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, 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 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
ABS Clients Lead the Way in SubM Compliance Across the U.S.

ABS Clients Lead the Way in SubM Compliance Across the U.S.

The first towing vessels to receive COIs in four US Coast Guard Districts are all ABS clients The first towing vessel owners to receive US Coast Guard (USCG) Certificates of Inspection (COIs) demonstrating SubM …
Jun 4, 2018 /  Curious
US Coast Guard cutters support Hurricane Irma relief efforts in the US Virgin Islands

US Coast Guard cutters support Hurricane Irma relief efforts in the US Virgin Islands

Coast Guard cutters crews have been arriving to support Hurricane Irma Relief efforts in the U.S Virgin Islands, Thursday and Friday. Caption: Coast Guard cutters from Sector San Juan and Sector Jacksonville …
Sep 11, 2017 /  Curious
USCGC Morgenthau decommissioned after nearly 50 years of service

USCGC Morgenthau decommissioned after nearly 50 years of service

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau (WHEC 722), a 378-foot high endurance cutter, was decommissioned after nearly 50 years of service as part of recapitalization efforts during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, …
Apr 19, 2017 /  Naval
USCG and DNV GL sign new memorandum of agreement

USCG and DNV GL sign new memorandum of agreement

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) and DNV GL signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) authorizing DNV GL to participate in the Alternate Compliance Program (ACP) and delegated certain survey and certification services …
Aug 8, 2016 /  Naval
Update: Lightering operations complete on motor vessel Roger Blough

Update: Lightering operations complete on motor vessel Roger Blough

The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond to the motor vessel Roger Blough, Tuesday, after the vessel ran aground May 27 on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish Bay in Lake Superior. Lightering operations were …
Jun 8, 2016 /  Accidents
USCG found debris of missing Ro-Ro cargo ship El Faro lost in Bahamas in Hurricane Joaquin (VIDEO)

USCG found debris of missing Ro-Ro cargo ship El Faro lost in Bahamas in Hurricane Joaquin (VIDEO)

At approximately 7:30 a.m local time on October 1, Coast Guard Atlantic Area command center in Portsmouth, Virginia, received an Inmarsat satellite notification stating the EL FARO was caught in Hurricane …
Oct 5, 2015 /  Accidents
America’s largest tall ship USCGC Eagle stops in Portsmouth

America’s largest tall ship USCGC Eagle stops in Portsmouth

The U.S. Coast Guard tall ship Eagle arrived in Portsmouth, Va. on Wednesday (August 19) on its yearly tour of ports. The barque will be spending a couple of days in Hampton Roads, available for free public tours on …
Aug 21, 2015 /  Curious