Coast Guard interdicts 4 migrants, 2 suspected smugglers 30 miles east of Hollywood

Coast Guard interdicts 4 migrants, 2 suspected smugglers 30 miles east of Hollywood
A Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark (WPC-1101) smallboat crew interdicts the 37-foot pleasure craft, Bada Bing, with three Brazilian migrants, one Jamaican migrant and two suspected smugglers July 30, 2019. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted the 37-foot pleasure craft, Bada Bing, with three Brazilian migrants, one Jamaican migrant and two suspected smugglers Tuesday approximately...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in Bush Canal in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 12 p.m. of a vessel making way and without any passengers aboard. A good Samaritan reported seeing the vessel earlier in the morning with a person aboard. Involved in the search are: googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard rescues 3, 1 dead after boat hits salmon pen in Port Angeles Harbor

Coast Guard rescues 3, 1 dead after boat hits salmon pen in Port Angeles Harbor
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews rescued two adults and one child after a 20-foot personal craft allided with a salmon pen resulting in the death of one adult male in Port Angeles Harbor, Tuesday night. A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew diverted from training Tuesday after observing a person on the boat attempting CPR on an unresponsive individual. The aircrew lowered...

Coast Guard seeks public comments for waterways analysis of Yaquina Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard seeks public comments for waterways analysis of Yaquina Bay, Ore.
NEWPORT, Ore. — The Coast Guard is seeking public comments for a waterways analysis and management system review of Yaquina Bay by Oct. 1, 2019. The Coast Guard uses WAMS to validate the adequacy of the existing aids to navigation system, as well as to get a better understanding of the uses of each waterway and general safety issues. WAMS focuses on the waterway’s present ATON system, marine casualty...

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home after $311 million cocaine seizure

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home after $311 million cocaine seizure
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returned home July 30, 2019 following a 56-day counter-narcotic patrol to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Lilburn. ASTORIA, Ore. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC-632) returned home Tuesday to Astoria following a 56-day counter-narcotic patrol to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The crew...

Coast Guard responds to sunken tug in Townsend marina

Coast Guard responds to sunken tug in Townsend marina
SEATTLE — Coast Guard pollution responders are responding to a report of a tug that sank at the Port Orchard Railway Marina in Port Townsend, Washington, Monday. Members from Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound’s Incident Management Division are on scene overseeing the removal and containment of fuel discharged from the 65-foot tug Meagan M. The vessel is currently registered as a towing vessel;...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition WHISKEY ahead of Hurricane Erick

Coast Guard sets Port Condition WHISKEY ahead of Hurricane Erick
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Honolulu set port condition Whiskey for Hawaii County, Tuesday afternoon. Commercial ports in Hawaii County are Hilo Harbor and Kawaihae Harbor of the Big Island. During Port heavy weather condition WHISKEY, gale force winds 39 mph are predicted to arrive within 72 hours. Both ports currently remain open to all commercial and recreational traffic. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Successful international search and rescue workshop concludes in Honolulu

Successful international search and rescue workshop concludes in Honolulu
Representatives from different Pacific countries stand for a photo upon conclusion of the 8th Pacific Search and Rescue Workshop in Honolulu, Hawaii, July 26, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Amanda Wyrick) HONOLULU — The United States and partners from 17 countries and territories successfully concluded the eighth iteration of the Pacific Search and Rescue workshop Friday,...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle file photo by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ruben Reed BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, ‘America’s Tall Ship,’ is scheduled to visit Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Aug. 1-5 and lead the parade of sail for Sail Portsmouth. The 295-foot Barque Eagle is set to dock at the Portsmouth Port Authority State Pier Thursday, Aug. 1, and will...