Coast Guard Continues To Monitor Rising Rivers

U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Lt Brian Sattler.NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard continues to monitor the rising water and is implementing river closures throughout the district, on the Inland River System, Monday. Coast Guard Captains of the Port are continually reviewing the need for, and implementing, safety zones, river restrictions and marine safety information bulletins to ensure the safe...

Coast Guard responds to rising water on Inland River System

Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer Christopher D. McLaughlin NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has stood up a Maritime Transportation System Recovery Unit Tuesday, in response to rising water levels on the Inland River System that have impacted commercial traffic.   The MTSRU is comprised of experts in maritime mobility, incident response and port operations who work with stakeholders to restore...