Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Dream passenger offshore Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Dream passenger offshore Galveston
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a passenger from the cruise ship Carnival Dream offshore of Galveston, Texas, Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the master of Carnival Dream for the medevac of a 40-year-old female passenger reportedly in need of medical attention. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard completes Pappy’s Pride response operations near Galveston

Coast Guard completes Pappy's Pride response operations near Galveston
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has completed response operations with the fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride near Galveston, Texas, Tuesday. The Pappy’s Pride has been removed from the edge of Galveston Bay Entrance Channel and no longer poses a hazard to navigation. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now the lead federal agency involved in the response and salvage operations. “Safety has...

Coast Guard assists 2 mariners near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard assists 2 mariners near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted two mariners after their vessel ran aground on Mud Island near Galveston, Texas, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a disabled barge with two mariners aboard requesting assistance due to exposure to inclement weather. Watchstanders issued a marine...

Coast Guard Searches for Missing Swimmer Off Galveston Jetties

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard, along with the Galveston Beach Patrol and the Galveston Police Department, are currently searching for a missing swimmer off the Galveston jetties, Thursday.

Tar balls along Texas coast are from Deepwater Horizon

HOUSTON — Tar balls collected from the Crystal Beach area of the Bolivar Peninsula on Saturday came from the Deepwater Horizon spill, tests have confirmed, but it is unclear how the material got to Texas.

Coast Guard medevacs 43-year-old male near Galveston

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard medevaced a 43-year-old male from the motor vessel Sicily, 28 nautical miles southeast of Galveston, Wednesday.

Unified Command continues to respond to oil spill off Galveston coast

HOUSTON — The Unified Command continues to respond to an oil spill about 40 miles Southeast of Galveston, Texas, Friday.

Unified Command assesses progress of dispersants in response to oil spill off Galveston coast

HOUSTON — The Unified Command, responding to an oil spill approximately 40 miles southeast of Galveston, assessed the progress of dispersants, Thursday.

Coast Guard responds to collision, oil spill 40 miles off the coast of Galveston

GALVESTON, Texas — A unified command comprised of the Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, O’Brien’s Response Management and American Eagle Tankers has been established to respond to a collision between two vessels approximately 40 miles southeast of Galveston Tuesday.