Coast Guard, partners to enforce security zone in Kailua Bay on Oahu

Coast Guard, partners to enforce security zone in Kailua Bay on Oahu
HONOLULU — Coast Guard personnel, federal, state and local law enforcement partners will enforce a temporary security zone in waters of Kailua Bay, Oahu, Hawaii beginning Tuesday and running through Friday. The temporary security zone is necessary to ensure the safety of a distinguished visitor. The security zone will be in effect from 4 p.m. Aug. 30 to 11:30 p.m. Sept. 2, 2016, unless canceled...

Coast Guard repatriates 161 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 161 Cuban migrants
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada and, Customs and Border Protection boat crew interdict a rustic carrying 11 Cuban migrants south of Key Largo Monday, Aug.22, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Islamorada. MIAMI – The Coast Guard repatriated 161 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 66 Cuban migrants, Monday,...

Coast Guard announces TWIC reader final rule

Coast Guard announces TWIC reader final rule
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Tuesday the publication of the final rule concerning Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) reader requirements. The rule requires owners and operators of certain vessels and facilities regulated by the Coast Guard to conduct electronic inspections of TWICs as an access control measure. The final rule also implements recordkeeping requirements...

U.S. Coast Guard, Maldives partner to improve port security

U.S. Coast Guard, Maldives partner to improve port security
Members of a U.S. Coast Guard International Port Security team visit the Maldives Transport Authority to observe implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code at three port facilities in the capitol of Male and south in Addu Atoll, Aug. 2, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) HONOLULU — A U.S. Coast Guard International Port Security team completed a bilateral...

Coast Guard repatriates 55 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 55 Cuban migrants
Cuban migrants sit aboard a rustic vessel prior to being intercepted by the Coast Guard, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard has repatriated 55 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Aug. 12. The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated 36 Cuban migrants Tuesday, and the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber crew repatriated 19 Cuban migrants...

Coast Guard offloads 11 tons of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads 11 tons of cocaine in San Diego
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman guards pallets of cocaine prior to offloading them at Naval Base San Diego on August 18, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sherman offloaded approximately 11 tons of cocaine at Naval Base San Diego, Thursday. Several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized a combined total...

Coast Guard repatriates 54 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 54 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 54 Cuban migrants Tuesday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. These repatriations are a result of five separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented these sea voyages from ending in tragedy. “We discourage anyone from taking to the sea and attempting...

Coast Guard repatriates 97 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 97 Cuban migrants
The Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark interdicted a chug with 11 Cuban migrants east of Delray Beach Friday, July 29, 2016. The 11 Cuban migrants were repatriated to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark. MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 97 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since July 30. The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans crew repatriated...

Coast Guard repatriates 151 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 151 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 151 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since July 14. The Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore crew repatriated 60 Cuban migrants Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans crew repatriated 45 Cuban migrants, and the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 46 Cuban migrants Thursday. These repatriations are a result of 10 separate migrant interdictions...