U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) crews escorted heavy lift ship Blue Marlin as it toted a controversial 38,000-metric-ton drilling rig into Port Angeles, Wash., Friday. Blue Marlin,
A Coast Guard cutter returned from a highly successful series of drug busts Thursday. Tons of cocaine, worth almost a billion dollars, have been recovered from drug smugglers in the Pacific Ocean over the current fiscal year, ending on September 30. Show More Summary
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) crews escorted Dockwise’s 674-foot Curacao-flagged semi-submersible heavy lift ship Blue Marlin to its anchorage location in Port Angeles, Wash.
A Coast Guard cutter carrying more than 28,000 pounds of cocaine seized from smugglers returned Thursday to San Diego after a 79-day deployment off Central and South America.
More than 14 tons of cocaine, worth hundreds of millions of dollars, were seized by the US Coast Guard in a 79-day operation involving the US Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy.
The cocaine, valued by the Coast Guard at $424 million, was seized by U.S. and Canadian forces in 19 separate incidents in the eastern Pacific Ocean near Central and South America
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Coast Guard cutter arrived Thursday in San Diego with more than 14 tons of cocaine, part of what authorities described as a surge of seizures near Central and South America. The cocaine, valued by the Coast Guard at $424 million, was seized by U.S. Show More Summary
Russia continues to expand its capabilities in the Arctic, while the United States remains practically a bystander in the region, said Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, the commandant of the US Coast Guard.
Chanel West Coast pulled a Justin Bieber at Coachella -- minus the chokehold -- and flipped out on camera when security guards turned her away from a VIP area. According to our sources, the rapper and…
The U.S. Coast Guard’s (USCG) Office of Design and Engineering Standards released CG-ENG Policy Letter 02-15 to provide interim guidance for the design standards
ROME (AP) -- Survivors of a capsized migrant boat off Libya have told the aid group Save the Children that an estimated 400 people are believed to have drowned. Even before the survivors were interviewed, Italy's Coast Guard said itShow More Summary
Bollinger Shipyards LLC has delivered the Richard Dixon, the 13th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard (USCG). The announcement
Italian coast guard says they've rescued almost 8,500 migrants in the waters off the coast of Libya since the weekend
Working at a National Park results in a fair share of interesting encounters. Take for instance, yesterday when my boss emails me and says, “The Coast Guard is helping us move a humpback whale skull out of the intertidal, are you interested in watching?” Obviously, he knows me well and that my ocean nerdom would be piqued […]
Welcome to another week of news! China According to this report, the Chinese Coast Guard has increased by 25 percent in the last three years. A fire at a chemical plant in Southern China prompted the evacuation of thousands. Malaysia Despite protests from human rights groups, the Malaysian government has strengthened anti-sedition laws. Show More Summary
Americas The Canadian Coast Guard is purchasing seven more Bell 412EPI helicopters, in addition to the fifteen Light-Lift 429 models contracted for last year, amid controversy over the bidding process. The Canadian armed forces are attempting to developed armor 25% lighter than existing designs, principally through the use of boron nitride nanotubes. Show More Summary
A delegation of Bangladesh Coast Guard is on a two-day visit to Kolkata as part of the ongoing cooperation between the coast guards of the two neighbours, aimed
Canadian Coast Guard Commissioner Jody Thomas issued statement Sunday defending the Coast Guard’s response to the bunker fuel spill from the MV Marathassa bulk carrier in English Bay, near downtown Vancouver. [...] The post Canadian Coast Guard Commissioner Jody Thomas’ Statement on Vancouver Bunker Spill appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
ROME (Reuters) - Italian ships have picked up almost 700 migrants in seven inflatable boats and further rescue operations are underway as calm seas favored departures from Libya for the Italian coast, the coast guard said on Sunday.
The U.S. Coast Guard is undergoing a "stem-to-stern" organizational and operation review to see which missions it should keep and those it should shed, says Adm. Bob Papp, Coast Guard commandant.