Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 60 miles off Ocean City, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 60 miles off Ocean City, NJ
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 42-year-old man from a fishing vessel approximately 60 miles southeast of Ocean City Saturday. Personnel aboard the fishing vessel Atlantic Warrior contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at approximately 9:30 p.m. Saturday, reporting a man aboard was experiencing pain and required medical assistance. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard aids in rescue of 4 boaters near Charleston Harbor

Coast Guard aids in rescue of 4 boaters near Charleston Harbor
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard aided in a rescue of four people from a capsized vessel 11 miles off of the Charleston Harbor Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received notification of the 28-foot pleasure craft taking on water with four adults aboard at 5:39 p.m. Saturday via the boater’s VHF-FM marine radio. Watchstanders immediately issued an Urgent Marine Information...

Coast Guard medevacs man after 20-foot fall aboard Cyprus flagged tanker off Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man after 20-foot fall aboard Cyprus flagged tanker off Texas
HOUSTON — A 28-year-old man was medevaced after sustaining about a 20-foot fall aboard a tanker in the fairway anchorage off Sabine, approximately 55 miles southeast of Port Arthur, Saturday afternoon. The captain of the 800-foot Cyprus flagged tanker, Nordmark, radioed watchstanders at U.S. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston for assistance, reporting that a crewmember had sustained an injury...

Coast Guard holds cold water boating and paddle sport safety event in Sag Harbor

Coast Guard holds cold water boating and paddle sport safety event in Sag Harbor
NEW YORK – Coast Guard Station Montauk and Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 18 hosted a cold water safety event in Sag Harbor, N.Y., today. Today’s event, which included speakers and presentations from Cold Water Boot Camp’s Mark Chanski, a boating educator in Connecticut, and members from the East Hampton Ocean Rescue Squad and tours aboard Station Montauk’s 47-foot motor lifeboat, was established...

Three kayakers rescued near Yokohama Bay

Three kayakers rescued near Yokohama Bay
HONOLULU — Three kayakers are safe after they were rescued by the Coast Guard and Honolulu Fire Department approximately one mile off Yokohama Bay, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu command center received a call from the fire department at 7:45 p.m. that three individuals aboard two kayaks were stranded offshore. Crews aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard sentinels to continue Hawaiian watch despite challenges to keep them operating

Coast Guard sentinels to continue Hawaiian watch despite challenges to keep them operating
by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony Soto Honolulu – atchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu are called to action by a urgent request for assistance. A vessel captain reports that his 24-foot charter vessel, the Mellow Yellow, is disabled six miles east of the Big Island of Hawaii with two people aboard. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kiska launches as they have done so many times before. Chief...

Coast Guard examines Mobile Offshore Drilling Units bound for Cook Inlet, Alaska

Coast Guard examines Mobile Offshore Drilling Units bound for Cook Inlet, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard inspectors conducted certificate of compliance examinations in Homer and Port Graham early this week on two mobile offshore drilling units that plan on conducting operations in Cook Inlet. Inspectors from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, Marine Safety Detachment Homer and Marine Safety Unit Texas City successfully examined the vessels to verify compliance with applicable...

Coast Guard Cutter involved in Carnival Triumph rescue to return to homeport in Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard Cutter involved in Carnival Triumph rescue to return to homeport in Cape May, NJ
CAPE MAY, N.J. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous, homeported at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, is scheduled to return at 12:30 p.m. Monday following a two-month patrol of the Atlantic seaboard, the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. During the patrol, the Vigorous crew conducted a 6-day escort of the cruise ship Carnival Triumph to a cruise ship terminal in Mobile, Ala., after...

Coast Guard Academy Announces 2013 Spring Regimental Review Schedule

Coast Guard Academy Announces 2013 Spring Regimental Review Schedule
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s Corps of Cadets is scheduled to march in six regimental reviews at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy during the spring semester. The community is invited to attend all drills, which are free and open to the public. Bleachers are available and are located in front of Hamilton Hall with a view of the Washington Parade Field where the ceremony takes...