Coast Guard, Metlakatla Indian Community sign memorandum of agreement

Coast Guard, Metlakatla Indian Community sign memorandum of agreement
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau and the Metlakatla Indian Community (MIC) met in Metlakatla, Tuesday, to sign a memorandum of agreement between the two parties. The MOA, which has been in development for more than a year, clarifies and solidifies the working relationship between Sector Juneau...

Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay assists unconscious boater off Fort Smallwood Park

Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay assists unconscious boater off Fort Smallwood Park
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and Maryland Natural Resource Police assisted two boaters Tuesday after one of the boaters lost consciousness near Fort Smallwood Park. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay received a call from a good Samaritan aboard the recreational boat Brilliance at approximately 5:45 p.m., relaying a message from a boater that the operator was unconscious aboard a 25-foot...

Coast Guard seeking public’s help in locating owner of boat found adrift near Kilauea Lighthouse

Coast Guard seeking public's help in locating owner of boat found adrift near Kilauea Lighthouse
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing person approximately one mile offshore from Kilauea Lighthouse, Kauai, Tuesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center received notification from a good Samaritan at 1:20 p.m. of an adrift white inflatible boat. There are no missing persons or distress reports in the area. The Coast Guard is searching for a possible...

New Coast Guard aids to navigation unit opens for operations on Oak Island

New Coast Guard aids to navigation unit opens for operations on Oak Island
OAK ISLAND, N.C. — Coast Guard members held a commissioning ceremony Tuesday, which officially established Aids to Navigation Team Oak Island at Station Oak Island. Rear Adm. Stephen P. Metruck, 5th District commander, officially designated Petty Officer 1st Class Ryan R. Yoraschek as officer in charge of the new ANT Oak Island unit during the ceremony. A new sign is unveiled Tuesday Sept. 30, 2014...

Coast Guard Sector San Diego aircrew medevacs ailing boat captain

Coast Guard Sector San Diego aircrew medevacs ailing boat captain
San Diego – The Coast Guard medically evacuated the 64-year-old master of a Malaysian-flagged ship nearly 80 miles south of San Clemente Island, Tuesday. The agent of the motor vessel Bunga Kasturi Dua requested the medevac after the master began experiencing gastrointestinal distress symptoms. A Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter conducted the medevac and brought the man...

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive seizes $4.8 million cocaine shipment in the Caribbean Sea

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive seizes $4.8 million cocaine shipment in the Caribbean Sea
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Decisive seized a 317-pound cocaine shipment worth an estimated wholesale of $4.8 million, and apprehended two smugglers following an at-sea interdiction in the Caribbean Sea Friday, 80 nautical miles south of the Dominican Republic. While on a routine patrol in the Caribbean Sea late Friday night, the crew of a Canadian CP-140 Aurora Maritime Patrol...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver in Emerald Bay

Coast Guard searching for missing diver in Emerald Bay
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The U. S. Coast Guard is currently conducting a search in Emerald Bay near Catalina for a diver who was reported missing at approximately 11:00 pm Monday night. A Coast Guard response boat medium and helicopter are conducting a search for the missing diver.  Baywatch and the Sheriff’s department are also assisting with the search. The Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach...

Coast Guard Station Golden Gate assists commercial fishing vessel off Ocean Beach

Coast Guard Station Golden Gate assists commercial fishing vessel off Ocean Beach
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard assisted a commercial fishing vessel off Ocean Beach Monday evening At approximately 4 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a distress broadcast from the operator of the commercial fishing vessel Joyce, requesting immediate assistance due to vessel stability issues discovered while retrieving fishing gear. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco...

Coast Guard Cutter Rush returns home after successful deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Rush returns home after successful deployment
HONOLULU — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Rush returned to its homeport following a successful 72-day deployment in the Central and Western Pacific, Monday. Rush departed in July 2014 and spent the last two months conducting operations in the Central and Western Pacific. During the deployment, Rush’s crew coordinated with multiple countries and partner agencies to conduct fisheries boardings in...