U.S., Japan Coast Guards and Navy rescue fisherman off Guam

U.S., Japan Coast Guards and Navy rescue fisherman off Guam
fishing vessel Fukuichimaru No. 83 SANTA RITA, Guam — Members of the U.S. Coast Guard, Japan Coast Guard, and U.S. Navy rescued a mariner aboard a fishing vessel south of Guam. On Tuesday, June 7, 2022, U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam’s Joint Rescue Sub-Center (JRSC) received a report of a 55-year old male experiencing severe abdominal pain aboard the fishing vessel Fukuichimaru...

U.S., Japan Coast Guards conduct joint counter-narcotics exercise

U.S., Japan Coast Guards conduct joint counter-narcotics exercise
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry sails alongside the Japan Coast Guard patrol vessel Mizuho during an exercise off Guam, June 7, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam) SANTA RITA, Guam — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry and Japan Coast Guard patrol vessel Mizuho completed a joint counter-narcotics exercise off Guam, Tuesday. The exercise...

Coast Guard and GovGuam to conduct infectious disease exercise

Coast Guard and GovGuam to conduct infectious disease exercise
SANTA RITA, Guam – U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam, Government of Guam stakeholders, and industry partners will conduct a full-scale maritime training exercise at the Port Authority of Guam, Piti, June 1-3, 2022. The purpose of this interagency training exercise is to prepare Guam to respond to and contain an outbreak of a highly infectious disease, like the Ebola virus. This will...

Coast Guard coordinates multiple rescues in Micronesia

Coast Guard coordinates multiple rescues in Micronesia
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded and assisted in several rescue cases within the Federated States of Micronesia over a two week period. The rescue cases all involved overdue vessels in and around Weno, Chuuk State and Pohnpei with multiple agencies assisting in the search efforts. “These types of situations are what we prepare for,” said Lt. Cmdr. Andrew Williams, a Joint...

Coast Guard, partners rescue missing mariners near Chuuk State

Coast Guard, partners rescue missing mariners near Chuuk State
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. SANTA RITA, Guam — Coast Guard and partner agencies have rescued five adults and one child aboard a missing vessel near Etal Atoll in Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia, Tuesday. At 6:00 a.m., Saturday, Coast Guard Forces Micronesia | Sector Guam watchstanders received a report...

Coast Guard supports Republic of Palau with exclusive economic zone enforcement

Coast Guard supports Republic of Palau with exclusive economic zone enforcement
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules airplane file photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter KimballSANTA RITA, Guam — Last week, the Coast Guard responded to a request from the Republic of Palau to assist with locating the Chinese flagged research vessel Da Yang Hao and observe its activity. The 4,600-ton vessel entered Palau’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Nov. 29. On Nov. 30, Joint Rescue...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner off Guam

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner off Guam
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) arrives at the cutters new homeport in Santa Rita, Guam, Nov. 30, 2020. The Oliver Henry is the second of three scheduled Fast Response Cutters (FRC) to be stationed in Guam. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Katherine Hays/Released) SANTA RITA, Guam —​​ The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for a missing...

Coast Guard partners rescue six mariners off Micronesia

Coast Guard partners rescue six mariners off Micronesia
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard, Federated States of Micronesia first responders, good Samaritans and the Navy rescued six mariners off the Mortlock Islands, Chuuk State, Thursday. The crew of the FSS Micronesia rescued the mariners, last seen on Nov 3rd, and is currently transporting...

Coast Guard searching for skiff off Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard searching for skiff off Federated States of Micronesia
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard, Federated States of Micronesia first responders, and good Samaritans are searching for an overdue 24-foot skiff with 6 people aboard off Lukunor Atoll, Chuuk State, Saturday. An Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew has been deployed to the...