Seychelles Coast Guard Patrol Ship (SCGPS) Topaz has completed her Medium Refit and has been handed over to Colonel Simone A Dine, Commander Seychelles Coast Guard by Rear Admiral Narayan Prasad, NM, Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam on 16 February 2017.
By Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla., Feb 17 (Reuters) – U.S. investigators stood in silence for 33 seconds on Friday as they concluded the public phase of a probe into the sinking of the El Faro cargo ship during a 2015 hurricane, recognizing each crew member aboard who died. Show More Summary
The U.S. Coast Guard and other federal and local agencies are continuing to respond to the tugboat Samson Mariner that ran aground and spilled fuel while towing a barge in the vicinity of Rosa Reef in north Tongass Narrows, Alaska, Wednesday evening. Show More Summary
While many U.S. presidents enjoyed the services of a yacht, the most famous of those boats is the USS Potomac, the yacht that provided a refuge for Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1936 to 1945. The Coast Guard cutter was built to intercept bootleggers during Prohibition, but then was determined to be a good fit for Roosevelt. Show More Summary
Four crewmembers aboard the lift boat Superior Trust were rescued after the vessel became unstable near Southwest Pass, La., Wednesday. U.S. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call early Wednesday morning reporting one of…
The Russian vessel has been plying the Eastern Seaboard, but a Coast Guard official said it was not unusual, and there was no cause for alarm.
A U.S. Coast Guard pollution team in Ketchikan responded to a tug ran aground while towing a barge in the vicinity of north Tongass Narrows in Rosa Reef, Alaska, on Wednesday evening. The Coast Guard Coast says it received notification...Show More Summary
(National Science Foundation) New Zealand has granted the United States permission for a US Coast Guard icebreaker, the USCGC Polar Star, to visit the port of Lyttelton later this month.
The U.S. Coast Guard expressed concern for the safety of boaters Wednesday because of the large amount of debris swept into the bay and waterways by recent storms. Storms cause water levels to rise and currents to become more powerful,...Show More Summary
This winter's storms have filled the Bay with "an endless train of garbage from the Richmond-San Rafael bridge." [ more › ]
The Coast Guard announced Tuesday that it finalized its Major Incident Investigation (MII) Report into the July 2016 death of a Coast Guard recruit at Coast Guard Training Center (TRACEN) Cape May, N.J. Seaman Recruit Aaron Redd died July 7…
The Royal Caribbean ship failed a Coast Guard safety inspection before its scheduled departure.
Feb 14 (Reuters) – A Royal Caribbean cruise ship remained in a Florida port on Tuesday morning after U.S. Coast Guard inspectors halted its departure when they found a problem with its life-saving equipment, local media reported. Majesty...Show More Summary
The U.S. Coast Guard has suspend the search for the six missing crew members of the crab fishing vessel Destination, which is believed to have sunk Saturday in the Bering Sea amid snow and freezing temperatures. The Coast Guard saidShow More Summary
The Coast Guard, after an investigation of ballast water discharge violations, initiated civil penalty proceedings against the operator, Vega Reederei GmbH & Co. KG, of the bulk carrier Vega Mars, Feb. 2, 2017. Investigators found that around Jan.
Rear Admiral David R. Callahan for the US Coast Guard (USCG) 8th District presented Meritorious Public Service Awards to two Houston Pilots - Captains Michael McGee and Michael Phiilips - for their bravery last September aboard the crippled and burning tanker AFRAMAX RIVER.
The U.S. Coast Guard continuing a search six missing crewmembers of the Seattle-based crab fishing vessel Destination, which is believed to have sunk off St. George, Alaska over the weekend. The Coast Guard said Saturday that it hadShow More Summary
The US Coast Guard has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with British diesel engine innovator, Cox Powertrain. The CRADA will evaluate and test the advantages, disadvantages, required technology enhancements…
The Coast Guard is searching for two men reported overdue from a boating trip near Ketchikan Sunday. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk crews and Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat - Medium crews are conducting search patterns on the southern end of Gravina Island.
Hooker survived the 1921 Tulsa race riots, was the first black woman in the Coast Guard.