US, Canadian Coast Guards multi-mission event held in Canada

US, Canadian Coast Guards multi-mission event held in Canada
Rear Adm. Nathan Moore, U.S. Coast Guard 17th District, commander, and Neil O’Rourke, Canadian Coast Guard Arctic Region, assistant commissioner, underway in a Canadian response vessel at Hay River Base, Northwest Territories, Canada, June 8, 2022. JUNEAU, Alaska – Rear Admiral Nathan Moore, U.S. Coast Guard 17th District, commander, and Neil O’Rourke, Canadian Coast Guard Arctic Region, assistant...

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 Guards respond to container vessel that lost 40 containers

Coast Guards respond to container vessel that lost 40 containers
Shown is one of 35 containers that a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin located that container ship, Zim Kingston, lost in the water of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SEATTLE – The U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian Coast Guard responded to a container vessel that lost 40 containers during heavy weather Friday 40 miles from...

Coast Guard Commandant presents awards at Air Station Cape Cod

Coast Guard Commandant presents awards at Air Station Cape Cod
Adm. Karl Schultz, commandant of the Coast Guard, presents various awards to members of Air Station Cape Cod October 1, 2021.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd class Emma Fliszar BOSTON – Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz presented multiple awards during a ceremony at Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Friday. The U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian Coast Guard, and the Royal Canadian Air...

U.S., Canadian crews conduct joint training exercise

U.S., Canadian crews conduct joint training exercise
Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB 20) Executive Officer Cmdr. Jessica Worst observes Canadian coast guard ship Amundsen transit alongside Healy during a passing exercise near Resolute, Nunavut, Canada on Sept. 6, 2021.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer First Class Michael Underwood. ALAMEDA — The Coast Guard Cutter Healy’s (WAGB 20) crew conducted a search-and-rescue exercise and professional...

Coast Guards rescue 31 fishermen from sinking vessel off Nova Scotia

Coast Guards rescue 31 fishermen from sinking vessel off Nova Scotia
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew BarresiBOSTON- The U.S., and Canadian Coast Guards, and Royal Canadian Air Force rescued 31 fishermen from a disabled, Canadian fishing vessel over 130 miles south of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Tuesday night. At 7:05p.m., Tuesday, the Rescue Coordination Center in Halifax notified watchstanders at the...

Coast Guard hosts’ anniversary ceremony for joint cooperative with Canada

Coast Guard hosts’ anniversary ceremony for joint cooperative with Canada
U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Jack Vogt shakes hands with Canadian Coast Guard Rear Adm. Roger Girouard during an ceremony held in Seattle, Dec. 19, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Steve Strohmaier) SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard and the Canadian Coast Guard celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Cooperative Vessel Traffic Services (CVTS) in Seattle on Thursday evening. The...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire on Detroit River

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire on Detroit River
Coast Guard Air Station Detroit MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo from Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay. DETROIT – The U.S. Coast Guard received notification from Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton at approximately 2 p.m., Sunday, that the 641-foot Canadian motor vessel Tecumseh had an engine room fire near Zug Island on the United States’ side of the Detroit River. Coast Guard Sector Detroit...

Statement from Canadian, U.S. Coast Guard regarding the Port Huron Float Down

Statement from Canadian, U.S. Coast Guard regarding the Port Huron Float Down
A U.S. Coast Guard boat crew from Coast Guard Station Port Huron, Mich., stands by to provide assistance as needed at the start of  Port Huron Float Down, during which more than 1,000 people gathered Aug. 16, 2015, to float 7.5 miles down the St. Clair River between Port Huron and Marysville, Mich., on the border of the U.S. and Canada in inflatable and makeshift rafts. . (U.S. Coast Guard photo by...