U.S. Coast Guard Commissions The Service’s Two Newest National Security Cutters in Honolulu

The U.S Coast Guard’s two newest national security cutters have been commissioned  during a ceremony presided over by Adm. Karl Schultz, the Coast Guard’s commandant.  The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) and the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) were ‘brought to life’ during the rare dual-commissioning ceremony at Base Honolulu where the two … More U.S. Coast Guard Commissions The Service’s Two Newest National Security Cutters in Honolulu

US Coast Guard Crews Search for Man Overboard From a Cabin Cruiser

Coast Guard crews from Baltimore, with state and local partners, are searching by air and sea for a man who reportedly fell overboard between Kent Narrows and Herring Bay, Wednesday afternoon (27.6.18). The missing man is described as being a white male, about 6-feet tall, 180-190 pounds, wearing blue shorts and a dark shirt without … More US Coast Guard Crews Search for Man Overboard From a Cabin Cruiser

US Coast Guard & ICE Conduct Rescue Training, prepare for national disasters

US Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg crew members and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Rapid Response Team members conduct rescue helicopter operations, in prepraration for national disaster, aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium in St. Petersburg, Florida, June 21, 2018. Station St. Petersburg crew members spent four days teaching the special agents seamanship skills, boat handling, and … More US Coast Guard & ICE Conduct Rescue Training, prepare for national disasters

Abandoned Bicycles Growing Concern For Coast Guard, Washington State Ferries

Bicycles left on Washington State Ferries significantly impact ferry and Coast Guard operations. When a passenger leaves their bicycle on a ferry, it’s the duty of Coast Guard and ferry personnel to treat it as a potential distress situation until the bicyclist can be confirmed safe. A team of more than a dozen Coast Guard … More Abandoned Bicycles Growing Concern For Coast Guard, Washington State Ferries

US Navy Suspends Search for Presumed Overboard Sailor

After more than three days of continuous search efforts, the U.S. Navy suspended operations to locate a Sailor assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) at 4 p.m. Japan Standard Time Aug. 4.  Ships from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and People’s Liberation Army (Navy) also participated in the search, demonstrating the common … More US Navy Suspends Search for Presumed Overboard Sailor

US Coast Guard Scheduled to Participate in Multi-Agency Training in Port of Portland

The US Coast Guard, alongside the Port of Portland and other Federal, State and local agencies, are scheduled to hold a one-day, multi-agency homeland-security-related incident exercise at Terminal 2, Port of Portland, Wednesday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. With exercise participants conducting operations on the water, air, and land, members of the public are … More US Coast Guard Scheduled to Participate in Multi-Agency Training in Port of Portland