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
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
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
Optimarin enables Subsea7 USCG upgrade in ‘a couple of hours’

Optimarin enables Subsea7 USCG upgrade in ‘a couple of hours’

Optimarin has demonstrated how easy it is for existing Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS) to be upgraded to full USCG compliance with a visit onboard Subsea7’s Seven Pacific. The ballast water treatment (BWT) …
Nov 28, 2018 /  Vessels
Bollinger Delivers the 31st Fast Response Cutter, USCGC Terrell Horne to US Coast Guard

Bollinger Delivers the 31st Fast Response Cutter, USCGC Terrell Horne to US Coast Guard

Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC TERRELL HORNE, the 31st Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard took delivery on the 25th of October, 2018 in Key West, Florida. Bollinger …
Oct 29, 2018 /  Naval
US Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns home after seizing $17 million worth of cocaine

US Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns home after seizing $17 million worth of cocaine

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alert returned home Saturday (Oct 13) following a 50-day counterdrug patrol to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Caption: Coast Guard Cutter Alert deployed to the Eastern Pacific with a HITRON …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard rescues 10 crewmembers from disabled cargo ship in the middle of the Atlantic

US Coast Guard rescues 10 crewmembers from disabled cargo ship in the middle of the Atlantic

The Coast Guard Cutter Confidence rescued 10 crewmembers, who were stranded on a disabled cargo ship for almost 20 days when they were picked up Monday, approximately 1,380 miles southeast of …
Oct 11, 2018 /  Accidents