Admiral Paul Zukunft, the new U.S. Coast Guard Commandant, could fill the BWT leadership void. Global efforts to combat the spread of invasive species in ballast
Members from the U.S. Coast Guard and National Park Service rescued a loggerhead sea turtle Sunday in Oregon Inlet. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina
A Florida couple was stranded at sea in their sailboat for one week before being rescued by the Coast guard on Saturday.
Last month we saw a day in the life onboard the Edith Maersk and APL Boston 1 year after MLC 2006. Now here’s a video from the U.S. Coast Guard [...] The post Time-Lapse Video: PNW U.S. Coast Guard Crews Prepare for The Week appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) — Pro-Russian rebels attacked two Ukrainian coast-guard vessels, just hours after European Union governments agreed to impose new sanctions on Russia if the conflict worsens. Fighting in [...] The post Ukrainian Coast Guard Vessels Attacked as New EU Sanctions for Russia Loom appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The Coast Guard medevaced an 87-year-old female reportedly suffering from complications associated with a lower back injury aboard the fishing vessel Annie B in Port Alexander, Sunday evening.
The apparently unconscious pilot of the single-engine aircraft drifted into restricted airspace over Washington, prompting F-16s to be scrambled.
A boat carrying 100 migrants capsized off the coast near Tripoli in Libya, coast guard officials said on Sunday. Officials have not confirmed the number of deaths but at least 100 people were on board. This is the second boat to capsize in the same area in a week, the Associated Press reports. Read more...
A Ukraine military spokesman has confirmed that some sailors were killed and more injured when 2 Ukraine Coast Guard cutters came under attack by artillery from onshore near the village of Bezimenne (close to the Russian Border). This is believed to be the first such incident since the conflict began. Show More Summary
The Coast Guard rescued five persons Saturday night when their 30-foot boat, the PMS Escape II, was in danger of sinking 17 miles west of San Diego.
The Coast Guard is responding to a plane crash Saturday approximately 51 miles southeast of Chincoteague Island. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District
The US Coast Guard has lost track of a Kurdish tanker carrying $100 million in disputed oil off the coast of Texas, the Independent reports. Headed for Galveston, the United Kalavyrvta was anchored at least 60 miles off-shore when it vanished from radar screens. The ship's haul fell under legal...
Coast Guard crews aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. and the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant repatriated 86 migrants illegally migrating from Cuba and Haiti.
Representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard, Federal, State, County and several members of the maritime community have received a Coast Guard Meritorious Team Commendation
Ferry Cetacea ran aground about a quarter of a mile from the pier in Lynn Harbor, Massachusetts yesterday, with 13 passengers and four crew aboard, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) reported.
Two men were about 2 miles from the brink of Niagara Falls when a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter rescued them from their disabled vessel.
MCPO Ret. In TN sends us a link to the New York Post about 51 year-old Kenneth Goldstein who was a Coast Guard petty officer who represented himself, poorly, as a former JAG officer and a wounded combat veteran in Nassau County courtrooms; Hempstead officials suspected something was wrong when Goldstein showed up in court […]
The Associated Press reports that a US Coast Guard crew in the Persian Gulf was forced to fire upon an Iranian vessel in self-defense; Cmdr. Kevin Stephens, a spokesman for the U.S. Navy’s Bahrain-based 5th Fleet, said personnel on a small boat dispatched from the U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat Monomoy fired a single shot […]
The Coast Guard is responding to the capsizing of a tug on the Calumet River near the 106th St. Bridge in Chicago in which two crew members were able to escape and swim to shore.
The U.S. Coast Guard reported last night that rescue crews from Point Allerton, a station near Boston, responded to a ferry that ran aground in Lynn Harbor at 8:20 p.m. [...] The post Boston Area Ferry Runs Aground appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.