Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Sabine Pass, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Sabine Pass, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner from a tug-barge approximately four miles south of Sabine Pass, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a 63-year-old man experiencing breathing difficulties. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon who recommended the medevac. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Port Arthur, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Port Arthur, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill near Port Arthur, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a collision involving the offshore supply vessel Cheramie Botruc 22 and tug vessel Mariya Moran near the entrance to Sabine Pass, Texas, Thursday morning. Personnel from Coast Guard Station Sabine, Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur,...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners near Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners after their vessel became disabled approximately 14 miles offshore Cameron, Louisiana, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a disabled 18-foot bass boat with two mariners anchored without fuel. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues four teenagers from the water near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues four teenagers from the water near Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael DubinHOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued four teenagers adrift on a surfboard near Cameron, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office of four teenagers on a surfboard who were being swept out to sea approximately 500-yards from shore. A good Samaritan...

Coast Guard assists 4 from capsized vessel near Sabine, Texas

Coast Guard assists 4 from capsized vessel near Sabine, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of four crewmembers from a fishing vessel after it capsized near Sabine Pass, Texas, Tuesday morning. Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders in New Orleans received an emergency position indicating radio beacon signal from the 65-foot fishing vessel Captain M&M, which provided an approximate location of the vessel, and launched a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues injured man from sailing vessel

Coast Guard rescues injured man from sailing vessel
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued an injured man from his sailing vessel 15 nautical miles southeast of Sabine Pass, Texas, Saturday. Watchstanders from the Eighth Coast Guard District received a notification of an SOS alert at 7:29 a.m. from the International Emergency Response Coordination...

Coast Guard medevacs man off fishing vessel Lady Marie in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard medevacs man off fishing vessel Lady Marie in Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old man off a fishing vessel 40 miles southeast of Galveston Saturday afternoon. At 2:07 p.m., the Captain of the fishing vessel Lady Marie contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston watchstanders to report that a crew member on the vessel had suffered an eye injury due to malfunctioning machinery. A...

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat off Sabine Pass, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat off Sabine Pass, Texas
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard boat crew medevaced a 45-year-old man from an offshore supply vessel, 14 miles off the Texas Point Wildlife Refuge, Wednesday morning. At approximately 7:45 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the 120-foot boat, Poppa John, stating a crewmember fell and broke a leg and an arm and was experiencing extreme pain. Watchstanders launched...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from tanker off Sabine, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from tanker off Sabine, Texas
PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Coast Guard crews medevaced two men after they were struck by a pressurized object and suffered injuries aboard a tank ship about 20 miles off the Texas Point Wildlife Refuge Wednesday afternoon. The crew of the tanker United Ambassador contacted Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur watchstanders, who alerted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders at 2:35...