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VIDEO: Coast Guard Medevacs 71-Year-Old from Offshore Vessel

Aug 04, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday medevaced a 71-year-old man from an offshore supply vessel around 100 miles southwest of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at approximately 2:51 a.m. from the…

Ailing Liftboat Crewmember Medevaced in US Gulf

Jul 17, 2023

An ailing crewmember was medevaced from a liftboat approximately three miles south of Pecan Island, La., Saturday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector New Orleans received a call at approximately 1:12 a…

VIDEO: U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Offshore Oil Platform Crewmember

Jun 12, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard  said Sunday it had medevaced an oil platform crewmember 23 miles southwest of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, Saturday.Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 4:19 a.m. of a 33-year-old crewmember…

Ailing Crewmember Medevaced from Pipelayer in the Gulf of Mexico

Apr 24, 2023

An ailing crewmember was airlifted from a pipelay vessel in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard Eighth District and Coast Guard Sector New Orleans command center watchstanders received a report at approximately 10 p…

U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Crew Member from Allseas' Pipelayer in Gulf of Mexico

Apr 24, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday it had evacuated a crew member from motor vessel Solitaire approximately 15 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. Coast Guard Eighth District and Coast Guard Sector New Orleans command center watchstanders received a report at approximately 10 p…

Crewmember Medevaced from Pipelay Barge in US Gulf

Apr 18, 2023

An ailing crewmember was medevaced from an offshore pipelay barge in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston received a medevac request relay from Coast Guard District Eight at 6:45 a…

VIDEO: Coast Guard Medevacs Crewmember from Allseas' Pipelayer in Gulf of Mexico

Mar 23, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday it had medevaced a motor vessel crewmember Tuesday approximately 15 miles offshore Port Fourchon, Louisiana. 'Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 7:54 p.m. from the motor vessel…

Coast Guard Helicopter Airlifts Injured Worker from BP's Atlantis Platform

Mar 20, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old man from BP's Atlantis offshore platform Friday, about 130 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at approximately 5:40 p.m. from a medic…

Oil Worker Medevaced in the Gulf of Mexico

Mar 13, 2023

An ailing worker was airlifted from a platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said its District Eight watchstanders received a call at approximately 7 a.m. from the aircrew of the Acadian Air…

Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Four Missing from Helicopter that Crashed Near Gulf of Mexico Platform

Dec 30, 2022

The Coast Guard called off its search for four passengers onboard a downed helicopter about 10 miles off the coast of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, at 6:15 p.m. Thursday.At around 8:40 a.m., Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders got a call from…

Ailing Drillship Worker Airlifted in the Gulf of Mexico

Dec 12, 2022

An ailing worker was medevaced from a Transocean drillship 189 miles south of Port Fourchon, La., on Monday.The U.S. Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector New Orleans received a request at 2:21 a.m. from Bristol Search and Rescue Services…

Oil Rig Worker Medevaced in the Gulf of Mexico

Nov 10, 2022

An ailing worker was medevaced from a Gulf of Mexico oil rig, about 14 miles south of Dauphin Island, Ala., the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector Mobile received a call at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday from an oil…

DPS Safety Alert Follows DP3 Drillship Blackout Investigation

Nov 01, 2022

The United States Coast Guard issued the following Marine Safety Alert rergarding Dynamic Positioning Systems.Dynamic positioning (DP) systems1 meeting equipment class 2 (DP2) and equipment class 3 (DP3) have control features and redundancies…

U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Offshore Vessel Crewmember with Heart Attack Symptoms

Jul 15, 2022

A 52-year-old man was medevaced Thursday from an offshore supply vessel about 36 miles southeast of Grande Isle, Louisiana.Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call stating a crewmember aboard the offshore supply vessel…

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