Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of adrift dive float off Kanaha Beach Park

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of adrift dive float off Kanaha Beach Park
An adrift dive float found about 30 yards off Kanaha Beach Park, Maui, June 15, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an adrift dive float found about 30 yards off Kanaha Beach Park, Maui, Saturday morning. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast notice to mariners...

FCC issues enforcement advisory on non-compliant AIS devices

FCC issues enforcement advisory on non-compliant AIS devices
WASHINGTON – Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a navigation-communication tool designed to mitigate collisions and enhance situational awareness by exchanging real-time vessel navigation information autonomously and continuously. However, according to U.S. Coast Guard officials, AIS equipment that is non-compliant with adopted international standards can confuse, degrade or even disrupt other...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 4 from in Herring Bay, Md.

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 4 from in Herring Bay, Md.
Coast Guard Station Annapolis 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and the Anne Arundel Fire Department rescued four people from a vessel taking on water in Herring Bay, Maryland, late Friday night. Coast Guard watchstanders initially received the report from a person aboard the vessel via cell phone, and launched a 45-foot...

Coast Guard suspends search for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier

Coast Guard suspends search for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier
USCG file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard has suspended search efforts  for a teenage girl who reportedly fell off the pier in Pismo Beach Thursday evening. At approximately 7:14 a.m., search-and-rescue efforts were suspended after searching 19 square nautical miles. The girl was reported to be wearing a pink or purple colored shirt and white pants. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard investigating death of kayaker near Harbor Island

Coast Guard investigating death of kayaker near Harbor Island
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is seeking additional information for the investigation into a collision that resulted in the death of one person May 27, 2019, near Harbor Island, Texas. The Coast Guard is investigating the collision between a vessel with an outboard motor and a kayak that is believed to have occurred early on the morning of Memorial Day near the Harbor Island road launch...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner 146 miles southeast of Jamaica

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner 146 miles southeast of Jamaica
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing mariner, from the 40-foot sailing vessel Cinnamon Girl, Thursday approximately 146 miles southeast of Kingston, Jamaica. Missing is Pat Kent. After searching more than 3,800 square miles for over 62 hours, officials were unable...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier
Coast Guard Station Morro Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a teenage girl who reportedly fell off the pier in Pismo Beach, Thursday evening. The girl was reported to be wearing a pink or purple colored shirt and white pants. Cal Fire personnel notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders at approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking vessel near Sabine, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking vessel near Sabine, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued five people from a sinking vessel 35 miles south of Sabine, Texas, Thursday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a phone call from one of the five boaters aboard a disabled pleasure craft stating their vessel was taking on water. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information...

Coast Guard Cordova FOL crew saves man stranded for three days on Montague Island

Coast Guard Cordova FOL crew saves man stranded for three days on Montague Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew, forward-deployed to Cordova, poses with a man they rescued after he was stranded for three days on Montague Island near Cordova, Alaska, June 13, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Palen. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to Cordova, rescued...