Coast Guard medevacs Ukrainian mariner from Palmyra Atoll

Coast Guard medevacs Ukrainian mariner from Palmyra Atoll
A Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew conducts a medevac for a 66-year-old Ukrainian mariner from Palmyra Atoll, March 25, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — An Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew conducted a medevac for a 66-year-old Ukrainian mariner from Palmyra Atoll, Thursday. The mariner was suffering...

Coast Guard medevacs contractor from Wake Island

Coast Guard medevacs contractor from Wake Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. HONOLULU — An Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew medevaced a 56-year-old contractor from Wake Island to Hawaii, Monday. The contractor was suffering from symptoms of a bacterial infection and was transported to awaiting emergency medical services on Oahu. He was reported...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from Palmyra Atoll

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from Palmyra Atoll
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. HONOLULU — An Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew conducted a medevac for a 57-year-old South Korean mariner from Palmyra Atoll, Thursday. The mariner was suffering abdominal pains and was flown to Hawaii where he was transferred by ambulance to Pali Momi Medical Center for...

Coast Guard supports Republic of Palau with exclusive economic zone enforcement

Coast Guard supports Republic of Palau with exclusive economic zone enforcement
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules airplane file photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter KimballSANTA RITA, Guam — Last week, the Coast Guard responded to a request from the Republic of Palau to assist with locating the Chinese flagged research vessel Da Yang Hao and observe its activity. The 4,600-ton vessel entered Palau’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Nov. 29. On Nov. 30, Joint Rescue...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue mariners off Guam

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue mariners off Guam
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry file photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Katherine Hays SANTA RITA, Guam — On Tuesday, the Coast Guard suspended the active search for Xiao Wei Quin and Yun Liu Red, who remain missing. The search began last Wednesday, when their 14-foot black Kodiak skiff was reported overdue while traveling between Saipan and Guam. At 4:16 p.m., Wednesday, July 21, Sector Guam...

Coast Guard, partners rescue fisherman in Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue fisherman in Federated States of Micronesia
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules file photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball SANTA RITA, Guam — Coast Guard, Air Force, and Federated States of Micronesia responders rescued an overdue fisherman aboard his 19-foot skiff 55 miles west of Ant Atoll, Monday. The joint operation began on Saturday when the Pohnpei Fire Department began searching for the fisherman after he failed to...

Coast Guard, partners rescue 5 mariners in the Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue 5 mariners in the Federated States of Micronesia
A Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircrew deploys a SAR kit with food, water and handheld radios to a 23-foot skiff. U.S. Coast Guard photo HONOLULU — Coast Guard, Air Force, and Federated States of Micronesia responders rescued five mariners in the vicinity of Houk Island, Chuuk, Friday. The crew of the merchant vessel Hoegh Brasilia rescued the mariners, missing since Tuesday,...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from Wake Island

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from Wake Island
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules airplane photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard medevaced a 51-year-old crewmember from the 211-foot Japanese-flagged fishing vessel Shoyo Maru 1,501 miles east of Guam on Wake Island, Tuesday. An Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew successfully transported the man from Wake Island to awaiting emergency...

Coast Guard continues search for missing mariners off Midway Island

Coast Guard continues search for missing mariners off Midway Island
The Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 was located adrift on Jan. 1 with a missing life raft and no signs of the 10 crewmembers. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, and good Samaritans in coordination with Rescue Coordination Center Taipei continue the search for the 10 crewmembers of the Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 550-miles northeast of Midway Island, Tuesday. Good...