Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Donaldsonville, Louisiana, Friday. The Coast Guard searched approximately 46 square miles for 18 hours for a man who fell off a vessel into the Mississippi River Thursday. Involved in the search were: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A response...

Coast Guard medevacs pregnant woman 109 miles southwest of Key West

Coast Guard medevacs pregnant woman 109 miles southwest of Key West
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a pregnant 36-year-old woman from the cruise ship, Carnival Glory approximately 109 miles southwest of Key West, Friday. Coast Guard Key West watchstanders received a medevac request from the Carnival Glory crew at approximately 11:22 p.m. for a pregnant woman who went into labor aboard the ship. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard issues safety zone on Ohio River for Riverfest 2018

Coast Guard issues safety zone on Ohio River for Riverfest 2018
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard will issue a safety zone on the Ohio River for the annual Riverfest event near Cincinnati, Ohio, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley will be enforcing a no-wake safety zone which will result in a temporary river closure to all vessel traffic from mile marker 469.2 to mile marker 470.5 on the Ohio River from 7 p.m. Sunday until 10 p.m. Entry into, transit within, or...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 women near Moriches Inlet

Coast Guard medevacs 2 women near Moriches Inlet
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo NEW YORK — A Coast Guard Station East Moriches response boatcrew medevaced two women from a sailboat a few miles south of Moriches Inlet, Friday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification around 9:30 a.m., that a 36-year-old passenger aboard the sailing vessel Flirtation, was experiencing symptoms...

Coast Guard rescues grandfather, granddaughter in Grassy Sound, NJ

Coast Guard rescues grandfather, granddaughter in Grassy Sound, NJ
Members of Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City pose for a photo with a grandfather and granddaughter they rescued from a stranded personal water craft in Grassy Sound, New Jersey, Aug. 31, 2018.  CAPE MAY, NJ — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a grandfather and a granddaughter from a personal watercraft that ran aground in Grassy Sound, New Jersey, Thursday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after emergency distress signal activation near Port Isabel, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 3 after emergency distress signal activation near Port Isabel, Texas
The fishing vessel Master D on fire approximately 40 miles east of Port Isabel, Texas, Aug. 31, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued three crewmembers from a life raft after their fishing vessel caught fire approximately 40 miles east of Port Isabel, Texas, Friday morning. Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders in New Orleans received an emergency position...

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat 50 miles west of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat 50 miles west of San Diego
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old man approximately 50 miles west of San Diego, just south of San Clemente Island, Thursday. A crewmember aboard the 56-foot sport-fishing vessel Prowler contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately 12:30 p.m. requesting...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Corpus Christi, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews are responding to an oil spill from an overloaded barge moored at Flint Hills East Dock near Corpus Christi, Thursday evening. An estimated 1,176 gallons of oil was discharged. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi Incident Management Division, along with Corpus Christi Oil Spill Association, Flint Hills and barge crews, are currently on scene and...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sinking vessel in Barnegat Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sinking vessel in Barnegat Inlet, NJ
The U.S. Coast Guard and a commercial salvage company assists two boaters whose vessel sank in Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey, August 30th, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Barnegat Light) BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ —The Coast Guard rescued two people after their recreational vessel sank in Barnegat Inlet, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a distress call on...