Coast Guard investigating unknown substance off NC coast

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is responding to reports of an unknown substance in the water discovered by boaters in several locations off the North Carolina coast Wednesday.

Coast Guard lifts port condition Zulu for Cape Fear River zone

FORT MACON, N.C. — The Captain of the Port lifted port condition Zulu for the Cape Fear River Zone Friday.

Coast Guard crews medevac man 275 miles off Myrtle Beach, S.C.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Coast Guard air crews from Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., flew nearly 500 miles from their home base to medically evacuate a cargo ship crewmember who fell 9-12 feet down stairs on the ship Wednesday morning about 275 miles southeast of Myrtle Beach.

Coast Guard to help boaters avoid fines and hazards

SNEADS FERRY, N.C. – Representatives from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Wilmington, the Coast Guard Auxiliary, and a boating safety equipment company are scheduled to speak to the boating community about Operation Safe Catch from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the Sneads Ferry Community Center.

Coast Guard responds to sinking yacht in Wilmington, N.C.

Wilmington, N.C. – Coast Guard and Wilmington Fire Department personnel responded to a 60-foot private yacht sinking at the pier south of the Henrietta III on the Cape Fear River near downtown Wilmington at 8:23 a.m. Saturday.

Coast Guard to conduct investigation into parasailing accident

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Rear Adm. Wayne Justice, Coast Guard 5th District commander, ordered a district formal investigation Monday to determine the cause of the parasailing accident in Ocean Isle, N.C. Friday resulting in the death of two females.

Coast Guard investigates parasailing accident

OCEAN ISLE, N.C. – Coast Guard personnel from the Marine Safety Unit in Wilmington are investigating the cause of death for two females near the Ocean Isle Beach Pier Friday.