Coast Guard assists tanker 210 miles off Nantucket

Coast Guard assists tanker 210 miles off Nantucket
Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard is assisting a disabled 356-foot asphalt tanker 210 miles off the coast of Nantucket after it reportedly lost power. The Netherlands Coast Guard called watchstanders at the First Coast Guard District at about 5:30 p.m., Thursday, and reported the Marshall Island-flagged tanker Asphalt Sailor was disabled with a crew of 17 aboard. The...

Coast Guard offloads $7.5 million cocaine shipment in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard offloads $7.5 million cocaine shipment in Puerto Rico
A Coast Guard Dauntless boarding team transports six apprehended suspected drug smugglers following the interdiction of a go-fast vessel July 17, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless offloaded and transferred custody of a $7.5 million cocaine shipment to federal law enforcement special agents Wednesday at Coast Guard Sector San Juan. The...