Coast Guard searching for missing research vessel crewmember

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a crewmember who reportedly went missing today after the work boat he was aboard capsized approximately 30 miles south of the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River in the Gulf of Mexico.

Coast Guard units search for missing Mississippi boaters

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for two missing men, Timothy Ragas, 39 and Joseph Parta, 56, both from Bay St. Louis, Miss.

Routine Safety Inspection Leads to Two Arrests

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard detained two crewmembers with outstanding wants and warrants from the Towing Vessel M.Z. Chibb near Boothville, Louisiana Wednesday afternoon.

Coast Guard continues search for missing fisherman

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard continues searching for Joseph McCatan, 28, who reportedly went missing near the Southwest Pass on the Mississippi River Sunday. A crewmember aboard the commercial fishing vessel, the Kelli Michelle, called Coast Guard Station Venice at approximately 9 p.m. Sunday to report that McCatan was missing. He was last seen aboard the Kelli Michelle at 6 p.m. on Sunday,...

Coast Guard assists disabled sailing vessel

NEW ORLEANS (D8 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard safely towed a disabled sailing vessel, the Trekker, from the Gulf of Mexico to Sabine, Texas at approximately 1 a.m., today. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from a tank vessel Monday reporting that the Trekker had lost all electrical power with two people aboard and needed assistance. The Coast Guard Cutter Bear, homeported in...