Coast Guard Cutter James offloads 28,000 lbs of cocaine, 11,000 lbs of marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads 28,000 lbs of cocaine, 11,000 lbs of marijuana
The Coast Guard Cutter James crew stands aboard the cutter October 28, 2019 in Port Everglades, Florida. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erik Villa Rodriguez Fort Lauderdale – The Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) crew offloaded approximately 27,300 pounds of seized cocaine worth an estimated $367 million and 11,000 pounds of seized marijuana worth an estimated $10.1 million at Port Everglades...

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters
Coast Guard file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two missing boaters who did not return from a trip near Port Canaveral. Missing are Brian McCluney and Justin Walker. After searching more than 146,368 square miles, an area equivalent to the size of Montana for over 281 hours, officials were unable to locate the boaters who were reported overdue Friday...

Coast Guard offloads 34,780 pounds of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads 34,780 pounds of cocaine in Port Everglades
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward  amongst 34,780 pounds of interdicted cocaine at Port Everglades, Florida, Feb. 5, 2019.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward (WMEC-911) offloaded approximately 34,780 pounds of cocaine Tuesday in Port Everglades worth an estimated $466 million wholesale seized in international...

Coast Guard rescues 10 from disabled cargo ship in the middle of the Atlantic

Coast Guard rescues 10 from disabled cargo ship in the middle of the Atlantic
The Coast Guard Cutter Confidence arrives on scene with the disabled cargo ship Alta to provide assistance in the Atlantic Ocean, Oct. 7, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Martinez. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Confidence rescued 10 crewmembers, who were stranded on a disabled cargo ship for almost 20 days when they were picked up Monday, approximately 1,380...

Coast Guard ends search for cruise ship crewmember

Coast Guard ends search for cruise ship crewmember
Coast Guard Cutter Confidence file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sabrina Elgammal. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews have ended their search for a cruise ship MSC Seaside crewmember, approximately 8 nautical miles southeast of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Missing is Michael M. Majaba, 37, of the Philippines. Majaba reportedly went overboard from the seventh deck of the Maltese-flagged...

Coast Guard searching for missing cruise ship crewmember south of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard searching for missing cruise ship crewmember south of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard Cutter Confidence file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a MSC Seaside crewmember Wednesday who went overboard, approximately 8 nautical miles southeast of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Missing is Michael M. Majaba, 37, of the Philippines. Majaba reportedly went overboard from the seventh deck of the Maltese-flagged cruise ship at approximately...

Coast Guard gets taste of local cuisine during 2018 Fleet Week

Coast Guard gets taste of local cuisine during 2018 Fleet Week
Chef Tim Theisen, head chef at Aruba’s Beach Cafe, takes a moment for a group photo with the cooks aborad the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence Wednesday, May 2, 2018 during the 2018 Port Everglades Fleet Week Celebrity Chef event. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally MIAMI — Coast Guard members got a taste of local cuisine Wednesday from the head chef of Aruba’s...

Coast Guard Cutter Confidence returns to homeport after successful patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Confidence returns to homeport after successful patrol
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Confidence crew returned to Port Canaveral, Florida on Thursday after a 56-day patrol in support of Joint Inter-Agency Task Force (JIATF) South. During this patrol, the crew conducted operations throughout the Western Caribbean and Eastern Pacific Ocean. Preparing for a long and busy patrol, the crew left Port Canaveral and filled the first five days underway...

Coast Guard offloads approximately 18 tons of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads approximately 18 tons of cocaine  in San Diego
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche, homported in Alameda, California, forms along side approximately 18 tons of cocaine on June 15, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Davonte Marrow) SAN DIEGO – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche offloaded approximately 18 tons of cocaine in San Diego, Thursday. Several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized the cocaine in 18 interdictions...