Coast Guard Academy cadets help save Right Whales

Coast Guard Academy cadets help save Right Whales
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); U.S. Coast Guard Academy First Class Cadets Ainsley Fruhwirth and Zoe Bolling show off their capstone project that works to give mariners a current location of right whales in their area using technology, Feb. 13, 2018.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin. New London, CT –...

Northeast Coast Guard units prepare for nor’easter, warn of dangerous marine conditions

Northeast Coast Guard units prepare for nor’easter, warn of dangerous marine conditions
Petty Officers Hayden Hunt and Derek Berkley, from Coast Guard Sector Boston, conduct a pre-storm assessment Monday, March 12, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. BOSTON — The Coast Guard is conducting pre-storm assessments Monday and advising mariners and the public along the coasts of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, the Cape and Islands to exercise caution Monday night through Tuesday as a winter storm...

Coast Guard rescues 4 off Martha’s Vineyard

Coast Guard rescues 4 off Martha's Vineyard
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod aircrew rescued four people from a sinking fishing boat Wednesday, about 18 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. The captain of the vessel Sea Star radioed watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 6:20 p.m., reporting their vessel was taking on water, listing...

Coast Guard concludes Buzzards Bay Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment workshop

Coast Guard concludes Buzzards Bay Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment workshop
Boston — The Coast Guard wrapped up the two-day Buzzards Bay Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment Workshop Thursday at the Towneplace Suites Marriott in Wareham. Participants convened in Wareham on February 7-8 for a structured workshop with facilitated sessions aimed to ensure the environmental protection and safe navigation of the Buzzards Bay waterway system. A final report stating the risks...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue kayaker in Providence River, RI

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue kayaker in Providence River, RI
Coast Guard Station Castle Hill 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its search Saturday at 5:41 p.m. for a missing kayaker on the Providence River near Conimicut Point, Rhode Island. Missing is Michael Perry from Warwick, Rhode Island. At approximately 5 p.m. Friday, Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders were notified via 911 dispatch...

Coast Guard searching for overdue kayaker in Providence River, RI

Coast Guard searching for overdue kayaker in Providence River, RI
Coast Guard Station Castle Hill 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard, along with the Providence Police Department, is searching for a 46-year-old man Friday after he was reported overdue from a kayaking trip on the Providence River near Conimicut Point, Rhode Island. Missing is Michael Perry from Warwick, Rhode Island. At approximately 5 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Southeastern...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 25 miles off Nantucket

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 25 miles off Nantucket
File photo of a Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 helicopter at Massachusetts General Hospital BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a seriously injured fisherman Saturday from a boat 25 miles east of Nantucket, Massachusetts. A man aboard the fishing vessel Hera contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England Saturday evening and reported another crewman suffered a head...

Coast Guard saves 5, assists 4 during sailing regatta off Jamestown, Rhode Island

Coast Guard saves 5, assists 4 during sailing regatta off Jamestown, Rhode Island
Coast Guard Station Castle Hill boat crew arrives on scene to a capsized 32-foot catamaran with two people in the water and three on the vessel off Jamestown, Rhode Island, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Seth Pontecorvo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued five people from their 32-foot catamaran Saturday after it capsized during a regatta off Beavertail...

Coast Guard readies for Hurricane Jose, cautions mariners

Coast Guard readies for Hurricane Jose, cautions mariners
BOSTON — Coast Guard units across the Northeast are accelerating preparations Monday ahead of forecasted tropical storm conditions expected to arrive in our area late Tuesday into Wednesday. Forecasted marine and coastal effects, including 34-63 knot winds and 20-30 foot seas, could pose life threatening conditions for mariners. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crews are flying storm tracks and using...