Coast Guard responds to 450,000 gallon oil spill in Port of Port Arthur Texas

PORT ARTHUR, Texas – The Coast Guard and agency partners have formed a Unified Command in response to an oil spill in the Port of Port Arthur, Saturday.

Coast Guard assists 8 people aboard sinking boat

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard assisted the crew aboard a 30-foot offshore supply vessel, which began taking on water late this afternoon, 8-miles south of the Sabine Jetties in Sabine, Texas. Watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston received a call at 4:40 p.m., from the crew of the vessel Duke that the boat they were aboard was taking on water. Three smallboat crews from Marine Safety Unit Port...