Overdue boaters located clinging to capsized vessel

Overdue boaters located clinging to capsized vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has concluded the search for an overdue vessel with two people aboard, Tuesday. The boaters were located clinging to the hull of their capsized vessel by a good Samaritan vessel, Lady Tierny, approximately 18 miles south-southeast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The Lady Tierny transported the survivors to emergency medical services...

Coast Guard searching for overdue vessel in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard searching for overdue vessel in Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue vessel with two people aboard, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report that a 23-foot white Mako commercial fishing vessel with two people on board, last known to be approximately 10 miles west of the Southwest Pass jetties in the Gulf of Mexico, did not return when...

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, 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 rescues 3 near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Venice, Louisiana
The Coast Guard rescued three people in the water near Venice Louisiana, November 11, 2017. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three people in the water near Venice Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8:26 a.m. from the motor vessel A.S. Patricia that there were three people in the water with their capsized vessel at Head of Pass, Louisiana. Sector New Orleans...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Triumph

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Triumph
Coast Guard members from Station Venice, Louisiana, medevac a cruise ship crewmember who was experiencing appendicitis symptoms near Venice November 6, 2017.  NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a cruise ship on the Mississippi River near Venice, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received the report of the man experiencing symptoms of appendicitis...

Coast Guard medevacs 26-year-old from cruise ship Carnival Dream

Coast Guard medevacs 26-year-old from cruise ship Carnival Dream
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 26-year-old man suffering from a reported seizure aboard the cruise ship Carnival Dream near Venice, Louisiana, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received the report at 7:17 p.m. while the Carnival Dream was transiting south on the Mississippi...

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water northeast of Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water northeast of Venice, Louisiana
US Coast Guard File PhotoNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a vessel taking on water approximately 18 miles northeast of Venice, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 12:06 p.m. Saturday of a vessel with six people aboard taking on water near Breton Sound, Louisiana. Coast Guard watchstanders directed the launch of a Response Boat-Small...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Triumph

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Triumph
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 40-year-old man from a cruise ship in Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a request from the cruise ship Carnival Triumph at 12:30 p.m. Friday for a medevac of a man experiencing a gastrointestinal condition. Coast Guard watchstanders directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...