Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana
A Station Lake Charles 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew and Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles personnel respond to a vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana, Oct. 15, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles. HOUSTON —Coast Guard crews assisted a 145-foot offshore supply vessel taking on water, near Cameron, Louisiana, early Monday morning. At 12:00 a.m., the crew...

Coast Guard issues interim rule for offshore supply vessels of at least 6,000 GT ITC, effective immediately

Coast Guard issues interim rule for offshore supply vessels of at least 6,000 GT ITC, effective immediately
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard Tuesday issued an interim rule regarding regulations to mitigate the risk created by the removal of the statutory size limit previously placed on offshore supply vessels. The regulations were effective immediately upon publication in the Federal Register. The Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010 removed the statutory size limit previously placed on offshore supply...

Coast Guard medevacs 1 from offshore supply vessel in Gulf of Mexico

VENICE, La. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old male from an offshore supply vessel approximately 50 miles south of Main Pass, Wednesday, in the Gulf of Mexico. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans command center received a report at approximately 2:45 p.m., that a crewmember aboard the 158-foot OSV Sea Cecile reportedly had been struck in the neck by a 40-foot ladder. Coast Guard...