Friday, October 15, 2021

Shipwreck of Famed US Revenue Cutter Bear Located Off Nova Scotia

After decades of searching, researchers from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Coast Guard have located the underwater shipwreck of the former U.S. Revenue Cutter Bear. The wreck...

October 15, 2021
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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Commercial Fisherman Medevaced After Stingray Sting Off Long Island

A crew member from a Rhode Island-based fishing vessel had to be medevaced over the weekend after being struck by a stingray off Long Island, New York, the U.S. Coast...

September 29, 2021
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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Coast Guard Monitoring Backlog of Containerships at Puget Sound Anchorages

Puget Sound anchorages are filling up. The U.S. Coast Guard said this week it is monitoring a backlog of containerships anchored in the greater Puget Sound area as ports along...

September 25, 2021
Total Views: 7013

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

‘Great News’ For Great Lakes as House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Approves $1 Billion for U.S. Coast Guard Infrastructure, Heavy Icebreaker

The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Tuesday approved $1 billion for U.S. Coast Guard shore side infrastructure nationwide and $350 million for a heavy icebreaker for the Great...

September 15, 2021
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Friday, September 10, 2021

Coast Guard Continues Effort to Re-Open Waterways Impacted by Hurricane Ida

The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing to respond to impacts to waterways and assess the environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana nearly two weeks post-Hurricane Ida. The Coast Guard is working in...

September 10, 2021
Total Views: 1216

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Oil Spill

Talos Says Its Assets Are Not the Source of Large Oil Slick Off Port Fourchon

Houston-based Talos Energy has again stated that its assets were not the source of an oil release in Bay Marchand Block 5, off the coast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana in...

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 765

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Coast Guard Investigating 350 Incident Reports Related to ‘Ida’ in Southeast Louisiana

The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing to assess damage and environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana more than a week after Hurricane Ida’s landfall. The Coast Guard said it continues to...

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 1381

Monday, September 6, 2021
A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew conducts an overflight assessment Sept. 5, 2021 of the Bay Marchand approximately 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The crew witnessed an 11-mile rainbow sheen that the Coast Guard is actively monitoring.
Oil Spill

Coast Guard Responds To Multiple Oil Spills Along Southeast Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS — As part of the ongoing Hurricane Ida response, the Coast Guard conducted overflights Sunday that focused on two locations previously identified for further investigation. Members of the...

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 1313

Thursday, September 2, 2021
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Offshore Energy Companies Are Relocating Away From Louisiana’s Devastated Ports

By Liz Hampton (Reuters) – Offshore energy companies have started searching for new bases away from Louisiana’s devastated ports as oil and gas companies launch efforts to resume their Gulf of Mexico...

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 3740

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
USCG Air Station New Orleans aircrew aboard the Noble Globetrotter II. Photo via USCG

Coast Guard Responds to Noble Globetrotter II

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responds Wednesday to a vessel that reportedly sustained damage during Hurricane Ida. During the storm, we received a report that the vessel had sustained damage....

September 1, 2021
Total Views: 7317

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Watch Admiral Fagan Discuss Diversity

In June of this year, the U.S. Coast Guard welcomed Adm. Linda L. Fagan as its new Vice Commandant. In doing so, she becomes the first female four-star Admiral in...

August 12, 2021
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Wednesday, August 11, 2021
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Study Shows a Lack of Diversity Among U.S. Coast Guard Active-Duty Members, Especially in Higher Ranks

Women and racial and ethnic minorities are underrepresented at all levels of the U.S. Coast Guard, especially in higher ranks and among senior leadership, and comprehensive changes across the organization...

August 11, 2021
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Tuesday, August 10, 2021

U.S. Coast Guard Orders Four More Fast Response Cutters at Bollinger Shipyards

The U.S. Coast Guard has exercised a contract option with Lockport, Louisiana-based Bollinger Shipyards for the construction of four additional Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters, bringing the total number of FRCs...

August 10, 2021
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Thursday, August 5, 2021
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Record Haul: USCG Offloads Cocaine and Marijuana Worth More Than $1.4 Billion in Port Everglades

The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday offloaded approximately 59,700 pounds of cocaine and approximately 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion, marking the largest illegal narcotics offload in...

August 5, 2021
Total Views: 9163

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

From Sail to Steam to … the Stars? How Innovation in the Commercial Space Industry is Impacting the Maritime Sector and Coast Guard

By Sean T. Pribyl (Holland & Knight) – On July 21, 2021, U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Karl L. Schultz testified to Congress on a discreet budget issue that one may have...

August 3, 2021
Total Views: 1619

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
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Fishing Boat Operator Arrested for Violating Captain of the Port Order and Endangering Passengers

The U.S. Coast Guard has arrested the operator of a Maryland fishing boat for ignoring a Captain of the Port Order and taking on passengers before correcting hazardous conditions. Terrance...

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 9140

Friday, July 2, 2021
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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 nighttime landing in the Pacific...

July 2, 2021
Total Views: 9418


Coast Guard Cracking Down on Boating Under the Influence This Holiday Weekend

The U.S. Coast Guard and its partner agencies are kicking off a national campaign this Fourth of July weekend aimed at preventing accidents and fatalities due to boating under the...

July 2, 2021
Total Views: 1716

Monday, June 21, 2021

Adm. Linda Fagan Sworn In as USCG Vice Commandant, Becoming First Female Four-Star Admiral in Coast Guard History

The U.S. Coast Guard has welcomed Adm. Linda L. Fagan as its new Vice Commandant. In doing so, she becomes the first female four-star Admiral in Coast Guard history. Adm....

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 4666

Friday, May 28, 2021
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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
Total Views: 1039