Coast Guard responds to collision near Gulfport Ship Channel

HC-144 USCG file photoGULFPORT, Miss. — The Coast Guard is responding to a collision between two vessels, Wednesday evening, 10 miles south of Gulfport near Ship Island in the Gulf of Mexico. At 8:50 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Gulfport were notified that a collision had occurred between the Sandy Point, a 163-foot fishing vessel, and a 660-foot container vessel, the Eurus London,...