Friday, May 28, 2021
boating safety

Coast Guard Reminds Boaters to Keep it Safe this Memorial Day Weekend

The U.S. Coast Guard is reminding boaters to be celebrate safely this Memorial Day Weekend. This week, the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary have celebrated National Safe Boating Week,...

May 28, 2021
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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Watch: President Biden Gives Keynote Address at Coast Guard Academy’s 140th Commencement Ceremony

President Biden delivered the keynote speech at the United States Coast Guard Academy’s 140th commencement ceremony on Wednesday in New London, Connecticut. In his speech, he hit on a range...

May 19, 2021
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Friday, May 7, 2021
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Coast Guard Promoting Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety, Use of EPIRBs

The U.S. Coast Guard Mid-Atlantic is working to raising awareness related to commercial fishing vessel safety including the importance of having and properly registering an emergency position indicating radio beacon...

May 7, 2021
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Friday, April 30, 2021
President Biden

Keeping It Steady as She Goes: Coast Guard Living Up to Expectations Under the Biden Administration

By Sean T. Pribyl (Holland & Knight) – With President Joe Biden’s 100th-day milestone on April 30, 2021, the U.S. Coast Guard is holding a steady course on its expectations, including those...

April 30, 2021
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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Coast Guard Investigating U.S.-Flag Tug and Barge Contact with Pier, Grounding in Puerto Rico

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a reported pier allision and vessel grounding involving the tug boat Don Jaime and the deck barge Marilin H in Culebra, Puerto Rico. At...

April 22, 2021
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Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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President Biden Nominates Vice Adm. Linda Fagan to Serve as Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard

President Biden has nominated Vice Admiral Linda L. Fagan to serve as Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. If confirmed, Vice Adm. Fagan would be the first female four-star...

April 20, 2021
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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

International Effort to Rescue 31 from Sinking Fishing Vessel Off Nova Scotia

An international search and rescue operation involving the U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards and the Royal Canadian Air Force was successful in rescuing 31 fisherman from a disabled fishing vessel...

March 3, 2021
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Thursday, February 25, 2021
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U.S. Coast Guard Convenes Formal Investigation into Fatal Capsizing of a Fishing Vessel at the Tillamook Bay Bar

The U.S. Coast Guard will convene a formal marine casualty investigation into the capsizing of a commercial fishing vessel with the loss of two lives at Oregon’s Tillamook Bay Bar...

February 25, 2021
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Monday, February 22, 2021

USCGC Polar Star Returns from Arctic Deployment -Photos

The USCGC Polar Star, the nation’s only heavy icebreaker, returned to its homeport in Seattle on Saturday after a months-long deployment to the Arctic. The season’s deployment marked a departure...

February 22, 2021
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Thursday, February 18, 2021

U.S. Coast Guard Seizes Cocaine Worth $156 Million in Eastern Pacific

U.S. Coast Guard crews have interdicted three suspected drug smuggling vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and seized more than 9,000 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $156 million. The...

February 18, 2021
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Monday, February 8, 2021

U.S. Coast Guard to Enforce Mask Requirement on Commercial Vessels

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) reminding all people traveling on commercial vessels to wear a mask in accordance with a recent White House...

February 8, 2021
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Wednesday, February 3, 2021
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16 Plead Guilty for Paying to Fix U.S. Coast Guard Mariner Credentialing Test Scores

Sixteen people have pleaded guilty in relation to a test score-fixing scheme at a United States Coast Guard exam center that resulted in them unlawfully receiving officer-level mariner licenses. The...

February 3, 2021
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Friday, January 8, 2021

Steady as She Goes: Three Expectations for the U.S Coast Guard Under the Biden Administration

This article is part of a series by Holland & Knight’s Transportation & Infrastructure Industry Sector Group leading up to President-elect Biden’s Jan. 20, 2021 inauguration, with insights into the...

January 8, 2021
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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
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Monday, December 28, 2020

U.S. Coast Guard’s New National Security Cutter to Patrol South Atlantic for Illegal Fishing

The U.S. Coast Guard’s new Legend-class national security cutter, USCGC Stone (WMSL 758), has departed from Pascagoula, Mississippi on its first patrol to the South Atlantic to counter illegal, unregulated,...

December 28, 2020
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U.S. Coast Guard Buoy Tender Leaks Hydraulic Oil in Kodiak, Alaska

The U.S. Coast Guard responded over the weekend to a hydraulic oil leak from the Coast Guard buoy tender Spar in Womens Bay near Kodiak, Alaska. Watchstanders at the Sector...

December 28, 2020
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Friday, October 23, 2020
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Maritime News

National Security Adviser O’Brien: U.S. Evaluating Basing Coast Guard Cutters in Western Pacific

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. national security adviser said on Friday the U.S Coast Guard was basing Enhanced Response Cutters in the western Pacific for...

October 23, 2020
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Thursday, October 22, 2020

U.S. Coast Guard Conducts Simulated Rescue on Offshore Wind Turbine

It’s an inevitable fact that the United States is set for a major increase in the number of wind turbines off its coast in the coming decade. This means more...

October 22, 2020
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Maritime News

Mystery Oil Washes Ashore in Delaware

A unified command has been established to respond to mysterious globs of oil that have washed ashore Delaware Bay, impacting local wildlife. The command was established Wednesday as cleanup efforts...

October 22, 2020
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Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard to Test Unmanned Vessels Off Hawaii

The U.S. Coast Guard is set to test unmanned surface vessels off the coast of Hawaii. The U.S.C.G. Research and Development Center will be conducting the test starting Wednesday, October...

October 6, 2020
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