Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Maritime News

Winter Sea Ice in Bering Sea Reached Lowest Levels in Millennia, Study Shows

By Matthew Green LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – The Bering Sea ice cover during the winters of 2018 and 2019 hit new lows not seen in thousands of years, scientists...

September 2, 2020
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Monday, October 23, 2017
Maritime News

Merging Pacific Storms Could Produce 17-Meter Wave Heights

Update: This storm has produced significant wave heights in excess of 57.8 feet (19.6 m)! Read the update here. Post-Tropical Hurricane Force Storm Lan will move rapidly northeast and transfer...

October 23, 2017
Total Views: 30

Monday, January 9, 2017
Maritime News

Disabled Fishing Vessel, Coast Guard Cutter Rescued from Gulf of Alaska

A rather complex rescue went down in the Bering Sea Gulf of Alaska a few hundred miles from Kodiak, Alaska over the weekend but luckily it appears to have ended...

January 9, 2017
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Maritime News

Chinese Navy Ships Make First Appearance in Bering Sea

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Five Chinese Navy ships are sailing in international waters in the Bering Sea off Alaska, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, in an...

September 2, 2015
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Interesting

Sea Story – ‘Tor Viking II’ Rescues Disabled Cargo Ship ‘Golden Seas’ from Bering Sea

On December 3, 2010, the 738-foot long MV Golden Seas, carrying a cargo of Canola seed and with an estimated 450,000 gallons of intermediate fuel oil, 11,700 gallons of diesel,...

November 11, 2014
Total Views: 243

Saturday, November 8, 2014
Interesting

Bering Sea Storm Is One for Record Books

Post-tropical cyclone Nuri is officially one for the Bering Sea record books, and that’s saying something… At approximately 06:00 UTC November 8, (10 p.m. AKST, Friday, November 7), the National...

November 8, 2014
Total Views: 116

Friday, November 7, 2014
Maritime News

Bering Sea In Crosshairs of Monster Storm

Today into Saturday, the Bering Sea will feel the brunt of the strongest storm to hit the region in decades, and maybe even ever, the National Weather Service predicts.

November 7, 2014
Total Views: 27

Sunday, October 20, 2013
Sinking Of Bering Sea Vessel Lone Star
Incidents

5 Rescued From Harsh Bering Sea

Good Samaritans aboard the 98-foot fishing vessel Aleutian Beauty rescued five fishermen from a life raft in the Bering Sea Sunday. The good Samaritans, responding to a US Coast Guard issued...

October 20, 2013
Total Views: 52

Friday, July 8, 2011
Blog

Sunday Morning on the Bering Sea: Lessons Learned

U.S. Coast Guard photo By Doug Pine I recently took a temporary job as master of the tug Aries with a freight barge from Seward to Chignik, Alaska then light...

July 8, 2011
Total Views: 43

Monday, June 27, 2011
Blog

Doug Pine – Scary moment for gCaptain and friends

  We were alarmed to hear this morning that over the weekend, one of gCaptain’s oldest and dearest friends, Doug Pine’s tug sank in the Bering Sea.  Fortunately, Doug and...

June 27, 2011
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Blog

M/V Selendang Ayu Oil Spill and Sinking

On Monday, Alaskan state officials announced that the owners and operators of the bulk freighter, M/V Selendang Ayu, that sank off the north shore of Unalaska Island in the Bering...

April 29, 2009
Total Views: 353

Thursday, April 23, 2009
Photo

Kickball in The Bering Sea – Photo

Here is a shot from LTJG Tasha Thomas (HEALY’s Public Affairs Officer) in one of her regular updates to family and friends about life aboard the icebreaker HEALY. This shot...

April 23, 2009
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Alaska Ranger – Heroic Rescue

This past weekend the Alaska Ranger, a fishing vessel in the Bering Sea, made a MAYDAY call (audio, transcript) when the vessel began taking on water near it's rudder. A...

March 26, 2008
Total Views: 18