Coast Guard assists with three persons stranded

SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, Calif. — Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles diverted an HH-65C Dolphin helicopter to Santa Cruz Island at 9:21 a.m. after Vessel Assist Ventura reported three men stranded on Santa Cruz Island beach today.

NWAC and RRT receive statement on Oil Spill Advisory Council Preparedness Study

SEATTLE — The Northwest Area Committee NWAC and the Regional Response Team RRT received the Washington Oil Spill Advisory Council’s most recent technical study Friday.

Coast Guard responds to woman falling from cliff

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a request for assistance from the North County Fire Department after a woman fell from her horse while riding along the cliffs near Fort Funston, just south of the San Francisco Zoo, this afternoon.

Coast Guard completes medevac from Global Prosperity

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and crew safely completed the medevac of a 40-year old Chinese crewman from the Global Prosperity 160 miles south of Adak Island, Alaska, at 10:45 p.m. Saturday.

Coast Guard suspends search for two remaining crewmembers from helicopter crash

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard has suspended its search, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, for the two remaining crewmembers from a helicopter crash that occurred 2-miles off the coast of Sabine Pass, Thursday morning.

Coast Guard searching for overdue fishermen

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard is searching for two overdue fishermen off the coast of Port Canaveral, Fla.

Coast Guard medevacs man from oil rig

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 52-year-old man from an oil rig 26-miles east of Port O’Connor, Texas early this afternoon. A watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a call at 12:33 p.m. from an employee on Hercules 152 oil rig reporting a worker was suffering from a heart attack. A HH-65C Dolphin helicopter was launched; the rescue helicopter...

Agencies continue work aboard APL Peru

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard, Washington Department of Ecology, American President Line shipping company and the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) along with U. S. Customs and Border Protection will work through Friday and Saturday to monitor conditions aboard the cargo vessel APL Peru.

Coast Guard to resume public hearing on oil spill investigation

New Orleans – The Coast Guard announced today that a public hearing regarding the July 23, 2008 collision between the motor vessel Tintomara and the towing vessel Mel Oliver will be on on Thursday at 9 a.m.  The hearing will take place at U.S. Federal Courthouse, 2nd Floor, Courtroom C-227, Hale Boggs Federal Building, 500 Poydras Street, New Orleans, La. 70130. The collision resulted in the...