Coast Guard holds annual liquefied gas forum in Houston

Coast Guard holds annual liquefied gas forum in Houston
An audience listens to a speaker during the 6th Liquefied Gas and Alternative Fuels Senior Executive Forum at Sector Houston-Galveston Jan. 18, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alejandro Rivera) HOUSTON — Personnel from the Coast Guard’s Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise held the 6th Liquefied Gas and Alternative Fuels Senior Executive Forum at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 55 migrants stranded on Monito Island

Coast Guard rescues 55 migrants stranded on Monito Island
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez Over the Horizon boat rescues a group of 55 migrants Jan. 19, 2023, who were left stranded by smugglers on Monito Island, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez rescued 55 migrants Thursday, who were left abandoned and stranded by smugglers on the uninhabited natural...

Coast Guard rescues person in water near La Porte, Texas

Coast Guard rescues person in water near La Porte, Texas
A Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Houston 29-foot Response Boat–Small crewmember treats a woman for a head injury after falling in the water near the Houston Yacht Club, Texas on Jan. 18, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a person from the water near the Houston Yacht Club in La Porte, Texas,...

Coast Guard warns against illegal operations in San Juan Bay

Coast Guard warns against illegal operations in San Juan Bay
Station San Juan 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo photo by Ricardo Castrodad SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard announced Wednesday that its crews will be on the lookout for illegal passenger for hire operations in the San Juan Bay during the San Sebastián Street Festival from Jan. 19 to 22. “We urge the public seeking to reach the San Sebastián Street Festival via the maritime...

Coast Guard to convene hearing into Spirit of Norfolk fire

Coast Guard to convene hearing into Spirit of Norfolk fire
Tug boats have the Spirit of Norfolk in tow under Coast Guard supervision while a Coast Guard Station Portsmouth 45-foot response boat crew prepares to escort the boat out of Norfolk Naval Station, Virginia, June 12, 2022. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct a formal hearing starting Thursday, Jan. 26, in Virginia Beach to consider evidence related to the fire and total constructive...

Coast Guard rescues crewmember 40 miles offshore Destin

Coast Guard rescues crewmember 40 miles offshore Destin
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a 39-year-old male crewmember approximately 40 miles offshore Destin, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a distress call over VHF-FM channel 16 at 11:15 a.m. from the crew aboard the motor vessel No Pressure stating a crewmember was suffering...

Coast Guard rescues 7 from tug 30 miles from Ocean City

Coast Guard rescues 7 from tug 30 miles from Ocean City
A disabled tug and barge 30 miles offshore from Ocean City, Maryland, on Jan.15, 2023, after a tow line snapped and the Coast Guard hoisted the tug’s seven crew members. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BALTIMORE, Md. – The Coast Guard rescued seven people Saturday from a disabled, adrift tug towing a barge 30 miles offshore from Ocean City. A crew member aboard the tug Legacy notified watch standers...

Coast Guard medevacs injured crewman near Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs injured crewman near Galveston
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew prepares to medevac a crew member aboard the CMA CGA Samson who sustained a severe lower leg injury near Galveston, Texas, Jan. 13, 2023. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy, Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured crewman Friday from a container ship in the Houston Ship Channel near Galveston, Texas. Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel south of Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel south of Dutch Harbor
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Alex Morris,  hoists a 48-year-old man into an Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter 220 miles south of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Jan. 11, 2023. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Scott Kellerman. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew, forward-deployed to Cold Bay, medically evacuated a mariner from a vessel 220 miles south of Dutch Harbor, Alaska,...