Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Jefferson Parish

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Jefferson Parish
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing person Wednesday in the Lower Mississippi River near Jefferson Heights in Jefferson Parish. Missing is Elisander Alvardo, 44, last seen wearing coveralls and no life jacket. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at approximately 3 p.m., Tuesday by Zito Fleeting reporting one of their...

Coast Guard searching for missing person near Jefferson Parish

Coast Guard searching for missing person near Jefferson Parish
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing person Tuesday in the Lower Mississippi River near Jefferson Heights in Jefferson Parish. Missing is Elisander Alvardo, 44, last seen wearing coveralls and no life jacket. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from aground vessel near Biloxi

Coast Guard rescues 2 from aground vessel near Biloxi
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photoNEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday from an aground boat near Biloxi, Mississippi. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from a commercial salvage company reporting an aground 22-foot center console boat with two people aboard. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults near Lafitte, LA

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults near Lafitte, LA
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard rescued two people Tuesday from an aground vessel near Lafitte, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report of a 16-18 foot dark-colored flat bottom vessel boat aground in the Lafitte area with two 60-year-old adult males aboard at 7 p.m. The watchstander directed the launch...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Lake Borgne

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Lake Borgne
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-Foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a commercial fishing vessel Sunday near Lake Borgne. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report of two people aboard the disabled 48-foot shrimp boat Sau Nguyen taking on water due to inclement weather. The watchstanders...

Coast Guard continues to correct aids to navigation after Hurricane Laura

Coast Guard continues to correct aids to navigation after Hurricane Laura
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Hatchet arrived on scene to Sabine-Neches Canal O Range Rear Light, Monday, and discovered a tower toppled over into the surrounding water.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to conduct aids to navigation correction and channel assessment operations, following the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Lake Charles, Louisiana and...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water in Lake Pontchatrain

Coast Guard searches for person in the water in Lake Pontchatrain
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 in Lake Pontchatrain, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report that a 63-year-old male got underway on Lake Pontchatrain on a 28-foot shrimping boat Thursday afternoon and did not return. His brother then discovered...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Hopedale, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Hopedale, Louisiana
The Coast Guard rescued two overdue boaters near Hopedale, Louisiana, May 25, 2020. Station New Orleans 24-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water boat crew embarked the two people and brought them back to Hopedale Marina. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/released) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two overdue boaters near Hopedale, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard rescues two people from two separate boats

Coast Guard rescues two people from two separate boats
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans rescues a person from a grounded vessel near Lake Borgne, Louisiana, April 20, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from two separate boats near Lake Borgne, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report Sunday night at 10:45...