Coast Guard seizes shrimp from vessel found in closed fishing area

GRAND ISLE, La. – The Coast Guard seized approximately 19,000 pounds of shrimp 13 miles south of Belle Pass, La., Sunday, June 13, 2010, in a closed area due to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Coast Guard Medevacs Man from Supply Ship

GRAND ISLE, La. – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a supply ship in Barataria Pass near Grand Isle, Saturday.

Coast Guard returns port to normal hurricane season conditions

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has returned the Port of New Orleans to normal hurricane season port conditions.

Gulf Coast Coast Guard units prepare for Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard units from Louisiana to Florida are preparing to ensure search and rescue, environmental response, and recovery of the ports and waterways missions are met as Hurricane Ida approaches. Personnel, aircraft and vessels needed to conduct day-to-day operations as well as to respond to Ida have been moved out of the strike zone to ensure continuity of service and to ensure that...

Grand Isle first in Gulf Coast to receive new class of boat

NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard Station Grand Isle, La., was the first unit in the Eighth Coast Guard District to receive a new shallow water response vessel Thursday, November 13, 2008.

Coast Guard searching for missing crewmember

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a crewmember who reportedly went missing in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008, 12-miles south of Terrebonne Bay.

Coast Guard Responds To Oil Sheen In Grand Isle

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil sheen today that washed up on the beach in Grand Isle, La., early this morning. Coast Guard Station Grand Isle received a report last night from a passing vessel that sheen was spotted approximately 6-miles off the coast in the Gulf of Mexico near Grand Isle. The station launched a 25-foot smallboat and crew to investigate. Coast Guard Marine...