Coast Guard responding to towing vessels collision on Mississippi River

Coast Guard responding to towing vessels collision on Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to a report of two towing vessels that collided on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 5:37 a.m. that the towing vessel RC Creppel and the towing vessel Cooperative Spirit had collided and that four members of the RC Creppel are...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan vessel search for 2 missing boaters in Marmot Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritan vessel search for 2 missing boaters in Marmot Bay, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard crews and a good Samaritan vessel crew are searching Thursday for one male and one female reported missing from the fishing vessel Miss Destinee that capsized in Marmot Bay. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews, a Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Kodiak boatcrew and the crew of the good Samaritan vessel are searching...

Coast Guard medevacs diabetic man from charter boat off South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs diabetic man from charter boat off South Padre Island, Texas
USCG File Photo SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 40-year-old man Saturday from a charter boat about 30 miles east of Arroyo City. At 11:19 a.m., the charter boat Thunderbird operator contacted Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders to report that a 40-year-old diabetic man had been going in and out of consciousness and was in need of medical attention. A Coast Guard...

CBIG authorities detain 2 Dominicans for smuggling Cubans to Mona Island, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) law enforcement authorities interdicted two Dominican men suspected of migrant smuggling Monday and took custody of nine Cuban migrants after they made landfall on Mona Island, Puerto Rico.