Coast Guard and commercial vessels to practice shipboard safety, contingency planning

Coast Guard and commercial vessels to practice shipboard safety, contingency planning
NEW ORLEANS — A full scale exercise will be conducted on the Mississippi River near Algiers Point to test area commercial vessels’ shipboard safety management and contingency plan with oversight from the Coast Guard Wednesday at 9 a.m. The New Orleans Steamboat Company, New Orleans Paddlewheels, Inc., and the Crescent City Connection Ferry Division will test the vessels’ and crew’s capabilities...