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
US Coast Guard begins ice breaking operations in the Western Great Lakes

US Coast Guard begins ice breaking operations in the Western Great Lakes

U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie commenced Operation Taconite, the Coast Guard’s largest domestic icebreaking operation, Monday, in response to expanded ice growth in the commercial ports of Western Lake …
Jan 8, 2019 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard continues response to grounded fish carrier in Marshall Islands

US Coast Guard continues response to grounded fish carrier in Marshall Islands

The Coast Guard response continues to the grounding of the 308-foot Chinese-flagged commercial fishing carrier Ou Ya Leng 6 on Taka Atoll in the Marshall Islands. A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules crew arrived and made …
Jan 4, 2019 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard, responders continue search for 2 crew from Sincerity Ace

US Coast Guard, responders continue search for 2 crew from Sincerity Ace

Coast Guard, Navy and good Samaritans aboard two merchant vessels continued the search Tuesday for two crew from the ship Sincerity Ace following a fire 1,800 nautical miles (2,071 statute miles) northwest of …
Jan 2, 2019 /  Accidents