Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen from flooding ship

Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen from flooding ship
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk pass two dewatering pumps to the crew of the fishing vessel Sunnfjord as their vessel took on water off Cape Alava, Wash., Jan. 31, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alexander Warriner. NEAH BAY, Wash. — Coast Guard crews rescued five...

Coast Guard, local agencies raise sunken vessel and begin transit

Coast Guard, local agencies raise sunken vessel and begin transit
The Coast Guard is monitoring the transit of the vessel Virginia Renee from mile marker 823 on the lower Mississippi River near Blytheville, Arkansas, January 30, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Coast Guard is monitoring the transit of the vessel Virginia Renee from mile marker 823 on the lower Mississippi River near Blytheville, Arkansas, Tuesday. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard, state agencies beginning salvage operations for sunken vessel

Coast Guard, state agencies beginning salvage operations for sunken vessel
The Coast Guard, West Virginia and Kentucky Departments of Environmental Protection are beginning salvage operations with the sunken vessel Gate City on the Big Sandy River near Butler, West Virginia, January 31, 2018. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, West Virginia and Kentucky Departments of Environmental Protection are beginning salvage operations with the sunken vessel Gate City on the Big Sandy...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Grand Princess off Oahu

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Grand Princess off Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — A 71-year-old woman from the cruise ship Grand Princess was medevaced by the Coast Guard 14 miles south of Oahu, Tuesday. At 1:35 a.m., an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point hoisted the woman and safely delivered her in stable condition to awaiting emergency medical personnel...

U.S, Canadian Coast Guard renew icebreaking partnership

U.S, Canadian Coast Guard renew icebreaking partnership
Julie Gascon, Assistant Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard Central and Arctic Region and Rear Adm. Joanna Nunan, commander of the United States Coast Guard Ninth District, sign a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on icebreaking services for the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway, Jan. 18, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. CLEVELAND — Rear Admiral Joanna Nunan, Commander, United...

Coast Guard medevacs man from motor tanker near Key West

Coast Guard medevacs man from motor tanker near Key West
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI— The Coast Guard medevaced a 40-year-old man with seizure-like symptoms from the motor tanker Oreon Voyager Tuesday approximately 26 miles south of Key West. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a medevac request at approximately 1:25 p.m. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near White Lake, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near White Lake, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to an oil spill near White Lake, Louisiana, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center at 11:30 a.m., that approximately 1,260 gallons of oil spilled from a flow line at an oil production facility into the wetlands adjacent to White Lake. The responsible party is Peak Operating Company. Environmental...

Oil tank removed from under dilapidated pier in Astoria, Oregon

Oil tank removed from under dilapidated pier in Astoria, Oregon
Contractors remove an oil tank from under a dilapidated pier on the Columbia River just west of the Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa in Astoria, Jan. 30, 2018. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. WARRENTON, Ore. — A boiler oil tank has been removed from a dilapidated pier adjacent to the Hotel Cannery Pier, Tuesday, as responders work to remove the source of the oil spill that was...

Coast Guard medevacs second cruise ship Carnival Pride passenger of the day

Coast Guard medevacs second cruise ship Carnival Pride passenger of the day
Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard crews medevaced a 64-year-old woman Tuesday from the cruise ship Carnival Pride 35 miles east of Savannah. The woman was reported to have severe stomach pains. Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received notification of a second passenger at 11:30 a.m. and launched a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65...