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Thursday, January 4, 2024
Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley (WMEC-39) towed disabled fishing vessel Aleutian No. 1 more than 160 miles to safe harbor in Adak, Alaska, Jan. 1, 2024, after it experienced a loss of propulsion 575 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, and was unable to effect repairs.
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US Coast Guard Tows Disabled Fishing Vessel 160 Miles Through Blizzard

USCGC Alex Haley (WMEC-39) towed a disabled fishing vessel more than 160 miles to safe harbor in Adak, Alaska, after it experienced a loss of propulsion 575

January 4, 2024
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Thursday, November 16, 2023
File photo of the Carnival Glory at sea
Cruise Ships

Coast Guard Suspends Searches for Two Individuals Lost from Cruise Ships

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the suspension of separate search operations for two individuals who went overboard from different cruise ships. The first

November 16, 2023
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Monday, August 14, 2023
A file photo of a US Coast Guard Jayhawk search and rescue helicopter
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Four Missing Divers Rescued Off Cape Fear, North Carolina

The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy rescued four missing divers Monday approximately 46 miles southeast of Cape Fear River, North Carolina. The men had been missing

August 14, 2023
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Wednesday, July 26, 2023
United States Coast Guard officer with his back turned
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US Coast Guard Seeks Bigger Role to Search, Board Vessels in Pacific

The United States Coast Guard is in talks with Pacific Island countries to expand its maritime law enforcement role by allowing U.S. officers to

July 26, 2023
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Tuesday, July 25, 2023
A disabled tug and barge
Shipping

US Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer to Receive IMO Bravery at Sea Award

U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer Caleb Halle has been chosen to receive the IMO 2023 Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea for his role in the rescue of seven

July 25, 2023
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Thursday, June 22, 2023
smiles rower rescued
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Solo Rower Rescued by Tanker in the South Pacific

The solo rower spent weeks aboard a life raft before his rescue. An ocean rower on an around-the-world voyage was rescued by the crew of crude oil tanker last

June 22, 2023
Total Views: 6542

Monday, June 5, 2023
Multi-National Search Highlights the Role of Merchant Shipping in Maritime Search and Rescue
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Multi-National Search Highlights the Role of Merchant Shipping in Maritime Search and Rescue

By Mark Morrow (Australian Maritime Safety Authority) – The recent search for the crew of a Chinese ocean-going fishing vessel, the Lu Peng Yuan Yu 028,

June 5, 2023
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Friday, June 2, 2023
Side view of cruise ship Carnival Magic docked at port Grand Turk on the blue sky background
Cruise Ships

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Overboard Cruise Ship Passenger Off Florida

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing 35-year-old man who went overboard from a cruise ship 186 miles east of Jacksonville, Florida. Missing

June 2, 2023
Total Views: 5397

Monday, May 22, 2023
Multiple Bodies Recovered from Chinese Fishing Capsized in Indian Ocean
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Multiple Bodies Recovered from Chinese Fishing Capsized in Indian Ocean

BEIJING, May 22 (Reuters) – Seven bodies were recovered from a Chinese fishing vessel that capsized in the central Indian Ocean,

May 22, 2023
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Thursday, May 18, 2023
Search Continues for Missing Fishing Vessel in Remote Area of the Indian Ocean
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Search Continues for Missing Fishing Vessel in Remote Area of the Indian Ocean

A multinational search effort is underway in a remote section of the Indian Ocean as authorities desperately try to locate the crew of the Chinese fishing

May 18, 2023
Total Views: 2895

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Search Underway as Chinese Fishing Vessel Capsizes in Remote Area of the Indian Ocean
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Search Underway as Chinese Fishing Vessel Capsizes in Remote Area of the Indian Ocean

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is coordinating an international search effort to locate a missing Chinese fishing vessel that is believed to

May 17, 2023
Total Views: 3907

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Crewboat Crewman Off Louisiana
Accidents

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Crewboat Crewman Off Louisiana

The Coast Guard has called off its search for a missing crewmember near Port Sulphur, Louisiana. The search, which lasted for approximately 11.5 hours, covered

April 26, 2023
Total Views: 3024

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Search Suspended for Missing American Sailors Off Mexico
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Search Suspended for Missing American Sailors Off Mexico

The Mexican Navy (SEMAR) has suspended its search for three American mariners aboard the sailing vessel Ocean Bound, which was last heard from on April 4 near

April 20, 2023
Total Views: 4435

Sunday, April 16, 2023
sailing yacht
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Mexico, U.S. Coast Guard Seek Information On Missing Sailors

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Mexican Navy, with the assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard, is searching for three American sailors, last heard from April 4, near

April 16, 2023
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Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Tugboat Crew Member off Texas
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Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Tugboat Crew Member off Texas

The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday suspended its search for a missing tugboat crew member near Sabine, Texas. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 206 square

February 7, 2023
Total Views: 3101

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Search Underway as Cargo Ship Sinks Off Japan
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Search Underway as Cargo Ship Sinks Off Japan

TOKYO, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Two people died and nine were missing after a cargo ship sank off southwestern Japan early on Wednesday amid fierce

January 25, 2023
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Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Containership Towed to Safety in English Channel
Accidents

Containership Towed to Safety in English Channel

The Liberian-flagged containership HSL Nike has been towed to safety after losing power in the English Channel. French authorities report the ship was en route

December 28, 2022
Total Views: 2561

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Tanker Crew Rescues Overdue Sailors Off Delaware
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Tanker Crew Rescues Overdue Sailors Off Delaware

The U.S. Coast Guard is reporting the rescue of two sailors aboard the sailboat Atrevida II following an extensive search covering more than 21,000 miles of

December 13, 2022
Total Views: 9225

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
American Seafarers Recognized for Bravery at Sea
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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
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Monday, October 31, 2022
The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued 13 people from the 115-foot fishing vessel, Tremont, Oct. 28, 2022 after the fishing vessel and a containership reportedly collided 63 miles southeast of Chincoteague, Virginia. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City
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
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