Coast Guard medevacs crewmember 46 miles offshore Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember 46 miles offshore Matagorda, Texas
An Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew transfers a 54-year-old man awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, Dec. 3, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 54-year-old man approximately 46 miles offshore of Matagorda, Texas, Monday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air...

Coast Guard medevacs man from disabled vessel near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from disabled vessel near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from his disabled vessel near Port Aransas, Texas, Wednesday afternoon. During a patrol flight a Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew observed a 25-foot pleasure craft with a man on board waving his arms. The aircrew lowered a...

Coast Guard trains first responders for first LNG entering Port of Corpus Christi

Coast Guard trains first responders for first LNG entering Port of Corpus Christi
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi’s prevention department coordinated three days of instruction to help prepare maritime first responders for the Port of Corpus Christi’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargoes. Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi personnel worked with Cheniere Energy, the Coast Guard’s Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGC...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 92 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 92 miles offshore Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 66-year-old man approximately 92 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Friday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the captain of the motor vessel The Bunga Kastori stating their chief engineer was having difficulty...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lanchas boat crews illegally fishing in US

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lanchas boat crews illegally fishing in US
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Nov. 3, 2018. Coast Guard crews stopped a lancha with four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. 62 red snapper totaling 212 pounds were seized. A second lancha with five Mexican fishermen were stopped with 126 red...

Coast Guard interdicts two Mexican lanchas illegally fishing in US

Coast Guard interdicts two Mexican lanchas illegally fishing in US
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas. Coast Guard crews stopped a lancha with four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing Thursday morning. The lancha had 20 sharks totaling 157 pounds aboard the vessel. A second lancha with three Mexican fishermen was...

Coast Guard hoists 2 men after sailing vessel runs aground near Matagorda Island

Coast Guard hoists 2 men after sailing vessel runs aground near Matagorda Island
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard hoisted two men from Matagorda Island, Thursday morning, after their sailing vessel ran aground due to the loss of its mast. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report that two men participating in a regatta from Houston to Port Aransas aboard the 37-foot sailing...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Sept. 29, 2018. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of four Mexican fishermen. The lancha boat, with fishing gear onboard, was seized....

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near Baffin Bay, Texas

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near Baffin Bay, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews assisted a fishing vessel taking on water approximately 22 miles offshore of Baffin Bay, Texas, Saturday night. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report that the fishing vessel Juanitas was taking on water and in need of assistance. A Sector/Air...