Coast Guard searching for PIW in Sandusky Bay

Coast Guard searching for PIW in Sandusky Bay
A MH-65C Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit File photo by Seaman Brooke Sauers CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Sandusky Bay after he was reported missing Friday evening. Crews are searching for a 245-pound male with blond hair, wearing a black long-sleeve t-shirt. Just before 7 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Detroit Command Center watchstanders...

Training Center Cape May Hosts Annual Drill Instructor Summit

Training Center Cape May Hosts Annual Drill Instructor Summit
Members of the fourth annual Drill Instructor Summit pose for a photograph in front of a statue of Douglas Munro on U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, April 27, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm. CAPE MAY, N.J. — In an effort to open lines of communication between the enlisted training entities of all five military branches, Coast Guard Training Center...

Coast Guard to honor local heroes

Coast Guard to honor local heroes
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – The Coast Guard is scheduled to present Public Service Awards to the crews of the ferry vessel J.J. CALLIS, the Orient Fire Department, public safety dispatchers from Southold Police Department, and a Plum Island paramedic in a ceremony at the Riverhead Fire Department on Tuesday, May 1. The honorees will be recognized for their successful efforts in rescuing three fishermen in...

Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers, community partner to find way forward for Neabsco Creek

Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers, community partner to find way forward for Neabsco Creek
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. — The Coast Guard and Army Corps of Engineers met Thursday with staff from federal and state congressional offices, local marina owners and the Prince William County Board of Supervisors to discuss the future of Neabsco Creek, following navigational concerns. The meeting was part of an on-going effort amongst federal, state, and community partners to address the safety,...

Coast Guard medevacs woman cruise ship Veendam 50 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs woman cruise ship Veendam 50 miles east of Charleston
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 65-year-old woman Thursday from a cruise ship 50 miles east of Charleston. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 7th District Command Center received a call from a crewmember aboard the cruise ship, Veendam, stating a passenger was suffering from lower leg pain. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard lifts safety zone in Port of Duluth-Superior

Coast Guard lifts safety zone in Port of Duluth-Superior
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has lifted the safety zone in the Port of Duluth-Superior April 27, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard illustration) CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has lifted the previously established a safety zone in the Port of Duluth-Superior, Friday morning. The safety zone from buoy gated pair “3” and “4” in the vicinity of Barker’s Island...

Unified Command approves plan to cap, seal severed utility cables in Straits of Mackinac

Unified Command approves plan to cap, seal severed utility cables in Straits of Mackinac
A remotely operated vehicle (ROV) was deployed in the Straits of Mackinac to assess damage to the American Transmission Company’s cable 6 (Photo courtesy of the American Transmission Company) MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — The Unified Command approved a plan developed by American Transmission Company, contracting with Durocher Marine and T&T Subsea, to cap and seal the two severed utility cables in...

Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound receives new commander

Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound receives new commander
Cmdr. Kevin B. Reed is frocked to captain during a ceremony at Sector Long Island Sound, in New Haven, Connecticut, April, 26, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hunter Medley) NEW YORK – Cmdr. Kevin B. Reed was promoted to the rank of captain and assumed command of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, in New Haven, CT, Thursday afternoon. In a ceremony at Sector Long Island...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Silver Muse south of Nantucket

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Silver Muse south of Nantucket
File photo of a Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 helicopter at Massachusetts General Hospital BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 76-year-old man from the cruise ship Silver Muse Thursday approximately 80 miles south of Nantucket. A crewmember aboard the cruise ship contacted Coast Guard watchstanders via satellite phone at about 9:30 a.m. reporting one of their passengers was experiencing...