Coast Guard medevacs man from carrier vessel near New Orleans

Coast Guard medevacs man from carrier vessel near New Orleans
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old male crewmember Tuesday from a bulk carrier vessel near New Orleans. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received notification by personnel aboard the bulk carrier vessel UBC Stavanger that a crewmember was reportedly experiencing pain from an electrical incident...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured 71-year-old male Tuesday night from a fishing vessel near New Orleans. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received notification by personnel aboard the fishing vessel Mighty Mouse that a crewmember sustained severe injuries to the hand. Watchstanders then coordinated...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from dive boat near Pecan Island, La

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from dive boat near Pecan Island, La
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured crewmember from a dive boat Friday evening approximately 17 miles south of Pecan Island, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified at 8:15p.m. Friday that a male crewmember in his 30s, aboard the dive support vessel Ms. Kerci, reportedly sustained...

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Southwest Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Southwest Pass, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a man overboard from the bulk carrier vessel Shandong Fu Xin approximately 97 miles southeast of Southwest Pass channel in Louisiana. The search is for a 5-foot 31-year-old Vietnamese male. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a radio call at approximately 6:35...

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 near Crescent City Bridge

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 near Crescent City Bridge
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for three missing minors near the Crescent City Connection Bridge  Sunday evening in New Orleans. Missing are a 15-year-old male, 14-year-old female and 8-year-old female last seen entering the water Saturday evening near the Crescent City Connection Bridge. “The decision to suspend any search and rescue case is never easy...

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans holds change-of-command ceremony
Capt. Kelly Denning assumed command as she relieved Capt. Will Watson during Coast Guard Sector New Orleans change of command ceremony April 14, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA3 Riley Perkofski) NEW ORLEANS — Capt. Kelly Denning relieved Capt. Will Watson during a change-of-command ceremony for Coast Guard Sector New Orleans, Thursday. Rear Adm. Richard Timme, commander, Coast Guard Eighth District,...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger near Venice, La.

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger near Venice, La.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 60-year-old male cruise ship passenger Saturday evening approximately 2 miles south of Venice, La. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call from the cruise ship Carnival Valor at 9:54 p.m. Saturday reporting a passenger had experienced stroke-like symptoms. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters from disabled fishing boat near Delacroix

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters from disabled fishing boat near Delacroix
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters from a disabled fishing boat Saturday near Delacroix, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a distress call at 11:40 a.m. from a disabled 19-foot recreational fishing vessel with three people aboard who were unable to verify their position. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 3 vessel that ran aground near Port Sulphur, La.

Coast Guard rescues 3 vessel that ran aground near Port Sulphur, La.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters from a vessel that ran aground Saturday evening near Port Sulphur Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 7:51 p.m. from Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office personnel reporting a 24-foot recreational vessel that ran aground in Bay Jimmy...