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Healy crewmen demonstrate an ice rescue tactic using the "MARSARS Cold Water Rescue Sling" during Ice Rescuer Training. Capt.
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Secretaria de Marina orders seventh patrol vessel and a fast crew supplier In August 2014 the Mexican Navy and the Netherlands' Damen Shipyards Group signed contracts for the delivery of the design, material package, technical assistance and training for two vessels that will be built by the Mexican Navy, using the Damen Technical Cooperation program, which enables customers to build their vessel on the location of their choice. The first contract is for a Damen Stan Patrol 4207, the seventh of the Tenochtitlan-class , to be built on the navy yard ASTIMAR 1 in Tampico.
A morbid and bizarre tale of love, abuse and death played out from Miami through the Florida Keys on Tuesday, leaving family members reeling and police scurrying hundreds of miles to a crime scene. In the end, Miami police found a body so badly decomposed that they have not been able to determine whether it is missing 28-year-old Tanya Gonzalez.
Other vessels on Monday afternoon spotted the 32-foot pleasure craft Spellbound running in circles at slow speed about a mile west of Point Louisa. Lt. Eric Ferree of Coast Guard Sector Juneau said they dispatched a 25-foot small rescue boat from Station Juneau, the 110-foot cutter Liberty from Auke Bay, and an H-60 helicopter from Sitka to search the area.
USCGC Polar Star icebreaker sits hove-to outside McMurdo Station, Antarctica in 2006. The Polar Star can break through ice up to 21 feet thick and steam continuously through 6 feet of ice at 3 knots.
A Texas man who spent over a day floating in the ocean is recovering after the Coast Guard found him alive and well. "We started fishing and that's when we noticed all the water coming on board and the whole front of the boat started going up," Trevino told the Associated Press .
Coast Guard crews train off the coast of Long Beach Island, N.J., Tuesday, March 11, 2014. The crew aboard the Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light 47-foot motor lifeboat trains with the crew of the Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter to maintain proficiency in life-saving procedures.
The US Department of Defense inform that five firms are to share in a broad range of ocean engineering services contracts with a combined maximum dollar value of US$99-million. Details as follows: The five firms are: DoD explains that the work to be performed provides for ocean engineering services in support of projects involving ocean cable systems, ocean work systems , waterfront facilities, offshore structures, moorings, and ocean construction equipment.
More than 200 participants from the U.S. Coast Guard 9th District, Enbridge, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, the Environmental Protection Agency, and others, will take part in an exercise on Wednesday that simulates a 'worst-case scenario' oil spill. According to a press release from the Coast Guard, the exercise will focus on how to respond to a breach in Enbridge's Line 5, and a discharge of light crude oil.
Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Command Center was notified at approximately 5:20 p.m., via VHF Channel 16, that a 38-foot pleasure craft was tipped over with the motor still running and six mariners in the water just south of the Greenport Ferry North Terminal. Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick O'Halloran, 27, a boatswain's mate at Station Chatham, was nearby on a private vessel and was the first on scene just 4 minutes later, to assist the mariners out of the water.
A crane on the deck of the Ironwood, a retired U.S. Coast Guard buoy tender, slowly lowers M3 Wave's wave-energy device, APEX, into the ocean about one 1 mile offshore Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014.
Three Mexican national men are facing federal drug smuggling charges following their arrest early Saturday by Coast Guard units in connection with the interdiction of a panga carrying more than a ton of marijuana about 57 miles southwest of San Nicholas Island, California. A C-130 Hercules aircraft from Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, Calif., spotted a suspicious panga boat while on patrol.
Federal prosecutors say a San Antonio man who did not want to go to work called a South Texas airport threatening that two bombs would be detonated. Authorities said in a statement Monday that 40-year-old Steve M. Gutierrez III pleaded guilty to threatening to damage or destroy a structure using explosives.
Waterway Guide, authority on cruising America's coastal waterways since 1947, is urging boaters to participate in the U.S. Coast Guard comment period -- giving the USCG their views on how railway bridges across South Florida waterways will affect them if and when All Aboard Florida becomes a reality. Those views must be in writing and must go directly to the U.S. Coast Guard, not to the magazine or anywhere else, according to the publication's news editor, Mike Ahart.
Rear Adm. Sandra L. Stosz, superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, said in a phone interview Friday that she is surprised but pleased the Coast Guard had selected her to continue as a rear admiral following her tour at the academy.
The Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology responded to a report of a 65-foot pleasure craft that ran aground near Pleasant Harbor in Brinnon, Wash., Sept. 14, 2014.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 08:46 am
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