Coast Guard responds to vessel collision in Houston Ship Channel

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); GALVESTON, Texas — The Coast Guard is responding to the report of a collision in the Houston Ship Channel, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston received a report at 8:13 a.m., that the M/V Naticina and the barge MMI 3024, which was being pushed the by towing vessel Alliance, collided...

Coast Guard medevacs crewman 178 miles off coast of Galveston

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a motor tanker 178 miles southeast of Galveston, Sunday evening. Watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston received a report at approximately 8:54 p.m. that a male crewman aboard the motor vessel London Trader, a 422-foot tanker, was experiencing extreme stomach pains. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard conducts medevac of man with severe burns

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard conducted a medevac of a man from a cargo ship 230 miles south of Galveston, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston received a request for a medevac at 8 a.m. from the M/V Selje. The vessel reported that a crewmember had suffered severe burns and was provided initial medical assistance by an EMT aboard the Selje. A MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter and crew...

Coast Guard searches for another missing swimmer near Galveston

HOUSTON — For the second day in a row, the Coast Guard is searching for a missing swimmer off Galveston, Tuesday. The missing swimmer, a 30-year old man, went missing while swimming near 59th St. and Seawall Blvd. in Galveston shortly before 4 p.m. A lifeguard saw the man swimming, and then lost sight of him. The Coast Guard launched an MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter and crew from Air Station...

Coast Guard Air Station Houston medevacs man off Galveston coast

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel off the Galveston coast, Saturday. Watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston received a report via VHF radio at approximately 3:35 p.m. that a 49-year old male was suffering from what appeared to be nitrogen narcosis aboard the Split Decision, a 32-foot fishing vessel. Coast Guard Air Station Houston diverted an MH-65C...

Coast Guard Medevacs Man from Tanker

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a 809-foot chemical tanker in Galveston Fairway Anchorage near Galveston, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Sector Houston Galveston received a report at approximately 12:28 a.m. that a 44-year old male crewman aboard the Eagle Toledo was in tremendous pain after attempting to lift a heavy object. Air Station Houston launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard Air Station Houston medevacs diver off Galveston coast

HOUSTON – Coast Guard Air Station Houston medevaced a diver approximately 120 miles off the Galveston coast, Sunday.

Two boaters rescued after 17 hours in the water

HOUSTON – The crew of a towing vessel rescued two boaters Monday morning after their vessel capsized Sunday afternoon in Trinity Bay.

Coast Guard recovers body of missing child near Galveston

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard recovered the body of a 3-year-old boy near San Luis Pass, Texas, Sunday.