US, Japan coast guards formally expand cooperation

US, Japan coast guards formally expand cooperation
Vice Adm. Michael McAllister, commander of U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area, and Vice Adm. Yoshio Seguchi, Japan Coast Guard vice commandant for operations during the historic document signing ceremony and celebration at Japan Coast Guard Headquarters, May 18, 2022. Courtesy photo by the Japan Coast Guard. TOKYO — The United States and Japan coast guards formally expanded cooperative agreements and...

Coast Guard to commission Cutter Clarence Sutphin Jr.

Coast Guard to commission Cutter Clarence Sutphin Jr.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard will commission the Coast Guard Cutter Clarence Sutphin Jr (WPC 1147), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s sixth Sentinel-class cutter, into service at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Pier 86, W 46th St., New York City, New York at 10 a.m. ET Thursday. Due to COVID mitigation the event is not open to the public. Vice Adm. Steven Poulin, U.S. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans holds change-of-command ceremony
Capt. Kelly Denning assumed command as she relieved Capt. Will Watson during Coast Guard Sector New Orleans change of command ceremony April 14, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA3 Riley Perkofski) NEW ORLEANS — Capt. Kelly Denning relieved Capt. Will Watson during a change-of-command ceremony for Coast Guard Sector New Orleans, Thursday. Rear Adm. Richard Timme, commander, Coast Guard Eighth District,...

Container ship towed to San Francisco Bay anchorage

Container ship towed to San Francisco Bay anchorage
The motor vessel Wan Hai 176, is shown being towed through the San Francisco Bay, April 10, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor Bacon) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Unified Command coordinated the tow of the 564-foot container ship Wan Hai 176 to anchorage nine in the San Francisco Bay, Sunday evening. Due to more favorable weather conditions, the Delta Deanna, a 112-foot tug,...

Coast Guard to commission 46th Sentinel-class cutter

Coast Guard to commission 46th Sentinel-class cutter
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard will commission the Coast Guard Cutter John Scheuerman (WPC-1146), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s fifth Sentinel-class cutter, into service at the Port of Tampa, Fla., at 10 a.m. ET. Adm. Karl L. Schultz, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, will preside over the ceremony. Mr. Michael Scheuerman, a nephew of Seaman 1st Class Scheuerman, is the ship’s...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Mobile Bay, Ala.

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Mobile Bay, Ala.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans medevaced a mariner from a sailing vessel near Mobile Bay, Alabama, Feb. 16, 2022. The mariner was beset by harsh weather conditions and was transferred to Jack Edwards Airport, Alabama, in reportedly stable condition. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner...

Nation’s sole heavy icebreaker arrives in Antarctica

Nation's sole heavy icebreaker arrives in Antarctica
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) moors up to the ice pier at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Feb. 7, 2022. Polar Star arrived to McMurdo after an 86-day transit from the United States and broke a 37-mile-long channel from the ice’s edge. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diolanda Caballero) MCMURDO STATION, Antarctica – The 157 crewmembers of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard holds microgrid groundbreaking ceremony in Petaluma

Coast Guard holds microgrid groundbreaking ceremony in Petaluma
Adm. Karl Shultz, Coast Guard commandant, speaks at a ground breaking ceremony for a renewable energy microgrid on U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma, California, Jan. 28, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hunter Schnabel) ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard Training Center (TRACEN) Petaluma held a groundbreaking ceremony for a renewable energy microgrid at the base Friday. The...

Coast Guard to hold microgrid groundbreaking ceremony in Petaluma

Coast Guard to hold microgrid groundbreaking ceremony in Petaluma
Training Center Petaluma is the Coast Guard’s largest West Coast Training Center. – U.S. Coast Guard photo. ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard Training Center (TRACEN) Petaluma is scheduled to host a groundbreaking ceremony for a renewable energy microgrid on the base Friday at 3:30 p.m. The primary purpose of the microgrid is to enhance TRACEN Petaluma’s resiliency, which stems from the...