Coast Guard assists 3 aboard boat taking on water near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard boat taking on water near Oregon Inlet, NC
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Josh Evans, a boat crewman at Station Oregon Inlet in Nags Head, North Carolina, works the deck as the station’s 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew escorts the 28-foot fishing vessel Clock Work ashore, May 22, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman James Lange) WILMINGTON,...

Coast Guard assists Canadian mariner in distress off Big Island of Hawaii

Coast Guard assists Canadian mariner in distress off Big Island of Hawaii
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Lt. j.g. Peter Driscoll HONOLULU — The Coast Guard assisted a distressed Canadian mariner to Hilo Sunday after his vessel began taking on water about 80 miles southeast of the Big Island. “We’re pleased this mariner is safe. The use of the emergency position indicating radio beacon allowed us to locate him quickly and render assistance,”...

Coast Guard ends search for cruise ship crewmember

Coast Guard ends search for cruise ship crewmember
Coast Guard Cutter Confidence file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sabrina Elgammal. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews have ended their search for a cruise ship MSC Seaside crewmember, approximately 8 nautical miles southeast of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Missing is Michael M. Majaba, 37, of the Philippines. Majaba reportedly went overboard from the seventh deck of the Maltese-flagged...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Anthem of the Seas passenger off NC coast

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Anthem of the Seas passenger off NC coast
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced an 83-year-old woman suffering symptoms of renal failure aboard a cruise ship approximately 160 miles southeast of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Friday afternoon. The captain aboard the cruise ship Anthem of the Seas contacted watchstanders at the Fifth District Command...

8 people safe after fishing vessel sinks north of Hawaii

8 people safe after fishing vessel sinks north of Hawaii
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle HONOLULU — Eight men are safe after their 61-foot fishing vessel Princess Hawaii sank over 400 miles northeast of the Big Island, Sunday. The crew of the 73-foot fishing vessel Commander successfully rescued all eight people from a life raft at approximately 10:54 p.m. The Commander is scheduled...

Coast Guard conducts international rescue of three Chuukese fishermen

Coast Guard conducts international rescue of three Chuukese fishermen
Coast Guard Cutter Kiska file photo HONOLULU — Three Chuukese fishermen from the Federated States of Micronesia are home safe Tuesday after missing at sea for a week in the Pacific. Following an extensive multi-national search coordinated by the Coast Guard Sector Guam Command Center, the three fishermen were ultimately located 85 nautical miles (nearly 100 statute miles) off Chuuk by a U.S. Navy...

Coast Guard reopens Port of Pago Pago following Tropical Cyclone Gita

Coast Guard reopens Port of Pago Pago following Tropical Cyclone Gita
Cmdr. Ulysses Mullins, deputy sector commander Coast Guard Sector Honolulu, and Chief Warrant Officer Bryan Anderson Coast Guard Sector Honolulu prevention, discuss future operations for the removal of product aboard the 88-foot commercial fishing vessel Chui Zai Fa No. 1 grounded about 300-yards off Leone Bay, American Samoa, Feb. 11, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara...

Coast Guard searching for overdue fishing vessel near Jacksonville

Coast Guard searching for overdue fishing vessel near Jacksonville
Coast Guard C-130 file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for three fishermen who failed to return to Jacksonville. The fishermen, including the captain John Zimmerman*, departed from Safe Harbor January 31st in the 34-foot fishing vessel Jessi K. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received notification at 4 p.m. Wednesday from the vessels owner when...

Coast Guard, partners respond to report of grounded fishing vessel in American Samoa

Coast Guard, partners respond to report of grounded fishing vessel in American Samoa
File photo of an HC-130 from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – The Coast Guard, port partners and local authorities are responding the grounding of the 88-foot commercial fishing vessel Chui Zai Fa No. 1 about 300-yards off Leone Bay, Wednesday. Coast Guard responders are en route to American Samoa from Honolulu expected to arrive Wednesday afternoon via an HC-130...