Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is towing a vessel that was taking on water in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 3:02 p.m. from the crew of a 43-foot sailing vessel that their vessel was disabled and taking on water in Terrebonne Bay. Sector New Orleans watchstanders directed the launch of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 6 near Bermuda

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 6 near Bermuda
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Watchstanders with the 5th Coast Guard District in Portsmouth coordinated the rescue of six sailors from a catamaran approximately 275 miles southwest of Bermuda, Thursday. The watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon alert and notification from the Rescue Coordination Center in Bermuda that the 75-foot catamaran Ninah, with six people aboard, had reportedly...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters from sunken vessel off Big Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters from sunken vessel off Big Island
HONOLULU — Three boaters were rescued by the Coast Guard after their 48-foot sailing vessel Bobo Link sank two and a half miles off of Hapuna Beach, Big Island, Wednesday. Rescued are three Big Island residents: Steven Jenkins, 48-years-old, owner and operator of the Bobo Link Brandan Jenkins, 23-years-old Nathan Gibson, 43-years-old The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kiska, homeported in Hilo,...

Cargo vessel in tow after engine room fire

Cargo vessel in tow after engine room fire
NEW ORLEANS – The cargo vessel Alliance St. Louis is in tow by a commercial salvage company, Wednesday, after suffering an engine room fire approximately 150 miles south of Southwest Pass. The tug Crosby Endeavor arrived on scene at 10:45 a.m., Tuesday, with a fire team aboard to clear the Alliance St Louis’ engine room for safety. The tug put the cargo vessel in tow at approximately 2:30 p.m.,...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed aircraft near Pilot Point, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed aircraft near Pilot Point, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transfers two plane crash survivors to emergency medical personnel at Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, Jan. 16, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. John Rauschenberger. JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew located and rescued two survivors of a plane crash from the mouth of the King Salmon River,...

Coast Guard suspends search for capsized vessel near Dania Beach Pier

Coast Guard suspends search for capsized vessel near Dania Beach Pier
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended their search Tuesday  for a capsized vessel near Dania Beach Pier. Coast Guard Sector Miami watch standers received notification from the Broward Sheriff’s Office at 7:48 p.m. Monday that a good Samaritan reported a 15-foot boat capsized near Dania Beach Pier. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew, the Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver off Big Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver off Big Island
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search Tuesday morning for a diver who was reported missing by a good Samaritan off Pahoehoe Beach, Big Island. No missing persons or reports of distress have been reported in the area. On-scene assets conducted a total of nine searches covering 175 square miles. Involved in the search were: – MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard searching for capsized vessel near Dania Beach Pier

Coast Guard searching for capsized vessel near Dania Beach Pier
MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a capsized vessel Monday near Dania Beach Pier. Coast Guard Sector Miami watch standers received notification from the Broward Sheriff’s Office at 7:48 p.m. Monday that a good Samaritan reported a 15-foot boat capsized near Dania Beach Pier. The watch standers issued an urgent marine information broadcast, launched a Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale...

Coast Guard, local responders searching for overdue diver off Big Island

Coast Guard, local responders searching for overdue diver off Big Island
Cutter Kiska file photo HONOLULU — Coast Guard and Hawaii Fire Department are searching for an overdue diver off Pohoehoe Beach, Big Island, Sunday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point launched and is searching the surrounding areas. The crew from Coast Guard Cutter Kiska is also en route to assist in the search. The Hawaii Fire Department is also searching...