Coast Guard recovers kayak, search to continue through night

PORTLAND, Maine – The Coast Guard will continue searching throughout the night for kayaker Hamilton Wood, who has been missing since Friday afternoon.

Coast Guard, local, state agencies continue search for kayaker

PORTLAND, Maine – The Coast Guard, local, and state agencies are continuing the search for a 59-year-old missing kayaker off the Portsmouth, NH, coast today.

Coast Guard crew rescues 4 near Cape May, N.J.

CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard rescued four people aboard a disabled 56-foot fishing boat Friday 28 miles off the coast of Cape May, N.J.

Coast Guard crews searching for missing kayaker

PORTLAND, Maine – Coast Guard crews are searching along the coastline from Portsmouth, NH to Kittery, Maine, for an overdue kayaker tonight.

TWIC card adds new layer of security to Northern California ports

SAN FRANCISCO – The requirement for owners and operators of maritime facilities in Northern California to ensure unescorted people entering secure areas of their property have a federal Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) goes into effect Saturday. Maritime transportation workers, including terminal employees, longshoreworkers, truck drivers, train crews, agents and contractors...

Coast Guard reminds all who work and play in Hawaii’s waters to stay vigilant with AWW

HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard in Hawaii is taking steps to encourage people who live, work or play along the waterfront to stay watchful and participate in the America’s Waterway Watch program.

Air Station Traverse City airlifts man to safety from Beaver Island

BEAVER ISLAND, Mich. – U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City medically evacuated a man experiencing a life-threatening illness from Beaver Island Airport Friday at 8:30 a.m.

Video – A Life Remembered

Coast Guard Commander Keith Willis was laid to rest on Monday February 23, 2009. Commander Willis was the Commanding Officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma until his death last week.

St. Pete Beach, South Pasadena drawbridge schedule to change

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard has approved a temporary deviation governing the operations of two drawbridges across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 2 to May 8.