Two fishermen rescued 1,300 miles south of Oahu

Two fishermen rescued 1,300 miles south of Oahu
A Coast Guard aircrew at Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point on Oahu conducts a brief prior to taking off in the HC-130 Hercules airplane Dec. 13, 2017.   (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur) HONOLULU — Two fishermen were rescued by good Samaritans Wednesday following a coordinated search effort in the South Pacific. Lebeta Tiem, 27, and Erikite Teanaki, 28, were...

International Ice Patrol opens annual ice season

International Ice Patrol opens annual ice season
A Coast Guard International Ice Patrol team conducts initial ice patrols for the 2015 ice season on Feb. 10, 2015.BOSTON – The U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol opened the annual ice season February 3 to detect and track icebergs in the North Atlantic Ocean. The IIP deployed its first Ice Reconnaissance Detachment (IRD) to Newfoundland, Canada, to meet with Canadian partners and to conduct...

Coast Guard reflects on Titanic anniversary

Coast Guard reflects on Titanic anniversary
NEW LONDON, Conn. – Members of the U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol reflected on the sinking of the RMS Titanic and the importance of their mission during a ceremony held in New London, Conn., today. The annual ceremony serves as a way to remember and honor those who lost their lives during the Titanic’s maiden voyage, which ended tragically on the evening of April 14, 1912, when the...

International Ice Patrol Opens 2014 Ice Season

International Ice Patrol Opens 2014 Ice Season
New London, Conn. – The U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol (IIP) is scheduled to take over responsibility Wednesday for issuing daily iceberg warnings for the North Atlantic Ocean from the Canadian Ice Service under the North American Ice Service (NAIS) collaboration marking the beginning of the 2014 Ice Season. In early February, the IIP will deploy the first ice reconnaissance detachment...

Coast Guard International Ice Patrol to hold change of command ceremony

NEW LONDON, Conn. – Command of the U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol (IIP) will be passed from Cmdr. Scott Rogerson to Cmdr. Lisa Mack at a ceremony scheduled for 11 a.m., June 29 at Fort Trumbull State Park.

RMS TITANIC Memorial Ceremony to be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia April 15

NEW LONDON, Conn. – To remember the tragic loss of life when the RMS TITANIC sank after a collision with an iceberg 98 years ago, the U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol will host a memorial ceremony in Halifax, Nova Scotia at 6 p.m. on April 15, 2010.