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Sunday, January 15, 2023
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Coast Guard Rescues 7 From Disabled, Adrift Tug

BALTIMORE, Md. – The Coast Guard rescued seven people Saturday from a disabled, adrift tug towing a barge 30 miles offshore from Ocean City. A crew member

January 15, 2023
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Thursday, December 1, 2022
ship emissions
Environment

The Maritime Decarbonization Conundrum

Op-Ed By Rear Admiral Nadeau (US Coast Guard, Retired) Efforts to decarbonize the maritime industry are underway. The shipping industry has faced and

December 1, 2022
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Saturday, November 26, 2022
Cruise Ships

Coast Guard Rescues Overboard Cruise Ship Passenger

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a cruise ship passenger Thursday evening, approximately 20 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Watchstanders

November 26, 2022
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Sunday, July 10, 2022
USCGC Oliver Berry sailing near clouds
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USCG Cutter Races To Bring Water To Drought-Stricken Pacific Island

On Friday U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry crew provided assistance to Kiritimati Island, Kiribati, following their extreme drought. The U.S. Coast Guard

July 10, 2022
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Monday, June 13, 2022
Fire Incidents

Spirit of Norfolk Towed to Shipyard After Fire

The passenger vessel Spirit of Norfolk has been towed to the Colonna Shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia, where the investigation into last week’s fire will

June 13, 2022
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Thursday, May 19, 2022
Tugs and barges on the Mississippi River
Accidents

Coast Guard Safety Alert Addresses Water and Contaminants in Marine Fuel Systems

The U.S. Coast Guard is warning vessel owners and operators of the hazards associated with water and other contaminants in marine fuel systems. The Coast

May 19, 2022
Total Views: 1842

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
USCG Air Station New Orleans aircrew aboard the Noble Globetrotter II. Photo via USCG
Offshore

USCG, BSEE Issue Safety Alert in Response to Drillship’s Unsuccessful Attempt to Avoid Hurricane Ida

The U.S. Coast and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) have issued a joint safety alert, Safety Alert 05-22, in response to an incident

May 17, 2022
Total Views: 8769

Monday, May 2, 2022
USCG RB-Ms Boat
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Watch: U.S. Coast Guard’s Jet Driven Workhorse

Destin Sandlin’s popular YouTube channel SmarterEveryDay has already explained how the US Coast Guard (USCG) responds to distress signals and the science of

May 2, 2022
Total Views: 4231

Friday, April 8, 2022
Ports

Why Did Russia Sell Alaska, The United State’s Gateway To The Arctic?

The tensions with Russia are rising, while global warming is opening up the Northwest Passage. As a result, the US Navy and US Coast Guard are increasing

April 8, 2022
Total Views: 5896

Thursday, March 10, 2022
Shipping

‘Potentially Catasrophic’ – Container Loaded with Discarded Lithium Batteries Catches Fire Enroute to Port

The U.S. Coast Guard is warning about the hazards of transporting discarded lithium batteries after a container illegally loaded them caught fire while en

March 10, 2022
Total Views: 10203

Monday, March 7, 2022
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46 Year Old Icebreaker Breaks World Record

The US Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star reached a position of 78 degrees, 44 minutes, 1.32 seconds south latitude in February holding a distance of

March 7, 2022
Total Views: 12855

Monday, February 28, 2022
Ports

American Pilot Refuses To Board Russian Ships

UPDATE: Scroll down to find the US Coast Guard’s official response to this article. by John Konrad (gCaptain) The senior ship pilot of a major American

February 28, 2022
Total Views: 180031

Friday, February 18, 2022
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Offloads Over $1 Billion Worth of Drugs at Port Everglades

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James on Thursday offloaded approximately 54,500 pounds of cocaine and 15,800 pounds of marijuana worth approximately $1.06

February 18, 2022
Total Views: 5544

Monday, February 14, 2022
Coast Guard Ice Pilot Lauren Kowalski
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Icebreakers: Meet The First In A New Generation Of US Coast Guard Ice Pilots

As tensions with Russia heat up, the United States will need to recapitalize its broken fleet of heavy icebreakers but central to that mission is recruiting

February 14, 2022
Total Views: 11201

Thursday, February 10, 2022
Ocean Rebellion protest
Shipping

Who Blocked The IMO From Passing New Midshipman X Initiatives?

Did the US Coast Guard just block an important #MidshipmanX Sexual Assualt And Harassment (SASH) initiative at the IMO? Who are the members of the United

February 10, 2022
Total Views: 4278

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Defense

Coast Guard Searching for 38 Still Missing After Boat Sinks Off Florida, Human Smuggling Suspected

The U.S. Coast Guard is coordinating a search for 38 people after their boat reportedly capsized on Saturday night off of Fort Pierce Inlet, Florida. The

January 26, 2022
Total Views: 2164

Monday, January 3, 2022
Shipping

Containership Crew Rescues 19 Cubans Off Florida Keys

The crew of a Liberian-flagged containership rescued 19 Cubans off the Florida Keys on Friday. The crew of the MV Methoni contacted Sector Key West Command

January 3, 2022
Total Views: 2568

Cruise Ships

USCG to Issue Interim Rules to Improve Small Passenger Vessel Safety After Conception Dive Boat Tragedy

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced its intention to issue a set of interim rules on certain covered small passenger vessels, the first step to implementing the

January 3, 2022
Total Views: 2942

Friday, December 17, 2021
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Shipping

Coast Guard: Sexual Assault On U.S. Ships Is A Crime That Must Be Reported

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin reminding mariners that sexual assault is a crime and that it must be reported to the

December 17, 2021
Total Views: 1971

Wednesday, November 24, 2021
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Coast Guard Honors Ralph Berry, First African American Diver

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard honored Ralph Berry, the service’s first African American diver, Tuesday, in a ceremony at Coast Guard Air

November 24, 2021
Total Views: 1097