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.
BP has been going to the site of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico with the Coast Guard to see if any more oil is seeping through the capped containment dome, CBS News is reporting.
Coast Guard officials say they are investigating a fire at an oil drilling platform off the coast of Louisiana.
The Coast Guard says a woman has died after falling off a ferry in Southeast Texas.