Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in response to a vessel taking on water near Bayou Bienvenue, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 12 p.m. of a 16-foot vessel taking on water with three people aboard. Sector New Orleans watchstanders directed the launch of a Special...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard suspends search for possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Thursday. A 29-foot response boat-small crew from Coast Guard Station New Orleans reported that they observed no signs of a vehicle going in Lake Pontchartrain as a result of a multiple car accident on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge, Thursday. Watchstanders from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responds to possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a possible vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, from a multiple car accident at approximately mile marker three of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge on the southbound lanes, Thursday. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the report from the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Police Department at 3:48 a.m. after a...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Convent, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Convent, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended their search for a person in the water in vicinity of Convent, Louisiana, Thursday.  Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans were notified by Customs and Border Protection at 8:30 a.m. that a 35 year-old male Chinese national was missing from the motor vessel BBG Bright. Coast Guard crews searched eight miles of the Lower Mississippi River for approximately...

Coast Guard rescues two men aboard disabled vessel

Coast Guard rescues two men aboard disabled vessel
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two men aboard a disabled vessel near Lafitte, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified at 5:45 p.m. of an overdue 17-foot vessel with two men aboard. They were last seen near Crown Point, Louisiana, at 1:00 p.m. Sunday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard crews tow disabled vessel

Coast Guard crews tow disabled vessel
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard towed an 18-foot vessel with two people and one dog aboard near St. Bernard, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at approximately 6:05 p.m. about a disabled vessel requesting assistance in Drum Lake. Sector New Orleans directed the launch of a Coast Guard Station New Orleans 24-foot Special Purpose Craft boatcrew at 6:35...

Coast Guard, other agencies suspends search for person in the water

Coast Guard, other agencies suspends search for person in the water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 35-year-old African American male in the water near the Causeway Bridge in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Sunday. The Coast Guard and local agencies searched approximately 125 nautical miles in Lake Pontchartrain. The case was suspended at 7:55 p.m., Sunday. Involved in the search were: Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Response...

Coast Guard, other agencies search for person in the water

Coast Guard, other agencies search for person in the water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a 35-year-old African American male in the water near the Causeway Bridge in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 10:59 p.m.  Saturday that the male fell into the water after a motorcycle accident on the Causeway Bridge. Involved in the search are: Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot...

Coast Guard responds to possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard responds to possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain
The Coast Guard and other agencies are responding to a possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain, near the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, approximately 9 miles from Metairie, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office at 3:45 a.m. that there was debris and a damaged guardrail on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. It...