Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts
U.S. Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer Brandon Sulfridge monitors salvage operations for a sunken commercial vessel Bayou Lafourche, Louisiana, Sept. 17, 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 Louisiana Saturday, post-Hurricane Ida. In...

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 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 monitors port recovery efforts following Hurricane Laura

Coast Guard monitors port recovery efforts following Hurricane Laura
Downed power lines block the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway at mile marker 260. The Coast Guard is able to use unmanned aircraft systems to quickly and safely assess damage following major storms, as seen in this photo taken by the Coast Guard Gulf Strike Team. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy asset) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is monitoring port recovery efforts with port partners following Hurricane Laura’s...

Coast Guard, NOAA, USACE, HI-DOT sign MOU for harbor assessments

Coast Guard, NOAA, USACE, HI-DOT sign MOU for harbor assessments
HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Coast Survey, State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, and United States Army Corps of Engineers regarding maritime emergency harbor assessments within federal waterways in Hawaii. This agreement means the partners can work more efficiently and effectively...

Coast Guard to set safety zone for salvage operations in Columbia River

Coast Guard to set safety zone for salvage operations in Columbia River
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a safety zone to assist with salvage efforts on the Columbia River beginning Friday morning. Operations to remove the sunken tug ‘Diane’ will begin Friday after sunrise and is scheduled to take three days to complete, with all work being done during daylight hours. To mitigate the risks associated with the recovery effort, the...

Coast Guard Responds to Bonneville Lock closure

Coast Guard Responds to Bonneville Lock closure
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Coast Guard is closely monitoring the impact on vessel traffic Monday due to the extended closure of a lock on the Columbia River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers placed the Bonneville Navigation Lock out of service Friday after discovering a mechanical issue. The lock has been drained and inspected, and repairs to damaged concrete are still in progress. Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone near Bayou Chene, Louisiana

Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone near Bayou Chene, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is enforcing a temporary safety zone in the vicinity of Bayou Chene while the Army Corps of Engineers sink a barge near Morgan City, Louisiana, Wednesday. The safety zone will remain in effect until 6 p.m., Thursday. All mariners shall keep a minimum distance of 2 nautical miles within Bayou Chene Light – 4. No vessel or person is permitted to operate in the temporary...

Coast Guard coordinates transit of vessel through water closure zone

Coast Guard coordinates transit of vessel through water closure zone
The motor vessel Tate Oglesby transits along the Mississippi River near St. Louis, Missouri, to provide emergency support for flood damage in Omaha, Nebraska, May 10, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo.) ST. LOUIS – The Coast Guard coordinated with the Army Corps of Engineers to provide for the safe transit of a vessel, scheduled to provide emergency support for flood damage, through St. Louis...