Coast Guard rescues kite surfer from water near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer from water near Texas City, Texas
A Coast Guard Station Galveston 29-foot Response Boat–Small crew transports a kite surfer to the Texas City Dike Nov. 26, 2022, near Texas City, Texas. The kite surfer was rescued from the water by a Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Galveston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a kite surfer from the water Saturday near Texas City,...

Coast Guard wraps up hearing for Texas City Y collision

Coast Guard wraps up hearing for Texas City Y collision
HOUSTON — Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board investigators closed a formal hearing in Galveston Thursday, that was held to gather facts that led to the March 22 collision and subsequent 168,000 gallon oil spill near the Texas City Dike. The purpose of the Coast Guard marine casualty investigation and formal board hearing is to examine the causes of a marine casualty, make recommendations...