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Monday, October 2, 2023
United States Coast Guard officer with his back turned
Shipping

US Coast Guard Takes Action to Combat Sexual Misconduct in the Maritime Industry

In a recent effort to combat sexual misconduct in the maritime industry, the U.S. Coast Guard has implemented new reporting requirements for incidents of

October 2, 2023
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Wednesday, September 20, 2023
A crane sits in the water at Wepfer Marine Drydock Sept. 19, 2023, near Memphis, Tennessee. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
Accidents

Coast Guard Resuscitates Crane Operator Following Accident Near Memphis

The U.S. Coast Guard helped resuscitated an unresponsive crane operator Tuesday near Memphis, Tennessee, after the crane he was operating fell into the water.

September 20, 2023
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Tuesday, August 29, 2023
The crew of USCGC Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) departs Palau on an expeditionary patrol, March 28, 2023. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
Shipping

U.S. Coast Guard to Enforce Maritime Regulations in Palau Waters

The United States and the Republic of Palau have entered into an agreement that grants U.S. Coast Guard the authority to unilaterally enforce maritime

August 29, 2023
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Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Linda Fagan at Congress
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Midshipman X: Mariner Relinquishes USCG License Prior to Coast Guard Rape Hearing

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A source close to the investigation has informed gCaptain that Edgar Sison will relinquish his engineering officer license following

August 23, 2023
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Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Personnel in HAZMAT suits aboard the F/V Pacific Producer in Tacoma, Washington, August 16, 2023. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
Accidents

77-Year-Old Fish Factory with Troubled Past Suffers Ammonia Leak in Washington

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to an ammonia leak aboard a 77-year-old fish processing vessel with a history of health and safety violations. The U.S.

August 16, 2023
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A PacWhale Eco-Adventures Catamaran damaged by Maui wildfires lies offshore in Lahaina, Hawaii, U.S. August 15, 2023.
Shipping

Maui Fires: U.S. Coast Guard Shifts Focus to Environmental Impacts

U.S. Coast Guard crews working in the response to the Maui fires have shifted their focus to minimizing maritime environmental impacts from the fire. The Coast

August 16, 2023
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Monday, August 14, 2023
A file photo of a US Coast Guard Jayhawk search and rescue helicopter
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Four Missing Divers Rescued Off Cape Fear, North Carolina

The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy rescued four missing divers Monday approximately 46 miles southeast of Cape Fear River, North Carolina. The men had been missing

August 14, 2023
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Wednesday, August 9, 2023
pusher tug sinking
Accidents

Pusher Tug Sinks Off North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies are responding to a 59-foot pusher tug that sank Tuesday night approximately 3 miles off North Myrtle Beach, South

August 9, 2023
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Artist rendering of the Polar Security Cutter. Credit: Bollinger Shipyards
Defense

Bollinger Shipyards Cuts Steel on Polar Security Cutter Prototype

Bollinger Shipyards has begun cutting steel on the first of eight prototype modules that will become the foundation of the first U.S. Coast Guard Polar

August 9, 2023
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Friday, August 4, 2023
Great Lakes Bulk Carrier Spills Diesel into Lake Michigan
Shipping

Great Lakes Bulk Carrier Spills Diesel into Lake Michigan

A Unified Command consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard and other state and local agencies is coordinating a response to a diesel spill from a commercial vessel

August 4, 2023
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Tuesday, August 1, 2023
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser, homeported in San Juan, Puerto Rico, transits toward the pier in Bridgetown, Barbados
Accidents

NTSB: Inadequate Lookouts Led to Collision Between US Coast Guard Cutter and Small Boat Off Puerto Rico

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that the fatal collision between the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Winslow Griesser and a

August 1, 2023
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Monday, July 31, 2023
Coast Guard Modernization Faces Delays and Cost Overruns, Accountability Office Reports
Shipbuilding

Coast Guard Modernization Faces Delays and Cost Overruns, Accountability Office Reports

The U.S. Coast Guard’s highest priority modernization programs face significant delays and cost overruns due to immature technologies and unstable

July 31, 2023
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Tuesday, July 18, 2023
U.S. Coast Guard Offloads 5 Tons of Cocaine and Pot in San Diego
Shipping

U.S. Coast Guard Offloads 5 Tons of Cocaine and Pot in San Diego

The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter USCGC Steadfast (WMEC 623) on Monday offloaded over 11,600 pounds of cocaine and 5,500 pounds of marijuana worth $158

July 18, 2023
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Sunken Tug Spills Diesel in Tennessee River
Accidents

Sunken Tug Spills Diesel in Tennessee River

The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a diesel fuel spill from a sunken tugboat on the Tennessee River, near Florence, Alabama. Most of

July 18, 2023
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Thursday, July 13, 2023
admiral fagan senate hearing
USCG

Senators Call For Inspector General To Investigate US Coast Guard’s Handling of Sexual Assault Cases

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In today’s U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee hearing, the Coast Guard’s budget

July 13, 2023
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Friday, July 7, 2023
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser, homeported in San Juan, Puerto Rico, transits toward the pier in Bridgetown, Barbados
Accidents

Coast Guard Concludes Investigation into Fatal Collision Between USCG Cutter and Fishing Vessel Off Puerto Rico

The U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area has taken final action on its investigation involving the deadly collision between a U.S. Coast Guard cutter and a small

July 7, 2023
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Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis visits the border community of Eagle Pass, Texas
Shipping

U.S. Presidential Candidate DeSantis Calls for Coast Guard, Navy to Interdict Mexico-Bound Ships in Fentanyl Fight

Republican presidential candidate Ron DeSantis, the current Governor of Florida, is calling for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard to block Mexican ports to help

June 27, 2023
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Monday, June 26, 2023
The Polar Prince expedition support vessel is docked at the port of St. John's, following the news of the vehicle's implosion, in Newfoundland, Canada.
Shipping

Titan Disaster Probes Face Tricky Test of Criminal Liability

By Joel Rosenblatt and Teresa Xie (Bloomberg) — US and Canadian officials are looking into what went wrong in a commercial deep-sea adventure and

June 26, 2023
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Saturday, June 24, 2023
U.S. Coast Guard Declares Titan Loss a ‘Major Marine Casualty’
Shipping

U.S. Coast Guard Declares Titan Loss a ‘Major Marine Casualty’

The U.S. Coast Guard has declared the loss of the Titan submersible a major marine casualty and will lead a formal investigation into the incident,

June 24, 2023
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Thursday, June 22, 2023
smiles rower rescued
Shipping

Solo Rower Rescued by Tanker in the South Pacific

The solo rower spent weeks aboard a life raft before his rescue. An ocean rower on an around-the-world voyage was rescued by the crew of crude oil tanker last

June 22, 2023
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