Coast Guard rescues stranded boater near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard rescues stranded boater near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas − The Coast Guard rescued a stranded boater near Port Aransas, Texas, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from the Port Aransas Police Department Dispatch of a disabled 20-foot vessel with one person aboard approximately two miles...

Coast Guard rescues man from drowning in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues man from drowning in Arecibo, Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued a man from drowning at La Poza del Obispo in Arecibo, Puerto Rico Sept. 18, 2020. T SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued a person from drowning at “La Poza del Obispo” Friday afternoon in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Rescued was a man in his thirty’s, who sustained...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember near Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember near Dutch Harbor, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs a 48-year-old crewmember from the 653-foot merchant vessel Morning Peace approximately 130 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Sept. 17, 2020.  Coast Guard photo courtesy Air Station Kodiak. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember approximately 130 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Thursday. At...

Coast Guard continues Hurricane Sally response operations

Coast Guard continues Hurricane Sally response operations
Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River Shallow Water Rescue Teams assisted Escambia County Emergency Management with search and rescue efforts on Inneratity Island, Florida checking on the local residents affected by Hurricane Sally (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sydney Phoenix) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuing its Hurricane Sally response operations Friday following...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman near Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman approximately 40 miles west of Cold Bay, Alaska, Wednesday. At 2:30 p.m. an Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew hoisted the injured man and transferred him to awaiting emergency medical services in Cold Bay for further transport to Anchorage. At 8:34...

Coast Guard reschedules Columbia River closure in Portland

Coast Guard reschedules Columbia River closure in Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. — In response to the ongoing fire emergency affecting the region, the Oregon Department of Transportation has postponed the I-5 Interstate Bridge Trunnion Replacement Project to keep the highway system as clear as possible for wildfire evacuees. ODOT is requesting the Coast Guard extends the bridge deviation by two weeks, beginning at 12 a.m., Sept. 22 to 11:59 p.m., Oct. 6 to complete...

Coast Guard rescues 9 people, 1 dog near Navarre Beach

Coast Guard rescues 9 people, 1 dog near Navarre Beach
A Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley Shallow Water Response Team rescued nine people and one dog Sept. 16, 2020 near Navarre Beach, Florida who were affected by Hurricane Sally.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Ohio Valley Shallow Water Response Team) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued nine people and one dog Wednesday near Navarre Beach, Florida. A Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley Shallow...

Coast Guard conducts first Hurricane Sally post-storm overflights along Gulf Coast

Coast Guard conducts first Hurricane Sally post-storm overflights along Gulf Coast
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews conducting critical incident search and rescue overflights of the areas impacted by Hurricane Sally in Fort Morgan, Alabama, Sept. 16, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is conducting critical incident search and rescue overflights Wednesday along the Eastern Gulf Coast Region for Hurricane Sally...

Coast Guard seeks public comment on shallow draft waterway navigation system

Coast Guard seeks public comment on shallow draft waterway navigation system
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is conducting a Waterways Analysis and Management System Study on the Shallow Draft System, which applies to waters less than 12 feet deep, to update its policies and make navigable waterways of the United States safer and more efficient. Waterway users, interested parties, and stakeholders are invited to provide comments or feedback via the tool posted at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ShallowWaterWAMS....