Over 700 Barges Stranded by Mississippi River Closure in Memphis Due to Bridge Crack
The U.S. Coast Guard said 44 vessels with a total of 709 barges are now in the queue as a 1-miles stretch of the Mississippi River remains closed after a...
NEW ORLEANS Ã Emergency medical technicians rush a gurney to an awaiting HH-60 rescue helicopter and crew from Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, Ala. at Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans. The helicopter crew medevaced multiple survivors from the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon after an explosion and fire caused the crew of the vessel to evacuate. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Tom Atkeson.
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