Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Commercial Fisherman Medevaced After Stingray Sting Off Long Island

A crew member from a Rhode Island-based fishing vessel had to be medevaced over the weekend after being struck by a stingray off Long Island, New York, the U.S. Coast...

September 29, 2021
Total Views: 2867

Friday, September 3, 2021
Lifesaving Incidents

Coast Guard Medevacs Shark Attack Victim From Fishing Vessel

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured crew member from a fishing vessel after a shark attack approximately 35 miles southeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New...

September 3, 2021
Total Views: 6964

Monday, February 1, 2021

Woman Medevaced from Matson Ship Off Washington

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a U.S.-flagged Matson ship after she was having difficulty breathing and temporarily lost consciousness off Washington’s coast on Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast...

February 1, 2021
Total Views: 4695

Friday, April 13, 2018

Bulk Carrier Crew Member Injured in Fall from Ship’s Crane Off Puerto Rico

A Chinese crew member of the bulk carrier Bunun Hero had to be medevaced from the vessel in the Atlantic Ocean off Puerto Rico after being injured in a fall...

April 13, 2018
Total Views: 6

Friday, February 6, 2015
Maritime News

Three Medevaced from Bulk Carrier Off Oregon Coast with Burn Injuries

Three crewman suffering from burns and a broken leg were airlifted from a bulk carrier Thursday approximately 52 miles west of the Columbia River Bar.

February 6, 2015
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Friday, January 30, 2015
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U.S. Coast Guard MEDEVACs Mariner Aboard M/V Cougar Ace

U.S. Coast Guard rescuers from Newport, Rhode Island conducted a MEDEVAC on Thursday morning of a crewmember from the 654-foot pure truck & car carrier M/V Cougar Ace. The 48...

January 30, 2015
Total Views: 48

Thursday, June 26, 2014

WATCH: Epic Rough Seas Medevac Video

That. Was. Epic.

June 26, 2014
Total Views: 68

Monday, April 28, 2014
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Passenger Injured by Champagne Cork on Norwegian Cruise Liner

Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Gem was caught in a tricky situation last Wednesday night while trying to evacuate a passenger who was suffering from an eye injury caused by a flying...

April 28, 2014
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Maritime News

Large Wave Injures Three Aboard Cargo Ship

Three crewmembers from a 587-foot cargo ship were injured Sunday afternoon after the vessel was reportedly struck by a large wave about 500 miles south of Kodiak, Alaska, prompting a medevac.

April 22, 2014
Total Views: 39

Friday, March 8, 2013

Helicopter Medevac: No Easy Day

If you think that a helicopter medical evacuation from a ship is just as easy as an ambulance ride to the hospital, this video from yesterday’s medical evacuation of a...

March 8, 2013
Total Views: 64

Saturday, September 29, 2012
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Fire Incidents

Bulk Carrier Explodes off Bermuda, Filipino Sailor Suffers Full Body Burns

With a full cargo of coal destined for Karachi, Pakistan, the Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Sea Moon was about 140 miles southwest of Bermuda when an explosion occurred in one...

September 29, 2012
Total Views: 6

Thursday, February 24, 2011
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Middle East Crisis – Emergency Evacuation Advice

gCaptain has received emails today from mariners and oil workers stuck in the Middle East seeking help in evacuating the country. While there is little gCaptain can do directly we...

February 24, 2011
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Video – Coast Guard Medevac off U.S. Navy submarine

ASTORIA, Ore. The Coast Guard medically evacuated a crewmember from a U.S. Navy submarine off the coast of Wash., Tuesday. The Navy contacted the Coast Guard at 5:50 p.m. to...

October 21, 2009
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Maritime Medical Evacuation And Rescue At Sea – Global Rescue Maritime

Last week we brought you information on marine license insurance and in our continuing quest to look at non-traditional protection available to mariners we bring you Global Rescue – Maritime!...

December 9, 2008
Total Views: 76

Saturday, December 1, 2007

USCG Cruise Ship Medivac – Video

Every wonder what happens if you need to be helicoptered off a cruise ship? The USCG has released this video of a medivac operation off the coast of Mexico. The...

December 1, 2007
Total Views: 11