Coast Guard medevacs crew member from tanker off coast of Boston

Coast Guard medevacs crew member from tanker off coast of Boston
Coast Guard Station Boston 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BOSTON — A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Boston medevaced a 31-year-old male crew member from the tanker Hafnia Phoenix Friday afternoon after he fell ill 26 miles east of Boston. The captain of the ship notified Coast Guard Sector Boston watchstanders at approximately 11:15 a.m. of the man’s condition, and it was determined...

Coast Guard readies commercial fishermen for safe crab season

Coast Guard readies commercial fishermen for safe crab season
Mike Rudolph (yellow gloves), a fishing vessel safety examiner from the Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Unit Portland, teaches students how to move around more efficiently in their survival suits during an 18-hour drill conductor’s course in Newport, Oregon. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Zac Crawford. WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel have worked with many members...

Coast Guard responds to tug and barge accident on the Ohio River in Louisville

Coast Guard responds to tug and barge accident on the Ohio River in Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Coast Guard, the Army Corps of Engineers and Tennessee Valley Towing Company, the responsible party, are continuing their response to a tug and barge accident on the Ohio River in Louisville, Kentucky, Thursday. The Coast Guard reopened the Ohio River to all vessel traffic from Twelve Mile Island to McAlpine Lock and Dam. Traffic movement is currently only permitted during daylight...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship crewmember

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship crewmember
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard crews suspended their search at approximately 2:30 p.m., Thursday for a missing Royal Caribbean cruise ship Harmony of the Seas crewmember 267 miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Missing is Arron Hough, 20, of the United Kingdom. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico received a notification from the...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from grounded vessel

Coast Guard rescues 2 from grounded vessel
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from their vessel near Hopedale, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 6:20 p.m. of a 16-foot pleasure craft running aground with two people on board. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65...

Coast Guard searching for cruise ship crewmember northwest of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searching for cruise ship crewmember northwest of Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Resolute File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching Wednesday for a missing crewmember, who went overboard from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Harmony of the Seas 267 miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Missing is Arron Hough, 20, of the United Kingdom. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan received a notification from the cruise ship stating a crewmember went...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater near Marathon

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater near Marathon
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin MIAMI—The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue jet skier, Wednesday near Marathon, Florida. Missing is Carlos Garcia-Cruz, 52, of Miami. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report Tuesday from Garcia-Cruz’s girlfriend, stating he was last seen wearing a life jacket on a blue and white jet ski departing Marathon...

Coast Guard rescues man from grounded vessel near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues man from grounded vessel near Venice, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a man from a grounded vessel on the Lower Mississippi River near Venice, Louisiana, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 1:02 p.m. of a 32-foot fishing vessel taking on water with one person aboard near Venice. The owner of the vessel beached the vessel...

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returns to Key West after 42-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returns to Key West after 42-day patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913) is shown on the flight deck of the cutter during a 42-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. KEY WEST, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913), homeported in Key West, returned Sunday following a 42-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. The cutter crew worked with multiple Customs and Border...