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1 hr ago | KCBY-TV Coos Bay
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.
5 hrs ago | Edhat
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.
8 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco
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.
14 hrs ago | Sunshine State News
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.
Paddleboards, kayaks and canoes filled with about 70 rowers participated in the inaugural Parkersburg Paddlefest on Saturday morning on the Ohio River. "We had about 60 boats launch and 70 people registered," said John Wiseman, director of the event and co-owner of Lapping the Couch Adventures.
The 65-foot pleasure boat Avalon ran aground Sunday morning in Pleasant Harbor at Brinnon. The Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology are working to prevent a potential diesel fuel spill from a 65-foot pleasure boat that ran aground near Pleasant Harbor near At 2:30 a.m, Coast Guard sent an alert that the pleasure craft Avalon was aground in Pleasant Harbor.
The 10 a.m. ceremony for the cutter Hamilton will take place aboard the vessel. Participants will include Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias, Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Rear Adm.
Authorities say that Chevron is still releasing natural gas from a pipeline off the Louisiana coast where a Saturday incident killed a maintenance worker. Col. Mike Edmonson, the superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, said Sunday his agency and the U.S. Coast Guard intend to send a joint team to the platform Monday to start an investigation.
First, we've got some fascinating authors who will sign books at New Bedford's 2014 Working Waterfront Festival. The free festival takes place on the piers Sept.
Coast Guard pollution responders, and the Fairhaven Harbormaster responded to a report of a large oil sheen in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts Friday morning. At 2:00 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England was notified by a local, experienced mariner of a possible pollution sheen in Buzzard's Bay.
The U.S. Coast Guard says crews responding to a report of a large oil sheen in Buzzard Bay have discovered a large area of jellyfish. The Coast Guard said on Saturday that its pollution responders and the Fairhaven Harbormaster responded by boat and helicopter to the reported pollution on Friday morning.
MARCH 07: A boarding team from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hawksbill prepares to board a fishing vessel while on patrol in the Pacific Ocean off of the coast of San Francisco on March 7, 2013. The U.S. Coast Guard is facing over $400 million in sequester budget cuts that will reduce patrols by 25 percent.
The owner of a company destroyed in the Seaview Avenue said in an interview that there were "small quantities of potentially hazardous chemicals" stored there. But Carl Westhella, owner of the Rowayton Trading Co.
USS New York transits in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility in October 2012. US Navy Photo A sailor who fell off amphibious warship USS New York on Sept.
Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's minister to the Arctic Council, at a 2012 consultation meeting in Iqaluit. Canada will host the Arctic Council's next ministerial meeting next April in Iqaluit, the minister for the Arctic Council, Leona Aglukkaq, announced Sept.
The Cutter Dauntless smallboat crew inspects a rustic vessel used by 20 Cuban migrants south of Dry Tortugas, Florida, Sep. 6, 2014. The migrants were later repatriated by the crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:31 pm
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