Coast Guard monitors pollution recovery in Mississippi

Coast Guard monitors pollution recovery in Mississippi
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is working with Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), to assess pollution and recover displaced vessels after Hurricane Nate made landfall on the Gulf Coast, Monday. There are currently two vessels in the Pass Christian Canal, one of which is sunk and the other is hard aground. Both vessels have containment boom around them due to pollution concerns....

Coast Guard port condition update for Alabama, Mississippi, Florida

Coast Guard port condition update for Alabama, Mississippi, Florida
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has updated port conditions along the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Nate, Monday. The captain of the port has returned the Port of Mobile, Alabama, to port condition normal with restrictions. The port is open to vessel traffic at a depth of 32 feet and daylight transit only. The ports and waterways that have been opened are: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard port condition updates for Alabama, Mississippi, Florida

Coast Guard port condition updates for Alabama, Mississippi, Florida
The Coast Guard completed initial assessments of waterways along the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Nate, October 8, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has completed initial assessments of waterways along the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Nate, Sunday. The Mobile Captain of the Port has reopened the Port of Panama City, Florida, and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway...

Coast Guard reopens Port of New Orleans

Coast Guard reopens Port of New Orleans
The Coast Guard has completed initial assessments of the Mississippi River and her tributaries following Hurricane Nate, October 8, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Giles) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has completed initial assessments of the Mississippi River and its tributaries following Hurricane Nate, Sunday. The New Orleans Captain of the Port has cancelled...

Coast Guard assesses Port of New Orleans following Hurricane Nate

Coast Guard assesses Port of New Orleans following Hurricane Nate
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews launched to complete Hurricane Nate damage assessment flights Sunday morning.. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Giles) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has begun initial assessments of the Mississippi River and its tributaries to determine if there are any hazards to life, the environment, or property following...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu for Mobile and New Orleans

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu for Mobile and New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has continued securing its area of responsibility and adjusting port conditions along the Gulf Coast as the threat of Hurricane Nate continues to move north, Saturday. The Coast Guard has set Port Condition Zulu for the New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama, captain of the port zones. Port Condition Zulu suspends all port operations and is set when gale force winds are...