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Peters Questions U.S. Coast Guard on Line 5 Vessel Damage ... weeks ago I met with Commandant Nominee Admiral Schultz in my office to press upon him that improving our nation's freshwater oil spill response capability was a top priority for me, and one that I asked for his personal commitment on.". US Coast Guard
A badly injured Chinese seafarer has been airlifted from a Wisdom Marine Lines' handysize bulker off the US island off Puerto Rico. The 20-year-old crewmember had sustained multiple broken bones and a head injury after falling from a crane onboard the 37,800-dwt Bunun Hero (built 2015). The ...

Further to our alert "US marine casualty reporting" of 15 July 2016, the US Coast Guard (USCG) published a final rule on 19 March 2018, amending the ... It is also important to ensure that relevant crews and operational personnel are aware of the requirements to immediately notify the USCG of ...
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard sprang into action this weekend to save a man who's kayak capsized near the Cape May Inlet. Officials say on Sunday, April 8th, at around 11 a.m., a commercial fisherman contacted watchstanders at Sector Delaware Bay's Command Center in Philadelphia to report ... US Coast Guard
Wildlife biologists from the United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) Wildlife Services program, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, and personnel from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality are surveying the area, on ... US Coast Guard
REEDVILLE--The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) on April 2 presented a Distinguished Public Service Award to Smith Point Sea Rescue (SPSR). ... for the award includes extraordinary heroism, exceptional coordination and/or coordination in matters pertaining to the USCG's responsibilities and personal ... US Coast Guard

Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie personnel are working with the Environmental Protection Agency, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, local tribes, and county emergency managers to oversee ...
That involves vigilant employees, good relationships with local, state and federal agencies, rigorous planning and tight security systems, he said. "We are honored that the United States Coast Guard has recognized our efforts and we are very proud to accept this prestigious award," Fehrenbacher said.
The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Escanaba will return to Grand Haven this summer to commemorate the 75th anniversary of its namesake's sinking during ... Library genealogist Jeanette Weiden that enabled the Coast Guard Festival staff to contact descendants of the sailors lost in the World War II sinking.
SEATTLE - An emergency hazmat response at the U.S. Coast Guard base on the Seattle waterfront has been cleared. Coast Guard personnel were exposed to an unknown white substance while handling mail. But officials now say the substance posed no hazard. Seattle Fire Department officials said a hazardous materials ...
PORT ANGELES, Wash. -- Investigators are trying to figure out who pointed a laser at a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter last week, forcing the crew to abort its mission. Any time Cmdr. Hans Govertsen with the U.S. Coast Guard takes the MH-65 Dolphin helicopter out, he performs a thorough check to look for any inconsistencies ...
If the secretary of Homeland Security issues an NTAS Alert, the commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard will adjust MARSEC Level, if appropriate, based on ... it is a wealth of knowledge with the time the people have invested working here, so I have been lucky and fortunate to have such quality employees.
This policy was a departure from decades-long military personnel policy. ... I created a Panel of Experts comprised of` senior uniformed and civilian Defense Department and U.S. Coast Guard leaders and directed them to consider this issue and develop policy proposals based on data, as well as their ...
(AP) - Authorities arrested an Oregon man accused of making hoax distress calls to the U.S. Coast Guard in 2016. The defendant - 35-year-old Bud ... An indictment unsealed Friday alleges Burkleo made four calls that led the Coast Guard to needlessly dispatch personnel. He's also accused of lying to ...
The seafaring state of Connecticut will supply another native son as commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. ... Service Medal, four Legions of Merit, four Meritorious Service Medals, three Coast Guard Commendation Medals, two Coast Guard Achievement Medals and various other personal and unit awards.
It's March, and spring will soon be here. We'll be getting some sunny warm days, and we'll start thinking about getting our boats out of storage and all the chores involved in making our craft seaworthy for the upcoming season. Perhaps you purchased a new boat or personal watercraft at the boat show and ...
... on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing to review the United States Coast Guard's $14 million, five-year electronic health record (EHR) system project. ... That bug in the system is placing burdens on both USCG healthcare professionals and service personnel alike, reports the GAO.

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard's top officer announced Thursday that the service is set to release its request for proposals as early as March 2 for its ... As the Coast Guard continues to push for funding to modernize an aging fleet and handle a lack of personnel, a government watchdog agency ...
ConocoPhillips' Polar Tankers group was recently awarded the U.S. Coast Guard's Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Osprey Award for Environmental Excellence at the 2018 Benkert Awards Luncheon ... Fleet officers and shore-side staff attend the Polar Officers Conference held in Sugar Land, Texas.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a fisherman who became washed into the surf near Salt Point State Park near Jenner Saturday morning, officials reported. According ... The helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the man and transferred him to emergency medical services personnel waiting on shore, the coast guard said.
This week, the marine sanctuary's staff collaborated with United States Coast Guard Air Station Savannah to participate in medevac training to better prepare for emergency rescues. "We are very excited," said Kimberly Roberson, Gray's Reef research coordinator and unit diving supervisor for the ...
White, a 1950 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy who served on expeditions to the Artic and Antarctic, contemplated whether the angle should ... he was recently recovering from an injury at Essex Meadows, he rushed to help a lady, who was wheelchair-bound, when her personal alarm went off, ...
Station Galveston notified Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders, who consulted the duty flight surgeon, and a medevac was recommended. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Houston hoisted the 38-year-old man and transferred him to medical personnel at ...
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has expressed satisfaction at the compliance level of Nigeria with the International Ships and Ports Security ... for the code in Nigeria and also noted that he was elated by the level of expertise and knowledge demonstrated by the NIMASA personnel during the visit.
U.S. Coast Guard finishes their move to Valent Hall ... CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - For several decades they have called Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi home, but on Friday the U.S. Coast Guard officially moved into a brand new facility at the ... The facility will also be home to around 300 personnel.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has expressed satisfaction at the compliance level of Nigeria with the International Ships and Ports Security ... for the code in Nigeria and also noted that he was elated by the level of expertise and knowledge demonstrated by the NIMASA personnel during the visit.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two ice fishermen who fell through ice Friday evening in the Saginaw Bay while riding an ATV back to shore. The Coast ... The Coast Guard recommends carrying a waterproof handheld model VHF-FM radio or Personal Locator Beacon to contact local emergency responders.
SAN DIEGO -- U.S. Coast Guard personnel in San Diego Thursday offloaded more than 23 tons of cocaine seized in recent months from seafaring drug traffickers in the Eastern Pacific. The haul of contraband, unloaded from the cutter Stratton, was netted during 23 interdictions by U.S. and Canadian forces ...
I want to take this picture back to Washington, D.C., and say, 'You may think of the Coast Guard in terms of saving folks at sea or interrupting drugs, but to have these personal experiences and pictures is much more effective than charts and statistics and numbers,'” said Blumenthal, who is on both the ...
The U.S. Coast Guard's top officer says his service doesn't have any good ways to temporarily hold the drug traffickers and other smugglers it arrests at sea until it .... Military Sealift Command already uses crews made up of uniformed personnel and merchant mariners to operate its own logistics and special ...
The U.S. Coast Guard is warning outdoor enthusiasts that ice on much of the Great Lakes is unstable because of rising temperatures. ... E - Equipment: Always carry the proper tools, including a marine band radio, personal locator beacon, life jackets and ice picks or screwdrivers to help pull yourself out of ...
On Tuesday, a U.S. Coast Guard Jayhawk helicopter from San Diego rescued a Montecito family of five, including mother, father, their newborn, a seven-year-old son, a three-year-old daughter, and two dogs. The airship is just one of five being used in nonstop search and rescue operations being ...
U. S. Coast Guard personnel from Station Saginaw River in Hampton Township practice ice rescues. (U.S Coast Guard ... You should get the right information on weather and ice conditions, wear proper clothing to avoid hypothermia and have a marine radio, personal locator beacon and life jacket. It's also ...
The death toll from massive debris flows that buried homes and cars under a torrent of mud and boulders rose to 17 in Montecito, where local personnel and the U.S. Coast Guard continued rescue operations Wednesday afternoon. About 300 people who were stuck in their homes in Montecito's Romero ...
US Coast Guard Yellow Ribbon Program Seeks Hotel Accommodations in AnaheimGovernment Contract Opportunity ... In general, the contractor will be required to provide an event manager, employ adequate staffing to accommodate the guests and furnish lodging for the event. The Coast Guard is asking ...
The U.S. Coast Guard Sector North Bend deployed the Dolphin helicopter crew after a 19-year-old hiker suffered seizures and became immobile. ... below the cliff where they “could safely conduct the medevac” and “safely transferred him to medical personnel at Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital.”.
The traditional model of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary supplementing Coast Guard services by conducting safety patrols, vessel safety checks, public education ... to fill critical positions at Coast Guard groups, stations, cutters and offices — positions traditionally staffed by active duty and reserve personnel.
In August, Florence was named the 24th U.S. Coast Guard City. “This designation is only awarded to a few cities in the U.S., and is in recognition of the support of a local community for Coast Guard personnel and their families stationed in that community,” Florence Mayor Joe Henry said. “It's an indicator of ...
On an average day, the Coast Guard's more than 56,000 personnel — operating on 243 Cutters, 201 fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, and more than 1,600 boats — carry out 45 search-and-rescue cases, save 10 lives, seize 874 pounds of cocaine, perform 24 security boardings, screen 360 merchant vessels, ...
WorldStage Newsonline-- The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has expressed satisfaction at the compliance level of Nigeria with the International ... for the code in Nigeria and also noted that he was elated by the level of expertise and knowledge demonstrated by the NIMASA personnel during the visit.
The US Coast Guard has captured several recent seizures of drugs in recent months. In September, it seized more than 22,000kgs of cocaine and heroin worth an estimated $679.3 million ($AU894m) in San Diego, California since August. The Coast Guard Cutter Stratton and a Navy ship off the coast of ...
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump (L) visit members of the US Coast Guard at Station Lake Worth Inlet in Riviera Beach, ... At the earlier video conference, Trump cleared the room of press after about 10 minutes so he could have “very confidential, personal conversations” with those ...
U.S. Coast Guard personnel towing a disabled boat off Sandy Hook last Friday. (Image: U.S. Coast Guard). The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three stranded boaters off Sandy Hook late last week. The three were aboard an 18-foot vessel in Sandy Hook Bay Friday morning when the boat began experiencing ...
RICHMOND — The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a death aboard a tanker moored off the coast of Richmond, the agency said Monday. Richmond Fire Department and Coast Guard personnel recovered a body after the death was reported aboard the tanker Argent Sunrise at 7:24 p.m. Sunday, officials ...
"Our crew was devoted to assisting the people of Puerto Rico in any way they could," said Ensign Benjamin Chapman, a crewmember aboard the Venturous. “The crew even graciously donated about 700 pounds of food from the cutter's rations and 500 pounds of food from their personal supplies aboard, ...
As a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Hille was attached to a U.S. Coast Guard Police Unit at the race, which drew more than 2 million spectators ... “I volunteered in the wake of Tuesday's NYC attack with a desire to assist in the event additional personnel were needed,” Hille said, noting he had ...
Recently there has been discussions at the highest level of the U.S. military concerning the deployment of U.S. Coast Guard assets to the South China .... commercial assets.21 A 1978 report estimated that China's maritime militia consisted of 750,000 personnel and 140,000 vessels and a 2010 defense ...
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore and the Coast Guard ... adults after 7 p.m. Coast Guard personnel, their families and friends dressed up ...
Read, no stranger to service within the US Coast Guard, was on his fifth tour of operation and oversees all of the public information affairs for the entire Oregon Coast and the Columbia River from Cape Disappointment to the upper reaches of the river in Kennewick Washington. Also armed with a camera for ...
GAO found that the U.S. Coast Guard has a sound process for analyzing ... caseloads to help ensure personnel were active enough to maintain ...


 

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