Monday, January 18, 2021

Search Suspended for Missing Fishermen Off Midway Island

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the active search for 10 missing crewmembers from a Taiwanese fishing vessel off of Midway Island in the Pacific Ocean. Rescue crews from the...

January 18, 2021
Total Views: 2346

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Drunk Man Arrested After Coast Guard Locates Stolen Tiki Hut Bar in Florida Keys

A U.S. Coast Guard crew from Station Key West have recovered a floating tiki hut bar that was reported stolen near in the Florida Keys Unsurprisingly, the person aboard showed...

January 14, 2021
Total Views: 22360

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Search Underway for Crew of Abandoned Fishing Vessel Off Midway Island

A search involving U.S. Coast Guard, Navy and good samaritan vessels is continuing for 10 missing crew members of from an abandoned Taiwanese fishing vessel approximately 550 miles off the...

January 12, 2021
Total Views: 11144

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Containership and LNG Carrier Assist in Caribbean Sea Rescue

The U.S. Coast Guard last week rescued a man from a disabled sailboat in the Caribbean Sea about 114 nautical miles from Puerto Rico with assistance from the merchant ships...

January 5, 2021
Total Views: 8530

Thursday, December 31, 2020
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Coast Guard Searching for Overdue Vessel with 20 People in the Bahamas

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for an overdue vessel with approximately 20 people on board off the Bahamas. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a report on Tuesday that...

December 31, 2020
Total Views: 5194

Thursday, December 17, 2020

General Cargo Ship Goes Missing Off Vietnam

HANOI, Dec 17 (Reuters) – At least 15 sailors were missing on Thursday after a Panama-flagged cargo ship capsized in rough seas off Vietnam, Vietnamese state media said. The incident...

December 17, 2020
Total Views: 8291

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Four Rescued from Burning Fishing Vessel Off Alabama

The U.S. Coast rescued four people Monday after their commercial fishing vessel caught fire near Fort Morgan, Alabama. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report around 6:45 p.m....

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 2714

Monday, December 7, 2020

Tanker Rescues Two People Clinging to Wood Plank in Torres Strait

A passing tanker transiting the Torres Strait off the coast of Australia helped rescue two people clinging to a wood plank after their vessel sank. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority...

December 7, 2020
Total Views: 6563

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Update: Vendée Globe Skipper Rescued from Liferaft

A Vendée Globe skipper who activated his emergency beacon and abandoned ship has been rescued some 840 nautical miles southwest of Cape Town. Skipper Kevin Escoffier, 40, was racing in...

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 16910

Monday, November 30, 2020

Lucky Mariner Rescued 86 Miles Off Port Canaveral, Florida

The crew of a containership located a missing mariner clinging to the bow of his partially sunken boat approximately 86 miles east of Port Canaveral, Florida, on Sunday. The man,...

November 30, 2020
Total Views: 10222

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Mariners Rescued from Disabled Barge Off Rhode Island

Three mariners were rescued from a disabled barge off the coast of Point Judith, Rhode Island on Wednesday after their tug sank. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that watchstanders at...

November 25, 2020
Total Views: 8728

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Tug Crew Member Missing After Falling Overboard During Transfer

A 42-year-old man is missing after failing overboard while transferring from a commercial tug to a barge near Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday. The Coast Guard suspended the...

November 24, 2020
Total Views: 6241

Monday, November 23, 2020

HM Coastguard Ends Search for Two Missing Fishermen Off England’s Coast

The HM Coastguard has ended a major search and rescue operation for two missing fisherman after their vessel sank Saturday morning off Newhaven, England. A third crew member was found...

November 23, 2020
Total Views: 2628


Four Missing After Commercial Fishing Vessel ‘Emmy Rose’ Sinks Off Massachusetts; Search to Continue Overnight

Update – The search is continuing on Tuesday. The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for four fishermen after their vessel’s EPIRB went off approximately 20 miles northeast of Provincetown, Massachusetts...

November 23, 2020
Total Views: 14242

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Abandoned Life Raft Prompts Coast Guard Search Off North Carolina

A search is underway for possible missing people after a six-person liferaft was spotted in the ocean about a mile off North Carolina. The life raft was reported by a...

November 5, 2020
Total Views: 156

Friday, October 23, 2020

62 Rescued from Remote South Atlantic Island After Research Vessel Sinks

All sixty-two people who aboard a Belize-registered research vessel when it sank last week in the remote South Atlantic Ocean are on now their way home safely, the South African...

October 23, 2020
Total Views: 225

Monday, October 5, 2020

Air Force Pararescue Jumpers Respond to Medical Emergency on Fishing Vessel Off Hawaii

The U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force, and Navy successfully medevaced a 73-year-old mariner from the 84-foot commercial fishing vessel Lady Alice 150 miles east of Hilo, Hawaii on Friday. The...

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 110

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Under Pressure, Shipowner Calls for Renewed Search for ‘Gulf Livestock 1’ Survivors

The shipowner of the Gulf Livestock 1 has requested for a renewed search for survivors following pressure from the families of the missing seafarers. In an online news conference on...

September 16, 2020
Total Views: 68

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Livestock Carrier with 43 Crew Goes Missing Off Japan

The Japanese Coast Guard is searching for a livestock carrier with 43 crew members on board after a distress signal was sent from the vessel on Wednesday. Reports say the...

September 2, 2020
Total Views: 297

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Giant SOS on Pacific Island Leads to Rescue of Three Stranded Sailors

Aug 4 (Reuters) – Three Micronesian sailors stranded on a remote Pacific island drew a giant SOS message in the sand to attract the attention of rescuers, who found them...

August 4, 2020
Total Views: 117