Coast Guard reopens Matagorda Ship Channel

Coast Guard reopens Matagorda Ship Channel
The dredge barge Everett Fisher sits aground in the Matagorda Ship Channel near Port Lavaca, Texas, Jan. 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi). CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard lifted the safety zone and reopened the Matagorda Ship Channel to vessel traffic Tuesday evening near Port Lavaca, Texas. The closure began Monday evening when Coast Guard Sector/Air...

Coast Guard responding to grounded barge in Matagorda Ship Channel

Coast Guard responding to grounded barge in Matagorda Ship Channel
The dredge barge Everett Fisher sits aground in the Matagorda Ship Channel near Port Lavaca, Texas, Jan. 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi). CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is responding to a grounded dredge barge in the Matagorda Ship Channel near Port Lavaca, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners 288 miles offshore Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners 288 miles offshore Corpus Christi, Texas
An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducts a hoist of one of two mariners approximately 288 miles east southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas, Jan. 2, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Aviation Training Center Mobile) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners from their disabled sailing vessel, Rhapsody, approximately 288 miles east southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas, Thursday...

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 20 miles off Port Aransas

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 20 miles off Port Aransas
An Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew transfers an injured offshore vessel crewmember to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, Dec. 20, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from the offshore vessel Ram XVII approximately 20 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas, Friday...

Coast Guard assists duck hunter near Port O’Connor

Coast Guard assists duck hunter near Port O’Connor
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted a duck hunter in need of medical assistance near Port O’Connor, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from two duck hunters that a third hunter disappeared while going after their adrift vessel in the vicinity...

Coast Guard lifts navigational restrictions on Gulf Intracoastal Waterway

Coast Guard lifts navigational restrictions on Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard lifted all navigational restrictions from mile marker 510 to mile marker 512 on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday. The previously sunken sand barge has been salvaged and removed from the area. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers survey data shows that sand from that barge did enter the waterway, however the sand is located on the...

Coast Guard reopens La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas

Coast Guard reopens La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard reopened the La Quinta Channel to vessel traffic Thursday evening near Ingleside, Texas. The closure began Tuesday when Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification that the vessel Cristi sank approximately 100 yards north of Ingleside Point at 10:30 a.m. Due to the location of the sunken vessel, the La Quinta Channel was...

Coast Guard searching for missing crewmember near Ingleside, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing crewmember near Ingleside, Texas
Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing crewmember after a vessel sank in the La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification that the vessel Cristi sank approximately 100 yards north...

Coast Guard lifts safety zone in Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard lifts safety zone in Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard has lifted the safety zone in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday afternoon. Westbound only traffic is permitted Sunday from mile marker 510 through mile marker 512. Beginning Monday morning both eastbound and westbound traffic may transit from mile marker 510 through mile marker 512: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...