Coast Guard units prepare in advance of Hurricane Delta

Coast Guard units prepare in advance of Hurricane Delta
U.S. Coast Guard crew members set up barriers around the unit in preparation for Hurricane Delta at Coast Guard Station Venice, Louisiana on October 6, 2020. The barriers stood up around the unit help prevent flooding caused by the hurricane. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard personnel in the Gulf Coast region are preparing assets in advance of Hurricane Delta. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard continues to monitor Hurricane Sally, pre-stage response teams

Coast Guard continues to monitor Hurricane Sally, pre-stage response teams
Members from Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River readies supplies in preparation for Hurricane Sally in Hattiesburg, Miss., September 15, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sydney Phoenix) NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard crews in the Gulf Coast region continue to monitor Hurricane Sally and pre-stage response crews and equipment Tuesday. Aircraft, boats and personnel are...

Coast Guard units prepare for Hurricane Sally

Coast Guard units prepare for Hurricane Sally
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter arrives from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, at Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans, September 14, 2020.  (U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Michelli) NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard personnel in the Gulf Coast region spent Monday preparing assets in advance of Hurricane Sally. Coast Guard assets across the region were repositioned and pre-staged...

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...

Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur holds change-of-command

Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur holds change-of-command
HOUSTON – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur held a change-of-command ceremony in Beaumont, Texas, Friday. Capt. Jason Smith, Sector Houston-Galveston commander, presided over the ceremony as Capt. Molly Wike relieved Capt. Jacqueline Twomey as commanding officer of Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur during a change-of-command ceremony. Rear Adm. John Nadeau, Eighth Coast Guard District commander,...

Coast Guard pursues enforcement action against Bouchard Transportation

Coast Guard pursues enforcement action against Bouchard Transportation
NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard is pursuing enforcement action against Bouchard Transportation Company after the shipping company failed to comply with a captain of the port order for one of its two vessels anchored in the Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur, Texas, area of responsibility. The tugs Kim M. Bouchard and Danielle M. Bouchard and their associated barges have been anchored off Texas Point since...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Port Arthur, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Port Arthur, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill near Port Arthur, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a collision involving the offshore supply vessel Cheramie Botruc 22 and tug vessel Mariya Moran near the entrance to Sabine Pass, Texas, Thursday morning. Personnel from Coast Guard Station Sabine, Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur,...