Coast Guard continues response to sunken towing vessel

Coast Guard continues response to sunken towing vessel
NEW ORELANS – The Coast Guard is continuing its response to a sunken vessel on the Lower Mississippi River near Donaldsonville, Louisiana, Sunday. The towing vessel, Vincent J. Eymard, has been located at mile marker 176.4 on the Lower Mississippi River. The waterway closure from mile marker 177 to 173 has been lifted. A waterway restriction has been issued from mile marker 175.9 to mile marker 176.9...

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel
NEW ORELANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a capsized vessel on the Lower Mississippi River near Donaldsonville, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 9:30 p.m. that the towing vessel Vincent J Eymard capsized near mile marker 175 on the Lower Mississippi River. The crew departed the vessel onto the towing vessel Ellysa with no reported injuries. The...