Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Vermilion Bay

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Vermilion Bay
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Vermilion Bay, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at about midnight Thursday of a vessel with two passengers that was overdue to return home. A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter...

Coast Guard, BSEE responding to oil platform fire

Coast Guard, BSEE responding to oil platform fire
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is responding to a report of an oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 1:20 a.m. that Shell Enchilada platform was on fire approximately 112 nautical miles south of Vermilion Bay, Louisiana. There were 46 crewmembers reported aboard...