Unified Command continues to respond to gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor

Unified Command continues to respond to gas pipeline fire near Port O'Connor
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard responds to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office and RLB Contracting Inc., continues to respond to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Monday afternoon. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. The lancha boat, 700 pounds of red snapper and 215 pounds of shark, were seized. The Mexican fishermen...

Coast Guard responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O'Connor, Texas
The Coast Guard responds to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard responded to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas, Tuesday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a mayday call from the dredge Jonathon King Boyd who reported the vessel was on fire after hitting a gas pipeline while conducting...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman near Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 79-year-old fisherman from a floating cabin near Corpus Christi, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a request from a Texas Parks and Wildlife game warden for the medevac of a fisherman who was reportedly suffering from a back...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Wednesday morning. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of three Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. The lancha boat, 967 pounds of red snapper, and 734 pounds of shark, were seized. The Mexican fishermen...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard law enforcement crews moor an interdicted Mexican lancha at Station South Padre Island, Texas, April 6, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Friday afternoon. Coast Guard crews stopped...

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel near South Padre Island

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel near South Padre Island
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued one boater and recovered a second unresponsive boater after their vessel capsized near South Padre Island, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector/Air station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified by the Willacy County Sheriff’s Department at approximately 11:30 a.m....

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas Saturday morning and Sunday night. Coast Guard crews stopped two lanchas with a total of seven Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. Two lancha boats, including fishing gear, and 1,680 pounds of red snapper, grouper,...

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas— The Coast Guard medevaced a boater Saturday evening from a 48-foot vessel three miles northeast of Port Aransas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from Sea Tow dispatchers that a 56-year-old woman aboard the vessel Viking was reportedly suffering from a possible back injury after...