Coast Guard rescues two Canadians after mayday call

Coast Guard rescues two Canadians after mayday call
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Sector Field Office Port Angeles, Wash., transfers two patients to a Royal Canadian helicopter aircrew at Neah Bay, Wash., April 28, 2019. Coast Guard photo courtesy Sector Field Office Port Angeles. PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued two people off a beach near Tsusiat Falls, British Columbia, after the boaters made a mayday call Sunday...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Nixon Beach

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Nixon Beach
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 34-foot motor vessel, Bada Bing, with five people aboard Sunday near Nixon Beach after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Nixon Beach where they discovered...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Monument Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Monument Island
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 60-foot pleasure craft, Quixote, with 15 people aboard Saturday near Monument Island after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Marine Stadium where they...

Coast Guard responds to pollution threat from derelict barge on Kodiak Island

Coast Guard responds to pollution threat from derelict barge on Kodiak Island
A Coast Guard pollution investigator from Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak inspects a grounded, derelict barge on the southeast shoreline of Womens Bay on Kodiak Island, Alaska, April 26, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by MSD Kodiak KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is working with contractors Saturday to mitigate the potential pollution threat posed by a derelict barge on the shoreline of Womens Bay...

Coast Guard to conduct underwater assessment on Coimbra wreck

Coast Guard to conduct underwater assessment on Coimbra wreck
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard has contracted Resolve Marine Group to conduct a full assessment of oil remaining on the Coimbra wreck, located approximately 30 miles southeast of Shinnecock, N.Y. If substantial oil still remains, and if feasible, the Coast Guard will work with Resolve Marine Group to remove oil from the wreck in order to reduce pollution risks to the environment. The operation...

Newest Coast Guard cutter arrives in San Diego

Newest Coast Guard cutter arrives in San Diego
The Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter Benjamin Bottoms arrives in San Diego April 26, 2019. The Bottoms is scheduled to be commissioned during a ceremony at Sector San Diego next week. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Bottoms, the fourth California-based 154-foot Fast Response Cutter (FRC), arrived in San Diego, Friday, and will...

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard disabled, dismasted sailing vessel off San Juan

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard disabled, dismasted sailing vessel off San Juan
A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan 45-foot Response Boat Medium crew assists three mariners during a stern tow of the disabled sailing vessel Illusion II Friday, approximately 11 nautical miles off the coast of San Juan, Puerto Rico.  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan boat crew assisted three mariners aboard the disabled sailing vessel Illusion II Friday, approximately...

Coast Guard hosts Search and Rescue Council meeting prior to boating season

Coast Guard hosts Search and Rescue Council meeting prior to boating season
Coast Guard members from Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River host a Search and Rescue Council meeting at the Coast Guard Boathouse in St. Louis, Missouri, April 26, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Uppoer Mississippi River) ST. LOUIS – The Coast Guard hosted a Search and Rescue Council meeting at the Coast Guard Boathouse in St. Louis, Friday. Eleven federal,...

Joint Interagency mass rescue exercise conducted successfully on Kauai

Joint Interagency mass rescue exercise conducted successfully on Kauai
Two 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crews await further instructions in Hanamaulu Bay, Hawaii, April 26, 2019, during a mass rescue exercise.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir) LIHUE, Hawaii — The Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department, HDOT Airports Division, HDOT Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Section, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, Kauai Police Department, American Medical...