Coast Guard responds to grounded container vessel in Mississippi River

Coast Guard responds to grounded container vessel in Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a container vessel that ran around near mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River, Friday. Watch standers at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at 3:20 a.m. that the Liberian-flagged container ship, the Belita had run aground near 12-mile point, at mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River. Sector New Orleans vessel traffic service has placed...