Coast Guard’s newest National Security Cutter to arrive at Alameda

ALAMEDA, Calif. –The Coast Guard’s newest cutter is scheduled to arrive at its new homeport of Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Feb. 28 at 1 p.m.

Coast Guard awards Meritorious Public Service Award to six British Virgin Islands Residents

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard recognized six British Virgin Islands’ Good Samaritans during an awards presentation Friday at the Premier’s Office in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

Coast Guard rescues 12 Cubans stranded on Monito Island, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard helicopter crews from Air Station Borinquen hoisted to safety 12 Cuban migrants Friday, who were stranded on Monito Island, Puerto Rico since Thursday.

Cutter Tahoma Returning to Maine from Haiti

KITTERY, MAINE ­­­­– The Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma, based at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is scheduled to return home today after a 56-day patrol in the Caribbean, which included providing support to Haiti after the Jan. 12 earthquake.

Stormy Weather Keeps Portland Coast Guard Busy

PORTLAND, Maine- The Coast Guard assisted multiple vessels in high winds, valued at more than one million dollars, in the local Portland area Thursday night.

Coast Guard urges Southern California boaters to practice caution during weekend’s inclement weather

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard cautions members of the public in coastal locations around Southern California to be aware of the dangerous and rapidly changing weather conditions expected to enter the area Friday. Heavy downpours, gusty winds and small hail are predicted for the Los Angeles area late Friday into Saturday.

Coast Guard and State of Alaska establish Unified Command for Princess Kathleen assessment

JUNEAU, Alaska – A Unified Command was established Thursday to coordinate operations between the U.S. Coast Guard and the State of Alaska – Department of Environmental Conservation for further assessment of the historic Princess Kathleen shipwreck.

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground in Rainbow Harbor

LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Coast Guard responded to a report of the 130-foot schooner American Pride running soft aground inside Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, Calif. Thursday.

Coast Guard responds to a pipeline rupture in the Gulf of Mexico

MORGAN CITY, La. — The Coast Guard is investigating the circumstances surrounding a pipeline rupture near buoys five and six of the Atchafalaya Channel that occurred Wednesday morning.