Coast Guard medevacs man with chest pains east of Port Sulphur

Coast Guard medevacs man with chest pains east of Port Sulphur
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man experiencing chest pains approximately 30 miles east of Port Sulphur, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report of the man at approximately 12:29 p.m. Sector New Orleans directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Venice to assist the man. The boat crew...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Breton Sound

Coast Guard medevacs man near Breton Sound
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man near Breton Sound, Louisiana, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 3:14 p.m. of a 70-year-old man suffering from stroke like symptoms aboard the fishing vessel RED EAGLE. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew at 4:28 p.m. The aircrew...

Coast Guard rescues people aboard vessel taking on water

Coast Guard rescues people aboard vessel taking on water
The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a vessel taking on water near Venice, Louisiana, May 4, 2017. (courtesy photo by U.S. Coast Guard) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a vessel taking on water near Venice, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 1:04 a.m. reporting a fishing vessel, which grounded on a reef with two people...

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water near Pass A Loutre, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water near Pass A Loutre, Louisiana
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a 30-foot vessel taking on water with one person aboard near Pass A Loutre, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 6:23 p.m. of the vessel taking on water. Sector New Orleans watchstanders directed the launch of a 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Venice,...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Southwest Pass, La.

Coast Guard medevacs man near Southwest Pass, La.
USCG File PhotoNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from the Fairway Anchorage at Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 11:30 a.m. of a 28-year-old man who was experiencing difficulty breathing. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Venice 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew at 1:00 p.m. The boatcrew arrived on scene...

Coast Guard rescues lift boat crewmembers

Coast Guard rescues lift boat crewmembers
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four crewmembers aboard the lift boat Superior Trust, as it became unstable near Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 3:19 a.m. reporting one of the Superior Trust’s legs failed and made contact with a natural gas platform’s walkway resulting in approximately 10 gallons of oil discharge. Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Norwegian Dawn

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship  Norwegian Dawn
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old woman from the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn approximately 30 nautical miles north of Venice, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 7 p.m. Sunday of a passenger suffering a shoulder injury. Watchstanders directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Dawn

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Dawn
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 76-year-old male aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn approximately 10 nautical miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at approximately 12:00 a.m. that a passenger had been suffering from a heart condition and flu-like symptoms. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Station Venice were notified...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Venice

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Venice
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a person in the water approximately one mile from Pelican Island near Venice, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:25 p.m. of an Asian man falling overboard from a 22-foot fishing vessel, Wednesday. The case was suspended at 5:04 p.m. and approximately 145 square nautical miles were searched. Involved...