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4 min ago | KHGI
It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck? Evacuations can be chaotic and dangerous, and an important principle in maritime circles is that even a damaged ship may be the best lifeboat.
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4 min ago | The Washington Post
In this April 16, 2014 file photo, South Korean coast guard officers try to rescue passengers from the Sewol ferry as it sinks in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea.
Four years to the day after BP's disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, the firm has said active clean-up work has ended, even though there is still oil on more than a thousand miles of coastline.
Even the United States Coast Guard needs help sometimes, and for the past 75 years that support has come in the form of the all-volunteer Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Guam EPA's Environmental Monitoring and Analytical Services Division conducts weekly sampling and monitoring of Guam's recreational beaches.
Two men convicted in January of fleeing from a Coast Guard cutter 30 miles south of Key West will each spend at least a year in federal prison, according to court documents.
A renewed search Friday on Lake St. Clair for a boater who disappeared last Sunday was suspended as darkness fell.
Personnel with the United States Coast Guard are currently searching the Delaware River for a man who was reportedly ejected from his personal watercraft Friday afternoon.
It has been more than a month since the ice covering the Great Lakes reached near-record highs, but the amount remaining could have major impacts on the environment in the months and years ahead, according to The Huffington Post.
A busy tourist season is to blame for increased traffic and congestion at both approaches to Snake Creek.
A Coast Guard cutter is heading back to Virginia waters after intercepting more than $100 million in cocaine in the Caribbean.
The Coast Guard is warning boaters that despite the warmer weather, Lake Erie is still very cold.
The operator of a cabin cruiser that rammed and killed a man on a smaller fishing boat in a San Francisco Bay accident near Brisbane was convicted Thursday of two misdemeanors.
Ohio authorities have identified a teenage girl and a woman whose bodies were recovered in western Lake Erie near where their partially submerged boat was found.
Boat fire put out by U.S. Coast Guard, no one injured on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/local/beaches/2014/04/17/coast-guard-responds-boat-fire/7818179/ A Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Mayport, Fla., assisted two men and a dog after the men reported their 33-foot sport fisher Day Tripper may have caught fire, ... (more)
The fire disabled the boat which, was carrying two men and a dog, according to a release from the United States Coast Guard.