Coast Guard hones in on safe boating along the Hudson River

Coast Guard hones in on safe boating along the Hudson River
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); NEW YORK –The Coast Guard will be promoting safe boating on the Hudson River this summer as a result of the Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) conducted last November. Over 200 stakeholders who live, work and recreate on the Hudson River participated in this process conducted by the Coast...

Passenger vessel experiences mechanical failure in Boston Harbor

Passenger vessel experiences mechanical failure in Boston Harbor
Coast Guard Station Boston 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BOSTON — The Passenger Vessel Odyssey experienced mechanical failure off Rowe’s Wharf in Boston Harbor striking six sailboats in the mooring field just after 11:00 a.m. Thursday. The incident occurred while the Odyssey was getting underway for a harbor cruise with 328 passengers onboard. googletag.cmd.push(function() {...

Coast Guard aircrew hoists 3 fishermen in Willapa Bay, Wash.

Coast Guard aircrew hoists 3 fishermen in Willapa Bay, Wash.
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew rescued three fishermen stranded on rocks in Willapa Bay, Wash., Wednesday evening. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria safely hoisted the three individuals and transported them to the beach. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center personnel received a report...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Seven Seas Mariner in Gulf of Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Seven Seas Mariner in Gulf of Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 55-year-old female from the 708-foot cruise ship Seven Seas Mariner approximately 23 miles southeast of Montague Island in the Gulf of Alaska, Wednesday morning. The Jayhawk helicopter aircrew safely hoisted the woman from the cruise ship and transported her...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended the search Wednesday evening for Pablo Ayala who reportedly fell overboard approximately 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana. The search began Monday morning when Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the fishing vessel Captain Edwin of a crewmember who had fallen overboard...

Coast Guard tows bowpicker taking on water in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard tows bowpicker taking on water in Prince William Sound, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Valdez crew member monitors the vessel Metal Disorder as it is towed to Whittier. U.S. Coast Guard photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard Station Valdez boatcrew towed the 32-foot bowpicker Metal Disorder taking on water with one person aboard near Squaw Bay in Prince William Sound Tuesday evening. The 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew towed the Metal Disorder and its...

Coast Guard searching for 2 fishermen near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard searching for 2 fishermen near Santa Cruz Island
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is searching for two overdue fishermen near Santa Cruz Island Wednesday. Missing is Kevin Thompson, 47, from Ventura and Andy Pilmer, 47, from Ventura. At approximately 2 p.m., a girlfriend of one of the fishermen reported the men missing to watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard, Sitka Fire Rescue rescue 6 near Long Island in Sitka Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard, Sitka Fire Rescue rescue 6 near Long Island in Sitka Sound, Alaska
Good Samaritan vessels assist three adults and three children after their 27-foot cabin cruiser began taking on water near Long Island in Sitka Sound, Alaska, June 19, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, a Sitka Fire Rescue crew, and four good Samaritan crews rescued three adults and three children after their 27-foot cabin...

Coast Guard to hold public meetings about anchorages in Cape Charles, Va.

Coast Guard to hold public meetings about anchorages in Cape Charles, Va.
CAPE CHARLES, Va. — The Coast Guard plans to hold several meetings in Norfolk and Cape Charles in June and July to invite public comment about the proposed creation and relocation of two Cape Charles anchorages. The Coast Guard proposes establishing a new anchorage further offshore Cape Charles and relocating a preexisting anchorage to a more secluded location on the southern Chesapeake Bay. This...