Cutter Kimball conducts maritime presence patrol in Pacific

Cutter Kimball conducts maritime presence patrol in Pacific
While patrolling approximately 3,600 miles in the Philippine Sea, the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball’s law enforcement team conducted its first ever at-sea boarding, Feb. 10, 2021. (photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL-756) concluded a successful two week expeditionary patrol in support of counter-illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries...

Coast Guard issues public notice on Abernethy Bridge project

Coast Guard issues public notice on Abernethy Bridge project
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard has issued a public notice (PN 1-21) for an Oregon State Department of Transportation bridge modification for the I-205 Abernethy Bridge (Project). The Project is located in Clackamas County, near the cities of West Linn and Oregon City at river mile 25.5 of the Willamette River. (PN 1-21) is available for review at: https://www.navcen.uscg.gov/D13BN. This public...

Coast Guard announces formal investigation into Coastal Reign capsizing

Coast Guard announces formal investigation into Coastal Reign capsizing
SEATTLE – The Coast Guard announced today a formal marine casualty investigation has been convened into the marine casualty of the commercial fishing vessel Coastal Reign which capsized February 20, 2021 resulting in the loss of two lives. Rear Adm. Anthony Vogt, Coast Guard Thirteenth District Commander, authorized the investigation pursuant to the authority contained in Title 46, United States...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker offshore Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker offshore Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 41-year-old man from a tanker vessel offshore Port Aransas, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 9:40 a.m. via cell phone from the crew of the Fortunato,...

Coast Guard repatriates 5 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 5 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet smallboat crew stops a migrant sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns, Feb. 20,2021, approximately 2 miles southeast of Lake Worth Inlet. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans (WPC-1110) crew repatriated five Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, after a Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet small boat crew stopped their sea voyage. A...

Coast Guard assists Danish sailing vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists Danish sailing vessel taking on water
Coast Guard air and surface units assisted a distressed sailing vessel Feb. 22, 2021 that was taking on water with eight people onboard in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 80 nautical miles south of Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard air and surface units assisted a distressed sailing vessel Monday that was taking on water with eight people onboard...

U.S. and Japan strengthen capabilities through joint exercise

U.S. and Japan strengthen capabilities through joint exercise
Ships from the U.S. Coast Guard and Japan Coast Guard conducted exercises near the Ogasawara Islands of Japan, Feb. 21, 2021. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball and Japan Coast Guard Ship Akitsushima, two of the respective services’ newest and most capable vessels, operated alongside helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles to practice interdicting foreign vessels operating illegally inside Japanese...

Coast Guard releases sea turtles affected by winter storm

Coast Guard releases sea turtles affected by winter storm
Lt. Milanese carries a rehabilitated turtle from a transport truck to Coast Guard a small boat at Station Port Aransas, Texas, Feb. 22, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard and partner agencies released approximately 146 sea turtles displaced by a recent winter storm near Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector/Air...

Station Port Aransas holds groundbreaking ceremony

Station Port Aransas holds groundbreaking ceremony
The Coast Guard broke ground for the new construction at Station Port Aransas during a groundbreaking ceremony at Coast Guard Station Port Aransas, Texas, Feb. 22, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard Station Port Aransas crewmembers held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for a new 25,000 square-foot multipurpose building in...