Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Accidents

Giant SOS on Pacific Island Leads to Rescue of Three Stranded Sailors

Aug 4 (Reuters) – Three Micronesian sailors stranded on a remote Pacific island drew a giant SOS message in the sand to attract the attention of rescuers, who found them...

August 4, 2020
Total Views: 181

Thursday, July 30, 2020
Accidents

Coast Guard Escorts Ro-Ro Taking on Water Back to Puerto Rico

The U.S. Coast Guard was called to assist a cargo ship taking on water after it had departed San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias. Coast...

July 30, 2020
Total Views: 52

Monday, July 13, 2020
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Accidents

American Cargo Ship Rescues Mariners in Distress in Pacific

The crew of the Matson cargo ship MV Mahi Mahi rescued three mariners from their disabled 50-foot trimaran approximately 825 miles northeast of Oahu last week. The crew of the...

July 13, 2020
Total Views: 48

Thursday, July 2, 2020
Maritime News

Coast Guard, NTSB Investigating Lost Containers in Hawaii

The Coast Guard continues to investigate the loss of 21 shipping containers from the barge Ho Omaka Hou off Hilo, Hawaii. All cargo was successfully removed from the barge over...

July 2, 2020
Total Views: 117

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Accidents

Couple Killed After Crabbing Vessel Sinks Crossing Siuslaw River Bar in Oregon

Two people were killed early Monday morning after their fishing vessel struck a jetty in the Siuslaw River Bar and sank near Florence, Oregon. The U.S. Coast Guard reported that...

June 30, 2020
Total Views: 94

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Accidents

U.S. Coast Guard Searching for Man Overboard from Tanker Off Cape Hatteras

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a crew member of a tanker approximately 400 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District command...

June 24, 2020
Total Views: 45

Monday, June 22, 2020
Accidents

Hawaiian Barge Loses More Than 20 Containers Overboard Off Hilo

A Hawaiian interisland barge lost more than 20 containers overboard off the coast of Hilo on Monday morning and several containers remain missing. The U.S. Coast Guard said it responded...

June 22, 2020
Total Views: 97

Friday, June 5, 2020
Maritime News

USCG Medevacs Burned Crew Member of Maersk Ship in Atlantic

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a crew member of a Maersk containership who sustained burns in some kind of engine room explosion approximately 275 miles off the coast of Ocean...

June 5, 2020
Total Views: 64

Monday, May 11, 2020
Interesting

Sailboat Operator Cited for ‘Rule 9’ Violation After Crossing in Front of Tanker Near Stockton

The operator of a recreational sailboat has been cited for violating navigation rules after his sailboat crossed in front of tanker in a narrow channel near Stockton, California last month....

May 11, 2020
Total Views: 455

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Maritime News

Eastern Shipbuilding Lays Keel for First Offshore Patrol Patrol Cutter

Florida-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group has laid the keel for the U.S. Coast Guard’s first-of-class Offshore Patrol Cutter.  A virtual keel laying ceremony for the future USCGC Argus was held April...

May 6, 2020
Total Views: 121

Monday, April 6, 2020
Accidents

Coast Guard: 93,000 Crew Members Still Stuck on Cruise Ships Off United States

As cruise ships drawdown the number of passengers remaining on board, concern is growing for the tens of thousands of crew members, mostly foreign nationals, who remain stuck on board...

April 6, 2020
Total Views: 62

Friday, March 27, 2020
Maritime News

Containership Runs Aground on Lower Mississippi

A 334-meter containership has run aground on the Lower Mississippi River near Poydras, Louisiana.  The U.S. Coast Guard reports that watch standers at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a...

March 27, 2020
Total Views: 39

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Defense

MacGregor to Supply Deck and Cargo Equipment for USCG’s Polar Security Cutter

MacGregor has been awarded the contract to supply the deck machinery and cargo handling equipment for the US Coast Guard’s next-generation Polar Security Cutter.   MacGregor, part of Cargotec, received the...

March 4, 2020
Total Views: 47

Friday, February 28, 2020
Maritime News

Coast Guard Convenes Marine Board of Investigation into FV Scandies Rose Loss

The U.S. Coast Guard has convened a Marine Board of Investigation into the loss of crabbing vessel Scandies Rose and five of its seven crew members in the Gulf of...

February 28, 2020
Total Views: 115

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Maritime News

One Dead, One Missing After Skiff Carrying Tug Crew Capsizes in Louisiana

One person has died and another is missing after a skiff carrying crew members from an American tug capsized in Port Allen Route near Belle River, Louisiana on Monday.  The...

February 11, 2020
Total Views: 16

Monday, February 10, 2020
Maritime News

USCG Warns Mariners of Potential for Positive Drug Tests from CBD

The U.S. Coast is warning credential mariners against the use of hemp-based CBD products that could result in a positive drug test.  The warning was issued as Marine Safety Advisory...

February 10, 2020
Total Views: 108

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Maritime News

Coast Guard Closes Portion of Intracoastal Waterway in Louisiana Due to Grounded Towing Vessel

The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a towing vessel that ran aground on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway at mile marker 99, near Berwick, Louisiana, Monday.  Watchstanders at Vessel Traffic Service...

February 4, 2020
Total Views: 9

Thursday, January 30, 2020
Accidents

Watch: Heavy Seas Medevac in Bering Sea

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man suffering from severe burns on board a fishing vessel in the Bering Sea on Monday. The rescue took place approximately 46 miles southwest...

January 30, 2020
Total Views: 155

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
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Accidents

Search Suspended for Three Missing Mariners After Mississippi River Towing Vessel Collision

The search for three missing people from the towing vessel RC Creppel was suspended late Monday night after 67 cumulative hours of active search on the Mississippi River near Luling, Louisiana....

January 28, 2020
Total Views: 62

Friday, January 17, 2020
Accidents

Search Suspended for Missing Fishermen Near Galveston

The search for two missing fishermen near Galveston was suspended Thursday after covering more than 49 square miles over three days, the Unified Command said.  The Unified Command was set up...

January 17, 2020
Total Views: 17