Coast Guard, NTSB launch investigation into the cruise ship Carnival Triumph engine fire

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board launched an investigation Tuesday into the circumstances surrounding a fire aboard the cruise ship Carnival Triumph, that occurred Sunday. The Carnival Triumph experienced an engine room fire while on a four-day cruise in the Gulf of Mexico, and has been without propulsion in the Gulf of Mexico since. The ship’s automatic...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton Arctic Patrol – Aug. 25, 2008

Journal Entry – Aug. 25, 2008 – Arctic Ocean The Coast Guard is extending High Endurance cutter operations from the Bering Sea into the Chukchi Sea, the Beaufort Sea, and the Arctic Ocean. This operation supports the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to extend maritime safety and security to the Arctic region in the face of retreating polar sea ice. The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton...