Coast Guard medevacs passenger from vessel taking on water near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from vessel taking on water near Venice, Louisiana
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced one passenger aboard a fishing vessel near Venice, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 3:30 a.m. of a fishing vessel taking on water after striking a wellhead, with one of the three passengers sustaining a head injury. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing boater near Amelia, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for possible missing boater near Amelia, Louisiana
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing boater in the Intracoastal Waterway near Amelia, Louisiana, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:15 a.m. of a 16-foot aluminum skiff adrift at mile marker 86 of the Intracoastal Waterway west of the Harvey Locks. The vessel’s...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners near Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners after their vessel became disabled approximately 14 miles offshore Cameron, Louisiana, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a disabled 18-foot bass boat with two mariners anchored without fuel. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Pass A Loutre Wildlife Management Area

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Pass A Loutre Wildlife Management Area
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil discharge in Pass A Loutre Wildlife Management Area, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 4:30 p.m. Sunday of crude oil leaking from a storage tank owned by Whitney Oil and Gas. The maximum potential for the spill is estimated to be 2,520 gallons, but the discharge was contained before...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people and a dog south of Morgan City, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 3 people and a dog south of Morgan City, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three people and a dog from a fishing vessel that was taking on water south of Morgan City, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a VHF distress call at 4:30 a.m. Saturday from the fishing vessel Tiger Lilly reporting they were taking on water with...

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...