Coast Guard cutters begin Operation Aiga in Oceania

Coast Guard cutters begin Operation Aiga in Oceania
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper return to Honolulu after completing a 45-day patrol in Oceania in support of Operation ‘Aiga, Oct. 1, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Juniper) HONOLULU — The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Juniper (WLB 201) and Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) will aim to extend the Coast Guard’s at-sea enforcement presence in the region through...

Coast Guard commences Operation Coal Shovel

Coast Guard commences Operation Coal Shovel
File photo of the Coast Guard Cutter Neah Bay breaking ice during Operation Coal Shovel 2014. DETROIT – The U.S. Coast Guard began Operation Coal Shovel on Monday, January 10, 2022. Operation Coal Shovel is the domestic ice-breaking operation with an area of responsibility spanning from southern Lake Huron, to Lake St. Clair, to the St. Clair / Detroit River system and into Lake Erie and Lake Ontario...

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
The Coast Guard Daniel Tarr at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Sector Houston-Galveston Drone Team. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Multiple Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted five Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas, Dec. 23, 2021. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard coordinates response to oil discharge in Kivalina, Alaska

Coast Guard coordinates response to oil discharge in Kivalina, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation are coordinating a response to a heating oil discharge from the Northwest Arctic Borough School District in Kivalina, Alaska, December 16, 2021. The school district reported a pipe supplying oil to the school was damaged, causing the oil to seep into the ground. The maximum potential discharged is approximately...

Coast Guard completes fishing vessel salvage near Duck, N.C.

Coast Guard completes fishing vessel salvage near Duck, N.C.
A Coast Guard aircrew arrives on the scene of a disabled fishing vessel drifting towards the coast of Duck, N.C., Dec. 7, 2021. T (U.S. Coast Guard photo) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard, along with state and local partners, completed salvage efforts of the fishing vessel Bald Eagle II Wednesday after it ran aground near Duck late last week. At 3:10 p.m. the tug boat John Joseph, with the assistance...

Coast Guard continues to oversee fishing vessel salvage near Duck, N.C.

Coast Guard continues to oversee fishing vessel salvage near Duck, N.C.
A Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter arrives on scene after receiving the report of a disabled fishing vessel drifting towards the coast of Duck, N.C., Dec. 7, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard continued to oversee the removal of fuel and hazardous substances from a grounded fishing vessel as part of salvage operations near Duck, N.C., Sunday. The...

Coast Guard oversees fishing vessel salvage near Duck, N.C.

Coast Guard oversees fishing vessel salvage near Duck, N.C.
A Coast Guard aircrew arrives on scene after receiving the report of a disabled fishing vessel drifting towards the coast of Duck, N.C., Dec. 7, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is overseeing the salvage and removal of a fishing vessel, Friday, that became grounded near Duck, N.C. On December 7, 2021, the Coast Guard rescued four fisherman from the disabled fishing...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper completes AtoN mission across the Hawaiian Islands

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper completes AtoN mission across the Hawaiian Islands
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper concluded a successful weeklong aids to navigation maintenance and discrepancy response operation throughout the Hawaiian Islands Nov. 23, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Chris Bokum) HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB 201) concluded a successful weeklong aids to navigation maintenance and discrepancy response operation...

Coast Guard stops suspected illegal fishing harvest off Key West

Coast Guard stops suspected illegal fishing harvest off Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s law enforcement crew detained the U.S.- flagged fishing vessel, Double E, for suspected shrimp fishing in the Dry Tortugas shrimp sanctuary during an annual closure period, Dec. 4, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s law enforcement crew detained a U.S. – flagged fishing vessel Saturday for suspected shrimp fishing...