Coast Guard medevacs mariner 55 miles offshore Lake Charles, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 55 miles offshore Lake Charles, Louisiana
A mariner is transferred by an Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at the Lake Charles Regional Airport  April 2, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner from an 86-foot fishing vessel approximately 55 miles offshore Lake Charles, Louisiana, Thursday morning. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 5 from vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued five boaters after their disabled vessel began taking on water near Freeport, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a disabled 18-foot vessel taking on water with five boaters aboard at the mouth of the Brazos River...

Coast Guard, Jamaica Beach Fire Department rescue 2 mariners near Galveston

Coast Guard, Jamaica Beach Fire Department rescue 2 mariners near Galveston
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and the Jamaica Beach Fire Department rescued two mariners from the water after their vessel capsized in the Intracoastal Waterway near Galveston, Texas, Monday. At 11:41 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that a vessel was taking...

Coast Guard ends search for owner of adrift fishing boat near Galveston

Coast Guard ends search for owner of adrift fishing boat near Galveston
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has ended its search for the owner of an unmanned, adrift 16-foot fishing vessel that was located south of Tiki Island in Galveston, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification at approximately 8 a.m. from a good Samaritan of the unmanned vessel. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast to vessels in the area....

Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift fishing boat near Galveston

Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift fishing boat near Galveston
An unmanned 16-foot fishing boat beached on the south shores of Tiki Island in Galveston, Texas, Feb. 28, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for the owner of an unmanned, adrift 16-foot fishing boat located south of Tiki Island in Galveston, Texas, Friday. The registration number of the vessel is TX3724ST. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Dream passenger offshore Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Dream passenger offshore Galveston
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a passenger from the cruise ship Carnival Dream offshore of Galveston, Texas, Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the master of Carnival Dream for the medevac of a 40-year-old female passenger reportedly in need of medical attention. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard, agencies contain source of crude oil discharge near Baytown

Coast Guard, agencies contain source of crude oil discharge near Baytown
Coast Guard and Texas Railroad Commission personnel place a cofferdam around a wellhead in Tabbs Bay near Baytown, Texas, Feb. 5, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON —The Coast Guard, along with multiple agencies, contained the out-of-service wellhead Tuesday that resulted in a crude oil spill in Tabbs Bay near Baytown, Texas. The Coast Guard and the Railroad Commission of Texas contained the...

Coast Guard, agencies continue response to oil spill near Baytown, Texas

Coast Guard, agencies continue response to oil spill near Baytown, Texas
Booming and absorbent material surround the impacted area of a crude oil spill in Tabbs Bay near Baytown, Texas, Feb. 3, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, along with multiple agencies, is continuing to respond to a crude oil spill in Tabbs Bay near Baytown, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston Incident Management Division and Drone Team, Coast Guard Marine...

Coast Guard, agencies continue response to oil spill near Baytown, Texas

Coast Guard, agencies continue response to oil spill near Baytown, Texas
Approximately 630 gallons of crude oil floats in Tabbs Bay near Baytown, Texas, Feb. 1, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, along with multiple agencies, is continuing to respond to a crude oil spill in Tabbs Bay near Baytown, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston Incident Management Division and Drone Team, Texas General Land Office, Innovative Energy...