Coast Guard Commandants Message on the FY 2012 Budget

Admiral Bob Papp, Commandant of the U.S. Coast GuardLast night, the Coast Guard released a message from the Commandant, Admiral Bob Papp, to the members of the service informing them of what the President had requested for the Coast Guard in the FY 2012 budget. Here are his comments. SUBJ: SHIPMATE 10 – FY 2012 PRESIDENTS BUDGET Yesterday the President delivered the Coast Guard Fiscal Year (FY)...

Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea makes Kodiak port call following two-month Bering Sea science cruise

KODIAK, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea, the nation’s most powerful non-nuclear icebreaker, arrived in Kodiak Wednesday on their return to Seattle from a two-month deployment in support of the Bering Sea Ecosystem Study.

Six people rescued after accident on Coast Guard cutter

SEATTLE — Six Coast Guard members are now safe after a smallboat from the Seattle based Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea fell into the water at Point Wilson near Port Townsend, Wash., today.

Coast Guard Exercises Option on Overhaul of USCGC Polar Sea (WAGB-11)

SEATTLE – Todd Shipyards Corporation (NYSE:TOD) announced today that the U.S. Coast Guard has awarded to its wholly owned subsidiary, Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation (“Todd Pacific”), a $6,340,256 modification to previously awarded contract HSCG85-04-C-625509 in support of repairs and alterations performed during the Planned Maintenance Availability (“PMA”) of the icebreaker...