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US Prepares For "Aggressive" High-Seas Crackdown On North Korea Sanctions Violators

The Trump administration is coordinating with key Asian allies to crack down on ships suspected of violating sanctions imposed on North Korea, Reuters reports. The joint effort between the U.S. Coast Guard and regional partners including Japan,...Show More Summary

Oil On Japanese Beaches Linked To Last Month's Sanchi Tanker Spill

As feared, oil from a sunken Iranian tanker has reached the shores of over a dozen southern Japanese islands, Japanese Coast Guard officials have now confirmed to Reuters and AFP. More »      

Exclusive: U.S. prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders - sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said.

Tugboat Sinks Off Maine After Colliding with Tug Towing It

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An 80-tugboat sank off the coast of Portland, Maine on Wednesday after colliding with a second tug that was towing it at the time, the U.S. Coast Guard reports.  The exact cause of the collision is under investigation, but accordingShow More Summary

Hurricanes guard Bruce Brown Jr. out until at least March 12

Miami guard Bruce Brown Jr. is scheduled to have his injured left foot re-evaluated by doctors on March 12, which means he will miss the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament        

Oil from sunken Iran tanker reached Japan shores: Coast Guard

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil that reached islands in southern Japan earlier this month is highly likely to have come from the sunken Iranian tanker Sanchi, the Japan Coast Guard said on Thursday.

Oil that reached Japan shores seen from sunken Iran tanker: Coast Guard

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oily matter that reached two islands in southern Japan is highly likely to come from a sunken Iranian tanker, given its similarity to oil floating near the tanker and a lack of other oil spills in the area, the Japan Coast Guard said on Thursday.

Towboat Fire on Lower Mississippi Forces Crew to Abandon Ship

The crew of a towboat was forced to abandon ship after their vessel caught on fire while pushing barges on the lower Mississippi River near Greenville, Mississippi on Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River watchstanders received a report at 7:20 a.m. Show More Summary

Chief Mate Goes Missing from Anchored Bulk Carrier in Puget Sound

U.S. authorities are investigating the disappearance of the chief mate of a bulk carrier who went missing while his ship was at anchor in Puget Sound near Seatle, Washington last week. U.S. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound command center watchstanders received a call last Thursday, Feb. Show More Summary

Ship Crew Uses Boiling Water to Fend Off Pirate Attack in Philippines

Some quick thinking by the crew of a Philippine-flagged cargo ship helped fend off a pirate attack last Friday after they used boiling water as a weapon against the pirates. According to the Philippines Coast Guard, the MV Kudos wasShow More Summary

Forest Service cuts air tankers by one-third

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The Coast Guard is asking for $15 million to keep its only heavy icebreaker afloat — and for $750 million to finally build a new one

The Coast Guard currently only has one operational heavy icebreaker to keep polar regions accessible. The service has been pushing for funding to rebuild its icebreaker fleet for some time. President Donald Trump's proposed 2019 budget...Show More Summary

Greece, Turkey try to calm tensions after Aegean Sea crash

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The prime ministers of Greece and Turkey worked late Tuesday to calm escalating tensions after a Greek coast guard vessel was damaged in a collision with a Turkish patrol boat in the Aegean Sea, the site of a boundary dispute.

Greece protests to Turkey over boat incident in Aegean Sea

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece sent an official complaint to Turkey on Tuesday, its foreign ministry said, after a Turkish vessel collided with a Greek coast guard boat off disputed islets in the Aegean Sea.

Raw: Two rescued from rocky California island

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Coast Guard video shows a helicopter lift two people who were stranded on a rocky island off the California coast on Sunday. The Coast Guard reports the two apparently walked to the island during low tide and got stuck there overnight. (Feb. 12)        

Canadian Coast Guard Cutter Back in Port After Taking on Water Off Newfoundland

The Canadian Coast Guard patrol cutter CCGS Cygnus has arrived safely into St. John’s today following reports that it on water a few hundred miles off the coast of Newfoundland. The Canadian Coast Guard confirmed via Twitter that the CCGS experienced water on Thursday while approximately 260 nautical miles east of Newfoundland. Show More Summary

Louisville's Adel out vs. Georgia Tech with injured ankle

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Louisville scoring leader Deng Adel will not play Thursday night in an Atlantic Coast Conference game against Georgia Tech because of an ankle injury. The 6-foot-7 junior forward/guard, who averages 15.5 points and 5.1 rebounds, sustained the injury during Monday night in a loss to Syracuse and will be evaluated daily. Show More Summary

U.S., Canadian Coast Guard Renew to Icebreaking Partnership on Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway

The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard have renewed an icebreaking partnership in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway marine transportation system with the signing last month of an updated Memorandum of Understanding between their agencies. Show More Summary

Swimmer becomes Coast Guard trailblazer

She’s the Coast Guard’s first ever woman selected from the time she was a recruit, to be a rescue swimmer. She is also only 18-years-old.

Oil from sunken Iranian tanker may have reached Japan shores: Coast Guard

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil from the world's worst crude tanker disaster in decades may have reached the shores of Japan, the Japanese Coast Guard said on Friday.

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