Unified Command to Host Princess Kathleen Open House

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Unified Command for the Princess Kathleen Assessment Operations will host an open house Thursday, April 1, 2010 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the DIPAC Center.

Coast Guard searching for 81-year-old boater near Sebastian Inlet, Florida

MIAMI – Coast Guard crews are searching for an overdue boater approximately 18 miles east of Sebastian Inlet, Fla..

Coast Guard reopens Mississippi River

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has reopened the Mississippi River after it was closed following a collision between two towing vessels near St. Joseph, La., Monday. The Army Corps of Engineers located the sunken barge and at 1 p.m., the Coast Guard captain of the port for Sector Lower Mississippi River determined the river was safe for vessels to pass the area.

Coast Guard searching for swimmer in Playa Escondida, Fajardo, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard and Puerto Rico Police rescue crews are searching for a man who reportedly was pulled out behind the reef line by a riptide, while swimming Tuesday morning at Playa Escondida, Fajardo, Puerto Rico.

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision, closes portion of Mississippi River

VICKSBURG, Miss. — The Coast Guard has closed the Mississippi River between mile marker 407 and 397 due to a collision between two towing vessels near St. Joseph, La., Tuesday.

Coast Guard rescues father and son on Lake Okeechobee

MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a father and son on Lake Okeechobee, Fla., Monday afternoon.

Coast Guard medevacs man off tugboat in Southwest Pass

NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans medevaced a 69-year-old man off a tugboat in Southwest Pass, near Venice, La., Monday.

Coast Guard urges safety during spring break in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

San Juan, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard reminds all boaters, swimmers, surfers and divers to practice safety when in the water during the spring break holiday week in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin islands to ensure everyone gets home safe and sound. “All boaters, swimmers, surfers and divers should take extra safety precautions before going out in the water,” said Lt. Cmdr. Walter Chubrick,...

Coast Guard continues response to disabled merchant vessel

KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard is continuing its rescue efforts for a disabled container ship Monday southwest of Marathon.