 2 from capsized tub boat

Coast Guard Cutter Razorbill rescues 2 from capsized tub boat
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a capsized tugboat two miles east of Baptiste Collette, Tuesday. At 2:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans were contacted by handheld radio from a crewmember aboard the tugboat Katlynn Necole, stating that the vessel was taking on water. Watchstanders directed the Coast Guard Cutter Razorbill and crew to respond. The crewboat...