Coast Guard responds to deep draft grounding in the Lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard responds to deep draft grounding in the Lower Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a grounded vessel in the Lower Mississippi River near New Orleans, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 8:32 Friday morning that the 837-foot UK-flagged deep-draft vessel Anglo Alexandria had grounded in the Mississippi River at mile marker 3.5. The vessel is currently blocking the navigation channel and a tug is...