Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Maritime News

Coast Guard Closes Portion of Intracoastal Waterway in Louisiana Due to Grounded Towing Vessel

The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a towing vessel that ran aground on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway at mile marker 99, near Berwick, Louisiana, Monday.  Watchstanders at Vessel Traffic Service...

February 4, 2020
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
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Maritime News

Coast Guard Safety Alert Warns Towboats of High Water Risks on Mississippi River

Have a regime when the current’s abeam. Ensure adequate maneuvering space! The U.S. Coast Guard in New Orleans has issued a Marine Safety Alert (Safety Alert 03-19) for towboats to beware...

March 27, 2019
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
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Maritime News

Incident Video: Towing Vessel Sinks Near Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The U.S. Coast Guard has closed a portion of the lower Mississippi River near Baton Rouge, Louisiana after a towing vessel sank Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received...

March 14, 2019
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