Coast Guard medevacs chief mate from tanker in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard medevacs chief mate from tanker in Gulf of Mexico
NEW ORLEANS — A 29-year-old man was medevaced from a tanker approximately 130 miles south of Southwest Pass in the Gulf of Mexico, Thursday. The chief mate reportedly injured his groin after his trousers got caught in a spindle while working aboard the 400-foot Panama-flagged tanker Dreggen. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a satellite phone call at 1:38 a.m. from the Dreggen...