Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Insignia 150 miles south of Norfolk, VA

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Insignia 150 miles south of Norfolk, VA
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photoPORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced an 89-year-old from a cruise ship 80 miles southeast of Cape Lookout, North Carolina, last night. Watchstanders in the 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth were notified by the captain of the cruise ship Insignia at approximately 4:20 p.m. that a Canadian woman was experiencing symptoms characteristic...

Coast Guard investigating cruise ship fire that killed three people

Coast Guard investigating cruise ship fire that killed three people
MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard assembled a joint investigative team with the National Transportation Safety Board and is sending four marine safety professionals from Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico and the Cruise Ship and Investigation National Centers of Expertise, to investigate Thursday’s fire on the cruise ship Insignia in St. Lucia that claimed three lives. The Coast Guard and...