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Coast Guard closes the Biloxi Industrial Seaway due to landslide Coast Guard closes the Biloxi Industrial Seaway due to...
The Coast Guard closed the Biloxi Industrial Seaway in Gulfport, Miss., due to a landslide April 18, 2015. The Coast Guard is working with the Army Corps of Engineers...
Patrol Boat Round Up in Galveston, Texas Patrol Boat Round Up in Galveston, Texas
Petty Officer 2nd Class Karl Edwards works to remove the mooring lines tying the Coast Guard Cutter Stingray to the pier during the Patrol Boat Round Up at the Sector...
Ribbon cutting at Sector Field Office Galveston Ribbon cutting at Sector Field Office Galveston
Coast Guard 8th District Commander Rear Admiral Kevin Cook cuts the ribbon signifying the completion of the new Sector Field Office in Galveston, Texas, April 14,...
Air Station Houston performs search and rescue demonstration Air Station Houston performs search and rescue demonstration
Petty Officer 1st Class Mike Dibble, the aviation survival technician aboard the MH-65 rescue helicopter, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Don Scherer, the flight mechanic...
Coast Guard responds to multi-ship collision on Mississippi River Coast Guard responds to multi-ship collision on...
The Coast Guard responded to a collision on the lower Mississippi River near Convent, La., April 6, 2015. The Privocean, a bulk carrier, broke free from its mooring...
Coast Guard Bayou Cleanup Coast Guard Bayou Cleanup
Petty Officer 1st Class Zane Galbert, a storekeeper at Coast Guard Station Gulfport, Miss., picks up trash in a Louisiana Bayou, Slidell, La., March 28,...


Recent Video

Gulf of Mexico Quickdraw Exercise Gulf of Mexico Quickdraw Exercise
Lt. Joseph Prado, an exercise observer from the 8th Coast Guard District, speaks about the Gulf of Mexico quickdraw exercise at the Gulf of Mexico, March 26, 2015....
The Ancient Albatross The Ancient Albatross
In a ceremony officiated by Commandant of the Coast Guard, Adm. Paul Zukunft, Rear Adm. Jake Korn passes the title and traditional gear of the Ancient Albatross to...
Coast Guard Rescues 2 Men Stranded on Island in San Antonio Bay Coast Guard Rescues 2 Men Stranded on Island in San...
A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew rescued two men, Richard Tesch, 42 and Ruben Vasquez, 53 from an island in San Antonio Bay Saturday, April 4, 2015. The men were...
Video and mapped Carla Maersk, Conti Peridot collision with audio Video and mapped Carla Maersk, Conti Peridot collision...
Video of the Carla Maersk passing Morgan's Point and stopping as it collides with the Conti Peridot and real time video of the ships plotted on a chart with VHF radio...
Tanker Free After Grounding Off Galveston, Texas Tanker Free After Grounding Off Galveston, Texas
The Sn Federica, a 750-foot Italian flagged oil tanker, attempts to free itself after grounding 35 miles off Galveston, Mar. 31, 2015. U.S Coast Guard video by Petty...
Coast Guard Medevacs Heart Attack Patient off Galveston, Texas Coast Guard Medevacs Heart Attack Patient off Galveston,...
Air Station Houston's MH-65D helicopter crew hoists a rescue swimmer to an offshore supply vessel 5 miles off Galveston, Texas, to assess the condition of a man with...


Recent News Stories

Tanker free after grounding off Galveston, Texas Tanker free after grounding off Galveston, Texas
The Coast Guard has been monitoring response efforts for an oil tanker that ran hard aground Tuesday, 35 miles east of Galveston. The tanker was freed from grounding...
Coast Guard medevacs man with heart attack symptoms off...
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston aircrew flew about 5 miles off Galveston to medevac a 49-year-old man suffering from heart attack symptoms Saturday morning.
Coast Guard seizes lancha, fish, long line gear off South Texas waters Coast Guard seizes lancha, fish, long line gear off...
The Coast Guard seized a Mexican fishing boat, more than 80 fish and miles of illegally set long line fishing gear in the waters off South Texas waters Monday morning.
Coast Guard rescues 4 people from disabled boat 65 miles...
A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted four people from their disabled boat in the Gulf of Mexico, about 65 miles off Freeport, Texas, Tuesday afternoon.
Coast Guard pursues Mexican lanchas poaching off South Texas Coast Guard pursues Mexican lanchas poaching off South Texas
The Coast Guard pursued two Mexican fishing crews in the waters off South Texas on Friday afternoon, interdicting one of them.
Houston Ship Channel fully reopened Houston Ship Channel fully reopened
The Houston Ship Channel was reopened Thursday morning, after responders completed initial salvage plans on a damaged chemical tanker and successfully moved the...


Recent Audio

Lifesaving gift ideas for the holidays
Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Piasecki, a rescue swimmer at Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans, offers lifesaving gift ideas for the holidays. (U.S. Coast Guard...
Good Samaritan reports boat fire on marine band radio
A good Samaritan aboard the vessel Sea Candy reporting that a 45-foot boat is on fire under the Highway 146 bridge near Kemah, Texas, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Coast...
Mayday call from fishing boat taking on water
Coast Guard crews rescued two fishermen Monday, after their boat started taking on water in the Gulf of Mexico. At approximately 3:30 p.m. Coast Guard watchstanders...
120801-G-EK967-Mayday call near Freeport
HOUSTON -- Coast Guard rescue crews saved four people from their sinking fishing boat five miles off the coast of Freeport, Wednesday morning. A crewman aboard the...
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HOUSTON - Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a mayday call from the captain of a fishing vessel at approximately 1:15 p.m. reporting that the...
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HOUSTON - Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a mayday call from the captain of a fishing vessel at approximately 1:15 p.m. reporting that the...


Recent Publications

The Guardian - 06.01.2012
The Guardian - 06.01.2012
The Guardian is a publication of the U.S. Coast Guard's 8th District. Summer 2012 issue.
The Guardian - 01.01.2012
The Guardian - 01.01.2012
The Guardian is a publication of the U.S. Coast Guard's 8th District. Winter 2012 issue.