Coast Guard, port partners continue post Hurricane Laura operations

Coast Guard, port partners continue post Hurricane Laura operations
Senior Chief Michael Oyler and a contractor with Entergy Corporation pose for a photo in front of a generator that was delivered to Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Sep. 4, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard along with government, private port and community partners continued removing obstructions blocking the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway...

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 Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles holds change of command

Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles holds change of command
Cmdr. Darwin Jenson relieves Cmdr. Daniel Cost of command at a change-of-command ceremony for Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on July 10, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Johanna Strickland. LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles held a change-of-command ceremony at the Lake Charles Civic Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana,...

Coast Guard investigates incident on Calcasieu River Ship Channel

Coast Guard investigates incident on Calcasieu River Ship Channel
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles is conducting a Marine Casualty Investigation in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division to determine the cause of Wednesday’s vessel allision with a dredge pipeline operating on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel near Hackberry, La. The incident resulted in one loss of...

Coast Guard authorizes carriage of liquefied natural gas on Marvel Crane in Louisiana

Coast Guard authorizes carriage of liquefied natural gas on Marvel Crane in Louisiana
The Marvel Crane, the first liquid natural gas carrier to transport natural gas from the Southwest Louisiana LNG facility, transits a channel in Hackberry, Louisiana, May 28, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana. — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles issued the initial Certificate of Compliance to the liquid natural gas carrier Marvel Crane, May 28, 2019, at the Cameron...

Commonwealth liquified natural gas project receives favorable Coast Guard recommendation

Commonwealth liquified natural gas project receives favorable Coast Guard recommendation
LAKE CHARLES, La. — The Coast Guard provided a letter of recommendation to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission March 19, 2019, on the Calcasieu Ship Channel’s suitability to support Liquefied Natural Gas marine traffic associated with the proposed Commonwealth LNG project. Since the applicant’s letter of intent issued to the Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Port Arthur in July 2017, Coast...

Coast Guard oversees damaged vessel lift operation near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard oversees damaged vessel lift operation near Cameron, Louisiana
The Coast Guard monitored the lift operation of a damaged vessel Oct. 19, 2018 near Cameron, Louisiana.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. HOUSTON — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles personnel oversaw the salvage of the offshore supply vessel Candy Store which ran aground north of Monkey Island near Cameron, Louisiana, early Monday morning. The damaged vessel is being transported to a shipyard in...

Coast Guard oversees oil recovery operations of vessel aground near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard oversees oil recovery operations of vessel aground near Cameron, Louisiana
A Station Lake Charles 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew and Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles personnel respond to a vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana, Oct. 15, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles. HOUSTON — Coast Guard personnel conducted an on-scene investigation and oversaw oil recovery operations after the 145-foot offshore supply vessel Candy Store...