Coast Guard monitoring Noble Globetrotter II near Grand Isle, La.

Coast Guard monitoring Noble Globetrotter II near Grand Isle, La.
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a vessel that reportedly sustained damage during Hurricane Ida. During the storm, the Coast Guard received a report that the vessel had sustained damage. Members of the Coast Guard’s Eighth District Outer Continental Shelf division have been in contact with both the master of the Noble Globetrotter II and Noble Corporation since Sunday to determine...

Coast Guard repatriates 3 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 3 migrants to Cuba
A Coast Guard Cutter Venturous Over-the-Horizon smallboat crew interdicts a rustic vessel with three Cuban migrants aboard approximately 50 miles so MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr.’s crew repatriated three Cuban migrants to Cuba, Wednesday. The three Cuban migrants were interdicted Sunday by the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous crew approximately 50 miles southeast of the Bahamas and...

Coast Guard suspends search for 6 missing people 23 miles east of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard suspends search for 6 missing people 23 miles east of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday at 10:30 p.m., for six people who were reported as missing approximately 23 miles east of Fort Pierce. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan stating they had rescued a Jamaican national from...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man from water 23 miles east of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man from water 23 miles east of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a Jamaican national from the water approximately 23 miles east of Fort Pierce. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan stating they had rescued one man from the water east of Fort Pierce. A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew launched...

Coast Guard transfers 6.8 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard transfers 6.8 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous transfers custody of four suspected smugglers and $6.8 million dollars of seized cocaine to federal law enforcement authorities in San San Juan, Puerto Rico Oct. 15, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Venturous (WMEC-625) transferred custody of four suspected smugglers and 246 kilograms of seized cocaine to federal...

Coast Guard crew offloads more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine

Coast Guard crew offloads more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf crewmembers inspect a low-profile semi-submersible in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean Aug. 14, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) offloaded more than 26,000 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego, Thursday. The drugs, worth an estimated $390 million, were seized in international...

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 Cutter Venturous returns home after 62-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returns home after 62-day patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returns to it’s homeport in St. Petersburg, Florida, (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous (WMEC-625) returned home to St. Petersburg, Thursday following a 62-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. Venturous’ crew spent the first three weeks of the patrol...

Coast Guard continues to discourage illegal migration attempts to the United States

Coast Guard continues to discourage illegal migration attempts to the United States
The Coast Guard continues to discourage migrants from conducting dangerous illegal voyages on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels.  U.S. Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to discourage migrants from conducting dangerous illegal voyages on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels. On Wednesday, a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, deployed to Great Inagua, Bahamas,...