ROME (AP) — Ships from the Italian Coast Guard and navy have rescued more than 1,200 migrants after smugglers’ boats ran into trouble in the Mediterranean Sea near Libya. Italian officials say the migrants were being taken Saturday to Italian ports after several different rescue operations, including helping some 200 people aboard motorized rubber dinghies [...]
Lake Michigan is home to roughly 1,500 shipwrecks and it recently treated members of the U.S. Coast Guard to a rare glimpse of some of its ghostly residents, at least one of which dates back to the mid-19th century. The end of winter...Show More Summary
The Coast Guard is urging mariners to use extreme caution while transiting the Merrimack River entrance due to significant shifting and shoaling between the #2 red and #3 green buoys.
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) informed it has lifted restrictions and enforcement of the regulated navigation area Thursday at Oregon Inlet between Bodie and Pea Islands.
Five years after the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, the Coast Guard and State environmental agencies are scaling way back on their recovery efforts, but the Emerald Coast Chapter continues its grassroots efforts to monitor Northwest Florida beaches for lingering BP oil.
The U.S. Coast Guard snapped some cool shipwreck photos over Lake Michigan, which are usually invisible to the human eye due to the ice that settles over the lake in the winter and sediment that settles during the summer. [ more › ]
The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of Coast Guard members and their families,announced today its support
For the second time in five months, the Coast Guard has suspended a search for Hawaii fisherman Ron Ingraham.
Did you lose a ship in Lake Michigan during the last couple centuries? If so, head on over there, because the Coast Guard probably just found it. The U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City revealed, via its Facebook...
President Obama said Tuesday he will nominate Vice Admiral Peter Neffenger, currently second in command of the U.S. Coast Guard, as the new head of the Transportation Security Administration.“The talent and expertise Vice Admiral Neffenger brings to his new role after more than three decades at the U.S. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is nominating the second-in-command at the U.S. Coast Guard to run the Transportation Security Administration. Obama says in a statement that Neffenger will use his decades of Coast Guard experience and record of leadership dealing with important national challenges to strengthen transportation security.
Shipwrecks are now visible from beneath Lake Michigan after sheets of ice that built up over America’s Great Lakes during winter finally cleared, leaving the water unusually clear. A third unidentified wreck. U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City The U.S. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday said he would nominate Coast Guard Vice Admiral Peter Neffenger to be administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the agency created to tighten travel security following the Sept. Show More Summary
See aerial images taken by the Coast Guard
The U.S. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, chaired by U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), will mark up legislation this week that authorizes United States
A 738-foot motor vessel Kind Seas was detained by the U.S. Coast Guard after significant safety violations were found during an inspection in Kalama, Washington, Friday.
The Coast Guard suspended the search Monday for a missing mariner after the fishing vessel he was aboard capsized approximately one mile west of Lanai. “Following
The regatta storm which hit the coast of Mobile, Alabama, Saturday afternoon has left two dead and five missing. The Coast Guard is still searching the area after the ill-fated boat race. The 57th Dauphin Island Regatta in Mobile Bay was sponsored and organized by the Fairhope Yacht Club, an annual event. Show More Summary
A severe storm struck a popular Alabama regatta Saturday, resulting in at least two deaths, with five boaters still missing while the United States Coast Guard continued its search operation late Sunday night into Monday morning, off Mobile Bay. Show More Summary
The Coast Guard continues to search for at least five people in the Mobile Bay area Sunday. Rescuers searched throughout the night for the missing boaters and have covered a total of 1,