Coast Guard MSU Savannah holds change-of-command

Coast Guard MSU Savannah holds change-of-command
Capt. Francis J. DelRosso, Coast Guard Sector Charleston commander, Cmdr. Kevin Broyles, former Marine Safety Unit Savannah Commander, and Cmdr. Nathaniel Robinson, MSU Savannah commander, poses for a photo during a change-of-command ceremony in, Savannah, Georgia, July 13, 2023. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Savannah crew held a change-of-command...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel taking on water near Sapelo Sound

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel taking on water near Sapelo Sound
Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. CHARLESTON, S.C.— A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah aircrew rescued two people, Tuesday, after their sailing vessel ran aground and began taking on water near Sapelo Sound, Georgia. A crewmember aboard the sailing vessel notified Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders at 8:46 p.m., Monday, via VHF-FM channel 16 marine radio, stating their...

Coast Guard to enforce safety zone for large cranes

Coast Guard to enforce safety zone for large cranes
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard will enforce a temporary safety zone in the Savannah River for the import of the largest gauge ship-to-shore cranes in U.S. history, Thursday. The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Savannah will establish a safety zone during the import of the cranes to ensure the safety and security of the public and all vessels in the channel. The safety zone is expected to take place...

Coast Guard enforces safety zone in Savannah River

Coast Guard enforces safety zone in Savannah River
The 1091-foot motor vessel Maersk Surabaya ran aground in the Savannah River, June 14, 2022. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Savannah SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard established a safety zone around the motor vessel Maersk Surabaya after the vessel ran aground in the Savannah River near Fort Jackson, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Station Tybee Island 45-foot Response Boat—Medium (RBM) crew enforced...

Coast Guard medevacs man 12 miles east of Brunswick

Coast Guard medevacs man 12 miles east of Brunswick
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. BRUNSWICK, Ga.— The Coast Guard medevaced a 35 year-old-man, Thursday, from the motor vessel Morning Capo approximately 12 miles east of Brunswick, Georgia. A Coast Guard Station Brunswick 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boat crew arrived on scene at 6:20 a.m. and transferred the man to awaiting EMS at...

Coast Guard investigating unknown sheen in Brunswick, Ga

Coast Guard investigating unknown sheen in Brunswick, Ga
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit (MSU) Savannah personnel are investigating a recurring mystery sheen emanating from the bank of the East River in Brunswick, Georgia. The Coast Guard has been conducting an investigation since February 2019 to identify the source of the sheen across multiple waterfront properties. Hard boom and absorbent materials have been placed around the discharge...

Coast Guard rescues 4 adults from capsized vessel in Ossabaw Sound

Coast Guard rescues 4 adults from capsized vessel in Ossabaw Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard rescued four adults, Tuesday, from a capsized 50-foot catamaran near the entrance of Ossabaw Sound. An Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter launched and a rescue swimmer, with a dewatering pump, was lowered the catamaran, which was flooding at the...

Coast Guard crews work to remove product from aground fishing vessel

Coast Guard crews work to remove product from aground fishing vessel
The Coast Guard is working to remove diesel fuel from an aground fishing vessel east of Egg Island, November 18, 2020.  ( U.S. Coast Guard Photo) SAVANNAH, Ga.- The Coast Guard is working to remove diesel fuel from an aground fishing vessel east of Egg Island. The fishing vessel initially ran aground on November 4 after it became disabled. The Coast Guard is working with partner agencies and a hired...

Coast Guard receives National Service Award for Golden Ray rescue

Coast Guard receives National Service Award for Golden Ray rescue
Capt. John Reed, commander, Coast Guard Sector Charleston, holds the ReadyCommunities Partnership 2019 National Service Award for Diligence and Collaboration in the Golden Ray Rescue March 6, 2020, at the Glynn County Emergency Management Operations Center in Brunswick, Georgia. The award, accepted by Reed on behalf of all Coast Guard units and maritime partners who supported or participated in the...