Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured 71-year-old male Tuesday night from a fishing vessel near New Orleans. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received notification by personnel aboard the fishing vessel Mighty Mouse that a crewmember sustained severe injuries to the hand. Watchstanders then coordinated...

Coast Guard medevacs man 130 miles southeast of Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs man 130 miles southeast of Galveston
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alejandro Rivera HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Wednesday from a bulk carrier vessel approximately 130 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 7:27 p.m. Tuesday from the 646-foot bulk carrier Lacta, stating a 20-year-old...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs crewmember near Cordova

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs crewmember near Cordova
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew, forward deployed to Cordova, Alaska, medically evacuated a 68-year-old crewmember from a fishing vessel near Cordova, Tuesday. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew safely hoisted and transported the patient to commercial services in Cordova for further medical care. On...

Coast Guard suspends search in Lynn Canal, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search in Lynn Canal, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo courtesy of Anthony Moss KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard air and surface crews suspended their search for a 40-year-old female passenger who went overboard from a cruise ship in Lynn Canal, Alaska, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard rescue crews conducted over nine hours of air and surface searches, which covered 68 square nautical miles. “Despite...

Coast Guard sets safety zone on Columbia River for boat exhibition

Coast Guard sets safety zone on Columbia River for boat exhibition
Boundaries of the Safety Zone to be established on May 20, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Columbia River will establish a temporary safety zone east of the Interstate 5 bridge, to ensure safety of life and property during a boat exhibition event on the Columbia River Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The perimeter of the safety zone will extend...

Coast Guard searching for person in water in Lynn Canal, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for person in water in Lynn Canal, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo courtesy of Anthony Moss JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Eldred Rock in Lynn Canal, Alaska, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Juneau received a report from the captain of cruise ship Celebrity Solstice at 3 a.m. that a 40-year-old woman fell overboard. Involved in the search...

Coast Guard establishes new waterway in Hatteras Inlet

Coast Guard establishes new waterway in Hatteras Inlet
WILMINGTON, N.C. — A new navigational channel, the Hatteras Connector, has been established in Hatteras Inlet by Coast Guard Sector North Carolina allowing unimpeded vessel traffic offshore. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge, Merritt, finished a two-week dredging project in Hatteras Inlet on May 6 to create the new waterway. On March 22, 2022 the Coast Guard issued a safety notice to mariners...

Coast Guard concludes investigation of safety zone violation

Coast Guard concludes investigation of safety zone violation
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ─ The Coast Guard has concluded its investigation regarding the cruise ship Harmony of the Seas’ unauthorized entry into a safety zone established by the Captain of the Port of Jacksonville on January 30, 2022. The Coast Guard establishes and enforces safety zones in accordance with Title 46 U.S.C. § 70002 and 70036. When these zones are violated, the Coast Guard may pursue...

Joint military exercise to take place off Delaware, Maryland coast

Joint military exercise to take place off Delaware, Maryland coast
Crew members from the Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch and partners from the Department of Defense look on from the cutter’s small boat as Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Johnson descends into the water to retrieve two Air Force pilots during a joint-service search and rescue exercise, October 22, 2020, near Virginia Beach, Virginia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Capt. Timothy Eason) BALTIMORE — The...