ON BOARD THE AGIOS EFSTRATIOS, Greece (Reuters) - They waved, cheered and let out sighs of relief as their rubber boat, packed with dozens of mainly Syrian and Afghan refugees, approached the Greek coast guard ship that would rescue them at open sea near the island of Lesbos.
The U.S. Coast Guard published guidance that allows mariners to use electronic charts and publications instead of paper charts, maps and publications. Issued February 5,
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Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas is expected into Port Canaveral, Florida on Monday with major interior damage after the cruise ship was caught off guard in an ‘extreme’ hurricane force storm off the U.S. east coast. The 4,180 passenger...Show More Summary
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Twenty-three migrants drowned off Turkey's Aegean coast as they tried to reach a Greek island, the Turkish coast guard said, and a search and rescue operation was underway for the remaining passengers. One migrant...Show More Summary
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Twenty-two migrants drowned when the boat carrying them capsized off Turkey's Aegean coast in the Edremit area of Balikesir province on Monday as they tried to reach a Greek island, a Turkish coast guard official told Reuters.
Non-toxic, yellow or green runoff may be seen in the Potomac and northern Virginia wetlands.
The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a private plane and its two passengers after failing to find any sign of life in the waters between San Pedro and the Los Angeles Harbor where it went down Friday afternoon. The Coast Guard said it halted its efforts at 9:15 a.m. Saturday after...
That’s a lot of cocaine seized by the U.S. Coast Guard.
ATHENS, Greece -- On the morning of Jan. 11, the Greek Coast Guard arrested five volunteers on a boat off the Greek island of Lesbos on charges of human trafficking for facilitating the “illegal entry” of migrants and refugees into Greece. The...Show More Summary
Americas Following Michael Gilmore’s thoughts on the F-35 program, his report has also shed some light on the hotly contested Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (
Excellent. The Finest Hours is a film about heroes--real in your face 3D IMAX heroes. Our Coast Guard. Their humility and selflessness deserve the highest praise. Take two friends so that you can talk, grab elbows and applaud as youShow More Summary
An unladen tanker had a tough time navigating the Mississippi River near New Orleans on Tuesday, crashing into a water tank tower followed by a pier before anchoring. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that the oil products tanker NordbayShow More Summary
The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a report of a grounded towing vessel and 35 barge breakaway near Caruthersville, Mo. On the Mississippi River. Coast
The U.S. Coast Guard has released dramatic footage of a helicopter rescue in Cape Kiwanda, Oregon. Local fire and rescue personnel were searching for 17 year-old Megan Owens, who fell into the water on Monday afternoon while hiking with friends, when two of the searchers also fell into the water.
The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to an oil tanker vessel allision on the Mississippi River near New Orleans. The incident involved one vessel, Cyprus-flagged tanker Nordbay,
The Coast Guard medevaced a 61-year-old woman Monday from a cruise ship 230 miles east of Cape Hatteras. Fifth Coast Guard District watchstanders received a report at 1 p.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The bodies of nine people, including two babies, were found drowned off the coast of western Turkey on Tuesday, after a boat carrying people to Greece partly capsized, the Turkish coast guard said in a statement...