Response continues for Rattle Snake Bayou oil release

Response continues for Rattle Snake Bayou oil release
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans is continuing to respond to an active oil discharge near Port Sulphur, Louisiana, December 10, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard Sector New Orleans continues to respond to a well discharging a mixture of crude oil, gas, and water near Port Sulphur, Louisiana, Monday. A Unified Command has been established consisting of the Coast Guard, Hilcorp,...

Coast Guard responding to oil discharge in Rattle Snake Bayou

Coast Guard responding to oil discharge in Rattle Snake Bayou
The Coast Guard is responding to an oil discharge in Rattle Snake Bayou, southwest of Port Sulphur, Louisiana, December 9, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to an oil discharge near Port Sulphur, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center that a crude oil well in Rattle Snake Bayou,...

Coast Guard responds to suspicious activity in Industrial Canal, New Orleans

Coast Guard responds to suspicious activity in Industrial Canal, New Orleans
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, federal, state, and local agencies responded to suspicious activity in the Industrial Canal, New Orleans, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 9:45 p.m. from the motor vessel General Kelly of a suspicious raft floating in the industrial canal. The sector temporarily...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 15 people from lift boat

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 15 people from lift boat
liftboat Ram XVIII NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and good Samaritan vessels assisted in the rescue of 15 people from a lift boat near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 3:16 a.m. from the 134-foot liftboat, Ram XVIII, that it was taking on water approximately 23 nautical miles west of Southwest Pass, Louisiana with 15...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Lake Borgne, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs man from Lake Borgne, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel in Lake Borgne, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 7 a.m. of a 52-year-old man aboard a fishing vessel in Lake Borgne who was going in and out of consciousness. Sector watchstanders diverted an MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana, Sunday. “Coast Guard crews from multiple units diligently searched 167 square-nautical miles for approximately 22 hours but, unfortunately, were unable to locate the individual,” said Cmdr. Michael Wolfe, a search and rescue mission coordinator at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 5:41 a.m. of a vessel with three people aboard taking on water near mile marker 20 on the Mississippi River. The vessel sank and two of the three people...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water

Coast Guard searching for person in the water
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Caillou Bay approximately 15 miles southwest of Cocodrie, Louisiana, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 11:25 a.m. of a missing 60-year-old man who was last seen aboard the vessel Miss Trudy. There were two...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from burning vessel

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from burning vessel
A passenger vessel that caught fire in Chandeleur Sound, Louisiana, October 8, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Venice) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four people from a vessel that caught fire in Chandeleur Sound, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District in New Orleans received a report at 2:36 a.m. that the passenger vessel Grand Sun...