Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel in Pass a Loutre

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel in Pass a Loutre
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a sunken towing vessel in Pass a Loutre near Venice, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 2 a.m. of the towing vessel Dejeanne Maria, pushing two empty dry cargo barges, transiting downbound on the Mississippi River when it struck a submerged object. The three people who were aboard the Dejeanne Maria at...

Coast Guard continues response to sunken vessel on lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard continues response to sunken vessel on lower Mississippi River
Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River and local agencies are respond to the uninspected towing vessel Virginia Renee sunken at its mooring at Hickman Landing. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Coast Guard and local agencies are continuing the response to the sunken vessel near mile marker 823 on the lower Mississippi River near Blytheville, Arkansas, Friday. Salvage equipment...

Coast Guard response to sunken towing vessel in Mississippi River continues

Coast Guard response to sunken towing vessel in Mississippi River continues
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to a sunken towing vessel in the Mississippi River near St. James, Friday. Mckinney Salvage and Heavy Lift are scheduled to arrive on scene tonight and commence salvage operations. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report around 2 a.m. Thursday that the 56-foot towing vessel Justice, owned by River Ventures LLC, had begun...

Coast Guard responds to sunken towing vessel in Mississippi River

Coast Guard responds to sunken towing vessel in Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is supervising the salvage and pollution response operations of a sunken towing vessel in the Mississippi River at Mile Marker 161.5 near New Orleans, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report around 2 a.m. Thursday that the 56-foot towing vessel Justice, owned by River Ventures LLC, had begun taking on water and sank around midnight....