Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Accidents

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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Uncategorized

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
Total Views: 1776

Monday, February 22, 2021
Defense

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
Total Views: 2798

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Defense

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
Total Views: 8339

Monday, February 8, 2021
Shipping

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
Total Views: 6796

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
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Shipping

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
Total Views: 5344

Friday, January 8, 2021
Shipping

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
Total Views: 11035

Thursday, December 31, 2020
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Accidents

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
Total Views: 5293

Monday, December 28, 2020
Shipping

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
Total Views: 7221

Defense

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
Total Views: 2842

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
Total Views: 60

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Environment

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
Total Views: 118

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
Total Views: 29

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
Total Views: 126

Defense

U.S. Military Top Brass Self-Isolating After Coast Guard No.2 Tests Positive for Coronavirus

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff have almost entirely gone into self-quarantine after the Coast Guard’s No. 2 tested positive for...

October 6, 2020
Total Views: 21

Friday, October 2, 2020
Maritime News

Bulk Carrier Refloated at Port of Norfolk

The 738-foot bulk carrier Hong Dai has been reflated after it ran aground Wednesday night near Sewell’s Point in Norfolk, Virginia. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that several tugs were...

October 2, 2020
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Interesting

U.S. Coast Guard to Test Autonomous Response Boat

The U.S. Coast Guard has selected Louisianna-based shipbuilder Metal Shark and Sea Machines, the automous shipping tech company out of Boston, to supply an autonomous test vessel to the USCG...

September 29, 2020
Total Views: 92

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Suffers Engineering Fire in Indo-Pacific

A U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter suffered what appears to be a rather serious fire earlier this week while deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet’s area of operations. The...

September 23, 2020
Total Views: 120

Thursday, September 10, 2020
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Accidents

Coast Guard to Hold Public Hearing into Golden Ray Capsizing

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced a formal public hearing into the September 2019 capsizing of the vehicle carrier Golden Ray in Georgia’s St. Simons Sound. More than a year...

September 10, 2020
Total Views: 176

Friday, July 31, 2020
Accidents

Massive Search Underway Off California for 8 Missing U.S. Marines from Amphibious Vehicle

July 31 (Reuters) – A massive sea and air search was under way on Friday for eight missing U.S. Marines off the Southern California coast after a training mishap on...

July 31, 2020
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