Coast Guard medevacs crew member near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crew member near Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 55-year-old crew member from a tanker near Galveston, Texas, early Wednesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request for assistance from the captain of the motor tanker NS Commander reporting...

Coast Guard medevacs man from oil tanker near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from oil tanker near Galveston, Texas
An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin aircrew surveys the oil tanker, Miss Claudia, in preparation for a medevac off Galveston, Texas, Nov. 27, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Houston. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old man Monday afternoon from an oil tanker 13 miles east of Galveston, Texas. The oil tanker Miss Claudia contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman near Freeport, Texas
U.S. Coast Guard 25 Foot Response Boast-Small File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman from a fishing vessel approximately eight miles south of Freeport, Texas, Tuesday morning . At 9:29 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders overheard a report on Channel 16 of a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Lady Tina who suffered a possible concussion and broken...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible missing persons near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for possible missing persons near Freeport, Texas
The Coast Guard responded to a fire aboard an unidentifiable vessel Nov. 7, 2017. The Coast Guard searched for possible missing persons after the vessel fire was reported by a good Samaritan. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Courtesy Asset. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended the search for possible missing persons approximately 3 miles south of the San Bernard River Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing persons after boat fire near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard searching for possible missing persons after boat fire near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for possible missing persons after a vessel caught fire and sank Monday afternoon approximately 3 miles south of the San Bernard River. At 2:45 p.m., a good Samaritan reported sighting flames and smoke just south of the San Bernard River to Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard medevacs man from oil tanker near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from oil tanker near Freeport, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 21-year-old man Monday morning from an oil tanker 12 miles south of Freeport, Texas. At 8:07 a.m., the captain of the oil tanker Stena Imperative contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report that a crewmember was going in and out of consciousness after sustaining a head injury from a fall. A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard medevacs man off research vessel near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man off research vessel near Galveston, Texas
USCG FIle Photo HOUSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted a 49-year-old man from a research/survey vessel Sunday morning approximately 40 miles southeast of Galveston. At 4:15 a.m., medical personnel aboard the 340-foot Norwegian research/survey vessel, Oceanic Vega, contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report that a crewmember was...

Coast Guard monitors return of cruise ships to Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard monitors return of cruise ships to Galveston, Texas
Two Carnival cruise ships dock at a cruise terminal in Galveston, Texas, Sept. 1, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Klingenberg) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is monitoring the return of cruise ships to ports in Galveston, Texas, Friday. Cruise ship passengers were allowed to disembark at Galveston ship terminals after being stranded at sea for an additional six days due...

Coast Guard captain of the port updates port conditions in southeast TX

Coast Guard captain of the port updates port conditions in southeast TX
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Zone Houston-Galveston has established Port Condition Recovery status with additional parameters, Friday. As of 1:30 p.m., the following ports are open to day and night transit as controlled by Vessel Traffic Service Houston-Galveston: • The Galveston Bay Entrance Channel, Outer Bar Channel, Inner Bar Channel, Bolivar Roads Anchorages, Bolivar Roads...