Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Pride 40 miles east of Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Pride 40 miles east of Morehead City, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship off the North Carolina coast Monday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a report from the cruise ship Carnival Pride around noon that the 71-year-old man was suffering heart attack symptoms approximately 40 miles east of Morehead...

Coast Guard Mid-Atlantic officials urge boaters, beachgoers use caution, prepare for adverse weather

Coast Guard Mid-Atlantic officials urge boaters, beachgoers use caution, prepare for adverse weather
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard officials in the Mid-Atlantic are urging the maritime community, boating public and beachgoers Monday to use caution and protect themselves and their vessels as Hurricane Maria moves north. The Coast Guard stresses the importance of securing vessels and updating Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon registrations as these devices often float free from vessels in...

Coast Guard rescues swimmer in distress off Belmar, NJ

Coast Guard rescues swimmer in distress off Belmar, NJ
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J. File Photo by Auxiliarist David Lau PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard rescued a man from the water off the coast of Belmar, New Jersey, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified at about 5:15 p.m. by Belmar Fire Rescue of a swimmer in distress off 16th Avenue. Coast Guard Sector Delaware...

Coast Guard updates Port Conditions for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard updates Port Conditions for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard Cutter Forward’s embarked HITRON MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter receives fuel from amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) on September 24, 2017, approximately 15 nautical miles south of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The USS Kearsarge provided the capability of extending the Coast Guard helicopter’s endurance by being able to provide fuel. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Wilmington, NC

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Wilmington, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina has set Port Condition X-Ray for the Port of Wilmington in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Maria. Gale Force winds (34 knots/39 mph) are expected to reach Frying Pan Shoals Lighted Buoy 16 (LLNR 835) within 48 hours. Pleasure craft are advised to seek safe harbor. To enter, transit, or remain within this...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee for Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee for Morehead City, NC
Morehead City, NC – The Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina has set Port Condition Yankee for the Port of Morehead City in preparation of the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Maria. The Port of Morehead City is closed to all inbound traffic. No vessel may enter the Port of Morehead City without the permission of the COTP. As a reminder, all cargo and bunker handling operations shall...

Coast Guard rescues 2 off Belmar, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 2 off Belmar, NJ
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water off the coast of Belmar, New Jersey, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified at about 5:50 p.m. from Belmar Water Rescue that two swimmers were in distress off 4th Avenue. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders issued an Urgent Marine Information...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Chinese research vessel near Nome

Coast Guard medevacs man from Chinese research vessel near Nome
A smallboat crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley medevacs a man suffering a broken arm from the Chinese research vessel Xue Long, 15 nautical miles from Nome, Alaska, Sept. 23, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – A smallboat crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley safely medevaced a man suffering a broken arm from the Chinese research vessel Xue Long, 15 nautical miles from...

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing boater near Nine Mile Point, NY

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing boater near Nine Mile Point, NY
A MH-65C Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit File photo by Seaman Brooke Sauers BUFFALO, N.Y. — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately one nautical mile off of Nine Mile Point in New York Sunday. At 7:17 pm Saturday evening, Coast Guard Sector Buffalo Command Center received notification that a good Samaritan had retrieved two persons out of...