Thursday, March 16, 2017
Admiral Paul Zukunft USCG
USCG

Trump & Congress “Get It” – Says Coast Guard Commandant

In his annual State Of The Coast Guard Address today USCG Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft focused on topics that are priorities to the Trump

March 16, 2017
Total Views: 34

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Diane Neal As USCG Agent Abigail Borin CGIS
USCG

Coast Guard To Nab Hoax Callers With Advance Voice Forensic Technology

by PA2 Diana Honings (USCG) Temporary Denial of Service 911 hoax calls plague our nation’s first responder agencies. Hospitals, police and fire departments,

March 15, 2017
Total Views: 55

Friday, February 3, 2017
Blog

El Faro – An Open Letter To Investigators

Editor’s Note – The following letter was written by Captain John Loftus, a Master Mariner and acclaimed whistleblower with 42 years experience

February 3, 2017
Total Views: 119

Friday, December 16, 2016
Captain John Konrad, gCaptain Founder & CEO
Interesting

El Faro, Top 10 Failures Of The NTSB Investigation – gLive E21

In today’s episode of gCaptain LIVE, Captain John Konrad discusses the NTSB/USCG hearings into the El Faro and identifies the Top Ten investigative

December 16, 2016
Total Views: 22

Thursday, December 15, 2016
Lifesaving Incidents

USCG Releases New Immersion Suit Survivability Data

Today, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a transcript of the S.S. El Faro’s voyage data recorder (VDR), in addition to

December 15, 2016
Total Views: 46

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
US Coast Guard Icebreaker Healy Gangway
USCG

Modern Cartographers Breaking Arctic Ice

  by Lauren Steenson (USCG) Modern day explorers from Arctic nations  are setting their sights north to map the seabed and establish sovereign rights

November 30, 2016
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft
Interesting

2016 Book Recommendations From The Coast Guard’s Top Admiral

The following article was written by Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft and was originally published on USCG’s All Hands Blog.  by Adm.

November 23, 2016
Total Views: 17

Thursday, October 13, 2016
uscg-khaleesi-rescue
Lifesaving Incidents

San Francisco Capsize Echoes Past Tragedy — Kandi Won and Khaleesi

Last Saturday, the 30 passengers aboard Khaleesi, a Silverton 34 power boat, were watching the Navy Blue Angels over San Francisco Bay as part

October 13, 2016
Total Views: 111

Sunday, August 28, 2016
USCG--Commandant-Adm-Paul-Zukunft 2
USCG

VIDEO: US Coast Guard Pivots Arctic Operations

As the cruise ship Crystal Serenity and her 1,700 passengers and crew began her maiden northerly voyage from Alaska to New York this past week, Coast

August 28, 2016
Total Views: 22

Saturday, August 20, 2016
US Coast Guard Icebreaker Healy Gangway
Defense

From The Deck Of An Icebreaker – First Hand Account Of Life Aboard the USCGC Healy

by Ken Cook (USCG) At 420 feet long and 82 feet wide, the Coast Guard Cutter Healy is the Coast Guard’s largest cutter. Onboard you’ll find an impressive

August 20, 2016
Total Views: 142

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Caribbean Fantasy ferry vessel life-rafts
Fire Incidents

500+ Rescued From Puerto Rico Ferry Inferno

by Laila Kearney (Reuters) Hundreds of people were rescued from a smoldering passenger ferry ship Caribbean Fantasy that caught fire off Puerto Rico

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 26

Coast Guard, locals rescue 511 responding to vessel fire near San Juan
Fire Incidents

Ferry Fire – Hundreds Plucked From Burning Puerto Rico Ferry

The Coast Guard responded Wednesday morning to a fire aboard the 561-foot passenger/cargo vessel Caribbean Fantasy, approximately 2 nautical miles north of San

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 66

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Ship Nighttime weapons Tracer
USCG

SPOTD: Coast Guard Dark Night Weapons Practice

For today’s Ship Photo Of The Day, U.S. Coast Guard members practice shooting the M240 machine gun from the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton.

August 16, 2016
Total Views: 30

Saturday, August 13, 2016
USCG Coast Guard Intelligence Badge
USCG

The TOP SECRET Story Of US Coast Guard code breaking

by Connie Terrell – From its beginning as the Revenue Cutter Service in 1790, the Coast Guard’s unique authorities and organizational culture of

August 13, 2016
Total Views: 50

Sunday, July 31, 2016
Fishing Vessel Alaska Juris
USCG

Search Finds Oil Sheen But No Sign Of Alaska Juris

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The United States Coast Guard (USCG), has called off the search for the missing fishing vessel Alaska Juris which is presumed sunk in

July 31, 2016
Total Views: 67

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
M/V Horizon Trader
Defense

Whistleblowing: Ship Master Wins Large Settlement In US Court

By Charlie Goetsch – A United States court has awarded over $1 Million in damages to former Horizon Lines master John Loftus.

July 19, 2016
Total Views: 146

Sunday, July 10, 2016
USCG--Commandant-Adm-Paul-Zukunft 2
USCG

US Coast Guard Commandant’s Publishes Mid-Term Strategy Report

By LT Stephanie Young, USCG – Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft has released a Mid-Term Report highlighting organizational

July 10, 2016
Total Views: 14

USCG

Gay At Sea – A Look At The US Coast Guard’s LGBT Community

By Petty Officer 2nd Class Connie Terrell – Despite the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) in 2011, and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in

July 10, 2016
Total Views: 516

Friday, March 4, 2016
USCG Shipping Container Inspection
USCG

US Exporters Exempt From SOLAS, says USCG

  By Alex Lennane, TheLoadStar – The US Coast Guard (USCG), which this week added further confusion to the soon-to-be enforced SOLAS

March 4, 2016
Total Views: 6

Friday, February 5, 2016
Finest-Hours-USCG-Coast-Guard-Rescue-Boat
Blog

Movie Review – The Finest Hours, Greatest Small Boat Rescue in History

By Rick Spilman – “The Finest Hours” is far from a perfect movie. Nevertheless, it recounts a remarkable story of heroism at sea that is well worth

February 5, 2016
Total Views: 187