Coast Guard responds to oil spill in Sabine Neches Waterway

PORT ARTHUR, Texas – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur responded to the report of an oil spill at the Motiva Terminal in Port Neches on Monday.

MSU Port Arthur, Lake Charles conduct examinations in operation Big Tow

PORT ARTHUR, Texas – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur and Lake Charles participated in Operation Big Tow the week of January 12-15, 2009.

Coast Guard, partners successfully oversee recovery of ruptured well-head leak

PORT ARTHUR, Texas – The Coast Guard and partners have successfully overseen the recovery of a ruptured well-head leak, which occurred in Sabine Lake, on Nov. 18, 2008.

MSU Port Arthur oversees recovery of ruptured well-head leak

PORT ARTHUR, Texas – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur and other agencies are coordinating efforts to recover a ruptured well-head leak, which occured on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008 in Sabine Lake. On Nov. 18, the well owner, Ballard Exploration, had secured the leak that occurred when a tug and barge struck an inactive production well-head in Sabine Lake.

Coast Guard Responds to Rupture Well Head Leak

PORT ARTHUR, Texas – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur has responded to a report of a tug and barge that struck an inactive production well-head in Sabine Lake during the early hours of Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008.

Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur to hold change of command ceremony

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (D8 Public Affairs) – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur is scheduled to host a change-of-command ceremony at the Holiday Inn Plaza in Beaumont, Texas, July 2 at 10 a.m. During the change-of-command ceremony, Capt. John Plunkett will assume the responsibilities of Commanding Officer of MSU Port Arthur from Capt. Thomas Sparks. Rear Adm. Joel Whitehead, Eighth Coast...

Coast Guard assists 8 people aboard sinking boat

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard assisted the crew aboard a 30-foot offshore supply vessel, which began taking on water late this afternoon, 8-miles south of the Sabine Jetties in Sabine, Texas. Watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston received a call at 4:40 p.m., from the crew of the vessel Duke that the boat they were aboard was taking on water. Three smallboat crews from Marine Safety Unit Port...