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...
A U.S. Coast Guard buoy tender carrying the Zulu King and Queen of Mardi Gras and other Zulu royalty crashed into a dock on Monday as it arrived in New Orleans for Mardi Gras festivities.
A spokesperson for the Coast Guard told local media that all power had cut out as the vessel, USCGC Cypress, approached the dock on the Mississippi River.
No injuries or pollution were reported.
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