Coast Guard responding to tanker run aground on Hudson River

Coast Guard responding to tanker run aground on Hudson River
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a motor tanker running aground on the Hudson River near Stuyvesant, N.Y. Coast Guard Sector New York was notified just after 9 a.m. that the 600-foot motor tanker, Stena Primorsk, ran aground after it reportedly lost steering while transiting from Albany, N.Y. via the Hudson River, carrying light crude oil. The tanker is currently at anchor...

Eagle home again after dockside maintenance

GROTON, Conn. – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to depart Naval Submarine Base New London and return to her home mooring at Fort Trumbull in New London, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 20. Eagle arrived at SUBASE Sept. 26 and began a three-month dockside maintenance availability period.  The $3.4 million dollar project included a complete renewal of the 132-foot mizzen mast, an overhaul of...

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman crew to return from patrol in Bering Sea

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sherman is scheduled to return to homeport in San Diego from an 85-day patrol in the Bering Sea, Friday. During the patrol, the Sherman’s crew enforced fisheries laws, performed search and rescue missions, participated in Fleet Week San Francisco and visited historic battlefields on Attu Island, Alaska. A special event kicked off the patrol that allowed family...

Coast Guard, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers oversee rock removal operations

Coast Guard, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers oversee rock removal operations
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — The Coast Guard and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducted rock removal operations on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill., Tuesday. Coast Guard incident command leadership and Col. Chris Hall, commander at St. Louis District U.S Army Corps of Engineers, toured the Coast Guard enhanced mobile incident command post and the rock removal site. The primary function of...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue fishermen north of Provincetown

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue fishermen north of Provincetown
BOSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its active search at 5:55 p.m. Wednesday for two fishermen after they were reported overdue Monday. Missing are the 25-year-old captain and 50-year-old crewman aboard the 45-foot fishing vessel Foxy Lady II, homeported in Gloucester, Mass. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston were notified at 8:05 a.m. Monday by the captain’s girlfriend reporting...

Coast Guard premieres Top 10 Videos to recruits, kicks off video contest

 Coast Guard premieres Top 10 Videos to recruits, kicks off video contest
CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard premiered its Top 10 videos of 2012, which highlight some of the year’s most compelling cases from the work done every day by America’s Coast Guard, to its newest recruits Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. More than 200 recruits and staff packed the auditorium of Training Center Cape May for the premiere of the Coast Guard’s Top 10 Video Contest of 2012, and...

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home from 5-week patrol in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home from 5-week patrol in St. Petersburg, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute, a 210-foot Reliance Class Cutter homeported in St. Petersburg, returned home before the holidays after their five-week patrol, Wednesday. During the homecoming, the crew of the Resolute offloaded recovered contraband from a self propelled semi submersible that scuttled itself in the Western Caribbean Sea. While operating in the...

Coast Guard warns mariners of hazardous weather near Tampa, Fla.

Coast Guard warns mariners of hazardous weather near Tampa, Fla.
TAMPA, Fla. — Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg are notifying mariners Wednesday of hazardous weather and boating conditions through Friday. The National Weather Service issued an alert reporting a cold front will be coming through the Tampa area producing areas of dense fog and isolated thunderstorms Thursday and hazardous boating conditions over the coastal waters of the...

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute, partner agencies interdict 6th Western Caribbean drug sub

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute, partner agencies interdict 6th Western Caribbean drug sub
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute, a 210-foot medium endurance cutter, homeported in St. Petersburg, is scheduled to offload Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. recovered contraband from a self propelled semi submersible (SPSS) that scuttled itself in the Western Caribbean Sea during the crew’s five-week patrol. Operating in the Caribbean in support of JIATF-S Operation...