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...

Response continues for the Lake Washington A10 Well Leak

Response continues for the Lake Washington A10 Well Leak
NEW ORLEANS – The Unified Command continued to respond to a well that discharged a mixture of crude oil, gas, and water near Port Sulphur, Louisiana, Sunday. At approximately 10:15 p.m. personnel on a rig barge mechanically plugged the well head permanently securing it. It is estimated that approximately 9,282 gallons of oil was discharged before the well head was controlled. Approximately 13,300...

Response continues for the Port Sulphur well discharge

Response continues for the Port Sulphur well discharge
A Unified Command continues to respond to a well that discharged a mixture of crude oil, gas, and water near Port Sulphur, Louisiana, December 12, 2018. Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Melissa Cardwell, Coast Guard Sector New Orleans. NEW ORLEANS – A Unified Command consisting of the Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office and Hilcorp Energy continues to respond to a well that discharged...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted a vessel taking on water approximately 30 miles south of Point Au Fer, Louisiana, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report Tuesday at approximately 7 p.m. of the fishing vessel Miss Quynh Chi II taking on water south of Point Au Fer. Sector wachstanders directed the launch of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near White Lake, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near White Lake, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to an oil spill near White Lake, Louisiana, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center at 11:30 a.m., that approximately 1,260 gallons of oil spilled from a flow line at an oil production facility into the wetlands adjacent to White Lake. The responsible party is Peak Operating Company. Environmental...

Coast Guard rescues two men near New Orleans

Coast Guard rescues two men near New Orleans
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted two people in distress near The Pen, Louisiana, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the men that their 16-foot flat bottom boat got stuck in the mud due to shallow waters in The Pen, a lake near New Orleans. The men called Seatow but the towing company was unable...

Coast Guard responding to oil discharge near Gramercy, Louisiana

Coast Guard responding to oil discharge near Gramercy, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a fuel oil discharge on the Mississippi River near Gramercy, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division received a report at 8:24 a.m., Thursday from the National Response Center of a discharge originating from Petroleum Fuel and Terminal Mt. Airy during a transfer of oil from the facility to a barge at mile marker 144.6 on...