Thursday, September 16, 2021
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
‘Great News’ For Great Lakes as House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Approves $1 Billion for U.S. Coast Guard Infrastructure, Heavy Icebreaker
The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Tuesday approved $1 billion for U.S. Coast Guard shore side infrastructure nationwide and $350 million for a heavy icebreaker for the Great...
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
US Navy Awards $500m To Upgrade Pearl Harbor & Puget Sound Shipyards
The US Navy awarded a $500-million contract for structural projects at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Hawaii and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Washington state
Sunday, September 12, 2021
Japan Spots Chinese Sub Just Outside Territorial Waters
by Rocky Swift (Reuters) Japan’s defense ministry said on Sunday that a submarine believed to be from China was spotted in waters near its southern islands, as maritime tensions persist...
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Australia’s New Antarctic Research Icebreaker Sailing Home After Delivery
Australia’s high-advanced new Antarctic icebreaker ‘Nuyina’ is underway on its 24,000km (13,000 nautical mile) maiden voyage home to Tasmania following delivery from Damen Vlissingen in the Netherlands. The 160-meter Antarctic...
Monday, September 6, 2021
Coast Guard Responds To Multiple Oil Spills Along Southeast Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS — As part of the ongoing Hurricane Ida response, the Coast Guard conducted overflights Sunday that focused on two locations previously identified for further investigation. Members of the...
NOAA Launches First National Rip Current Forecast Model
For the first time, NOAA is launching a national rip current forecast model, aimed at saving lives of beach-goers around the country. This new model can predict the hourly probability...
Friday, September 3, 2021
Chief Pleads Guilty In US Navy Fat Leonard Scandal
Retired US Navy Chief Warrant Officer Robert Gorsuch admitted in federal court today that he received more than $45,000 in bribes from foreign defense contractor Leonard Francis, aka Fat Leonard,...
Coast Guard Working To Reopen Ports and Waterways Following Hurricane Ida
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuously working to reopen the ports and waterways throughout Southeast Louisiana following Hurricane Ida. Capt. Will Watson, Coast Guard captain-of-the-port for the Port of...
Thursday, September 2, 2021
US Coast Guard Cracks Down On Hawaiian Vessels Harassing Wildlife
Today the USCG and NOAA launched an operation to curtail charters within the Hawaiian Islands that are operating illegally and harassing marine wildlife.
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
U.S. Coast Guard Is Assessing Wreckage From Hurricane Ida
By Stephanie Kelly (Reuters)– The damage to Louisiana’s power grid from Hurricane Ida is so extensive that the U.S. Coast Guard has joined the task of assessing the wreckage, a departure from...
Monday, August 30, 2021
Coast Guard Conducts Hurricane Ida Post-Storm Overflights Along The Gulf Coast
NEW ORLEANS —(USCG) The Coast Guard is conducting critical incident search and rescue overflights and assessing for damage Monday along the Gulf Coast Region of Louisiana following Hurricane Ida. The...
Ambrose Jearld, Jr.: Researcher, Educator, Mentor And Advocate For Diversity and Inclusion
(NOAA)–Ambrose Jearld, Jr. has spent his life around animals and water—both freshwater and seawater. He was born in 1944 into a Navy family in Annapolis, Maryland, and grew up on...
Evacuees From Afghanistan Arrive at Naval Station Rota, Spain
U.S. Naval Hospital( Reuters)– Part of group of the 450 Afghan citizens who have been evacuated from Kabul cross a security checkpoint after arriving on a U.S. Air Force C-17...
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Right Whales Numbers Are Increasing In Southern New England Waters Slated For Offshore Wind Energy Development
NOAA–Right whales are increasing their use of southern New England waters, including regions slated for offshore wind energy development, according to aerial survey data collected during the last decade. Offshore...
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