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

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
Total Views: 4307

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: 2565

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: 9226

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
Total Views: 4606

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
Total Views: 12655

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Coast Guard Rescues Overdue Boaters from Shark-Infested Gulf of Mexico
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: 3967

Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Apple Announces EPIRB-Like Satellite SOS Feature
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: 10938

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: 4021

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: 2576

Saturday, February 19, 2022
Twelve Crew Members Remain Missing From Sunken Spanish Trawler
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: 1807

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
10 Bodies Recovered in Search for Sunken Fishing Trawler
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: 3069

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Search and Rescue Underway After Spanish Trawler Sinks Off Newfoundland
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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: 3566

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Search Suspended for Shrimp Boat Captain Who Fell Overboard Near Port Aransas
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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: 40152

Monday, January 31, 2022
Tugs Rescue Abandoned Bulk Carrier Off Dutch Coast -Update
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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: 20508

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: 3986

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Coast Guard Searching for 38 Still Missing After Boat Sinks Off Florida, Human Smuggling Suspected
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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: 2180

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Bulk Carrier Crew Rescues Commercial Fishermen Off Monterey After Vessel Catches Fire
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: 2211

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Coast Guard Seeks Public’s Help Developing Mass Casualty at Sea Lifesaving Device
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: 10617

Friday, July 2, 2021
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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: 9566
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