Coast Guard continuing search for missing man after explosion on oil platform

Coast Guard continuing search for missing man after explosion on oil platform
The Coast Guard is continuing to coordinate search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing to coordinate search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana, Monday morning. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard searching for missing man after explosion on oil platform

Coast Guard searching for missing man after explosion on oil platform
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is coordinating search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from a witness at approximately 8 p.m. of an oil platform explosion. It was reported by one of the...

Coast Guard, federal agencies continue response to offshore oil spill

Coast Guard, federal agencies continue response to offshore oil spill
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard continues to respond to a crude oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Four over flights were conducted Saturday and have identified no additional visible oil. The previously reported sheens have dissipated. The Coast Guard and the responsible party are continuing to evaluate trajectory models to identify the potential location of any surface oil or subsea plumes. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, federal agencies responding to offshore oil spill

Coast Guard, federal agencies responding to offshore oil spill
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to the report of a crude oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center at 1:30 p.m., Friday of a discharge from a damaged pipeline associated with a subsea well approximately 40 miles southeast of Venice, LA. The pipeline, which is operated by LLOG Exploration, has been secured. LLOG...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge
The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil discharge in Lake Washington near Port Sulfur, Louisiana. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil discharge in Lake Washington near Port Sulfur, Louisiana, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans’ Incident Management Division (IMD) received a report at approximately 8 a.m. of an estimated 1,260 gallons of oil and water discharging...

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey
Edward Primeau and Chief Petty Officer Rich Forte, both of the Coast Guard Atlantic Strike Team discuss the removal operations for a partially submerged vessel at Rockport Marina, Aransas, Texas, Sept. 29, 2017. The Coast Guard worked with the Texas General Land Office and contractors to remove displaced or partially submerged vessels after Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer...

Coast Guard rescues two people sailing in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues two people sailing in Lake Pontchartrain
The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a disabled sailboat in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, October 7, 2017.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a disabled sailboat in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 10:10 a.m. of two people aboard a 41-foot sailboat that experienced...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu for Mobile and New Orleans

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu for Mobile and New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has continued securing its area of responsibility and adjusting port conditions along the Gulf Coast as the threat of Hurricane Nate continues to move north, Saturday. The Coast Guard has set Port Condition Zulu for the New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama, captain of the port zones. Port Condition Zulu suspends all port operations and is set when gale force winds are...

Coast Guard responds to car entering water from bridge

Coast Guard responds to car entering water from bridge
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a car that entered the water from the Claiborne Avenue Bridge at mile marker 7 on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received the initial notification at 12:36 p.m. of a 4-door Jeep Cherokee with allegedly 3 people inside entering...