Great Lakes Shipping Sees Strong Start to the Season Led by Grain Exports
Shipping on the Great Lakes has kicked off with a bang this season as ports in the region step up to fill the global void of grain caused by the...
People rescued off a grounded casino boat by the Coast Guard step off the Coast Guard Cutter Maria Bray and onto the pier at Coast Guard Station Tybee Island, Georgia, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Coast Guard members aboard three 25-foot response boats and one 45-foot response boat from Station Tybee Island worked together to ferry 114 people from the casino boat to the Coast Guard Cutters Maria Bray and Tarpon, which are larger vessels capable of carrying more people than the smaller response boats, and two Coast Guard helicopters hoisted four additional people off the casino ship. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Lauren Jorgensen)
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