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...

Coast Guard, salvage crews rescue remaining Golden Ray passengers in St Simon Sound

Coast Guard, salvage crews rescue remaining Golden Ray passengers in St Simon Sound
Coast Guard and salvage crews extracted the remaining four Golden Ray crew members Sept. 9, 2019, in St. Simons Sound near Brunswick, Georgia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Station Brunswick) BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Coast Guard and salvage crews extracted the remaining four Golden Ray crewmembers Monday in St. Simons Sound near Brunswick, Georgia. The crewmembers were transported by a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard conducting rescue operation for 4 aboard disabled, burning vessel in St. Simons Sound

Coast Guard conducting rescue operation for 4 aboard disabled, burning vessel in St. Simons Sound
Coast Guard crews and port partners respond to a disabled cargo vessel with a fire on board September 8, 2019, in St. Simons Sound, Georgia.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and port partners are searching for four crewmembers aboard a disabled cargo vessel with a fire on board Sunday morning in St. Simons Sound, Brunswick, Georgia. Currently, 20 people have been safely...

Coast Guard, partner agencies complete port safety exercise in Savannah

Coast Guard, partner agencies complete port safety exercise in Savannah
Coast Guard and partner agency crews participated in the Area Maritime Security Training and Exercise Program (AMSTEP) in Savannah, July 24, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Luke Clayton. SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard and partner agency crews completed the Area Maritime Security Training and Exercise Program (AMSTEP) Wednesday in Savannah. The exercise consisted of 25 federal,...