Coast Guard responds to multi-ship collision on Mississippi River

Coast Guard responds to multi-ship collision on Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to an collision on the lower Mississippi River near Convent, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received report at approximately 4:00 p.m., the motor vessel Privocean, a 751 foot bulk carrier, broke free from its mooring and drifted down river and collided with the 98 foot towing vessel Texas which was moored at the time. The...