Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts
Chief Petty Officer Tariq Hill, division group supervisor for salvage for the Hurricane Ida Morgan City, Louisiana Incident Command Post, plans salvage operations in Port Fourchon, Louisiana, Sept. 14, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Vincent Moreno) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to respond to impacts to the waterways and assess the environmental threats across Southeast...

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts
Coast Guard Capt. Wade Russell, commanding officer of Marine Safety Unit Houma, reviews navigation charts with a member of the Navy Supervisor of Salvage and Diving in Morgan City, Louisiana, Sep. 9, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to respond to impacts to the waterways and assess the environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana Thursday, post-Hurricane...

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts
Lt. j.g. Nathaniel Sudkamp and Lt. j.g. Jacob Quesnell discuss the salvage plans for crew boats and fleet barges on the Mississippi River with Randy Bullard, a certified marine surveyor, in Ama, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to assess the damage and environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana Tuesday, post-Hurricane Ida. The Coast Guard is receiving...

Coast Guard conducts overflights, responds to multiple oil spills along Southeast Louisiana

Coast Guard conducts overflights, responds to multiple oil spills along Southeast Louisiana
A Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew conducts an overflight assessment Sept. 5, 2021 of the Bay Marchand approximately 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile) NEW ORLEANS — As part of the ongoing Hurricane Ida response, the Coast Guard conducted overflights Sunday that focused on two locations previously identified...

Coast Guard opens Lower Mississippi River to all vessel traffic

Coast Guard opens Lower Mississippi River to all vessel traffic
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port opens the Port. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by PA3 Jose Hernandez) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard captain-of-the-port, New Orleans, Capt. Will Watson, has opened the Lower Mississippi River to all vessel traffic in New Orleans and key ports throughout Southeast Louisiana Friday following Hurricane Ida. After the successful removal of several power lines obstructing...

Coast Guard works to reopen ports, waterways following Hurricane Ida

Coast Guard works to reopen ports, waterways following Hurricane Ida
Capt. Will Watson, Coast Guard captain-of-the-port for the Port of New Orleans, details how the Coast Guard is working in close coordination with federal, state, parish, city and maritime stakeholders to safely reopen maritime traffic along the Mississippi River and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Sept. 2, 2021, in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard video capture)NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard monitoring Noble Globetrotter II near Grand Isle, La.

Coast Guard monitoring Noble Globetrotter II near Grand Isle, La.
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a vessel that reportedly sustained damage during Hurricane Ida. During the storm, the Coast Guard received a report that the vessel had sustained damage. Members of the Coast Guard’s Eighth District Outer Continental Shelf division have been in contact with both the master of the Noble Globetrotter II and Noble Corporation since Sunday to determine...

Coast Guard conducts search and rescue operations following Hurricane Ida

Coast Guard conducts search and rescue operations following Hurricane Ida
The Coast Guard received a report that a man had been struck in the head during the storm by a window in Leeville, Louisiana, August 30, 2021. An Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew landed on a highway and embarked the patient and took him to West Jefferson Hospital in stable condition. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has conducted a total of six...

Coast Guard conducts Hurricane Ida post-storm overflights along the Gulf Coast

Coast Guard conducts Hurricane Ida post-storm overflights along the Gulf Coast
The Coast Guard conducts Hurricane Ida post-storm overflights along the Gulf Coast on August 30, 2020.   (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard is conducting critical incident search and rescue overflights and assessing for damage Monday along the Gulf Coast Region of Louisiana following Hurricane Ida. The Coast Guard has brought to bear more than 28 aviation assets and...