Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted two individuals whose vessel was taking on water near Barataria Bay, Louisiana, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 9:39 a.m. of the 47-foot fishing vessel Billy Joel taking on water with two people aboard. Watchstanders directed the launch of...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from their vessel near Venice, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 7:25 p.m. of two people aboard the fishing vessel Lady B as it was taking on water. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station Mobile...

Coast Guard continues response to oil discharge near Pointe à la Hache

Coast Guard continues response to oil discharge near Pointe à la Hache
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and state agencies are continuing to respond to an oil discharge from a hole in a pipeline in a marsh area near Pointe à la Hache, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans’ Incident Management Division reports the in-situ burn was conducted Friday from 12 p.m. to 3:40 p.m. Air monitoring was conducted and the results showed no level of concern. The IMD is scheduled...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for unconfirmed person in the water

Coast Guard, local agencies search for unconfirmed person in the water
The remains of a 30 foot shrimp vessel that burned Saturday morning. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an unconfirmed person in the water, Saturday. At approximately 4:20 a.m. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report of a 30-foot shrimp vessel on fire in Long Bay near Buras, Louisiana. It was reported that the vessel later sank in approximately 4-feet of water approximately...

Coast Guard continues response to oil discharge near Pointe à la Hache

Coast Guard continues response to oil discharge near Pointe à la Hache
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and state agencies are continuing to respond to an oil discharge from a hole in a pipeline in a marsh area near Pointe à la Hache, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division reports approximately 1,260 gallons of product have been recovered through the use of boom, sorbent pads, drum skimmer package, and rope-mope skimmer package An...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge near Pointe à la Hache

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge near Pointe à la Hache
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an approximately 504-gallon oil discharge from a hole in a pipeline in a marsh area near Pointe à la Hache, Louisiana, Wednesday. The source of the discharge is secured. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the report of the discharge at 2:40 p.m. OMI Environmental Solutions, an oil spill response organization, is on...

Coast Guard rescues man who had fallen overboard

Coast Guard rescues man who had fallen overboard
The Coast Guard rescued a man who had fallen overboard from his vessel in the Atchafalaya River near Morgan City, Louisiana, November 20, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued a man who had fallen overboard from his vessel in the Atchafalaya River near Morgan City, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification Monday from a...

Coast Guard medevacs 3 people after vessel strikes barge

Coast Guard medevacs 3 people after vessel strikes barge
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced three people whose vessel struck a barge near Bayou Segnette, Louisiana, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 4:15 a.m. of a 22-foot recreational vessel with four passengers aboard that collided with a barge, veered off and then ran aground, ejecting...

Coast Guard rescues man after vessel runs aground

Coast Guard rescues man after vessel runs aground
The Coast Guard rescued a man after his vessel grounded in Bastin Bay, Louisiana, November 18, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued a man after his vessel grounded in Bastin Bay, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 1:20 p.m. Saturday of a fishing vessel that experienced steering issues and ran aground in low water...