Coast Guard urges rip current caution to beachgoers along Gulf Coast

Coast Guard urges rip current caution to beachgoers along Gulf Coast
NEW ORLEANS The Coast Guard strongly urges beachgoers to be aware of rip current conditions after two cases this past weekend along the Gulf Coast.- In the first case Sector Mobile watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew to assist three swimmers caught in a rip current just offshore Dauphin Island, Alabama, and rescued all three. The second...

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts
Chief Petty Officer Tariq Hill, division group supervisor for salvage for the Hurricane Ida Morgan City, Louisiana Incident Command Post, plans salvage operations in Port Fourchon, Louisiana, Sept. 14, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Vincent Moreno) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to respond to impacts to the waterways and assess the environmental threats across Southeast...

Coast Guard receives proposal for bridge project over Salmon Bay

Coast Guard receives proposal for bridge project over Salmon Bay
SEATTLE — The Commander, Thirteenth Coast Guard District, has received a request for a preliminary navigation clearance determination (PNCD) from the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) in preparation for compiling a Coast Guard Bridge Permit application for a proposed West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions light-rail transit project across Salmon Bay over the Lake Washington...

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee in Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee in Corpus Christi, Texas
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set Port Condition Yankee. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by PA3 Jose Hernandez) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Effective 10:15 a.m. Monday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition Yankee for the Port of Corpus Christi from Rockport, Texas, to the Colorado River Locks in Matagorda, Texas, as Tropical Storm Nicholas continues to move ashore. Port condition Yankee...

Coast Guard sets port condition X-Ray in Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard sets port condition X-Ray in Corpus Christi, Texas
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port sets Port Condition X-Ray.  (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by PA3 Jose Hernandez) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Effective 5:45 p.m. Sunday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition X-Ray for the Port of Corpus Christi and all other terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Tropical Storm Nicholas that may arrive...

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts
Coast Guard Capt. Wade Russell, commanding officer of Marine Safety Unit Houma, reviews navigation charts with a member of the Navy Supervisor of Salvage and Diving in Morgan City, Louisiana, Sep. 9, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to respond to impacts to the waterways and assess the environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana Thursday, post-Hurricane...

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts
Lt. j.g. Nathaniel Sudkamp and Lt. j.g. Jacob Quesnell discuss the salvage plans for crew boats and fleet barges on the Mississippi River with Randy Bullard, a certified marine surveyor, in Ama, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to assess the damage and environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana Tuesday, post-Hurricane Ida. The Coast Guard is receiving...

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts
Coast Guard response crews assesses fishing boats lodged against a destroyed structure and sunken fishing vessels in the bayou Sept. 6, 2021, following Hurricane Ida in Southeast Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continued its assessment of damage and environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana Monday, post Hurricane Ida. Coast Guard crews from across the nation,...

Coast Guard opens Lower Mississippi River to all vessel traffic

Coast Guard opens Lower Mississippi River to all vessel traffic
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port opens the Port. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by PA3 Jose Hernandez) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard captain-of-the-port, New Orleans, Capt. Will Watson, has opened the Lower Mississippi River to all vessel traffic in New Orleans and key ports throughout Southeast Louisiana Friday following Hurricane Ida. After the successful removal of several power lines obstructing...