Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf visits Manila

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf visits Manila
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf arrives in Manila . MANILA, Philippines — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) arrived Wednesday in Manila – the first visit by a U.S. cutter to the country in more than seven years. The visit follows a bilateral exercise with the Philippine coast guard where Bertholf and its counterparts conducted training that focused on search and rescue, maritime security...

US, Philippine Coast Guards conduct joint search and rescue exercise

US, Philippine Coast Guards conduct joint search and rescue exercise
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750), left, moves in formation with the Philippine Coast Guard vessels Batangas, center, and Kalanggaman during an exercise May 14, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer John Masson. MANILA, Philippines – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) and vessels from the Philippine coast guard conducted joint search-and-rescue exercises...

Missing sailboat bound for Philippines found

USCG File Photo GUAM – The five missing boaters who left Guam on Jan. 6., bound for Cebu, Philippines have been located Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Chamorro standard time. The husband of one of the missing boaters was contacted by his wife via cell phone Sunday 1:30 p.m. He immediately called Rescue Coordination Center Guam and gave the Pineapple’s position in Leyte Gulf, Philippines. The husband...

Search continues for missing Philippines bound sailboat

USCG File PhotoGUAM – The search continues for five missing boaters who left on an international voyage from Guam bound for Cebu, Philippines. Two U.S. Coast Guard C-130 Hercules aircraft, a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion aircraft, one U.S. Navy H-60 Seahawk helicopter, one U.S. Air Force C-12 aircraft, and the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia are currently employed in the ongoing search for the...

U.S. and Philippine Coast Guards searching for missing Guam sailboat

USCG File Photo HONOLULU—A Coast Guard aircrew and members of the Philippine Coast Guard are searching for five people missing aboard a catamaran sailboat who are reported to be heading to the Philippines, Thursday. Guam search and rescue coordinators received a call from family members of the crew aboard the 38-foot catamaran, Pineapple, who are concerned about the transit from Guam to Cebu...