Video – Coast Guard medevacs 3 injured men from vessel 200 miles south of Kodiak, Alaska

Video - Coast Guard medevacs 3 injured men from vessel 200 miles south of Kodiak, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard safely medevaced three injured men from a vessel approximately 200 miles south of Kodiak Monday. Two Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews hoisted the men from the 587-foot motor vessel Copacabana and transported them to Kodiak to meet commercial medical flight services who flew the men to higher level medical care in Anchorage. An HC-130 Hercules...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from grounded vessel near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from grounded vessel near Sitka, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued two men from a grounded fishing vessel near Sitka Monday. A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka landed on the beach at Low Island in Sitka Sound near the 50-foot fishing vessel Mirage and the two crewmembers were able to safely disembark their vessel and walk to the waiting helicopter for transport to Sitka. Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard to medevac 3 injured mariners from vessel south of Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard to medevac 3 injured mariners from vessel south of Kodiak, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard is preparing to medevac three injured mariners from a vessel currently more than 300 miles south of Kodiak Monday. Coast Guard watchstanders at the 17th District command center in Juneau are maintaining contact with the crew of the Liberian-flagged cargo vessel Copacabana until two Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews and an HC-130 Hercules airplane crew...

Coast Guard marine inspectors, Port of Cleveland welcome arrival of first-ever container ship to Great Lakes

Coast Guard marine inspectors, Port of Cleveland welcome arrival of first-ever container ship to Great Lakes
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Cleveland marine inspectors conducted safety and security examinations on the first-ever container ship to arrive in Cleveland Saturday morning. The 450-foot Dutch-flagged container ship Fortunagracht, delivered the first-ever load of containerized cargo to the Great Lakes. Chief Petty Officer Trevor Hughes and Petty Officer 2nd Class Cody Johnson, marine...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing diver near Diamond Head

Coast Guard searching for possible missing diver near Diamond Head
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing diver approximately one mile south of Diamond Head, Oahu, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received notification from the passenger vessel Sea Fox stating that they found a red dive flag and buoy with green line attached approximately one mile south of Diamond Head. The Sea Fox monitored the area and no one appeared...

Coast Guard urges caution along California coast

Coast Guard urges caution along California coast
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard advises mariners and the public to use caution with high surf expected to pass through Northern California Sunday The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a high-surf warning for the coastline extending from Sonoma to Monterey County. This means that there is an increased risk for rip currents and sneaker waves on west and northwest facing beaches The...

Coast Guard crews suspend search for source of mayday

Coast Guard crews suspend search for source of mayday
MIAMI — Search-and-rescue crews suspended their search efforts for a woman and man who made a distress call, believed to be approximately 17 miles of the coast of Venice beach, Fla.. On Thursday night, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Fla.,command center received an uncorrelated mayday. The female and male callers requested help over the radio before losing communications with...

Coast Guard searching Delaware River for man missing from personal watercraft

Coast Guard searching Delaware River for man missing from personal watercraft
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard, along with state and local partner agencies, is searching the Delaware River Friday for a missing boater. The Coast Guard received a report from local dispatch of an unmanned personal watercraft going in circles on the Delaware River near Philadelphia at approximately 1 p.m. A witness reported seeing a man ejected from the personal watercraft. According to the...

Coast Guard oversees bulk carrier refloating off Virginia Beach

Coast Guard oversees bulk carrier refloating off Virginia Beach
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard oversaw the refloating of the 751-foot bulk carrier, Ornak, Friday. At approximately 9:35 a.m., the Ornak was refloated offshore of the Virginia Beach Resort and Convention Center and repositioned to the Lynnhaven anchorage. Agencies involved in the removal of the grounded ship were Svitzer, the contracted salvage company, McAllister towing, the Virginia Pilots...