Friday, August 11, 2017
gigantic pipes wash ashore in England

Gigantic Pipes Beach in England After Breaking Free from Tow

Authorities in the UK are monitoring four gigantic plastic pipes that have washed ashore after breaking free while under tow off the east coast of England. The Maritime and Coastguard...

August 11, 2017
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Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Maritime News

Adrift Cargo Ship Rescued in Gulf of Alaska

A tugboat crew from Resolve Marine together with the U.S. Coast Guard helped rescue an adrift 400-foot cargo vessel with 12 people aboard during a multiple day operation in the...

October 12, 2016
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Thursday, October 8, 2015

We Won’t Learn Anything: What Sank El Faro and What Didn’t

On Wednesday night, the final rescue crews on the El Faro mission called in, “We are returning to base – negative results,” and left the search area. The hearts of family and friends...

October 8, 2015
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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Movie Trailer for ‘The Finest Hours’ – The Remarkable True Story of the SS Pendleton Rescue

  Disney has just release its first trailer from its new film The Finest Hours, based on the remarkable true story of “the greatest small boat rescue in U.S. Coast...

July 9, 2015
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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

House OK’s Bipartisan Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Bill

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed H.R. 5769, the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014, by an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 413-3.

December 3, 2014
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Friday, October 10, 2014
Maritime News

Chinese Fisherman Killed In Clash With South Korean Coast Guard

The captain of a Chinese fishing boat died after a scuffle with a South Korean coast guard officer who fired a pistol shot.

October 10, 2014
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Watch: Coast Guard Rescues 800-Pound Turtle Caught in Fishing Gear

The U.S. Coast Guard over the weekend rescued an 800-pound leatherback turtle after it became entangled in fishing gear off the coast of New Jersey, and it was all caught on...

August 12, 2014
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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Admiral Zukunft Assumes Command as 25th Commandant of U.S. Coast Guard

Admiral Paul F. Zukunft has assumed command as the 25th commandant of the United States Coast Guard, relieving Admiral Bob Papp during a military change of command ceremony held Friday at the Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building.

May 31, 2014
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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Chemical Tanker Adrift Off Ireland – Update

The Irish Coast Guard is responding today to a chemical tanker adrift since Sunday off the west coast of Ireland.

January 14, 2014
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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Call the Midwife… Coast Guard Delivers Baby at Sea

The U.S. Coast Guards says it was called upon Monday to assist with the delivery of a baby aboard a cargo ship about 100 miles southwest of San Diego.

September 5, 2013
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Friday, June 7, 2013

Have You Seen This Ship? Russian Ghost Ship Has Vanished

(Note: Click HERE to visit our forum for the full discussion of this article) UPDATE Jan. 24, 2013: Cannibal Rat-Infested Ghost Ship Story Hijacks the Internet -FAQ Is this Russian...

June 7, 2013
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Thursday, October 18, 2012
Maritime News

Five Killed After Korean Coast Guard Vessel Capsizes During Rescue [RAW VIDEO]

A South Korean coast guard vessel capsized after rescuing crew members of a damaged cargo ship off the southern island of Jeju, the Associated Press has reported. Five of the...

October 18, 2012
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Thursday, April 19, 2012
Maritime News

Chinese Captain Handed 30-Year Sentence for Korean Coast Guard Death

By Alastair Gale A South Korean court handed down a 30-year prison term Thursday to a Chinese fisherman for the killing of a Korean coast guard officer late last year....

April 19, 2012
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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Coast Guard Commandant delivers State of the Coast Guard Address

WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp delivered his first State of the Coast Guard address at Joint Base Bolling-Anacostia in Washington, D.C., Thursday. Papp reported the State...

February 10, 2011
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Thursday, July 8, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

2 Missing After Barge Hits Duck Boat

A Coast Guard rescue vessel sits in the middle of the Delaware River. The barge that hit a duck boat can be seen behind it. (Michael Bryant / Staff Photographer)...

July 8, 2010
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Saturday, February 27, 2010
maritime security

Canada & U.S. May Extend Security Measures Past Games

Permanent joint maritime policing legislation proposed By Robert Matas Vancouver, BC — From Friday’s Globe and Mail Canadian and U.S. authorities are talking about extending cross-border security measures that were...

February 27, 2010
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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Repairing Port-au-Prince Harbor with Laptops and GPS

from Wired: On the ground in Haiti, search-and-rescue teams and aid workers have used collaborative tools, text messaging and GPS technology to map out and coordinate relief efforts. Out in...

January 27, 2010
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Friday, January 22, 2010

Photo: Grasp in Port au Prince Harbor

  photo sent by Justin. O. Vandenheuvel; USCG Cutter Oak

January 22, 2010
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Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

Haiti: CG Continues Evacuations, Clears Port

As of Monday, the Coast Guard has evacuated 662 Americans from Haiti. By Susan Schept – NavyTimes Although doing medevacs and ferrying Americans out of the danger zone is a...

January 19, 2010
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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Thad Allen, A Conversation With The Commandant – Part 2

Admiral Thad Allen, USCG Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Admiral Thad Allen, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. This is part two of this interview...

October 20, 2009
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