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Boat Trespasses In Airport Marine Exclusion Zone

Boat Trespasses In Airport Marine Exclusion Zone

A local fishing vessel “operating in Castle Harbour was trespassing within the airport marine exclusion zone” and “the incident remains under investigation.” A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service contacted Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre, advising a local fishing vessel operating... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Reviews Successful Enforcement

US Coast Guard Reviews Successful Enforcement

U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette supported a visit this week by Rear Admiral Shannon Gilreath, Commander of the United States Coast Guard’s Mid-Atlantic Region following the completion of a successful fisheries enforcement operation earlier this year. A spokesperson said, “U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette supported a visit this week by Rear... Read more of this article

Governor, US Consul, Minister Greet ‘Eagle’

Governor, US Consul, Minister Greet ‘Eagle’

Local dignitaries greeted the U.S. Coast Guard tall ship ‘Eagle’ as it arrived in Bermuda today [July 8], and while the Eagle has visited the island before, this time it sailed in under the command of Captain Jessica Rozzi-Ochs, the Eagle’s first female Commanding Officer. Captain Rozzi-Ochs was officially appointed last month, becoming... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: US Coast Guard ‘Eagle’ Arrives

Photos/Video: US Coast Guard ‘Eagle’ Arrives

The U.S. Coast Guard tall ship “Eagle” arrived in Bermuda today [July 8] as part of its 2022 summer training deployment, and you can watch aerial footage below of the ship being assisted into Hamilton. A spokesperson previously said, “The ship will be moored along Front Street in Hamilton, July 8-12 and will be open for free public tours Saturday,... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Tall Ship “Eagle” To Visit Bermuda

Coast Guard Tall Ship “Eagle” To Visit Bermuda

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter “Eagle” is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda on Friday, July 8 as part of its 2022 summer training deployment. A spokesperson said, “The ship will be moored along Front Street in Hamilton, July 8-12 and will be open for free public tours Saturday, July 9 – Monday, July 11 between 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Photo of the U.S.... Read more of this article

U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Three Mariners

U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Three Mariners

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three U.S. citizens — who were sailing from the British Virgin Islands to Bermuda –  and towed their sailing vessel to Puerto Rico. A spokesperson said, “The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos completes a three-day tow of the sailing vessel Valour near Fajardo, Puerto Rico June 26, 2022. Three mariners,... Read more of this article

Sailing Couple Safely Located East of Virginia

Sailing Couple Safely Located East of Virginia

Following a search that involved local officials assisting the US Coast Guard, two American citizens — who had been reported overdue — were safely located approximately 80 miles east of Virginia. U.S. Coast Guard Statement A spokesperson said, “The two boaters who were reported overdue after failing to return to Hampton have been located... Read more of this article

Local Officials Assist US Coast Guard In Search

Local Officials Assist US Coast Guard In Search

Bermuda officials are assisting the U.S. Coast Guard as it searches for two American citizens who were reported overdue after departing Virginia heading for the Azores, with U.S. officials stating they are working “with our counterparts in Bermuda to accurately determine the most intelligent search area for our air crews. ” A U.S. Coast... Read more of this article

Photos: Two U.S. Coast Guard Ships Arrive

Photos: Two U.S. Coast Guard Ships Arrive

Two United States Coast Guard vessels — the USCGC Clarence Sutphin Jr and USCGC John Scheuerman — arrived in Bermuda this morning [June 18], making their way to Front Street in Hamilton. The USCGC Clarence Sutphin Jr. is a 154-foot Sentinel Class cutter named for Bronze Star recipient and New York native BM1 Clarence Sutphin Jr, while... Read more of this article

‘Strange Situation’ Located, Crew Are All Safe

‘Strange Situation’ Located, Crew Are All Safe

After initially issuing an advisory to ‘be on the lookout’ for a sailing vessel that left Bermuda and was expected to arrive in Nova Scotia on May 25, the First Coast Guard District has confirmed that vessel has been located and all “crew members are safe” The USCG Northeast tweeted the image below and said, “Be on the... Read more of this article

Two U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Visit Hamilton

Two U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Visit Hamilton

Two United States Coast Guard cutters are currently visiting Bermuda, mooring along Front Street in Hamilton. To view our coverage of past Coast Guard visits to the island, along with Coast Guard-related news, click here.  Read More →

Video: US Coast Guard Rescues Injured Crew

Video: US Coast Guard Rescues Injured Crew

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced four men from a sailboat — which was traveling from Bermuda to the United States – after they “sustained injuries due to heavy sea conditions” around 80 nautical miles south of New York. The U.S. Coast Guard Northeast said, “This past Sunday, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard ‘Angela McShan’ Visits Island

US Coast Guard ‘Angela McShan’ Visits Island

The U.S. Coast Guard cutter “Angela McShan” is currently visiting Bermuda, with the vessel set to serve as “part of a multi-month fisheries enforcement operation in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Royal Bermuda Regiment and Coast Guard, and the Bermuda Police Service.” A spokesperson previously... Read more of this article