Thursday, February 7, 2019

Tanker Crewmen Injured in Lifeboat Accident Off Virginia

Two crew members of a tanker were injured Wednesday after falling overboard when a lifeboat unexpectedly released off the coast of Virginia. The U.S. Coast Guard says aircrews recovered the...

February 7, 2019
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Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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U.S. Coast Guard Offloads More Than 34,000 Pounds of Cocaine Seized During Eastern Pacific Patrols

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward (WMEC-911) offloaded approximately 34,780 pounds of cocaine Tuesday in Port Everglades seized during patrols in international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean....

February 5, 2019
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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Coast Guard Announces Formal Investigation into FV Mary B II Capsizing at Oregon’s Yaquina Bay Bar

The U.S. Coast Guard is convening a formal marine casualty investigation into the loss of the fishing vessel Mary B II, which capsized off Newport, Oregon this month resulting in...

January 22, 2019
Total Views: 8

Sunday, January 20, 2019
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Killed by a Filing Cabinet

By Michael Carr – He braced himself against the ship’s starboard side and stared inward through the chartroom’s one porthole. He inhaled and exhaled, listening to his exhaust bubbles heading...

January 20, 2019
Total Views: 89

Friday, January 4, 2019
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UK-Flagged Bulk Carrier Grounds at Mile Marker 3.5 of Lower Mississippi River

A UK-flagged bulk carrier ran aground Friday in the Lower Mississippi River near New Orleans. The U.S Coast Guard said it received a report at 8:32 in the morning that...

January 4, 2019
Total Views: 13

Sunday, December 9, 2018
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Is He Dead? Or What Is a Stoma?

By Michael Carr – “Is he dead?” the diver asked. “Shit, I have no idea,” his buddy said. “Is he breathing?” asked the first diver. “You guys need to start CPR,”...

December 9, 2018
Total Views: 5

Thursday, December 6, 2018
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U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Optimistic About Icebreaker Funding

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) – The United States may soon get funding for a new heavy icebreaker ship, the head of the U.S. Coast Guard said on...

December 6, 2018
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

USCG Medevacs Two Norwegian Escape Crew Members with Burns Off North Carolina

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced two crewmembers of the cruise ship Norwegian Escape who reportedly suffered second-degree burns in an engine room accident. The accident occurred Monday afternoon as the...

November 28, 2018
Total Views: 27

Monday, October 29, 2018
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Megayacht Attessa IV Involved in Fatal Collision with Fishing Vessel Off Southern California

The 332-foot megayacht Attessa IV was involved in a collision with a 65-foot sport fishing vessel off the coast of Southern California near the U.S.-Mexico border on Friday night, resulting...

October 29, 2018
Total Views: 159

Thursday, October 25, 2018
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Columbia River Mystery Sheen

A large three mile mystery sheen on the Columbia River near Kalama, Washington on Wednesday initiated the immediate response of the Coast Guard, the Washington Department of Ecology and the...

October 25, 2018
Total Views: 19

Thursday, October 11, 2018

U.S. Coast Guard Rescues 10 from Disabled Cargo Ship in Atlantic Ocean

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued 10 crew members who were stranded aboard a disabled cargo ship for almost 20 days in the middle of the Atlantic. The 10 seafarers...

October 11, 2018
Total Views: 196

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
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Disabled Tanker Towed to New York After ‘Significant’ Engine Room Fire

The U.S. Coast Guard and local first responders responded to a disabled 479-foot asphalt tanker off the coast of Nantucket Island on Monday after the vessel suffered what the Coast Guard...

October 9, 2018
Total Views: 19

Monday, October 8, 2018
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Crewboat ‘Grand Sun’ Catches Fire Off Louisiana -Photos

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued four people from an offshore crewboat that caught fire off the coast of Louisiana on Monday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District in New...

October 8, 2018
Total Views: 22

Saturday, September 22, 2018
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A Simple Way To Prevent Fatalities At Sea

The saying goes that today’s marine safety regulations where written in the blood of mariners who sailed before us… but is that statement true? Or is the USCG and IMO...

September 22, 2018
Total Views: 19

Friday, September 7, 2018
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Cruise Ship with 350 People On Board Loses Power in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts

The U.S. Coast Guard responded after the cruise ship, Star Pride, became disabled in Buzzards Bay about two miles off the coast of Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts. The captain of the Star...

September 7, 2018
Total Views: 3

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Eight Vessels Stalled at Sabine Pass Due to Draft Restrictions After Ship Hits Dredging Pipeline

By Liz Hampton and Scott DiSavino HOUSTON/NEW YORK, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Eight vessels were stalled on Friday at the Sabine Pass Channel on the Texas-Louisiana border after draft restrictions...

September 7, 2018
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
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Four Injured After Coast Guard Boats Collide in Buzzards Bay

Two U.S. Coast Guard boat crews collided Wednesday during a training exercises in Buzzards Bay off Falmouth, Massachusetts, injuring four crew members. The 29-foot tactical boat crews were involved in...

September 5, 2018
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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Tugboat Breaks Mooring and Runs Aground on Jersey Shore

A tugboat working on a beachfill project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ran aground early Tuesday near Lavallette, New Jersey.  USACE’s Philadelphia District reports that the vessel, belonging...

July 24, 2018
Total Views: 9

Friday, July 13, 2018

U.S. Coast Guard to Hold Public Hearing on Fatal Bouchard No. 255 Barge Explosion

The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct a formal public hearing beginning Monday to consider evidence related to an explosion and fire aboard the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge...

July 13, 2018
Total Views: 10

Monday, July 2, 2018
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Two Killed After Mooring Line Snaps at Port of Longview, Washington

Two people were killed when a vessel’s mooring line snapped at the Port of Longview in southwestern Washington state last Thursday. The accident occurred as the Panama-flagged bulk carrier M/V...

July 2, 2018
Total Views: 46