u.s. coast guard


Saturday, February 4, 2023
Shipping

Dramatic U.S. Coast Guard Rescue in Pacific Northwest Caught on Video

Some incredible video coming from the U.S. Coast Guard’s 13th District showing the rescue of a mariner as a wave capsizes his vessel in waters off the

58 mins ago
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Friday, February 3, 2023
United States Coast Guard officer with his back turned
Accidents

U.S. Coast Guard, NTSB Head to Argentina to Investigate String of Antarctic Expedition Cruise Accidents

U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board teams have been sent to Argentina to help investigate a string of incidents involving the death and

February 3, 2023
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Monday, January 30, 2023
Fishing

Columbia River Fishing Vessel Investigated for AIS Violation

The U.S. Coast Guard is pursuing a civil penalty against a commercial fishing vessel for violating Automated Identification System (AIS) regulations near the

January 30, 2023
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Friday, January 27, 2023
Defense

Photos: U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker Reaches Antarctica’s McMurdo Station

The U.S. Coast Guard’s heavy icebreaker USCGC Polar Star (WAGB 10) arrived in Antarctica this week as part of its annual resupply mission to McMurdo Station,

January 27, 2023
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Monday, January 23, 2023
Accidents

Tug Grounds Near Corpus Christi After Reported Collision with Bulk Carrier

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a tug that ran aground near Corpus Christi, Texas, reportedly following a collision with a bulk carrier. Coast Guard

January 23, 2023
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Thursday, January 19, 2023
Defense

Coast Guard Monitoring Russian Surveillance Ship Off Hawaii

The U.S. Coast Guard is reporting that in recent weeks it has been monitoring what is believed to be a Russian surveillance ship off the Hawaiian Islands.

January 19, 2023
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Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Accidents

Coast Guard to Hold Public Hearing Into ‘Spirit of Norfolk’ Fire

The U.S. Coast Guard will hold a formal hearing to consider evidence related to the June 7, 2022 fire and total constructive loss of the passenger vessel

January 17, 2023
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Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Shipping

Sam Graves to Chair the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

U.S. Representative Sam Graves (R-MO) has been selected to serve as Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the 118th Congress. Graves

January 10, 2023
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Friday, January 6, 2023
Accidents

Efforts Underway to Refloat Towing Vessel in Port of Milwaukee

The U.S. Coast Guard has been working with partners to refloat a towing vessel in the Kinnickinnic River in the Port of Milwaukee. The towing vessel Michigan,

January 6, 2023
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Thursday, December 29, 2022
Accidents

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Four Missing After Offshore Helicopter Crashes in Gulf of Mexico

The Coast Guard suspended its search for four people aboard a helicopter after it crashed approximately 10 miles off Southwest Pass, Louisiana, on Thursday.

December 29, 2022
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Shipping

Photos: U.S. Coast Guard Kicks Off Great Lakes Icebreaking Operation

The U.S. Coast Guard has kicked off Operation Coal Shovel this week on the Great Lakes. Operation Coal Shovel is the domestic ice-breaking operation with an

December 29, 2022
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Tuesday, December 27, 2022
Defense

USCGC Polar Star Heads to Antarctica on Icebreaking Mission

The U.S. Coast Guard’s heavy icebreaker USCGC Polar Star (WAGB 10) has begun its journey across the Southern Ocean to Antarctica for its annual resupply

December 27, 2022
Total Views: 2195

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Shipping

Texas Man Faces Up to 10 Years in Prison for Illegal Charter Operation

A 65-year-old boat captain is facing up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for operating an illegal charter cruise near Houston, Texas and lying to U.S.

December 14, 2022
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Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Accidents

Coast Guard: Ever Forward Pilot Distracted By Cell Phone Prior to Grounding

The U.S. Coast Guard says the pilot of the containership Ever Forward was distracted by his cell phone when the 1,095-foot ship grounded in the Chesapeake Bay

December 7, 2022
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Friday, December 2, 2022
Environment

Coast Guard Continues to Monitor Oil Discharges from Sunken Liberty Ship Off Florida

The U.S. Coast Guard and Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are continuing to monitor periodic oil discharges from the sunken Liberty

December 2, 2022
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Monday, November 28, 2022
fishing vessel
Fishing

‘Paper Captain’ Operator Faces Stiffer Penalty for Repeat Offenses

The operator of a Washington State-based tuna fishing vessel who was found to have used a “paper captain” in violation Jones Act manning

November 28, 2022
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Wednesday, November 2, 2022
scandies rose fishing vessel
Fishing

Report: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Coast Guard’s Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Efforts

The U.S. Coast Guard hasn’t fully implemented the majority of key statutory requirements designed to improve fishing vessel safety that have been enacted

November 2, 2022
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Monday, October 31, 2022
fishing vessel
Shipping

U.S.-Flagged Fishing Vessel Busted for Use of “Paper Captain”

The U.S. Coast Guard busted a Washington State-based tuna fishing vessel for using a “paper captain” in violation of the Jones Act. A Coast Guard

October 31, 2022
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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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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: 3917