Coast Guard responds to grounded long-liner on Unalaska Island

Cutter Morgenthau File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard crews are responding to the 58-foot Kodiak-based fishing vessel TerriGail which went aground in Alimuda Bay southwest of Makushin Bay on Unalaska Island Tuesday. The vessel grounded at 2:50 p.m. with reportedly 800 gallons of diesel fuel aboard after the crew was safely hoisted and transferred to the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau by a...

Coast Guard and state agency prepare fleet for upcoming Red King crab fishery season

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game personnel are beginning preparations to safeguard the fishing fleet for the start of the 2010 Red King crab season in Bristol Bay.

Coast Guard, state agencies keep vigilant eye on 2010 Bering Sea crab fleet

JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard helicopter crews from Kodiak are deploying to the Bering Sea to safeguard the crab fleet and other fishing vessels engaged in ground fisheries throughout the winter months.

Juneau fishing vessel sinks during coordinated recovery operation

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and Magone Marine Services were coordinating a recovery operation of the fishing vessel Carley Renee when it sank in Sedanka Pass at 3:10 p.m. Sunday.

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of four fishermen off Juneau fishing vessel

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard coordinated a rescue of four Alaska fishermen after receiving a mayday call from a crewmember aboard the Juneau based fishing vessel, Carly Renee, reporting they were taking on water and abandoning ship 22 miles east of Unalaska Island at approximately 4:42 p.m Friday.

Coast Guard, state agencies keep vigilant eye on 2009 – 2010 Bering Sea crab fleet

KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard, in partnership with Alaska Department of Fish and Game personnel, are deploying to safeguard the crab fleet departing today for the start of the 2009 – 2010 crabbing season in the Bering Sea.

Coast Guard, ADEC, Icy Mist owner working to remove potential pollutants from vessel

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard, Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation and the owner of the 58-foot fishing vessel Icy Mist have developed a plan for removing fuel, lube oil and hydraulic oil from the vessel grounded on Akutan Island 40 miles east of Dutch Harbor.

Coast Guard investigates report of man jumping from fishing vessel into Bering Sea

JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Unalaska is investigating a report of a 39-year old male jumping into the Bering Sea 11 miles northeast of Unalaska from the 58-foot fishing vessel Arctic Fox while en route to Dutch Harbor, Alaska, at 11:36 a.m. today.

Coast Guard presents Meritorious Public Service Award to crew of Alaska Warrior

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Capt. Scott Krey and members of the crew of the fishing vessel Alaska Warrior were honored by the Coast Guard at City Hall in Unalaska Thursday for their part in the heroic rescue of the crew of the fishing vessel Alaska Ranger on March 23, 2008. The Mayor of Unalaska Shirley Marquardt and Lt. Jose Rosario, supervisor Marine Safety Detachment Unalaska, presented Krey and his...