Coast Guard crew completes multi-beach cleanup on Tinian

Coast Guard crew completes multi-beach cleanup on Tinian
GUAM – Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Assateague, a 110-foot patrol boat home ported in Apra Harbor, Guam, completed a cleanup of eight beaches on the remote island of Tinian Thursday. The crew managed to walk, wade and swim around the sharp-edged reefs that separate each beach, successfully collecting over 850 cubic feet of marine debris, equivalent to the waste generated by an average...

Coast Guard reopens ports in wake of tsunami

USCG File PhotoGUAM – U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam rescue crews worked through the night Friday and into the morning Saturday to close, assess, and reopen the ports of Guam, Saipan, Tinian, and Rota after devastating earthquake in Japan, Friday. Crews verified the waterways were safe for use and reopened all major ports for boating traffic within two-and-a-half hours of sunrise Saturday. Damage...