Coast Guard repatriates 76 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 76 Dominicans
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier interdicts an illegal voyage vessel Aug. 30, 2022 in waters northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriated 76 Dominicans and three Venezuelan nationals to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Wednesday just off Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, following three separate illegal voyage...

Coast Guard repatriates 64 people, 1 dog to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 64 people, 1 dog to Cuba
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations boat crew alerted Sector Key West watchstanders of this Cuban fishing vessel about 2 miles south of Marquesas, Florida, Aug. 29, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Gregory Schell) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr.’s crew repatriated 64 Cubans and a dog to Cuba, Wednesday, following several interdictions...

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry arrives for port visit in Cairns, Australia

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry arrives for port visit in Cairns, Australia
The Sentinel-class fast response cutter USCGC Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) crew stand for a photo with Royal Australian Navy colleagues as they arrive in Cairns for engagements with Australian Defence and Home Affairs partners and local representatives, Aug. 31, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy USCGC Oliver Henry) CAIRNS, Australia — The Sentinel-class fast response cutter Coast Guard Cutter Oliver...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Dall Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Dall Island, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard medevaced a 29-year-old man from the cruise ship Celebrity Eclipse near Dall Island, approximately 65 nautical miles southwest of Ketchikan, Alaska, Tuesday evening. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene at 7:18 p.m. hoisted the patient, and transported him to awaiting...

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett arrives in the Western Pacific

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett arrives in the Western Pacific
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett moors in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2022.  (Photo courtesy of the Philippine Coast Guard) MANILA, Philippines – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) arrived in Manila Tuesday for its first international port call during the crew’s months-long Western Pacific deployment to the region. Midgett’s crew will conduct professional exchanges and operate...

Coast Guard interdicts 3 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 3 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
A lancha, Mexican fishing boat, sinking off the southern Texas coast, Aug. 30, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Multiple Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crews and the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson crew,...

Coast Guard transfers 51 Haitians to The Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 51 Haitians to The Bahamas
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater aircraft crew alerted Sector Key West watchstanders of this sailing vessel about 85 miles southeast of Islamorada, Florida, Aug. 27, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered’s crew transferred 51 people to the Bahamas, Wednesday, following an interdiction off the coast of the Cay Sal Bank. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater...

Coast Guard rebuilds Current Rock and Steven Cay lights

Coast Guard rebuilds Current Rock and Steven Cay lights
Coast Guard Sector San Juan’s Aids to Navigation Team completes rebuild project of the Current Rock and Steven Cay (in photo) navigation lights in the U.S. Virgin Islands Aug. 22, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – Coast Guard Sector San Juan’s Aids to Navigation Team completed a rebuild project for the Current Rock and Steven Cay navigation lights in the U.S....

Coast Guard, local first responders to conduct boat drills on Ohio River

Coast Guard, local first responders to conduct boat drills on Ohio River
LOUISVILLE, KY — Coast Guard, local, county and state agencies will conduct law enforcement drills Wednesday in an effort to maintain maritime incident readiness, on the Ohio River at the Port of Louisville, Kentucky. The purpose of the drills is to enhance maritime incident response for both law enforcement and fire and rescue agency personnel who may respond to a maritime incident occurring along...