Coast Guard responds to barge fire near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard responds to barge fire near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard responds to barge on fire approximately three miles from Port Aransas, Texas, jetties Oct. 20, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel that caught fire Friday morning three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas, Texas. At 4:35 a.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a mayday from the captain...

Summary of Coast Guard’s Hurricane Harvey response efforts

Summary of Coast Guard's Hurricane Harvey response efforts
U.S. Coast Guard flood Punt team helps survivors evacuate Houston floods during Hurricane Harvey.  NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has completed search and rescue operations in response to Hurricane Harvey but continues to work alongside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other federal, state and local partners to address pollution concerns as a result of the storm. During their response...

Coast Guard captain of the port updates port conditions in Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard captain of the port updates port conditions in Corpus Christi, Texas
Ships and barges transit in and out of the Port of Corpus Christi, Sept. 2, 2017, after the port was reopened Aug. 31, 2017 following Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard captain of the port, Capt. Tony Hahn, continues to open waterways within the COTP zone, Sept. 2, 2017. The Calhoun Port Authority/Matagorda...

Coast Guard captain of the port updates port conditions in Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard captain of the port updates port conditions in Corpus Christi, Texas
Screenshot from Coast Guard overflight. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard captain of the port has begun opening certain waterways within the COTP zone, Thursday. As of 2:15 p.m. the following ports and waterways are open: Port of Brownsville: open with no restrictions. Port of Corpus Christi: open with the following restrictions: All vessels are restricted to a draft not to exceed 43-feet. All...

Coast Guard Captain of the Port updates port conditions in Corpus Christi

Coast Guard Captain of the Port updates port conditions in Corpus Christi
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard captain of the port has begun opening certain waterways within the COTP zone, Wednesday. As of 1 p.m. the following ports and waterways are open: Port of Brownsville Port of Corpus Christi Tug and barge with drafts not exceeding 20-feet currently located in the Port of Corpus Christi Inner Harbor may transit freely within the Inner Harbor. Recreational...

Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi to host counter terrorism exercise

Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi will hold a A multi-agency security functional exercise involving the Port of Corpus Christi and surrounding areas. The exercise, named “STAMS-10,” will be used to evaluate multi-agency awareness, prevention and the ability to respond to and recover from a terrorist-related Transportation Security Incident (TSI) Dec. 7-8, 2010, during regular business hours. The...