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MEDIA ADVISORY: Unified command to hold press briefing for vessel collision near the Galveston Jetties


 News Release 

U.S. Coast Guard 8th District Public Affairs Detachment Texas
Contact: 8th District Public Affairs Detachment Texas
Office: (281) 464-4810
After Hours: (832) 293-1293
PA Detachment Texas online newsroom

Unified command to hold press briefing for vessel collision near Galveston Jetties 

HOUSTON — The unified command is scheduled to hold a press briefing Thursday to discuss search and rescue efforts and vessel recovery operations related to the collision that occurred near the Galveston Jetties in Galveston, Texas.

WHO: Cmdr. Eric Carrero, federal on-scene coordinator from Marine Safety Unit Texas City, Cmdr. Jordan Baldueza, search and rescue mission coordinator from Sector Houston-Galveston, Mr. Trey Trahan, state on-scene coordinator from Texas General Land Office, and Mr. Harry Stark, Pappy’s Pride’s insurance underwriters representative.

WHERE: Coast Guard Sector Field Office Galveston
                 3000 Fort Point Road
                 Galveston, TX 77550

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 at 3:30 p.m.

Media interested in attending should RSVP by calling 832-293-1293 and arrive no later than 3:15 p.m. at the Sector Field Office to meet a Coast Guard escort to enter the base.

-USCG-

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