search and rescue


Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Shipping

American Seafarers Recognized for Bravery at Sea

Too often acts bravery at sea go unnoticed, taking place far from public view and the eyes of bystanders ready to whip out their phone cameras at a moments

November 9, 2022
Total Views: 4474

Monday, October 31, 2022
Accidents

American Fishing Trawler Sinks After Collision with MSC Containership

An American fishing trawler sank Friday after being involved in a collision with a containership off the coast of Virginia, approximately 63 miles southeast of

October 31, 2022
Total Views: 11883

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Accidents

Coast Guard Rescues Overdue Boaters from Shark-Infested Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three overdue boaters Sunday from shark-infested waters in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 25 miles offshore from Empire,

October 11, 2022
Total Views: 3878

Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Lifesaving Incidents

Apple Announces EPIRB-Like Satellite SOS Feature

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Today at a launch event in California, Apple announced they built emergency satellite communication it’s calling

September 7, 2022
Total Views: 10281

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
A helicopter assists the MV Portland Bay off New South Wales, Australia
Accidents

Broken Down Bulk Carrier Saved Off Australia’s New South Wales

A Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier and its crew of 21 have reached port safely in Australia after several days battling bad weather off the coast. The M/V

July 6, 2022
Total Views: 3934

Sunday, April 24, 2022
Japan Coast Guard Cutter SAR
Lifesaving Incidents

Japan’s Coast Guard Intensifies Search For Missing Tour Boat

by David Dolan (Reuters) Ten people found so far from a Japanese tour boat missing off the country’s northern coast have been confirmed dead, the coast

April 24, 2022
Total Views: 2499

Saturday, February 19, 2022
Fishing

Twelve Crew Members Remain Missing From Sunken Spanish Trawler

(Reuters) – Two bodies recovered during the search and rescue of a Spanish trawler that sank off Newfoundland this week were taken to the port city of

February 19, 2022
Total Views: 1789

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Fishing

10 Bodies Recovered in Search for Sunken Fishing Trawler

Searchers have recovered 10 bodies in the search for crew members from a sunken Spanish fishing trawler on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. Three survivors

February 16, 2022
Total Views: 3052

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Shipping

Search and Rescue Underway After Spanish Trawler Sinks Off Newfoundland

Update: Three survivors and six bodies have now recovered, according to Salvamento Marítimo. A major search and rescue operation is underway after a fishing

February 15, 2022
Total Views: 3531

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Accidents

Search Suspended for Shrimp Boat Captain Who Fell Overboard Near Port Aransas

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing shrimp boat captain who fell overboard near Port Aransas, Texas, on Sunday. Coast Guard crews searched

February 8, 2022
Total Views: 2785

Monday, January 31, 2022
Accidents

Tugs Rescue Abandoned Bulk Carrier Off Dutch Coast -Update

Update 4: A coastguard update as of 21:13 local time said the situation was stable with the Sovereign tug still connected to Julietta D. Rescue crews are

January 31, 2022
Total Views: 20358

Saturday, January 29, 2022
Zig-Zag Coast Guard Search and Rescue Pattern
Video

Watch: Why The Zig-Zag Search And Rescue Pattern is Genius

This week Destin Sandlin’s highly popular Smarter Everyday channel on YouTube is kicking off a new US Coast Guard series with this video about the

January 29, 2022
Total Views: 3813

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Defense

Coast Guard Searching for 38 Still Missing After Boat Sinks Off Florida, Human Smuggling Suspected

The U.S. Coast Guard is coordinating a search for 38 people after their boat reportedly capsized on Saturday night off of Fort Pierce Inlet, Florida. The

January 26, 2022
Total Views: 2160

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Shipping

Bulk Carrier Crew Rescues Commercial Fishermen Off Monterey After Vessel Catches Fire

The crew of a Reederei Nord bulk carrier came to the rescue of seven commercial fishermen after their vessel caught fire approximately 350 miles west of

November 10, 2021
Total Views: 2202

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Accidents

Coast Guard Seeks Public’s Help Developing Mass Casualty at Sea Lifesaving Device

Here’s a scenario for you… a cruise ship is sinking at sea and hundreds, if not thousands of people are in need of immediate rescue. Due to conditions,

July 13, 2021
Total Views: 10564

Friday, July 2, 2021
u.s. coast guard
Accidents

Coast Guard Rescues Pilots After 737 Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing Off Hawaii

By David Shepardson and Ankit Ajmera July 2 (Reuters) – A decades-old Boeing Co 737-200 cargo airplane with two people on board made an emergency

July 2, 2021
Total Views: 9500

Monday, June 21, 2021
Drowning
Interesting

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

Drowning is not the violent, splashing, call for help that most people expect. In this article, Mario explains what drowning really looks like and how to

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 5934

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
P305 search and rescue
Accidents

Scores Missing from Barge as Cyclone Pummels Indian Coast

By Sumit Khanna AHMEDABAD, India, May 18 (Reuters) – The Indian Navy mounted a massive air and sea rescue mission on Tuesday for 79 oil workers

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 2318

Sunday, May 2, 2021
Cabrillo Monument boat broken up
Accidents

Suspected Smuggling Boat Breaks Apart Off San Diego’s Cabrillo National Monument

Update: A Coast Guard update on Monday said twenty-nine people have reportedly been accounted for, consisting of twenty-four people alive, four people

May 2, 2021
Total Views: 6451

Thursday, April 15, 2021
seacor power search
Accidents

SEACOR Power Search Continuing Overnight

Update (6:19 p.m. CDT): Divers knocked on the hull of the SEACOR Power on Thursday without hearing a response. Dive operations have been secured for today to

April 15, 2021
Total Views: 7803