Coast Guard suspends search for missing tanker ship crewmember

Coast Guard suspends search for missing tanker ship crewmember
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Lt. Cmdr. C. T. O’Neil CAPE HATTERAS, N.C. — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans suspended their search for a missing tanker crewmember who went overboard 400 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Friday afternoon. Coast Guard aircrews aboard HC-130 Hercules aircraft flew 22 sorties for a period of 45 combined hours over a search area...

Coast Guard searching for missing ship crewmember off Cape Hatteras

Coast Guard searching for missing ship crewmember off Cape Hatteras
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City C=130 Hercules aircraft file photo. CAPE HATTERAS, N.J. – The Coast Guard is searching for a crewmember of a tanker ship approximately 400 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District command center received a report from watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s First District Command Center that a man...

Coast Guard, President Eisenhower rescue mariner 500 miles offshore

Coast Guard, President Eisenhower rescue mariner 500 miles offshore
A 67-year-old man rows a small dinghy away from his disabled and adrift 28-foot sailing vessel Miss Lilly to the motor vessel President Eisenhower approximately 575 miles south southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, June 4, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Seventeenth District command center personnel coordinated efforts with motor vessel President Eisenhower to...

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner off Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner off Federated States of Micronesia
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard, Air Force, and regional partners are searching for a 47-year-old mariner missing from the Panamanian-flagged merchant vessel Rising Wind, 174 miles northwest of Chuuk. “In cases such as this one, we often rely on our partners in the region to coordinate...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton departs India after engagement with Indian coast guard

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton departs India after engagement with Indian coast guard
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton sales alongside the Indian coast guard ships Abheed and Shaurya (16) Aug. 23, 2019, while transiting in the Bay of Bengal off the coast of Chennai, India. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Esterly) CHENNAI, India – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) departed Tuesday from Chennai after a multi-day engagement with the Indian coast...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of French mariner near Bermuda

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of French mariner near Bermuda
The sailboat that sank near Bermuda, leading to the rescue of the French mariner by the container ship Nevzat Kalkavan, July 17, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard personnel coordinated the rescue of a French mariner 600 miles off the coast of Bermuda using the Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue (AMVER) System, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Fifth Coast Guard District...

Good Samaritans successfully evacuate mariners from two sailing vessels in the Pacific

Good Samaritans successfully evacuate mariners from two sailing vessels in the Pacific
HONOLULU — Mariners from two disabled sailing vessels were rescued by good Samaritans roughly 2,000 miles southeast of Hilo on the Big Island, Thursday. The crew of the fishing vessel Azteca 5 rescued the three mariners aboard the sailing vessel Ran Tan II while the crew of the commercial car carrier Tomar rescued the two people aboard the sailing vessel Irish Eyes. “There were no reports of injuries...

Coast Guard responding to two foundering sailing vessels in the Pacific

Coast Guard responding to two foundering sailing vessels in the Pacific
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are responding to reports of two foundering sailing vessels roughly 2,000 miles southeast of Hilo on the Big Island, Thursday. The crews of the fishing vessel Azteca 5 and the commercial car carrier Tomar participating in the AMVER program, are responding to the Ran Tan II and the Irish Eyes respectively. The two sailing ships are approximately 85 miles...

Coast Guard continues response to container ship fire northeast of Bermuda

Coast Guard continues response to container ship fire northeast of Bermuda
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard continues coordinating response efforts to ensure the safety of the crew of a container ship approximately 1,015 miles northeast of Bermuda, Monday. Saturday evening, 11 non-essential crew members were evacuated from the Yantian Express to the tugboat Smit Nicobar and Sunday morning all remaining crew were evacuated to the Smit Nicobar. The Coast Guard is currently...