Coast Guard Transfers Two Former Cutters To Pakistan

Coast Guard Transfers Two Former Cutters To Pakistan
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Capt. Robert Bevins and Pakistani Air Force Group Captain Raashid Siddique Qureshi sign certificates of transfer for the former cutters Key Biscayne and Grand Isle  at the Coast Guard Yard Dec. 7, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Baltimore – The Coast Guard transferred the former cutters...

Coast Guard Cutter Moray officer in charge temporarily relieved

Coast Guard Cutter Moray officer in charge temporarily relieved
BOSTON — Rear Adm. Linda Fagan, Commander, First Coast Guard District and Capt. Brian Gilda, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Northern New England, relieved Senior Chief Petty Officer Christopher Bouchard Friday from his duties as officer in charge of Moray for loss of confidence in the ability to command. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Final...

Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle open for free tours in Boston

Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle open for free tours in Boston
BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle is scheduled to be open to the public for free tours from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, at Rowes Wharf in Boston. The Grand Isle, a 110-foot Island Class Patrol Boat homeported in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is slated to arrive in Boston Harbor at 10 a.m., Wednesday, and will be providing maritime security for First Night Boston 2015. “We are happy to provide...

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crew assists flooded vessel near Isle of Shoals, Maine

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crew assists flooded vessel near Isle of Shoals, Maine
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews assisted a fishing crew aboard a flooding boat 40 miles east of Isle of Shoals, Maine, Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Command Center in Portland, Maine received a call at approximately 5:05 a.m. via VHF radio from the crew aboard the fishing vessel Two Megs reporting their engine room was flooded. Rescue crews aboard a MH-60...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard from ferry Provincetown II

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard from ferry Provincetown II
BOSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its active search at 5:38 p.m. Sunday for a man who went overboard from the Provincetown II ferry near Castle Island, Mass., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston received a report from the Provincetown II stating that a man had went overboard from the third deck at approximately 10:45 p.m. and they were unable to see him. Crews from numerous...

Coast Guard crews searching for overboard ferry rider

Coast Guard crews searching for overboard ferry rider
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews, along with state and local agencies, are searching for a man who fell overboard from the Provincetown II ferry near Castle Island, Mass., at approximately 10:45 p.m., Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Boston crews received notification from the Provincetown II that a man had fallen into the water from the third deck. The Coast Guard launched two boat crews from Coast...

Coast Guard, NOAA collaborate in commercial fishing vessel violation

 Coast Guard, NOAA collaborate in commercial fishing vessel violation
BOSTON — The Coast Guard and National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration issued a violation to a Gloucester, Mass.,-based fishing vessel for a significant fisheries infraction, Tuesday. The vessel was issued the violation for allegedly fishing for Northeast Multispecies in the United States Exclusive Economic Zone while utilizing a net liner, an illegal fishing gear configuration. Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman north of Provincetown

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman north of Provincetown
BOSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its search at 10:42 p.m. Sunday for a fisherman after a vessel capsized approximately 2 miles north of Provincetown, Mass., at about 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England, in Woods Hole, Mass., received a call from the lobster boat Glutton, reporting that the 42-foot fishing vessel Twinlights, homeported in Provincetown...

Coast Guard searching for fisherman after vessel capsizes north of Provincetown

Coast Guard searching for fisherman after vessel capsizes north of Provincetown
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a fisherman after a vessel capsized approximately 2 miles north of Provincetown, Mass., at about 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a call from the lobster boat Glutton, reporting that the 42-foot fishing vessel Twinlights, with two fishermen aboard, had capsized after becoming entangled in fishing...