Saturday, October 23, 2021
Accidents

ZIM Kingston On Fire Off Victoria, BC After Losing Containers in Heavy Seas

Update: 16 people have been evacuated from ZIM Kingston and the situation remains “dynamic,” the Canadian Coast Guard said in a late night update on Saturday. ZIM Kingston Cargo Fire...

October 23, 2021
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Sunday, September 26, 2021
USCG

Many Local Waterways Are Still Obstructed By Debris And Potential Sunken Hazards Post Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to respond to impacts to the waterways and assess the environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana Saturday, post-Hurricane Ida. In partnership with the U.S....

September 26, 2021
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Friday, September 3, 2021
Lifesaving Incidents

Coast Guard Medevacs Shark Attack Victim From Fishing Vessel

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured crew member from a fishing vessel after a shark attack approximately 35 miles southeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New...

September 3, 2021
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USCG

Coast Guard Working To Reopen Ports and Waterways Following Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuously working to reopen the ports and waterways throughout Southeast Louisiana following Hurricane Ida.  Capt. Will Watson, Coast Guard captain-of-the-port for the Port of...

September 3, 2021
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Thursday, September 2, 2021
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NOAA

US Coast Guard Cracks Down On Hawaiian Vessels Harassing Wildlife

Today the USCG and NOAA launched an operation to curtail charters within the Hawaiian Islands that are operating illegally and harassing marine wildlife.

September 2, 2021
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Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Tropical Storm Ida damage survey vessel
USCG

U.S. Coast Guard Is Assessing Wreckage From Hurricane Ida

By Stephanie Kelly (Reuters)– The damage to Louisiana’s power grid from Hurricane Ida is so extensive that the U.S. Coast Guard has joined the task of assessing the wreckage, a departure from...

September 1, 2021
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Monday, August 30, 2021
USCG

Coast Guard Conducts Hurricane Ida Post-Storm Overflights Along The Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS —(USCG) The Coast Guard is conducting critical incident search and rescue overflights and assessing for damage Monday along the Gulf Coast Region of Louisiana following Hurricane Ida. The...

August 30, 2021
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Saturday, August 28, 2021
U.S. Coast Guard Station New Orleans crews prepare to relocate response boats to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Aug. 28, 2021, ahead of Hurricane Ida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Liz Uitdenhowen)
USCG

The Coast Guard Is Warning The Public With These Important Safety Measures Ahead Of Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS —(USCG) “As we prepare for Hurricane Ida, we are urging people in the area to remain vigilant,” said Cmdr. Scott Williams, area commander for the Ida response. “Our ability...

August 28, 2021
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Friday, August 27, 2021
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USCG

U.S. Coast Guard Patrols Taiwan Strait After Chinese Assault Drills

(Reuters) – A U.S. warship and a U.S. Coast Guard cutter sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Friday, the latest in what Washington calls routine operations through the sensitive waterway that...

August 27, 2021
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Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Judge Gavel
USCG

Prison Terms Set In US License Scandal

A Virginia Beach man was sentenced today to 45 months in prison for mail fraud, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft. According to court documents, from July 2016 to December...

August 17, 2021
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Thursday, August 12, 2021
U.S. Coast Guard seizes drugs
USCG

Drug War At Sea Is Getting BIG

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) At a Florida port, the U.S. Coast Guard drops off $1.4 billion worth of cocaine and marijuana seized in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific. The haul, the fruit...

August 12, 2021
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USCG

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, June 30, 2021
motorboat
Accidents

Boating Fatalities Have Surged During the Pandemic

Boating fatalities surged during the pandemic as more kooks and qualified captains hit the water. The U.S. Coast Guard released its 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics Report on Wednesday showing 767...

June 30, 2021
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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Press Releases

Fairbanks Morse Engine to Power U.S. Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Cutter (USCGC) RUSH (WMSM-918)

FME continues providing mission-critical reliability to United States Coast Guard’s OPCs  BELOIT, Wis. – (June 22, 2021) – Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, announced today that...

June 22, 2021
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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Defense

Watch: President Biden Gives Keynote Address at Coast Guard Academy’s 140th Commencement Ceremony

President Biden delivered the keynote speech at the United States Coast Guard Academy’s 140th commencement ceremony on Wednesday in New London, Connecticut. In his speech, he hit on a range...

May 19, 2021
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Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Shipping

Coast Guard Closes Section of Mississippi River Near Memphis Due to Cracked Bridge

Update (Thursday, May 13): A section of the Mississippi River in Memphis, Tennessee remains closed with the queue of vessels now at 44 vessels with a total of 709 barges...

May 12, 2021
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Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Offloads $330 Million Worth of Drugs in Florida

Two U.S. Coast Guard cutters offloaded more than $330 million worth of illegal narcotics seized from smugglers in the Eastern Pacific. The drugs were displayed at Port Everglades, in Ft....

February 9, 2021
Total Views: 5907

Monday, February 1, 2021
Shipping

Woman Medevaced from Matson Ship Off Washington

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a U.S.-flagged Matson ship after she was having difficulty breathing and temporarily lost consciousness off Washington’s coast on Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast...

February 1, 2021
Total Views: 4695

Monday, January 18, 2021
Shipping

Search Suspended for Missing Fishermen Off Midway Island

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the active search for 10 missing crewmembers from a Taiwanese fishing vessel off of Midway Island in the Pacific Ocean. Rescue crews from the...

January 18, 2021
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Thursday, January 14, 2021
Shipping

Drunk Man Arrested After Coast Guard Locates Stolen Tiki Hut Bar in Florida Keys

A U.S. Coast Guard crew from Station Key West have recovered a floating tiki hut bar that was reported stolen near in the Florida Keys Unsurprisingly, the person aboard showed...

January 14, 2021
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