Coast Guard responds to barge break away

Coast Guard responds to barge break away
New Orleans – The Coast Guard is responding to a barge grounding on the Intracoastal Waterway near Houma, Louisiana, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8:10 p.m. that the uninspected towing vessel Native Dancer’s lead starboard barge allided with a concrete barrier on the Intracoastal Waterway near mile marker 57.5. Six barges broke loose. The waterway is closed in...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to enforce security zones near Palm Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies to enforce security zones near Palm Beach
Security Zones in vicinity of Mar A Lago, Florida are established during VIP visits to the Miami area. U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration by Seventh Coast Guard District MIAMI — The Coast Guard is enforcing Security Zones in the Intracoastal Waterway and offshore near Palm Beach, FL. The Security Zones are scheduled to begin Friday afternoon and will continue until late Monday evening, to include...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to establish security zones near Palm Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies to establish security zones near Palm Beach
MIAMI – The Coast Guard is establishing security zones in the Intracoastal Waterway and offshore near Palm Beach beginning Tuesday. The security zones are scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Dec. 16, and continue until 11:59 p.m. Jan. 3, to include certain waters of the Lake Worth Lagoon, Intracoastal Waterways and the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Mar-a-Lago Club and the Southern Boulevard Bridge...

Coast Guard to establish security zones near Palm Beach

Coast Guard to establish security zones near Palm Beach
MIAMI – The Coast Guard is establishing security zones in the Intracoastal Waterway and offshore near Palm Beach beginning Tuesday. The security zones are scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Nov. 22, and scheduled to continue until the afternoon of Nov. 27, to include certain waters of the Lake Worth Lagoon, Intracoastal Waterways and the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Mar-a-Lago Club and the Southern...

Coast Guard responding to sunken tow vessel, oily bilge water discharge on Intracoastal Waterway

Coast Guard responding to sunken tow vessel, oily bilge water discharge on Intracoastal Waterway
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a tow vessel that partially sank in the Intracoastal Waterway near Barataria, Louisiana, Sunday. The tow vessel Ally Kat is partially submerged at mile marker 10 on the ICW, and is estimated to have discharged approximately 200 gallons of oily bilge water. Responders on scene deployed boom around the Ally Kat in an effort to contain any further oily...

Truck in water restricts vessel traffic in Freeport, Texas

Truck in water restricts vessel traffic in Freeport, Texas
A U.S. Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot response boat crew establishes a safety zone on the Intracoastal Waterway after a truck with two passengers plunged into the water near Bryan Beach Bridge in Freeport, Texas, March 18, 2016. The two passengers escaped the vehicle and were taken to a local hospital. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jared Cleberg) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard...

Federal, state, local agencies respond to barge collision, fire in Intracoastal Waterway

Federal, state, local agencies respond to barge collision, fire in Intracoastal Waterway
Responders work to stabilize and move damaged barges after a collision and fire in the Intracoastal Waterway early Monday morning, July 20, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cmdr. Ricardo Alonso) HOUSTON — Federal, state and local response personnel as well as representatives from the barge companies are monitoring air quality and assessing damage and possible impact to the environment Monday after...

Coast Guard restricts vessel traffic on ICW following bridge incident

Coast Guard restricts vessel traffic on ICW following bridge incident
MIAMI — Vessel traffic on the Intracoastal Waterway near Bal Harbour, Florida is restricted following an incident involving a yacht and the Broad Causeway bridge. Due to the incident, only the bridge’s west leaf is able to open. Restrictions on vessel traffic limit movement of large vessels with a width of 40 feet or less as only one half of the bridge is operational. Vessels with a height...

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child from aground vessel in Intracoastal Waterway

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child from aground vessel in Intracoastal Waterway
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued four people including a 10 year-old-boy who ran aground on their recreational boat just north of the Arroyo Colorado late Tuesday. At approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi received a phone call from a Good Samaritan reporting a single red flare sighting, a signal of distress, in...