• Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District personnel routinely participate in HELO operations and Coast Guard inspections on vessels traveling within the port jurisdiction. The training and exercises keep the agencies ready 24/7 to respond to emergencies and protect parish citizens.

Plaquemines Port participates in “Two to Tango”

Safety on the Mississippi River for mariners and shore based residents within the Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District is a key responsibility of port personnel and they routinely assist the United States Coast Guard in training and monitoring operations. “Two to Tango” was a recent exercise where the Port M/V Authority I and crew provided transportation assisting the USCG in the search for drugs and proper credentials on vessels in the Mississippi River. “We assist the Coast Guard with random checks on vessels,” said Kerry Cosse’, PPHTD Marine Inspector. “You can often tell from a vessel’s appearance that maybe there is a problem.
 
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