A fire that burned for more than a day on an oil production platform off Louisiana’s coast was extinguished early Saturday, the Coast Guard said.
The Galveston-based Carnival Magic returned to her home port after being refused entry to Cozumel by Mexican health officials.
Cleanup efforts under way after a barge carrying a million gallons of crude oil collided with a ship.
Two Coast Guard bomb-sniffing dogs have had some high-flying security training by being lowered from a helicopter to a boat.
The Coast Guard and an oilfield supply boat continue to search for a missing crewman.
On Monday, the Coast Guard suspended its search for a 48-year-old-man and his 10-year-old son; both were swept away Sunday near San Luis Pass.
After The U.S. Coast Guard Rescue crews searched approximately 5,400 miles for four boaters missing since last week, the search was suspended Sunday.
The Coast Guard rescued one boater in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, then turned search efforts to four others.
Three people have escaped from a shrimp boat that caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico just off the Texas coast.
The crippled Carnival cruise slowly making its way back to dry land suffered another setback Thursday when a tow line snapped, setting the ship adrift once again as crews worked to repair it.