Coast Guard responds to oil spill near New Orleans

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near New Orleans
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to an oil spill near mile marker 100 on the lower Mississippi River near New Orleans, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 10:30 a.m. of the Singapore-flagged vessel, Pac Antares, hit a pier on...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker off Southwest Pass

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker off Southwest Pass
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a tanker ship approximately 118 nautical miles southwest of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Saturday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a request from the M/V...

Coast Guard suspends search for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama

Coast Guard suspends search for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search pending new developments for a missing 16-year-old male near Fort Morgan Beach near Gulf Shores, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island and Air Station New Orleans searched the area covering 93 square nautical miles for over 11 hours. Coast Guard Sector Mobile...

Coast Guard searching for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a 16-year-old male last seen swimming near Fort Morgan Beach near Gulf Shores, Alabama, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 1:58 p.m. of the 16-year-old swimming and reportedly being swept under by the rip current in view of Fort Morgan Beach. Involved...

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel near Grand Isle

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel near Grand Isle
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard located and towed a vessel that became disabled near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 5:32 p.m. Wednesday of an overdue 32-foot vessel with one person aboard that didn’t arrive Tuesday as scheduled. Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for crewmembers of towing vessel Natalie Jean

Coast Guard suspends search for crewmembers of towing vessel Natalie Jean
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search for two people who were aboard a vessel that sank in the vicinity of mile marker 90.5 on the Mississippi River near New Orleans, Tuesday. Missing are Malon Dawsey and Karl Prince. Coast Guard crews and local agencies searched approximately 101 square nautical miles for over 43...

Coast Guard searching for two after tow vessel sinks in Mississippi River

Coast Guard searching for two after tow vessel sinks in Mississippi River
Coast Guard Cutter Barbara Mabrity file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas M. Blue NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for two people after a towing vessel sank in the vicinity of mile marker 90.5 on the Mississippi River near New Orleans, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 9:43 a.m. that the towing vessel Natalie Jean capsized with three people...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted a vessel taking on water approximately 30 miles south of Point Au Fer, Louisiana, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report Tuesday at approximately 7 p.m. of the fishing vessel Miss Quynh Chi II taking on water south of Point Au Fer. Sector wachstanders directed the launch of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard...

Overdue boaters located clinging to capsized vessel

Overdue boaters located clinging to capsized vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has concluded the search for an overdue vessel with two people aboard, Tuesday. The boaters were located clinging to the hull of their capsized vessel by a good Samaritan vessel, Lady Tierny, approximately 18 miles south-southeast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The Lady Tierny transported the survivors to emergency medical services...