Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro returns homeport Kodiak following a 2-month-long international fisheries enforcement patrol

KODIAK, Alaska –​ The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro (WHEC 724) returns homeport Kodiak following a two-month-long Operation North Pacific Guard (NPG) patrol, focused on enforcing international fishery regulations, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. NPG is an annual high seas U.S. fisheries international law enforcement operation designed to detect and deter illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro returns homeport Kodiak following a 2-month-long international fisheries enforcement patrol[…]

Coast Guard medevac crewmember from vessel 69 miles off Savannah

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard medevac a crewmember from the 266-foot dredging barge Dodge Island approximately 69 miles east of Savannah, Georgia, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter​ aircrew transferred the man to Savannah Memorial Hospital at approximately 5:15 a.m. in stable condition. At approximately 2 a.m.,​ Coast Guard Sector Charleston​ watchstanders Leer másCoast Guard medevac crewmember from vessel 69 miles off Savannah[…]

Coast Guard rescue overdue mariner near Dauphin Island, Alabama

NEW ORLEANS —​ A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescue a mariner on an overdue personal watercraft near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from Baldwin County 911 at approximately 8:50 p.m. that the father of the reporting party had taken a personal watercraft from Fort Morgan toward Leer másCoast Guard rescue overdue mariner near Dauphin Island, Alabama[…]

Coast Guard crew to offload more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine, marijuana worth $390 million in San Diego

SAN DIEGO —​ The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) is scheduled to offload more than 26,000 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego, Friday. The cocaine, worth an estimated $390 million, was seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The contraband represents 13 suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions Leer másCoast Guard crew to offload more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine, marijuana worth $390 million in San Diego[…]

Coast Guard, locals rescue 3 boaters in Columbia River

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard and Multnomah County Fire Department rescue three people from two different boats Monday near Rooster Rock in the Columbia River. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Portland received a report at 6 p.m. from a person requesting assistance aboard an anchored and disabled 17-foot pleasure craft. Commercial assistance was not Leer másCoast Guard, locals rescue 3 boaters in Columbia River[…]

Coast Guard responds to platform natural gas release near Corpus Christi, Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —​ The Coast Guard responded to a report of an oil platform natural gas release approximately three miles offshore of Corpus Christi, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of white smoke billowing with a loud and consistent jet engine-like sound from a Magellan E&P owned platform three Leer másCoast Guard responds to platform natural gas release near Corpus Christi, Texas[…]

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