Additional oil successfully removed from Drift River Oil Terminal

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The potential threat posed by the stored oil at the Drift River Oil Terminal has been reduced approximately 93 percent.

Coast Guard assists with three persons stranded

SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, Calif. — Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles diverted an HH-65C Dolphin helicopter to Santa Cruz Island at 9:21 a.m. after Vessel Assist Ventura reported three men stranded on Santa Cruz Island beach today.

Coast Guard releases final investigations of fatal Hawaii catamaran accidents

HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard has released a Report of Investigation for each of two fatal catamaran cases that occurred less than four months apart two years ago in Hawaii waters.

Coast Guard Cutter Tampa to return home Friday

PORTSMOUTH, VA. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa is scheduled to return to Portsmouth 9 a.m. Friday following a busy, 61-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea.

Coast Guard implements safety zone on Allegheny, Ohio, Monongahela rivers

PITTSBURGH – The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a safety zone on portions of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers near the Pittsburgh Pool on Saturday, May 2, 2009, starting at 11:45 a.m.

Coast Guard verifies position of fishing vessel Lady Mary

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – In a joint effort between the Coast Guard and New Jersey State Police, the final resting place of the fishing vessel Lady Mary, which sank southeast of Cape May, N.J., and taking six lives, has been verified Wednesday.

Coast Guard rescues 2 on Rhode River

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard rescued two people after they reportedly began taking on water in Cadle Creek off of Rhode River Wednesday. Rescued were Tom Milkey and Yolanda Parker.

Corpus Christi Coast Guardsman diagnosed with H1N1 virus

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Officials at Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi were informed by the Corpus Christi Health Department Wednesday that a crewmember has tested positive for the H1N1 flu virus.

Michigan Man Convicted of Sinking Boat

Bay City, Michigan – Wayne T. Duffiney, 57, of Cheboygan, Michigan was convicted by a federal jury in Bay City, Michigan on three of four charges stemming from his conduct on May 14 through 15, 2007, United States Attorney Terrence Berg announced today.