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Thursday, July 11, 2024
USCGCC Kimball (WMSL 756) conducts flight operations while underway in the North Pacific Ocean Sept. 26, 2022. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

U.S. Coast Guard Encounters Chinese Military Ships in Bering Sea

The U.S. Coast Guard encountered multiple military ships from the People’s Republic of China in the Bering Sea over the weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, the

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Thursday, June 27, 2024
Rear Adm. Douglas Schofield, commander, Coast Guard Seventh District, presents a Meritorious Public Service Award to Christopher Thornton with the Charleston Branch Pilots Association for his commendable actions related to the uncontrolled acceleration of the MSC Michigan VII at the Charleston Branch Pilots Station in Charleston, South Carolina, June 26, 2024. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

Charleston Pilot Honored for Saving Runaway Ship

Charleston pilot, Christopher Thornton, was honored with the Meritorious Public Service Award by the U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday for his heroic actions in

June 27, 2024
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Tuesday, June 18, 2024
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Coast Guard Investigation into Titan Submersible Disaster Delayed

The U.S. Coast Guard says its investigation into the tragic loss of the Titan submersible on June 18, 2023, will take longer than expected as we approach the

June 18, 2024
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Monday, June 10, 2024
The 689-foot bulk carrier Michipicoten has safely anchored in Thunder Bay, Ontario, after combating flooding in Lake Superior. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

Bulk Carrier Safely Escorted to Thunder Bay After Flooding Incident on Lake Superior

The Canadian-flagged M/V Michipicoten, a 689-foot bulk carrier carrying taconite, was safely escorted to Thunder Bay, Ontario, after experiencing significant

June 10, 2024
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Sea Change underway in San Francisco Bay

USCG Approves First Hydrogen-Powered Ferry to Operate in U.S. Waters

SWITCH Maritime has received a Certificate of Inspection from the U.S. Coast Guard for its zero-emission hydrogen-fueled ferry, the Sea Change, marking a

May 22, 2024
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Tuesday, May 14, 2024
The U.S. Coast Guard, Washington Department of Ecology and other agencies respond to the vessel North American after it sank at a pier in Seattle May 14, 2024. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

Crabbing Vessel Sinks at Seattle Pier

A 91-foot crabbing vessel named North American sank at a pier in Seattle early Tuesday morning, triggering a response from the U.S. Coast Guard and several

May 14, 2024
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Thursday, May 9, 2024
Fire on ‘Kodiak Enterprise’ Triggers Calls for Improved Onboard Safety Systems

Fire on ‘Kodiak Enterprise’ Triggers Calls for Improved Onboard Safety Systems

A six-day inferno aboard the Kodiak Enterprise, which broke out in the dry stores room, was made worse due inadquate fire notifications that led to a delay in

May 9, 2024
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Wednesday, May 8, 2024
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U.S. Coast Guard Extends Merchant Mariner Credential Renewal Period

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has announced an extension of the renewal grace period for expired merchant mariner credentials (MMC) in response to the recent

May 8, 2024
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Vice Admiral Paul Thomas during Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee Hearing: Building the Fleet: Assessing the Department of Homeland Security’s Role in the United States Coast Guard’s Acquisitions Process, May 7, 2024.

Coast Guard to Start Polar Cutter Construction Before Finalizing Design, Despite Recommendation

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – A congressional hearing about the state of the Coast Guard’s Polar Security Cutter program revealed ongoing design

May 8, 2024
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Monday, May 6, 2024
M/V Hydrogen One rendering. Illustration credit: Elliott Bay Design Group

Hydrogen-Powered Towboat Project Receives Key USCG Approval

Maritime Partners has received a Design Basis Agreement from the U.S. Coast Guard for the M/V Hydrogen One towboat. The Hydrogen One will be use e1 Marine

May 6, 2024
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Friday, May 3, 2024
Artist rendering of the Polar Security Cutter. Credit: Bollinger Shipyards

U.S. Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter Program Faces Substantial Cost Overrun and Delay Until 2029

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – The U.S. Coast Guard’s Polar Security Cutter program intended to renew the service’s aging icebreaker fleet continues

May 3, 2024
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Thursday, April 11, 2024
The crew of a Hawaii-based HC-130J Hercules aircraft makes contact with three mariners stranded on Pikelot Atoll, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia, after dropping them a radio on April 8, 2024. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

Stranded Mariners Rescued After Week on Deserted Western Pacific Island

Three mariners, who were stranded for over a week on the deserted Pikelot Atoll in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), were rescued on April 9, 2024,

April 11, 2024
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File photo shows a cargo ship transiting on the St. Lawrence Seaway near the Welland Canal. Photo: Jon Nicholls Photography /

U.S. and Canada Sign Historic Agreement to Boost Vessel Traffic Services in the Great Lakes Region

U.S. and Canadian authorities have signed Cooperative Vessel traffic Service (CVTS) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at bolstering the safety and

April 11, 2024
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Wednesday, April 10, 2024
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane (WMEC 903) and crew prepare to moor in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii after a 79-day Operation Blue Pacific patrol, April 9, 2024. The cutter and crew made port calls in American Samoa, Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu, Australia, Papua New Guinea, and the Marshall Islands. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

U.S. Coast Guard Says Boardings of Chinese Fishing Vessels in South Pacific Legal

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) – The U.S. Coast Guard has rejected comments by a Chinese diplomat that its recent boardings of

April 10, 2024
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Monday, April 8, 2024
The Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55), embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) and Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 50 work together to intercept a self-propelled semi-submersible drug smuggling vessel (SPSS), in the Atlantic Ocean, March 22, 2024. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

U.S. Forces Take Down Narco Sub in Atlantic Ocean

A specialized U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement unit embarked on USS Leyte Gulf, a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser, successfully intercepted and seized

April 8, 2024
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Friday, April 5, 2024
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) walks toward the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica, Feb. 3, 2024. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker ‘Polar Star’ Returns from 27th Antarctic Deployment

The U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker USCGC Polar Star and its crew have returned to the U.S. after a 138-day deployment to Antarctica. This year marked the Polar

April 5, 2024
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Thursday, March 28, 2024
U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Travers City responds to the American Mariner marine casualty in Munuscong Lake, Michigan, March 28, 2024. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

US-Flag Laker Suffers ‘Marine Casualty’ in Michigan

A U.S.-flagged cargo vessel, the American Mariner, collided with the Mud Lake Junction Light in Munuscong Lake, Michigan, earlier today. The U.S. Coast

March 28, 2024
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Wednesday, March 27, 2024
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sea Dog during sea trials. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter ‘Sea Dog’ Damaged in Transit

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sea Dog (WPB 87373) was damaged during a transit of the St. Marys River near Jacksonville, Florida on Monday. The Coast Guard said

March 27, 2024
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Wednesday, March 13, 2024
ADM Linda Fagan, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, speaks with cadets during a visit to the Coast Guard Academy, in New London, Feb 28, 2023. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

Bipartisan Coast Guard Authorization Bill Includes Protections for Sexual Assault and Harassment

The bipartisan Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2024 has been introduced to authorize funding and strengthen the U.S. Coast Guard, aiming to enhance missions

March 13, 2024
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Monday, March 11, 2024
U.S. Coast Guard photo showing the rescue following the capsizing of Stimulus Money illegal charter

Illegal Charter Operators Face Lengthy Prison Sentences Over Fatal Capsizing

Richard Cruz and Jaime Pinilla Gomez, the owner and operator of the vessel Stimulus Money, were arrested following the fatal capsizing incident on the Hudson

March 11, 2024
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