Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near LaFitte, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near LaFitte, Louisiana
The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in The Pen in LaFitte, Louisiana, October 14, 2019.  (U.S Coast Guard courtsey photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in The Pen in LaFitte, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 1:20 a.m. of an overdue vessel with one person aboard who was...

Coast Guard, state agencies responding to oil discharge in North Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard, state agencies responding to oil discharge in North Pass, Louisiana
The Coast Guard and state agencies are continuing to respond to an oil discharge in North Pass, Louisiana, October 9, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/released) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and state agencies are continuing to respond to an oil discharge in North Pass, Louisiana. The Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division received a report at 8:20 a.m. Monday of oil...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from capsized vessel near Tiger Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from capsized vessel near Tiger Pass, Louisiana
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aricrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans stands with two men they rescued from from a capsized vessel in Joe’s Bay, Louisiana, Sept. 27, 2019. The aircrew hoisted the people and transported them to Air Station New Orleans in stable condition. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a capsized vessel in...

Coast Guard searches for person in water in St. Charles Parish, La.

Coast Guard searches for person in water in St. Charles Parish, La.
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 25-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo NEW ORLEANS— The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near the Luling Bridge along Interstate 310 in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report Wednesday evening at 8:26 p.m. of a white female jumping from the Luling Bridge. She is described as 47 years...

Coast Guard schedules in-situ burn for oil discharge in Cox Bay

Coast Guard schedules in-situ burn for oil discharge in Cox Bay
A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office, and Time Energy LLC has scheduled an in-situ burn to mitigate the impact of an oil discharge near Cox Bay, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Devin McMahan) NEW ORLEANS — The unified command for the oil discharge in Cox Bay, Louisiana, is scheduled, weather dependent, to conduct...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Cox Bay

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Cox Bay
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an oil discharge in Cox Bay, Louisiana.  Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office at 8:52 a.m. of an oil discharge in Cox Bay in Breton Sound, Louisiana. The owner of the flowline, Time Energy, reports that the source of the leak has been secured.  googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard rescues people in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues people in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are rescuing people in flooded areas on Island Road in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received an initial report at approximately 4:30 a.m. of 12 people in distress due to flooding in the residential area of Island Road in...

Coast Guard assists in the rescue of 3 people from capsized vessel

Coast Guard assists in the rescue of 3 people from capsized vessel
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of three people whose boat capsized in Alligator Pass in Delacroix, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 7:10 p.m. that a vessel with three people aboard capsized in Alligator Pass. Water currents swept two of the people away from the boat. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from grounded vessel

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from grounded vessel
The Coast Guard rescued two people from their vessel near the Stump Lagoon area of St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, December 22, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from their vessel near the Stump Lagoon area of St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 10:15 a.m. of a 17-foot outboard...