Coast Guard and Air Force respond to 2 Taiwanese fishermen burned in fire 900 miles off Bermuda

Coast Guard and Air Force respond to 2 Taiwanese fishermen burned in fire 900 miles off Bermuda
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); US Air Force HC-130J Combat King II PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Air Force are responding Wednesday to two injured fisherman aboard a cargo vessel approximately 500 miles southeast of Bermuda. Coast Guard watchstanders at the 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth helped coordinate...

Coast Guard, National Park Service working together to remove diesel fuel onboard grounded fishing boat Paloma

Coast Guard, National Park Service working together to remove diesel fuel onboard grounded fishing boat Paloma
SAN FRANCISCO – Coast Guard Sector San Francisco and National Park Service personnel are working together to remove any marine pollutants and primarily diesel fuel from onboard the grounded fishing vessel, Paloma, at Ocean Beach in Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco, Tuesday. The active search for the boat operator was suspended on Monday night. Coast Guard responders worked...

Coast Guard issues violation to New Bedford scallop vessel

Coast Guard issues violation to New Bedford scallop vessel
BOSTON – A Coast Guard Station Menemsha crew issued a violation to a fishing vessel for its illegal catch, Friday at approximately 8 a.m. The New Bedford-based, 85-foot scallop fishing vessel was loaded with more than 50 bushels of in-shell scallops within a line of demarcation in Buzzards Bay, Mass. The time outside the line of demarcation counts against a vessel’s days at sea; vessels shucking...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized commercial fishing vessel

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized commercial fishing vessel
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a capsized commercial fishing vessel Wednesday, in the vicinity of Egg Bank, St. Helena Sound, S.C. Coast Guard watchstanders in Sector Charleston command center were notified of the incident by Beaufort County Dispatch that a 15-foot commercial fishing vessel had capsized. The Coast Guard rescued three mariners from a capsized commercial...

Coast Guard responds to grounded fishing vessel near Whidbey Island, Wash.

Coast Guard responds to grounded fishing vessel near Whidbey Island, Wash.
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews and members of the Washington Department of Ecology are responding to a fishing vessel run aground on the west side of Whidbey Island, Wash., early Tuesday. There have been no reports of pollution or injuries. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders received a report at approximately 4 a.m. stating that the 97-foot fishing vessel, Neahkahnie, had run aground in the...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from sinking vessel in Ponce de Leon Inlet, Fla.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued three people Tuesday night after a 44-foot commercial fishing vessel, Little Joe, began to take on water approximately one-half-mile off the of Ponce de Leon Inlet, Fla., jetties near New Smyrna Beach. At approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday, Coast Guard watchstanders received a Channel 16 VHF radio hail reporting that the Little Joe suffered a...

U.S. Coast Guard responding to disabled vessel’s crew

HONOLULU – U.S. Coast Guard crews are responding to a fishing vessel fire approximately 50 miles north of Kingman Reef.  The Rescue Coordination Center in Taiwan reported to Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center watchstanders here Monday at 7:30 a.m. that the 28-member crew of the Taiwanese-flagged fishing vessel Hou Chun 11 abandoned ship and are in two life rafts.

Coast Guard rescues three men from sinking fishing vessel

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued three men Wednesday at about 2:00 a.m., after their vessel began taking on water approximately 60 miles northwest of Clearwater.

Coast Guard to hold free fishing boat stability training Shinnecock and Sandy Hook fishermen.

New York – The Coast Guard is offering special free training sessions on fishing vessel stability to fishermen in Shinnecock, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2009 and Sandy Hook, N.J., Oct. 27, 2009.