Coast Guard rescues cruise ship passenger near Southwest Pass

Coast Guard rescues cruise ship passenger near Southwest Pass
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a cruise ship passenger Thursday evening, approximately 20 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the Carnival Valor at...

Coast Guard medevacs worker offshore Buras, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs worker offshore Buras, Louisiana
24-foot Response Boat-Small NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 55 year-old-male worker from a commercial fishing vessel 11 miles south of Buras, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 8:35 p.m. from the commercial fishing vessel Fatima Rose that a worker was having trouble breathing. Sector New Orleans watchstanders coordinated the launch of a...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed helicopter 46 miles offshore

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed helicopter 46 miles offshore
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two crewmembers from a helicopter crash approximately 46 miles offshore Morgan City, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders received a call at 6:35 p.m. from Westwind Helicopter...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Venice, La.

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Venice, La.
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew lands their helicopter on a roadway near Venice, La, Oct. 8, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters from a vessel that struck a jetty Saturday evening near Venice, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 8:43 p.m. from Plaquemines...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Venice, La.

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Venice, La.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard medevaced a 67-year-old man Friday from a recreational boat approximately 45 miles east of Venice, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a distress alert from the boat’s VHF...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember near Venice, La.

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember near Venice, La.
Coast Guard l 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hunter Medley NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember Wednesday from a commercial fishing vessel near Venice, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a distress call at 10:13 p.m. on Channel 16 from the commercial fishing vessel Rachel Marie of a 57-year-old crewmember suffering...

Coast Guard locates two overdue boaters near Slidell, La

Coast Guard locates two overdue boaters near Slidell, La
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Response Boat-small boatcrew departs for a search and rescue operation Sept. 22, 2022 near New Orleans.  (Coast Guard photo, courtesy Coast Guard Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard located two boaters reported overdue Thursday near Slidell, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified by New Orleans Police Department...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters, dog near Slidell, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters, dog near Slidell, Louisiana
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew rescues a boater from a capsized vessel near Slidell, Louisiana, September 18th, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters and a dog from their capsized vessel Sunday near Slidell, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified by dispatchers from the St. Bernard Police...

Coast Guard monitors barge aground after collision near Plaquemine, LA

Coast Guard monitors barge aground after collision near Plaquemine, LA
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is monitoring a barge with heavy fuel oil aground after a collision at mile marker 43.5 on the Port Allen route of the Gulf intracoastal waterway on Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received notification that two tow vessels collided, the Creole Crusader and the Jack Odom, at approximately 12:30 a.m.. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge...