Coast Guard establishes security zone for Tall Ships Parade of Sails

DULUTH, Minn. – The U.S. Coast Guard has established a moving safety and security zone in support of the Tall Ships Parade of Sail scheduled for Thursday, July 29, 2010, from noon until 5 p.m.

Coast Guard participates in multi-agency Operation Delta Blitz II

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Coast Guard partnered with state and local law enforcement agencies in the Bay Area Delta Region for Operation Delta Blitz II, 17-18 July 2010.

Gloucester man fined for shooting flares when not in distress

BOSTON- The Coast Guard has fined a Gloucester, Mass., man who was shooting flares even though he was not in distress on July 4, 2010.

Coast Guard Cutter Dolphin holds change of command ceremony

MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Dolphin received a new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony at Base Support Unit Miami July 28, 2010.

Coast Guard rescues 71-year-old diabetic in Patapsco River

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard rescued a man near White Rocks Point in the Patapsco River, after receiving a distress call from a good Samaritan Tuesday.

Coast Guard Barque Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” to visit Savannah, Ga.

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coast Guard Barque Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive Friday at River Street City Pier in Savannah for a three day visit to the city.

Coast Guard Continues Investigation of Wellhead Collision

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing to investigate the cause of an allision between a dredge vessel and a wellhead in the Barataria Waterway which occurred at approximately 1 a.m., Tuesday. The dredge barge Captain Buford Berry, which was being pushed by the tug vessel Pere Ana C, allided with the wellhead while transiting in the Barataria Waterway. The barge was en route to the...

Coast Guard rescues two boaters near Hilton Head Island

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The Coast Guard rescued two boaters in the vicinity of Port Royal Sound near Hilton Head Island after calling 911 to report their fishing vessel was taking on water.

Coast Guard Approves Plan for Mississippi River Pollution Incident Response

OSCEOLA, Ark. — A plan to off-load the remaining acrylonitrile from a barge involved in a collision incident and to resume the transit of commercial traffic on the Mississippi River was approved by the Coast Guard, Tuesday.