Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Barataria Bay, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Barataria Bay, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner Saturday near Barataria Bay, Louisiana. A 17-year-old male was transported to Plaquemines Medical Center reportedly with light injuries to his arm and knee. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report around 7 a.m. that an 18-foot recreational vessel with...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from sinking vessel near Black Bay, LA

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from sinking vessel near Black Bay, LA
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a sinking vessel Thursday night near Black Bay. All three people on board the vessel were safely rescued with no reported medical concerns. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report around 11 p.m. that a 40-foot fishing vessel was taking on water...

Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast

Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to multiple search and rescue cases along the Gulf Coast over the weekend. Coast Guard crews at Sectors Corpus Christi, Houston-Galveston, New Orleans and Mobile worked six separate cases, with three of those occurring Sunday. “As the warmer weather approaches, boaters are becoming more active on the waterways throughout the region, and we want to remind...

Coast Guard suspends search for remaining Seacor Power crewmembers

Coast Guard suspends search for remaining Seacor Power crewmembers
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021 searching for people in the water 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The Coast Guard and multiple good Samaritan vessels responded to the capsized vessel and searched for multiple missing people in the water. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard...

Two crewmembers recovered from capsized lift boat

Two crewmembers recovered from capsized lift boat
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris) NEW ORLEANS — Seacor contracted commercial divers from Donjon Marine Company who were diving on the capsized Seacor Power lift boat recovered 2 more unresponsive people Friday. Out of respect...

Coast Guard recovers 1 unresponsive, continues searching for 12 missing people

Coast Guard recovers 1 unresponsive, continues searching for 12 missing people
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021 searching for people in the water 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard recovered one unresponsive person and continues to search for 12 missing people from...

Coast Guard conducts 3-day enforcement operation along Central Gulf Coast

Coast Guard conducts 3-day enforcement operation along Central Gulf Coast
Coast Guard marine inspectors measure a fishing net March 15, 2021 to ensure the netting and rigging aboard a commercial fishing vessel is in compliance with federal fisheries laws and regulations.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and multiple federal, state and local law enforcement agencies conducted a three-day operation from March 15 to March...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel near Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel near Lake Pontchartrain
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and a Station New Orleans 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew rescued two mariners April 1, 2021 from a vessel taking on water near Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana.  NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced two mariners Thursday from a vessel taking on water near Lake Pontchartrain. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel taking on water near Grand Isle

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel taking on water near Grand Isle
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners from a fishing vessel taking on water 3 miles south of Grand Isle Wednesday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a notification at approximately 2 a.m. that the 60-foot fishing vessel, P-Omo-IV was taking on water with two people aboard. The watchstanders directed the launch...