Coast Guard conducts medevac off Kauai

Coast Guard conducts medevac off Kauai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard successfully medevaced a 37-year-old Filipino crewmember off a tuna longliner 80-miles north of Kauai, Sunday. “Our trained crews and hoist-capable aircraft are vital to ensuring mariners reach a higher level of medical care quickly,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley Gray, a communication...

Coast Guard suspends search for remaining Sincerity Ace crewmember

Coast Guard suspends search for remaining Sincerity Ace crewmember
File photo of an HC-130 from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for the remaining unaccounted for crewmember of the Sincerity Ace. “Following the conclusion of morning and afternoon searches by our aircraft and commercial vessels we suspended the active search. This is always a difficult decision and takes many factors into account,”...

Coast Guard continues response to grounded fish carrier in Marshall Islands

Coast Guard continues response to grounded fish carrier in Marshall Islands
The 308-foot Chinese-flagged commercial fish carrier sits aground on Taka Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands Jan. 3, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard response continues to the grounding of the 308-foot Chinese-flagged commercial fishing carrier Ou Ya Leng No. 6 on Taka Atoll in the Marshall Islands. A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules crew...

Coast Guard responding to report of grounded fishing vessel in Marshall Islands

Coast Guard responding to report of grounded fishing vessel in Marshall Islands
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of the 308-foot Chinese-flagged commercial fishing vessel Ou Ya Leng No. 6 aground on Taka Atoll in the Marshall Islands, Wednesday. A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules crew is currently headed to the area to assess the situation. Good Samaritans...

Coast Guard, responders continue search for 2 crew from Sirenity Ace

Coast Guard, responders continue search for 2 crew from Sirenity Ace
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle HONOLULU — Coast Guard, Navy and good Samaritans aboard two merchant vessels continued the search Tuesday for two crew from the ship Sincerity Ace following a fire 1,800 nautical miles (2,071 statute miles) northwest of Oahu. “We are thankful for the assistance the crews of these merchant...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans responding to vessel fire in Pacific Ocean

Coast Guard, good Samaritans responding to vessel fire in Pacific Ocean
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans aboard several commercial vessels are responding to a reported vessel fire on the 650-foot Sincerity Ace 1,800 nautical miles (2071 statute miles) northwest of Oahu on the high seas, Monday. “The distance involved here requires any and all available support, we thank the crews of the commercial vessels for volunteering to assist and have Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 4 in 2 separate cases Sunday

Coast Guard rescues 4 in 2 separate cases Sunday
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews diverted from training exercises to conduct two separate rescues off Hawaii, Sunday. These events range from a medevac of a snorkeler to the rescue of passengers from a capsized vessel. A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medevaced a snorkeler...

Fijian shiprider joins Coast Guard aircrew on patrol

Fijian shiprider joins Coast Guard aircrew on patrol
Fijian navy Sub-Lt. Opeti Enesi, a navigation officer, and an Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew fly over the Fijian islands, Dec. 8, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) SUVA, Fiji — A Fijian navy shiprider flew with a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew on patrol over the Fijian Islands, Saturday. “What we were tasked...

Coast Guard Cutter Munro visits Suva, Fiji

Coast Guard Cutter Munro visits Suva, Fiji
Petty Officer 3rd Class Lawrence Thomas, an engineer aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) shows Fijian navy cadets the engine of the Munro’s 35-foot Long Range Interceptor small boat off Suva, Fiji, Dec. 7, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) SUVA, Fiji — Representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard and the Fijian navy spoke at a press conference,...