Coast Guard

Coast Guard personnel advance, receive awards

Boatswain Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer Timothy Dinger, right, advanced to 1st Class Petty Officer Thursday. Dinger is from Patterson. Marine Safety Unit Commanding Officer Capt. David McClellan is at right.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Four U.S. Coast Guard members of Marine Safety Unit Morgan City advanced Thursday, and six awards were handed out to other members during an advancement and awards ceremony at the St.

Coast Guard urged to quicken pace of Metal Shark orders

Marine Safety Unit members use the Response Boat – Small II in water from Freshwater Bayou to Houma for maritime responses, including pollution control, search and rescue, interdiction and many other situations. On the boat, from left, are Boatswain Mate 2 Tim Dinger, BM1 Amy Thomas, BM3 Cole Lazella and BM3 Dillon Sellers. Standing, from left, are Machinery Technician 3 Dannon Flanagan, MK1 Justin Smith, MK1 Chris Cowie, Maritime Enforcement 2 Drew Watzek, ME2 Dale Bullock and Boatswain Mate Chief Wesley Dugas.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

An order for 16 more 29-foot boats built by Metal Shark Boats of Jeanerette that U.S. Sen.

Morgan City port officials eager to test dredging option

Chief Mark Emerson of the U.S. Coast Guard in Morgan City reported on the ongoing effort to install navigation aids marking the Atchafalaya River to help vessels pass safely through the waterways.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Port of Morgan City officials are anxious to test a different method of dredging in the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel, but must first wait to see how much funding it will have to do the demonstrati


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