rescue at sea

Friday, July 29, 2011

Deadliest Sea: A True Story of Life and Death on the Bering Sea [INTERVIEW]

Rob Almeida’s interview with Kalee Thompson, author of Deadliest Sea.  This incredibly well written book details the sinking of the F/V Alaska Ranger in

July 29, 2011
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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Incident Video of The Week – Tug ‘Aries’ sinks in Bering Sea

Last week we brought you news of the tug Aries that sank in the Bering Sea.  Master of the Aries and good friend of gCaptain, Captain Doug Pine, put

July 5, 2011
Total Views: 89

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

USNS John Ericsson crew rescues five near Solomon Islands

Civil service mariners aboard Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Ericsson rescued five people lost at sea in a small boat near the

May 18, 2011
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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Amver Enrolled K-Line Bulker Rescues Sailors

Via Amver Blog An Amver participating bulker, the Daio Azalea, rescued two Italian sailors early Wednesday morning May 11, 2011 after their 43 foot catamaran

May 11, 2011
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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Amver enrolled containership rescues 27 fisherman near Guam

A Panamanian flagged containership enrolled in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System, or AMVER, successfully rescued 27

April 20, 2011
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Thursday, March 10, 2011

EU NAVFOR assists sinking vessel after release from pirate control

On the morning of 9 March, marine authorities received a distress call from the MV ARAK AFRIKANA stating that they were taking on large amounts of water due to

March 10, 2011
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Monday, March 7, 2011

USCG Release: Two rescued after platform fire in GoM

The Coast Guard responded with multiple air and sea assets on Sunday to reports that an oil production platform caught fire approximately 50 miles off Grand

March 7, 2011
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Two Rescued From Burning, Non-Producing Oil Platform In US Gulf

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two men from a burning Gulf of Mexico oil platform on Sunday. The platform, owned by Houston-based Arena

March 7, 2011
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Friday, March 4, 2011

Greek Amver ship saves Frenchmen

The Greek participating Amver tanker Delta Kanaris rescued four French sailors Sunday Feb. 27, 2011 after the sailors activated their personal locator beacon

March 4, 2011
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Monday, February 28, 2011

MSV Champion Crew Rescues Family Adrift at Sea

MSV CHAMPION, At sea (NNS) — Navy Reserve and active duty crew members assigned to Maritime Support Vessel (MSV) Champion rescued five family members,

February 28, 2011
Total Views: 17

Friday, February 25, 2011

EUNAVFOR warship evacuates casualty from merchant vessel in Indian Ocean

Late on the evening of 23 February, EUNAVFOR warships in the Arabian Sea were alerted that an incident had occurred on board a German owned container vessel,

February 25, 2011
Total Views: 57

Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Missing American Yacht
Lifesaving Incidents

Missing Americans Found By The Philippine Coast Guard

Searchers from the Philippine coast guard found five missing Americans on board a sailboat that was reported missing en route from Guam. All were in good

January 25, 2011
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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Coast Guard’s Top 10 Rescue Videos of 2010

Each year the USCG lists the top 10, well 11, rescue videos of the year, symbolizing the Coast Guard’s 11 missions.  It seems like the men and women

December 21, 2010
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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Marine Flares – More Than Meets the Eye

Imagine, if you can, the confluence of events that would have to take place to leave you with marine flares being your primary method of signaling distress.

August 10, 2010
Total Views: 621

Sunday, June 13, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

Remembering USCGC ESCANABA (WPG 77)

by 1/c Heather Johanson For many, June 13th is a day just like any other. However, for the crew of the USCGC ESCANABA(WMEC 907) and the citizens of Grand

June 13, 2010
Total Views: 92

Thursday, June 10, 2010

FOUND: 16 Year Old Solo Sailor in Deep Trouble Far From Help

Photo By Richard Hartog, AP UPDATE: According to the latest reports, Abby Sunderland, the 16 year old Californian attempting a solo sailing trip around the

June 10, 2010
Total Views: 55

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

2009 USCG Video of the Year Competition – What’s your favorite?

This is a reminder that the first ever Coast Guard Video of the Year competition is still open for voting. The final nominee was posted late last week and

January 5, 2010
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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

USCG Releases Top 11 Rescue Videos of 2009

Every year, the Unite States Coast Guard releases a video compilation of the most compelling rescues of the year and today the USCG released its 2009

December 16, 2009
Total Views: 28

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Popular Mechanics takes a look inside the USCG’s Advanced Helicopter Rescue School

In its April Edition, Popular Mechanics gives its readers an inside look into the USCG’s Advanced Helicopter Rescue School by enrolling one of its

April 30, 2009
Total Views: 105

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

USCG’s Top 10 Videos of 2008

Yesterday, the U.S. Coast Guard announced the release of its top 10 video compilation for 2008 that highlights the service’s operations during a year

December 23, 2008
Total Views: 10