Coast Guard establishes new waterway in Hatteras Inlet

Coast Guard establishes new waterway in Hatteras Inlet
WILMINGTON, N.C. — A new navigational channel, the Hatteras Connector, has been established in Hatteras Inlet by Coast Guard Sector North Carolina allowing unimpeded vessel traffic offshore. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge, Merritt, finished a two-week dredging project in Hatteras Inlet on May 6 to create the new waterway. On March 22, 2022 the Coast Guard issued a safety notice to mariners...

Coast Guard response boat strikes buoy in Saginaw Bay

Coast Guard response boat strikes buoy in Saginaw Bay
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SAGINAW, Mich. — No one was injured in an overnight mishap involving a 45-foot Coast Guard response boat that struck a navigation buoy about 10 miles from shore in Saginaw Bay. The response boat, based at Station Saginaw River, was carrying six crew members when it struck Buoy #6 about 10:30 p.m. Thursday. The mishap punctured the boat’s fuel...

Coast Guard rescues dolphin from illegal net near South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues dolphin from illegal net near South Padre Island
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crew cuts a dolphin free from illegal fishing nets near South Padre Island, Texas, May 4, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Lacie Kraatz) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a dolphin caught in an illegal fishing net near South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island crews received a call at 10:36 a.m....

Coast Guard continues response for tug grounding incident in Neva Strait

Coast Guard continues response for tug grounding incident in Neva Strait
The area on March 31, 2022 where the Western Mariner, an 83-foot inspected tug, ran aground in Neva Strait March, 21, 2022, while towing Chichagof Provider, a 286-foot containerized barge.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) KODIAK, Alaska — A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and Western Towboat continue to lead the response efforts for...

Coast Guard begins fisheries enforcement operation with Bermuda

Coast Guard begins fisheries enforcement operation with Bermuda
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan (WPC-1135) is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda on April 6 as part of a multi-month fisheries enforcement operation in concert with the Bermuda Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Royal Bermuda Regiment, Bermuda Coast Guard, and Bermuda Police Services. The cutter will be the first of three Coast Guard ships that will patrol seaward...

Coast Guard continues response for tug grounding in the Neva Strait

Coast Guard continues response for tug grounding in the Neva Strait
Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher Daniel, an aviation maintenance technician at Air Station Sitka, observes an oil sheen surrounding the Western Mariner, an 83-foot inspected tug, in Neva Strait March, 21, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Wereda. KODIAK, Alaska — A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation,...

Coast Guard responds to tug grounding in the Neva Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to tug grounding in the Neva Strait, Alaska
Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher Daniel, an aviation maintenance technician at Air Station Sitka, observes an oil sheen surrounding the Western Mariner, an 83-foot inspected tug, in Neva Strait March, 21, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Wereda. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and Western Towboat have established...

Coast Guard continues response to grounded container ship

Coast Guard continues response to grounded container ship
A response boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay monitors the 1,095-foot motor vessel Ever Forward, which became grounded in the Chesapeake Bay, March 13, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kimberly Reaves) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard continues to respond Tuesday to the grounding of the 1,095-foot container ship Ever Forward, which grounded Sunday night in the Chesapeake...

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision in Pascagoula, Mississippi

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision in Pascagoula, Mississippi
A drillship after collision with a bulk carrier vessel March 12, 2022, in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Three Coast Guard Sector Mobile prevention team members were sent to monitor the situation. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo by Coast Guard Sector Mobile) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a collision between two vessels Saturday near the VT Halter Shipyards and Chevron docks in Pascagoula,...