Coast Guard sees uptick in illegal charters following Hurricane Sally

Coast Guard sees uptick in illegal charters following Hurricane Sally
NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard Sector Mobile issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin addressing the increase in unregulated ferry crossings within the Sector Mobile Inspection Zone, Friday. Some roads leading off of barrier islands near Pensacola, Florida, are closed due to impacts from Hurricane Sally, creating an increased demand for alternate methods of transportation. However, recreational...

Coast Guard continues Hurricane Sally response operations

Coast Guard continues Hurricane Sally response operations
Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River Shallow Water Rescue Teams assisted Escambia County Emergency Management with search and rescue efforts on Inneratity Island, Florida checking on the local residents affected by Hurricane Sally (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sydney Phoenix) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuing its Hurricane Sally response operations Friday following...

Coast Guard rescues 9 people, 1 dog near Navarre Beach

Coast Guard rescues 9 people, 1 dog near Navarre Beach
A Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley Shallow Water Response Team rescued nine people and one dog Sept. 16, 2020 near Navarre Beach, Florida who were affected by Hurricane Sally.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Ohio Valley Shallow Water Response Team) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued nine people and one dog Wednesday near Navarre Beach, Florida. A Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley Shallow...

Coast Guard conducts first Hurricane Sally post-storm overflights along Gulf Coast

Coast Guard conducts first Hurricane Sally post-storm overflights along Gulf Coast
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews conducting critical incident search and rescue overflights of the areas impacted by Hurricane Sally in Fort Morgan, Alabama, Sept. 16, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is conducting critical incident search and rescue overflights Wednesday along the Eastern Gulf Coast Region for Hurricane Sally...

Coast Guard continues to monitor Hurricane Sally, pre-stage response teams

Coast Guard continues to monitor Hurricane Sally, pre-stage response teams
Members from Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River readies supplies in preparation for Hurricane Sally in Hattiesburg, Miss., September 15, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sydney Phoenix) NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard crews in the Gulf Coast region continue to monitor Hurricane Sally and pre-stage response crews and equipment Tuesday. Aircraft, boats and personnel are...

Coast Guard units prepare for Hurricane Sally

Coast Guard units prepare for Hurricane Sally
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter arrives from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, at Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans, September 14, 2020.  (U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Michelli) NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard personnel in the Gulf Coast region spent Monday preparing assets in advance of Hurricane Sally. Coast Guard assets across the region were repositioned and pre-staged...