Coast Guard, local agencies to conduct pollution training exercise in Hartford County

Coast Guard, local agencies to conduct pollution training exercise in Hartford County
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard, Port Partners from the Susquehanna River Basin and at least six other agencies will be conducting a full-scale pollution exercise Wednesday and Thursday. The Incident Command Post will be held in the Harford County Emergency Operations Center, where responders will work across local, state and federal boundaries to coordinate financial, logistical, public information...

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing boater, 40, near Woodbridge, Va.

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing boater, 40, near Woodbridge, Va.
USCG file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing 40-year-old man Sunday after his boat capsized near Leesylvania State Park. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from a good Samaritan stating he saw an overturned vessel with two people in the water at approximately 9 p.m. Saturday. Sector Maryland-NCR watchstanders issued...

Coast Guard, local partner agencies searching for man, 40, near Woodbridge, Va.

Coast Guard, local partner agencies searching for man, 40, near Woodbridge, Va.
29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo)BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are searching for a 40-year-old man after his 12-foot boat capsized near Leesylvania State Park Saturday evening. The missing male is described as Hispanic, wearing a white shirt and black shorts. He was not wearing a lifejacket. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital...

Coast Guard, Good Samaritans respond to vessel fire off Ocean City, Md.

Coast Guard, Good Samaritans respond to vessel fire off Ocean City, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans responded to a vessel on fire approximately 13 miles southeast of Ocean City Friday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a distress call via VHF-FM 16 from the operator of the vessel Hard Decision stating he had an electrical fire aboard his vessel and required assistance. Sector M-NCR personnel relayed...

Coast Guard, D.C. agencies respond to Potomac River sheen

Coast Guard, D.C. agencies respond to Potomac River sheen
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and D.C.’s Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) have coordinated to respond to reports of oil sheen in Oxon Cove, along the Potomac River on Wednesday. The first report of the sheen came at approximately 1:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by additional reports attributed to the same sheen. Preliminary investigation has identified a discharge from a storm drain outfall...

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering possible heart attack

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering possible heart attack
Coast Guard Station Ocean City 25-foot Response Boat-Small file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard medevaced a man suffering from symptoms of a possible heart attack approximately 20 miles east of Ocean City Tuesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from Coast Guard Station Ocean City of a 68-year-old male aboard the vessel Morning Star suffering...

Detained vessel departs Baltimore after successful Coast Guard inspection

Detained vessel departs Baltimore after successful Coast Guard inspection
The Asphalt Trader, formerly known as Newlead Granadino, moored in Baltimore, July 26, 2017. The ship was detained for the last 10 months and was cleared to leave the Port of Baltimore Aug. 5, 2017. BALTIMORE — The 367-ft. Asphalt Trader departed Baltimore Saturday after it was detained for numerous safety discrepancies found during compliance inspections in 2016 and 2017. A three-person examination...

Coast Guard, partner agencies medevac man with neck injury near Assateague Island, Md.

Coast Guard, partner agencies medevac man with neck injury near Assateague Island, Md.
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and local partner agency personnel medevaced a man with a neck injury north of Assateague Island Monday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report stating a man jumped from his boat into shallow water and sustained a neck injury. The man was taken ashore by other boaters...

Coast Guard, Baltimore City Fire medevac man near Baltimore

Coast Guard, Baltimore City Fire medevac man near Baltimore
Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo. BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and Baltimore City Fire Department personnel medevaced a man from a sailing vessel near the Seagirt Marine Terminal Sunday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from a good Samaritan stating a man was aboard a 30-foot sailing vessel with lacerations...