Coast Guard, Navy, DPS searching for fisherman off Saipan

Coast Guard, Navy, DPS searching for fisherman off Saipan
USCG File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is currently searching for a 50-year-old Filipino man who was reported overdue Wednesday from a fishing trip off the eastern coast of Saipan. Missing is Lito Aguilar. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Guam Command Center received a report from a concerned neighbor at 6:56 p.m. Wednesday. The neighbor stated that Aguilar usually departs from Sugar Dock,...

U.S., New Zealand conduct international engagement near Guam

U.S., New Zealand conduct international engagement near Guam
APRA HARBOR, Guam — Coast Guardsmen and sailors from the U.S. Navy’s Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron – 25 (HSC-25), joined with members of the Royal New Zealand Navy in an international exchange off the coast of Guam Thursday. Prior to its scheduled port call in Guam, the frigate HMNZS Te Mana rendezvoused with the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Assateague, and an SH-60 helicopter from HSC-25 in...

Coast Guard, Navy coordinating medical evacuation near Saipan

Apra Harbor, GUAM – The Coast Guard and U.S. Navy are preparing for a medical evacuation of an injured crewmember from a 570-foot cargo ship near Saipan, Sunday. The master of the motor vessel Sikyon contacted Coast Guard Sector Guam Saturday requesting a medical evacuation for a 57-year-old crewmember. The crewmember reportedly fell aboard the vessel and two days later began to develop other complications....

Coast Guard in Guam suspends search for missing swimmer in Saipan, coordinates rescue of 2 hikers

GUAM – Coast Guard Sector Guam suspended their search and rescue operation Saturday in Saipan for a swimmer who was reported missing at noon, Friday offshore off the Aqua Resort. Upon notification of the missing swimmer on Friday, Sector Guam’s search and rescue coordinators requested assistance from the Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, Saipan’s Department of Public Safety-Boating Safety...