Coast Guard rescues 3 from tug taking on water in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues 3 from tug taking on water in Lake Pontchartrain
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three crewmembers aboard an uninspected towing vessel on Lake Pontchartrain, Tuesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector New Orleans command center received a report the UTV Todd Michael was taking on water and reportedly grounded on the rocks near the Lakefront Airport on Lake Pontchartrain with three people aboard. The uninspected towing vessel Todd Michael...

Coast Guard operation focusing on towing vessel safety in New England

BOSTON – Coast Guard personnel throughout New England recently launched an operation to ensure that commercial tugs are following rules, regulations and licensing procedures.