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Tote Cargo ship adrift near Haida Gwaii

 The MV North Star, a cargo ship that is owned by TOTE Maritime, spent more than half a day adrift Tuesday off the coast of British Columbia, Canada.   The Canadian

#MyCoastGuardStory: Collecting Stories from the Ranks

#mycoastguardstory hashtag announced in anticipation of The Finest Hours, the greatest Coast Guard rescue story ever told   The National Coast Guard Museum Association, Inc.

U.S. Ups Philippines Aid as South China Sea Turmoil Builds

The United States has raised its military aid to the Philippines this year to $79 million, the U.S. ambassador said on Wednesday, as tension rises in the region

Adrift Cargo Ship Taken in Tow

The Barbados-registered cargo vessel Skog, which was adrift off Orkney after encountering engine problems, is now under tow, the U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) reported.

Los Angeles to Host Annual 'Fleet Week'

  Mayor Eric Garcetti and U.S. Navy officials announced today that Los Angeles has been selected as an official Fleet Week market for the U.S. Navy, beginning in 2016.

New Ships Join the US Research Fleet

The nation’s newest oceanographic research vessel, the R/V Neil Armstrong (AGOR 27), has completed acceptance trials, and the U.S. Navy turned the ship over to

Lightering Operations Begin for Sunken Lake Barge

Lightering operations has begunn for the  tanker barge Argo sunken in Lake Erie as Unified Command responders took advantage of a favorable weather window, the U.

VIKING, PVA Join Forces for New USCG Safety Compliancy

  Coastal vessel operators trying to come to terms with upgraded US Coast Guard regulations for survival craft have been helped along the way by VIKING at the

Malaysia Detains 3 Vessels Over Illegal Oil Transfer

 Three oil tanker ships were detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) off the waters of Pengerang  for illegal ship-to-ship transfer of marine fuel oil (MFO) near Pengerang.

USCG Offload $ 17 Mln Cocaine

  Coast Guardsmen on the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber offloaded approximately 515 kilograms of cocaine interdicted in the Caribbean Sea as part of Operation

Man Rescued with Pets near Raccoon Island

  The Coast Guard rescued a 68-year-old man and his two pets Thursday from a grounded sailboat near Raccoon Island. Coast Guard watch standers were notified

LARS MAERSK Crew Member Receives IMO Award

On Thursday, the IMO honored several seafarers for their impressive and courageous acts in challenging conditions at sea.   The crew of the Danish flagged container vessel LARS MÆRSK,

Helm Announces Maintenance & Compliance Release

In line with the Subchapter M waterways rules which are due to come into effect in 2016, Helm Operations will introduce the full capability of it’s latest Maintenance and Compliance solution,

Manila asks Japan for South China Sea Patrol Boats

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may consider a request from the Philippines for large coastguard ships to patrol the disputed South China Sea, after the two

British Forces Assist Stricken Cruise Liner

Military assets deployed in support of Falkland Island government in cruise ship rescue. In support of the Falkland Island Government, British forces based in

Hong Kong Safety Alert: Canoe Race on Saturday

  A canoe race will take place on 21 November 2015 (Saturday) from Clear Water Bay, Sai Kung to Stanley Main Beach, Hong Kong Island. About 130 outrigger canoes

SAFE Boats' Riverine Interceptor for Colombia

SAFE Boats International has been selected by the Colombian Navy/Coast Guard to build its new Type-F Riverine Interceptor Vessel.   The contract will provide

Boston Whaler Honors Veterans on Staff

This Veterans Day, Boston Whaler honored military veteran and reservist Team Members with a special gathering to celebrate their service.   Boston Whaler President Huw Bower thanked the veterans,

USCG Alert: Compliance with MARPOL Requirements

The Coast Guard has confirmed several reports it has received stating that main engines may not attain the expected speed when using ultra low sulfur fuel oil.   The

German Vessal Held in US

A German ship Cornelia is being held in the Duluth Bay by U.S. authorities in Lake Superior for a fortnight, says local media.   The U.S. Coastguard is investigating

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