Coast Guard enforces North Korea sanctions in the East China Sea

Coast Guard enforces North Korea sanctions in the East China Sea

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf pulled into Sasebo March 3 following a deployment in the East China Sea where the crew assisted in United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) enforcement against illicit …
Mar 21, 2019 /  Naval
Fire breaks out on Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star 650 miles north of Antarctica

Fire breaks out on Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star 650 miles north of Antarctica

The 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star fought a fire at approximately 9 p.m. PST Feb. 10 that broke out in the ship’s incinerator room about 650 miles north of McMurdo Sound, …
Mar 1, 2019 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard medevacs man from tank ship

US Coast Guard medevacs man from tank ship

The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a tank ship in Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Saturday (Feb23). Caption: Chemical/Oil Products Tanker San Fernando - Image courtesy of Dan Mathison   Watchstanders …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard conducts pollution assessment after vessel fire in Port of Toledo

US Coast Guard conducts pollution assessment after vessel fire in Port of Toledo

The Coast Guard is conducting pollution assessment of the Maumee River following a fire onboard a vessel at the CSX Torco terminal in Oregon, Ohio in the Port of Toledo, Saturday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard …
Feb 18, 2019 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard assists in rescue of five people from sunken vessel near Dutch Harbor

US Coast Guard assists in rescue of five people from sunken vessel near Dutch Harbor

Two Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak helicopter aircrews searched and assisted the good Samaritan fishing vessel Kona Kai with locating five people in a life raft from the sunken commercial fishing vessel Pacific 1, …
Feb 18, 2019 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard inspects Cameron LNG Facility in preparation for first LNG export

US Coast Guard inspects Cameron LNG Facility in preparation for first LNG export

Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles personnel conducted a facility safety inspection at the Cameron Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility, Tuesday, in preparation for the facility to load its first LNG cargo for global …
Feb 15, 2019 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard rescues, medevacs 2 men who fell overboard from tanker Chemtrans Nova

US Coast Guard rescues, medevacs 2 men who fell overboard from tanker Chemtrans Nova

A Coast Guard aircrew flew two men to the hospital after they were injured falling overboard with a lifeboat from a tanker 70 miles east of Chincoteague, Wednesday. Caption: Crude Oil Tanker Chemtrans Nova …
Feb 8, 2019 /  Accidents
Eastern Shipbuilding Group Announces Commencement of Steel Cutting for USCGC ARGUS (WMSM-915)

Eastern Shipbuilding Group Announces Commencement of Steel Cutting for USCGC ARGUS (WMSM-915)

Eastern Shipbuilding Group reports that steel cutting for the first offshore patrol cutter (OPC), Coast Guard Cutter ARGUS (WMSM-915), commenced on January 7, 2019 at Eastern’s facilities. ESG successfully …
Jan 30, 2019 /  Naval
Vigor Awarded Contract for Maintenance of Coast Guard Cutter Healy

Vigor Awarded Contract for Maintenance of Coast Guard Cutter Healy

The U.S. Coast Guard’s most technologically advanced polar icebreaker, Healy, arrived at Vigor’s shipyard in Seattle in early January for maintenance, the company announced in a release. The $7.3 million …
Jan 25, 2019 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard’s only heavy icebreaker arrives at Antarctica

US Coast Guard’s only heavy icebreaker arrives at Antarctica

The 150 crewmembers of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star arrived Thursday in Antarctica along with a resupply vessel during Operation Deep Freeze – a joint military service mission to resupply U.S. interests …
Jan 18, 2019 /  Vessels