Coast Guard establishes safety zone in Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard establishes safety zone in Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, Texas — The Coast Guard has established a safety zone due to multiple vessel groundings that occurred in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi, Texas, Friday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report that a tug began taking on water in one of the two barges it was towing. An Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard law enforcement crews count the catch of five Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas at Station South Padre Island in South Padre Island, Texas, Nov. 16, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted five Mexican lancha boat crews engaged...

Coast Guard assists 2 kayakers stranded by weather near Rockport, Texas

Coast Guard assists 2 kayakers stranded by weather near Rockport, Texas
Two members from a Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew pose with two kayakers who were assisted after they became stranded due to weather on Grass Island near Rockport, Texas, Nov. 11, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi). CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted two kayakers after they became stranded due to weather on...

Coast Guard responding to hydraulic oil spill near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard responding to hydraulic oil spill near Corpus Christi, Texas
Petty Officer 1st Class James Transano, a marine science technician at Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, and Mr. Bruce Simons, Texas General Land Office, monitor the response efforts of a 1,500 gallons hydraulic oil spill in the La Quinta Ship Channel near Corpus Christi, Texas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is responding to an estimated...

Coast Guard suspends search for cruise ship passengersoutheast of Galveston

Coast Guard suspends search for cruise ship passengersoutheast of Galveston
Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark file photo by Fireman Ross Ruddell HOUSTON —The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 26-year-old male Saturday evening who was reported overboard from the Carnival Dream 47 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas. Search crews covered more than 586 square miles throughout the two day search. “With our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of this young...

Coast Guard rescues 4 fishermen near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 fishermen near South Padre Island, Texas
Station South Padre Island crew members transfer four fishermen rescued from the water after their vessel struck the south jetty to emergency medical services personnel at Station South Padre Island in South Padre Island, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews rescued four fishermen from the water after their fishing...

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat near Port O'Connor, Texas
A Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor boarding team member conducts a boarding after towing a disabled sailing vessel to Caracol in Port O’Connor, Texas, Oct. 22, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Port O’Connor. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews assisted a disabled sailing vessel pushing against the north jetty near Port O’Connor, Texas, Tuesday evening. Coast...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water offshore South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water offshore South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted a 67-foot fishing vessel taking on water near South Padre Island, Texas, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of a 67-foot fishing vessel with three mariners aboard taking on water 36 miles offshore...

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners offshore South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners offshore South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued four mariners after their vessel capsized eight miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a Mayday call via VH-FM radio from a member of a capsized vessel with four mariners aboard....