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Coast Guard rescue 5 sailors 195 nm of Mobile, Alabama

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescue five sailors from a disabled sailing vessel Friday 195 nautical miles southeast of Mobile, Alabama. Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders received a distress call at 1 p.m. from the 36-foot recreational sailing vessel Madam X with a broken mast and five people aboard. Watchstanders coordinated the launch of Leer másCoast Guard rescue 5 sailors 195 nm of Mobile, Alabama[…]

Coast Guard conducts overflights along the Gulf Coast​ after Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard aircrews are conducting critical overflights along the Gulf Coast Region of Louisiana following Hurricane Ida. These critical overflights post-storm are divided in search and rescue (SAR) missions and assessing for damage. The Coast Guard aircrews conducts these missions from today Monday. The USCG has brought to bear more than Leer másCoast Guard conducts overflights along the Gulf Coast​ after Hurricane Ida[…]

Coast Guard Area Command prepares their assets for Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS —​ The Coast Guard is pre-staging the response of their assets on Saturday and established an Area Command in preparation for Hurricane Ida.​ Coast Guard assets across the region were repositioned and pre-staged to preserve readiness and to provide support for areas expected to be impacted by the impending hurricane. Hurricane Ida is expected Leer másCoast Guard Area Command prepares their assets for Hurricane Ida[…]

AMVER vessel, Mare Picenum, rescue sailor 400 nm SE of Long Island, NY

BOSTON​ — AMVER vessel, Mare Picenum, crew rescue an 81-year-old sailor from their disabled sailing vessel approximately 400 nm SE of Long Island, New York. Coast Guard 1st District Command Center watchstanders received a report at approximately 4:52 a.m., Tuesday, that the 36-foot, German-flagged sailing vessel, Katharina, was disabled​ due to a​ broken mast. A Leer másAMVER vessel, Mare Picenum, rescue sailor 400 nm SE of Long Island, NY[…]

Coast Guard is search for missing person near Grand Isle, Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and partners are in search for a person in the water near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Sunday. Missing is Marvin Fuentes a 32-year-old from Metarie, Louisiana. Fuentes was wearing a white and blue stripped shirt and brown shorts. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 11:20 Leer másCoast Guard is search for missing person near Grand Isle, Louisiana[…]

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