Coast Guard continues to enforce security zone around entangled whale

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay will remain overnight to enforce a 500-yard safety zone around a humpback whale entangled in a lobster pot and netting eight miles east of Sandy Hook near the approach to Ambrose Channel.

Video – Ice Rescue Training and Demonstration

In this video Coast Guard Station Marblehead and the Sandusky, Ohio Fire Department take part in an Ice Rescue training demonstration on February 23, 2009.

Video – Surfer Rescue

McKinleyville, California – In this video, a Coast Guard HH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Humboldt Bay rescues a surfer who became overpowered by a dangerous rip current at Camel Rock.

Transportation Worker Identification Credential TWIC deadline to begin Saturday

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard reminds port facility workers and related industries, that beginning Saturday a TWIC will be required for access to waterfront facilities that are regulated by the Maritime Transportation Security Act, 2002.

Coast Guard medically evacuates injured logger

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard medically evacuated an injured male logger near Forks, Wash., today.

Coast Guard establishes 500-yard safety zone around entangled humpback whale

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is enforcing a 500-yard safety zone around a humpback whale entangled in a lobster pot and netting eight miles east of Sandy Hook near the approach to Ambrose Channel.

Sector Jacksonville Guardians donate blood; save lives

by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Evanson Guardians assigned to Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Fla., willingly took time out of their busy schedules to donate blood to the Blood Alliance, a local non-profit community blood bank Wednesday.

Coast Guard responding to Mayday call in the Aleutians

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard Rescue Coordination Center in Juneau launched multiple aircraft and a cutter after receiving a mayday call reporting the 58-foot commercial fishing vessel Icy Mist taking on water with four people on board off Akutan Island about 4:38 a.m.

Coast Guard terminates commercial fishing vessel voyage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 40-foot commercial fishing vessel Resolution for a safety violation during a boarding in Marmot Bay near Kodiak City Tuesday.