Cutter Sequoia returns to Guam from patrol following busy start to the year

Cutter Sequoia returns to Guam from patrol following busy start to the year
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia  conducts an Aids to Navigation Patrol in American Samoa, late January, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Tyrone Gyotoku) HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia (WLB 215) returned to Apra Harbor, Guam, following a multi-cutter patrol in response to Super Typhoon Wutip, Monday. Super Typhoon Wutip was the strongest...

The shipwreck that changed the Coast Guard forever

The shipwreck that changed the Coast Guard forever
The Marine Electric, a 605-foot cargo ship, as seen underway before its capsizing and sinking on Feb. 12, 1983.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) by Petty Officer 2nd Class Corinne Zilnicki When the clock tolled 12 a.m. on Feb. 12, 1983, the 605-foot cargo ship Marine Electric trekked northward 30 miles off Virginia’s Eastern Shore, plowing slowly through the gale-force winds and waves stirred up by...

How the Coast Guard supports maritime commerce and the ship-building industry

How the Coast Guard supports maritime commerce and the ship-building industry
The Daniel K. Inouye is the largest container vessel constructed in the United States, and is one of many ships marine inspectors from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay work with to ensure maritime safety and security, Oct. 4, 2018.Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson. By Lt. Amanda Faulkner and PA1 Seth Johnson The Coast Guard is known for saving lives at sea, but did you know...

Coast Guard announces Maritime Commerce Strategic Outlook

Coast Guard announces Maritime Commerce Strategic Outlook
WASHINGTON – The Coast Guard has announced its Maritime Commerce Strategic Outlook, which is the service’s long-term vision to support and grow maritime commerce in the U.S. “Maritime commerce accounts for $4.6 trillion in annual economic activity; this strategy emphasizes the critical need for a ready, relevant, and responsive Coast Guard that maximizes America’s economic prosperity through...