Coast Guard, local agencies respond to allision in New Orleans

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to allision in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are responded to an allision at Mardi Gras World Wharf, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 6:50 p.m. that the uninspected towing vessel Steve Richoux allided with Mardi Gras World Wharf. There have been no reports of injuries, pollution, or effects to vessel traffic in the area. An investigator from Sector New...

Coast Guard responding to vessel taking on water on Ohio River

Coast Guard responding to vessel taking on water on Ohio River
UTV Mike A. Nadicksbernd allided with Lock and Dam 52 on the Ohio River and is taking on water. The cause of the incident is under investigation. U.S. Coast Guard photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a towing vessel taking on water at Lock and Dam 52 on the Ohio River, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley watchstanders received a report that the UTV Mike A. Nadicksbernd allided with...

Coast Guard responding to towboat allision with Natchez-Vidalia U.S. 84 Bridge

Coast Guard responding to towboat allision with Natchez-Vidalia U.S. 84 Bridge
A barge carrying slurry oil being pushed by the towing vessel Amy Francis allided with the Natchez-Vidalia Bridge, Jan. 21, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River) MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Coast Guard is responding to a towboat allision with the Natchez-Vidalia U.S. 84 Bridge on the Mississippi River, near Natchez, Miss. Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Lower...