U.S. Coast Guard Sector Virginia and the Port of Virginia’s Maritime Incident Response Team are assisting the crew of a cargo ship after it ran aground near Norfolk on Wednesday night.
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The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) crew offloaded approximately 11,500 pounds of cocaine and approximately 17,000 pounds of marijuana, Thursday, worth more than $228 million.
A fire on one of the ship’s main propulsion motors of the coast guard icebreaker – Healy has scrapped all schedules of the ship’s short deployment for the research mission to the Arctic.
Coast Guard crews and partner agencies continue pollution and salvage response Sunday for the dredging vessel Waymon L Boyd in Corpus Christi, Texas.
On Wednesday, a cargo ship called for help from a U.S Coast Guard ship after departing San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from the offshore support vessel Citation approximately seven miles offshore Corpus Christi, Texas, Thursday afternoon.
Wärtsilä has completed replacement of the Ship Analytics simulator solution at the United States Coast Guard Academy’s Ship Control and Navigation Training System (SCANTS) facility.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands has been recognized as a top-performing major flag State in the Tokyo MoU’s Annual Report on Port State Control in the Asia-Pacific Region.
The Coast Guard is monitoring the increased presence of oil tanker vessels near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Thursday.