Training Center Cape May Scheduled To Hold 1st Sunset Parade of 2018

Training Center Cape May Scheduled To Hold 1st Sunset Parade of 2018
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Training Center Cape May Sunset Parade file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Donnie Brzuska CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host its first Sunset Parade of 2018 in honor of veterans organizations at the Training Center, May 27 at 7:46 p.m. Sunset Parades are...

Coast Guard assists Canadian mariner in distress off Big Island of Hawaii

Coast Guard assists Canadian mariner in distress off Big Island of Hawaii
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Lt. j.g. Peter Driscoll HONOLULU — The Coast Guard assisted a distressed Canadian mariner to Hilo Sunday after his vessel began taking on water about 80 miles southeast of the Big Island. “We’re pleased this mariner is safe. The use of the emergency position indicating radio beacon allowed us to locate him quickly and render assistance,”...

Coast Guard urges boaters to plan ahead, file a float plan to increase chances of being found

Coast Guard urges boaters to plan ahead, file a float plan to increase chances of being found
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard reminds boaters to plan ahead before venturing out on the water by filing a float plan with someone on land and by downloading the Coast Guard Boating Safety social media app. No one plans to get lost out on the water. No one plans to have their boat break down far away from land. No one plans to have an accident on the water. And unfortunately, not many people plan ahead...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Thursday evening. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. One lancha boat with fishing gear onboard was seized. The Mexican fishermen were detained and transferred...

Coast Guard enforces Lower Puna Safety Zone in vicinity of Kilauea lava flow

Coast Guard enforces Lower Puna Safety Zone in vicinity of Kilauea lava flow
USCG File Photo HONOLULU – The Coast Guard is enforcing a Lava Entry Safety Zone for the navigable waters surrounding the Kilauea Volcano active lava flow entries into the Pacific Ocean on the southeast side of the Big Island, Hawai’i in the vicinity of the Mackenzie State Park Lower Puna region. “For mariners without prior limited entry approval, the safety zone encompasses all waters extending...

Coast Guard rescues injured man from sailing vessel

Coast Guard rescues injured man from sailing vessel
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued an injured man from his sailing vessel 15 nautical miles southeast of Sabine Pass, Texas, Saturday. Watchstanders from the Eighth Coast Guard District received a notification of an SOS alert at 7:29 a.m. from the International Emergency Response Coordination...

Coast Guard scheduled to open seasonal stations in southern Oregon

Coast Guard scheduled to open seasonal stations in southern Oregon
Coast Guard Rogue River SAR Detachment file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to open its two southern Oregon seasonal stations in Bandon and Gold Beach again this summer. The seasonal station in Gold Beach is planned to open after dredging of the Rogue River Federal Navigation Project is complete. Weather permitting, this will occur around...

Coast Guard Sector Northern New England holds change of command

Coast Guard Sector Northern New England holds change of command
Capt. Michael A. Baroody, center-left, outgoing commander at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England, inspects personnel along with incoming commander, Capt. Brian J. LeFebvre, far left, during a change of command ceremony, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Portland, Maine.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Hillard) PORTLAND, Maine — Capt. Brian LeFebvre assumed command of U.S....

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle “America’s Tall Ship” to visit St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle “America’s Tall Ship” to visit St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard Cutter Eagle file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. SAINT THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” will arrive to St. Thomas at 10a.m. Friday, May 25, on four-day-visit, where the ship will moor at the West Indian Company (WICO) dock in St. Thomas Harbor for public tours. While in St. Thomas, Eagle will be...