Coast Guard repatriates 260 Haitians to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 260 Haitians to Haiti
Two small boats from Coast Guard Cutter Diligence interdict Haitian migrants off Cuba’s coast, Sept. 18, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Resolute’s crew repatriated 260 Haitians to Haiti Friday following two at-sea interdictions off Haiti and Cuba. During a routine patrol,  Coast Guard Cutter Diligence’s crew interdicted a 35-foot sail freighter, Friday,...

Coast Guard patrols international waters to strengthen maritime governance

Coast Guard patrols international waters to strengthen maritime governance
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry  file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry crew conducted patrol operations in Samoa’s exclusive economic zone in September 2021, deepening our close partnership with Samoa and promoting resource security within the area. The Oliver Berry’s crew helped to fill the policing gap for illegal, unreported,...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Southwest Pass

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Southwest Pass
Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water Friday near Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Rescue crews are searching for a 6-foot-4 white male last seen wearing a blue shirt and gray backpack. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the fishing vessel Master Wayne crew at 1:30 p.m., Thursday reporting a crewmember...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from fishing vessel off South Padre Island

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from fishing vessel off South Padre Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced two crew members from a commercial fishing vessel 3 miles off South Padre Island, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a call on VHF-FM channel 16 at 10:34 a.m. from the commercial fishing vessel...

Coast Guard repatriates 16 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 16 migrants to Cuba
MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Issac Mayo’s crew repatriated 16 Cubans to Cuba Friday following an interdiction off Marathon. A good Samaritan reported a green hulled makeshift vessel Wednesday at approximately 10 a.m., to Sector Key West watchstanders approximately 5 miles off Boot Key Harbor. Station Marathon and Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine law enforcement crews arrived on scene...

Coast Guard rescue 3 after vessel capsizes near Red Fish Island

Coast Guard rescue 3 after vessel capsizes near Red Fish Island
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued three boaters from the water after their vessel capsized Thursday near Red Fish Island, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification from Galveston County Sheriff’s Office at 10:15 a.m. that a 22-foot pleasure craft had capsized with three people aboard. The boaters were all reportedly wearing life jackets...

Coast Guard monitors backlog of anchored vessels in Puget Sound

Coast Guard monitors backlog of anchored vessels in Puget Sound
Five container ships wait in a designated anchorage off Bainbridge Island, Wash., at sunset on Sept. 6, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard continues to monitor container ships anchored in the greater Puget Sound area due to a logistics backlog affecting the entire West Coast of the U.S. and Canada from Los Angeles to Prince Rupert, British...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
A Mexican fishing boat, or lancha, floats alongside the pier at Coast Guard Station South Padre Island after a 45-foot Response Boat–Medium boat crew from the station detected men illegally fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, Sept. 21, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Multiple Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected five and interdicted two...

Coast Guard rescues 1 after vessel capsizes in Lake Charles

Coast Guard rescues 1 after vessel capsizes in Lake Charles
A Coast Guard Station Lake Charles boat crew rescued a man from the water after his vessel capsized in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Sept. 22, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Lake Charles) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a man from the water after his vessel capsized on Lake Charles, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Station Lake Charles watchstanders received notification at 4:14 p.m....