Mariners advised of search and rescue exercise off N.C. coast

Mariners advised of search and rescue exercise off N.C. coast
File photo of a joint-service search and rescue exercise, October 22, 2020, near Virginia Beach, Virginia. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Capt. Timothy Eason CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C. — The U.S. Coast Guard, the Navy, the Marines and the Air Force will be conducting a search and rescue exercise off the coast of Cape Lookout on Tuesday, or if impacted by inclement weather, on Thursday. Mariners are advised to...

Coast Guard cautions public concerning illegal charters in Virginia

Coast Guard cautions public concerning illegal charters in Virginia
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — As we head into the warmer months and more people head out onto the water, officials at Coast Guard Sector Virginia encourages the public to be informed and ask questions when chartering a vessel. Illegal charter operations and unlicensed operators are a risk to the passengers and other boaters. “It is critical that the public immediately report signs of illegal charter operations...

Unified Command begins transit of container ship to Port of Oakland

Unified Command begins transit of container ship to Port of Oakland
The motor vessel NYK Delphinus contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders May 14, 2021, reporting an engine fire aboard the ship approximately 50 miles west of Monterey, Calif.  (Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Unified Command is coordinating the safe transit of a container ship 80 miles southwest of Big Sur to the Port of Oakland, Sunday. The NYK Delphinus crew reported...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton concludes Black Sea operations

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton concludes Black Sea operations
BLACK SEA – USCGC Hamilton and Georgian coast guard vessels Ochamchire (P 23) and Dioskuria (P 25) conduct underway maneuvers in the Black Sea, May 2, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) BLACK SEA — The Legend-class national security cutter US Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) transited from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, concluding the crew’s recent Black Sea operations...

Unified Command continues response to container ship fire west of Big Sur

Unified Command continues response to container ship fire west of Big Sur
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN FRANCISCO — The Unified Command continues to respond to the fire aboard a container ship approximately 80 miles southwest of Big Sur, Saturday. The crew of the container ship NYK Delphinus reported the engine room has seen a steady decline in temperature through Saturday morning. Smoke is no longer visible and the...

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman fallen overboard off Grays Harbor, WA

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman fallen overboard off Grays Harbor, WA
A boatcrew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Station Grays Harbor transits toward waters off Westport, Washington.  File photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Clark GRAYS HARBOR, Wash. — The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday for a 47-year-old man who reportedly fell overboard while underway fishing for halibut 28 miles northwest of Grays Harbor. Missing is Jason LaBrie of Oregon City,...

Unified Command responds to container ship off coast of Monterey

Unified Command responds to container ship off coast of Monterey
The motor vessel NYK Delphinus contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at 4:54 a.m., reporting an engine fire aboard the ship approximately 50 miles west of Monterey, Calif., May 14, 2021.  (Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — A Unified Command consisting of the Coast Guard, the State of California, and Resolve Marine is responding to a fire aboard a container ship approximately...

Coast Guard repatriates 22 migrants from 2 interdictions to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 22 migrants from 2 interdictions to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump crew repatriated 22 Cuban migrants to Cuba, Friday, from two interdictions. In the first interdiction, a Coast Guard Station Key West small boat crew and Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine surface asset located a migrant vessel, Saturday, after CBP AMO’s maritime patrol aircraft reported two personal...

Coast Guard and NAMSI partners take part in PASSEX in San Diego

Coast Guard and NAMSI partners take part in PASSEX in San Diego
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward (WPC 1130), along with the U.S. Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, and Mexican Navy participated in a North American Maritime Security Initiatives passing exercise Thursday off the coast of Point Loma. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alexander Gray. SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward (WPC 1130), along with the U.S. Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, and Mexican...