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...

Coast Guard assets ready to respond to Hurricane Ida

Coast Guard assets ready to respond to Hurricane Ida
U.S. Coast Guard Station New Orleans crews prepare to relocate shallow-water response boats to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Aug. 28, 2021, ahead of Hurricane Ida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Liz Uitdenhowen) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is pre-staging response assets Saturday and established an area command in preparation for Hurricane Ida. Coast Guard assets across the region were...

Coast Guard rescues two from hurricane damaged oil rig

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two crewmen from an oil rig after it was damaged by Hurricane Ida approximately 80 miles south of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico Monday.

Gulf Coast Coast Guard units prepare for Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard units from Louisiana to Florida are preparing to ensure search and rescue, environmental response, and recovery of the ports and waterways missions are met as Hurricane Ida approaches. Personnel, aircraft and vessels needed to conduct day-to-day operations as well as to respond to Ida have been moved out of the strike zone to ensure continuity of service and to ensure that...