u.s. coast guard

Friday, June 2, 2023
Side view of cruise ship Carnival Magic docked at port Grand Turk on the blue sky background
Cruise Ships

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Overboard Cruise Ship Passenger Off Florida

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing 35-year-old man who went overboard from a cruise ship 186 miles east of Jacksonville, Florida. Missing

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Thursday, May 25, 2023
U.S. Coast Guard

National Safe Boating Week Reminds Us of the Dangers Offshore

Amid National Safe Boating Week and Memorial Day Weekend, we are left reminded of the risks that come with holiday fun.  Memorial Day weekend is often

May 25, 2023
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Wednesday, May 17, 2023
The bulk carrier Mark W. Barker pictured underway on maiden voyage. Viewed from the front.

Great Lakes Freighter Mark W. Barker Briefly Grounds on Detroit River

The 639-foot Great Lakes freighter Mark W. Barker grounded Wednesday on Belle Isle on the Detroit River, but was later refloated without incident. The Mark W.

May 17, 2023
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Friday, May 12, 2023

U.S. Coast Guard’s Message Migrants: ‘Do Not Take to the Sea’

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a statement clarifying that the termination of the Title 42 public health order does not affect maritime migration policies.

May 12, 2023
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023

U.S. Coast Guard Seizes $80 Million of Heroin in Gulf of Oman

The U.S. Coast Guard seized $80 million worth of heroin during a May 10 ship inspection in the Gulf of Oman. Using the USCGC Glen Harris, a fast response

May 10, 2023
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Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Columbian Drug Smuggler Dubbed the ‘Prince of Semi-Submersibles’ Sentenced to Federal Prison

A Colombian national who was dubbed the “Prince of Semi-Submersibles” by Colombian media has been sentenced to 20 years and 10 months in U.S.

May 9, 2023
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Friday, May 5, 2023

US Coast Guard Issues Warning After Marine Casualty Resulting In $6 Million Loss

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a marine safety alert, highlighting the dangers of avoiding load line requirements. This warning comes after a recent marine

May 5, 2023
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Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Cruise Ships

US Coast Guard Helicopter Has Close Call During Harrowing Heavy Weather Medevac

A dramatic rescue attempt took place over the weekend as a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter battled harsh weather conditions during a medevac operation

May 2, 2023
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Friday, April 28, 2023

Gulf Coast Task Force Cracks Down on Illegal Charter Operations

The Gulf Coast Illegal Charter (GCIC) Task Force, led by the U.S. Coast Guard, has taken action against several voyages across the Gulf Coast throughout March

April 28, 2023
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Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Crewboat Crewman Off Louisiana

The Coast Guard has called off its search for a missing crewmember near Port Sulphur, Louisiana. The search, which lasted for approximately 11.5 hours, covered

April 26, 2023
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Monday, April 24, 2023

Unified Command Responding to ‘Kodiak Enterprise’ Fire Stands Down

The Unified Command responding to the fire aboard the fishing vessel Kodiak Enterprise in the Hylebos Waterway in Tacoma, Washington has stood down. The

April 24, 2023
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Thursday, April 20, 2023

Search Suspended for Missing American Sailors Off Mexico

The Mexican Navy (SEMAR) has suspended its search for three American mariners aboard the sailing vessel Ocean Bound, which was last heard from on April 4 near

April 20, 2023
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Monday, April 10, 2023

Trident Seafoods Fishing Trawler Catches Fire in Tacoma

The U.S. Coast Guard, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Tacoma Fire Department are continuing to resposd to a fire that broke out on the fishing

April 10, 2023
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Friday, March 31, 2023

Tugboat Crew Uses Torch to Free Trapped Crewmen in Dramatic Rescue off Texas Coast

A heroic rescue unfolded on Friday when the crew of a tugboat taking on water in Sabine Pass, Texas, used a handheld torch to free two trapped crewmen. Coast

March 31, 2023
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Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Breakaway Barges on Ohio River’s Portland Canal

Some tense moments on the Portland Canal yesterday morning as a vessel towing 11 barges collided with a stationary structure near the McAlpine Lock and Dam in

March 29, 2023
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Monday, March 27, 2023

U.S. Navy Sends LCS to Enforce Fishing Laws in Western Pacific

The U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard have kicked off a joint patrol in the Western Pacific on a mission to enforce fisheries laws, combat transnational crimes,

March 27, 2023
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Wednesday, March 22, 2023

U.S. Coast Guard Seeking Suspension of Midshipman X’s Alleged Rapist’s Mariner Credential Pending DOJ Decision -Report

Over a year after a U.S. Merchant Marine Academy midshipman came forward about how she was raped by her supervisor while training on board a U.S.-flagged ship

March 22, 2023
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Sunday, March 12, 2023

Eight Dead After Two Boats Capsize Near San Diego

March 12 (Reuters) – At least eight people have died after two fishing boats capsized off the coast of San Diego, California, emergency

March 12, 2023
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Monday, February 20, 2023
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser, homeported in San Juan, Puerto Rico, transits toward the pier in Bridgetown, Barbados

U.S. Coast Guard Relieves Commanding Officer of Fast Response Cutter After Fatal Collision

The U.S. Coast Guard has relieved the commanding officer of the USCGC Winslow Griesser now six months after the cutter was involved in a fatal collision with a

February 20, 2023
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Philippines, U.S. Considering Joint Coast Guard Patrols in South China Sea

MANILA, Feb 20 (Reuters) – The Philippines and the United States are discussing conducting joint coast guard patrols, including

February 20, 2023
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