US Coast Guard assists aground cargo ship near Virginia Beach, Va.

US Coast Guard assists aground cargo ship near Virginia Beach, Va.

The Coast Guard assisted the crew of a bulk carrier ship after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of Virginia Beach, Thursday morning. Caption: The JSW Salem sits aground after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of …
Jan 11, 2019 /  Accidents
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
Coast Guard 2018 icebreaking season is underway

Coast Guard 2018 icebreaking season is underway

The Coast Guard launched its icebreaking season Monday, as winter’s cold temperatures are anticipated to impact every port, waterway, and harbor in the Northeast. Caption: The crew of Coast Guard Cutter …
Dec 20, 2018 /  Curious
Seaspan Shipyards commences refit work on CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Seaspan Shipyards commences refit work on CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier

The project demonstrates the versatile nature of Seaspan’s Vancouver Drydock in performing work for both government and private sector clients Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) announced Thursday the commencement of …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels
United States’ lone heavy icebreaker begins Antarctic deployment

United States’ lone heavy icebreaker begins Antarctic deployment

The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star arrived Tuesday in Pearl Harbor to make final preparations before sailing to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze 2019. Caption: The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard, FDNY respond to disabled tanker after fire at sea

US Coast Guard, FDNY respond to disabled tanker after fire at sea

The U.S. Coast Guard and Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) Special Operations Command firefighters and Rescue Paramedics conducted a joint safety examination of a disabled 479-foot asphalt tanker Monday …
Oct 9, 2018 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard offloads more than 7 tons of seized cocaine in Port Everglades

US Coast Guard offloads more than 7 tons of seized cocaine in Port Everglades

More than 7 tons of cocaine seized in international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean from early June to mid-July was offloaded by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913) Thursday in Port …
Aug 10, 2018 /  Curious
US Coast Guard medevacs unconscious man in Cape Charles, VA

US Coast Guard medevacs unconscious man in Cape Charles, VA

The Coast Guard medevaced a 60-year-old man from a ship anchored in Cape Charles, Virginia, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads were notified this morning by a representative of the Nord …
Aug 3, 2018 /  Accidents