Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Boudreaux Canal

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Boudreaux Canal
26 foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday at 10:30 a.m. for a person in the Boudreaux Canal. Missing is Jimmy Garcia, 49, last seen entering the Boudreaux Canal without a life jacket. The Coast Guard crews searched approximately 9 square miles continuously for 11 hours, along with other agencies. “After searching the area...

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water in Boudreaux Canal

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water in Boudreaux Canal
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person Sunday evening in Boudreaux Canal. Missing is Jimmy Garcia, 49, described as a Hispanic man last seen wearing boxers and not wearing a life jacket. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report around 2 p.m. from the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s...

Coast Guard continues to correct aids to navigation after Hurricane Laura

Coast Guard continues to correct aids to navigation after Hurricane Laura
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Hatchet arrived on scene to Sabine-Neches Canal O Range Rear Light, Monday, and discovered a tower toppled over into the surrounding water.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to conduct aids to navigation correction and channel assessment operations, following the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Lake Charles, Louisiana and...

Coast Guard corrects aids to navigation after Hurricane Laura

Coast Guard corrects aids to navigation after Hurricane Laura
Coast Guard Cutter Maple arrived on scene in the vicinity of Calcasieu Channel on August 28, 2020, to begin post-storm assessment following Hurricane Laura and found all aids off station.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuing their response operations following the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Lake Charles, Louisiana and Port Arthur, Texas. Multiple...

Coast Guard to oversee in-situ burn near Delta Farms, Louisiana

Coast Guard to oversee in-situ burn near Delta Farms, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is scheduled to oversee an in-situ burn for a crude oil discharge in Delta Farms, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Marine Safety Unit Houma received the initial report of the oil discharge in an unnamed canal southwest of Bayou Perot at 1:30 p.m. on November 9th. The source of the spill was determined to be from a flowline owned by Texas Petroleum Investment Company...

Coast Guard ends search in Houma Navigational Canal

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard ended its search at 9:45 a.m., Thursday, for the mariner who was on a vessel that sank after a collision in the Houma Navigational Canal near Cocodrie, La., Wednesday. Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office located and recovered the mariner’s body at approximately 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Coast Guard crews searched for approximately 27 hours, covering more than 72...

Coast Guard and partner agencies conducting search in Houma Navigational Canal

NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard is conducting a search for any mariners who might have been on a vessel which sank after a collision near Cocodrie, La., Wednesday. At approximately 7:40 a.m., Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office stating a vessel collision had occurred near Cocodrie in the Houma Navigational Canal. The Miss Laurie, a 36-foot...