Coast Guard medevacs Israeli crewmember from Zim Haifa near Cold Bay

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew safely medevaced an Israeli crewmember off the 964-foot container ship Zim Haifa about 97 miles east of Cold Bay Monday.

Coast Guard recovers four from Seattle fishing vessel

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard rescue crews from Air Station Kodiak have recovered four fishermen at 8:39 p.m. 50 miles south of Montegue Island after the 75-foot Seattle-based fishing vessel Northern Belle sank Tuesday around 5:30 p.m. Three of the four fishermen were reported to be suffering from hypothermia and a fourth was unresponsive but receiving CPR. It was reported the four fishermen were...

Coast Guard medevacs Filipino man to Dutch Harbor

KODIAK, Alaska – Two Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews conducted a medevac of a Filipino-crewman off the 656-foot Japanese-flagged cargo vessel Stellar Harvest 200 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor Saturday at 9:25 a.m.

Coast Guard moving radio operations from Valdez to better serve the boating community

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – To better serve the boating community, Coast Guard Sector Anchorage is scheduled to move its VHF radio monitoring operations from Valdez to the Sector command center in Anchorage Saturday.

Communications Station Kodiak to hold change of command

KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Communications Station Kodiak will hold a change of command ceremony Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in the Golden Anchor on Coast Guard base Kodiak where Lt. Cmdr. Peter R. Van Ness will relieve Lt. Cmdr. Michael F. Nasitka as commanding officer in a formal ceremony.