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 repatriates 90 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 90 people to Cuba
U.S. Coast Guard Station Islamorada intercepted an illegal migrant voyage south of the Duck Key, Florida, Tuesday.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Angela Mcshan’s crews repatriated 90 people to Cuba, Friday, following interdictions off Florida’s coast. A good Samaritan notified Sector Key West watchstanders of a migrant vessel, Tuesday, at approximately...

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 tracking Russian vessel off Hawaiian Coast

Coast Guard tracking Russian vessel off Hawaiian Coast
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules airplane file photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter KimballHONOLULU — In recent weeks, the U.S. Coast Guard has continued to monitor a Russian vessel, believed to be an intelligence gathering ship, off the coast of the Hawaiian Islands.   While foreign military vessels may transit freely through the U.S. economic exclusive zone (EEZ), as per customary...

Coast Guard transfers 250 kilograms of seized cocaine

Coast Guard transfers 250 kilograms of seized cocaine
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon transferred approximately 250 kilograms of seized cocaine and the custody of three apprehended smugglers to Dominican Republic authorities Jan. 16, 2023.  (Courtesy photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon transferred approximately 250 kilograms of seized cocaine and the custody of three apprehended smugglers...

Coast Guard repatriates 82 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 82 people to Cuba
A good Samaritan notified Sector Miami watchstanders of a migrant vessel about 10 miles east of Sunny Isles, Florida, Jan. 8, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Angela Mcshan’s crews repatriated 82 people to Cuba, Monday, following interdictions off Florida’s coast. A good Samaritan notified Sector Miami watchstanders of a migrant vessel, Jan. 8, at approximately...

Coast Guard crews repatriate 907 migrants

Coast Guard crews repatriate 907 migrants
This graphic gives a few deterrent messages for migrants taking to the sea, mariner responsibility message, and information on who family’s should call regarding their family member interdicted by the Coast Guard. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jose Hernandez) MIAMI — Coast Guard crews patrolling the Florida Straits, Windward and Mona Passes prevented hundreds of illegal...

Coast Guard repatriates 177 people to Cuba 

Coast Guard repatriates 177 people to Cuba 
A Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations law enforcement aircrew alerted Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders of this migrant vessel, Jan. 4, 2023. The people were repatriated on Jan. 12, 2023. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutters Pablo Valent and Robert Yered’s crews repatriated 177 people to Cuba, Thursday, following interdictions off Florida’s...

Coast Guard, Micronesia hold exercise, execute boardings

Coast Guard, Micronesia hold exercise, execute boardings
The USCGC Frederick Hatch (WPC 1143) crew conducts a fisheries boarding in the Federated States of Micronesia exclusive economic zone on Dec. 17, 2022, under the newly expanded bilateral agreement. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) KOLONIA, Federated States of Micronesia — Members of U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam and the U.S. Coast Guard 14th District conducted meetings and a tabletop exercise...