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Photos: Coast Guard Rescue Crew From Ship

Photos: Coast Guard Rescue Crew From Ship

The Coast Guard rescued 10 crew members who were stranded on a disabled cargo ship for almost 20 days when they were picked up Monday, approximately 1,380 miles southeast of Bermuda. “We were conducting a law enforcement patrol near Puerto Rico when we were assigned to assist the crew of the motor vessel Alta,” said Cmdr. Travis Emge, the commanding... Read more of this article

All Crew To Abandon Damaged Cargo Ship

All Crew To Abandon Damaged Cargo Ship

Local officials continues to assist the US Coast Guard with handling the 250ft cargo ship Alta, which has been adrift since last month, located some 1300 miles southeast of Bermuda with 10 crew on board. Supplies were reportedly running low, and a Coast Guard aircraft arrived into Bermuda last week to refuel before making a food drop to the vessel.... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Representatives Visit Bermuda

US Coast Guard Representatives Visit Bermuda

This week, representatives from the United States Coast Guard are in Bermuda to assess the types of assistance that they could provide in the event of a major oil spill in or off the coast of Bermuda, according to Government officials. A spokesperson said, “This visit stems from an agreement signed by the Government of Bermuda and the United States... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard’s Venturous To Visit Bermuda

US Coast Guard’s Venturous To Visit Bermuda

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Venturous is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda this week, as it continues its Living Marine Resources patrol in the Atlantic Ocean, enforcing fisheries laws and ensuring vessels conform with Safety Of Life At Sea [SOLAS] regulations. The cutter will be moored at Penno’s Wharf in St. George. Venturous will be open for free... Read more of this article

US Consulate Recognizes Shipping Companies

US Consulate Recognizes Shipping Companies

On May 18, the U.S. Consulate and the U.S. Coast Guard recognized four shipping companies registered in Bermuda for participating in the United States Coast Guard’s [USCGC] voluntary search and rescue network, AMVER [Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue]. Search and rescue authorities around the world use the voluntary ship reporting system to... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Eagle To Visit Bermuda

US Coast Guard Eagle To Visit Bermuda

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda this week as part of its 2017 cadet summer training deployment. The ship will be moored along Front Street, Hamilton. The Eagle will be open for free public tours on the following dates and times:Friday, May 19 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday, May 20 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday,... Read more of this article

Sailing Vessel Arrives Safely In St. Maarten

Sailing Vessel Arrives Safely In St. Maarten

The Canadian vessel Exception has arrived safely in St. Maarten after not reporting its position for several days, which lead the U.S. Coast Guard to land in Bermuda yesterday [Dec 6] as part off their search mission for the boat, which departed Bermuda on November 27. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The sailing vessel... Read more of this article

U.S. Coast Guard Conducting Search For Sailor

U.S. Coast Guard Conducting Search For Sailor

[Updated] The U.S. Coast Guard touched down in Bermuda this afternoon [Dec 6], with the aircraft taking part in a search mission for a Canadian-flagged boat which departed Bermuda on November 27th heading to Puerto Rico.The Duty Officer at the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said, “The U.S. Coast Guard are currently searching for the 34ft... Read more of this article

Videos: Coast Guard Evacuates Sick Passenger

Videos: Coast Guard Evacuates Sick Passenger

[Updated with videos] Local officials are currently helping to coordinate the helicopter evacuation of a sick passenger from the Norwegian Gem cruise ship, with the aircraft and helicopter due to refuel in Bermuda before rendezvousing with the ship. Update: US Coast Guard helicopter & C-130 taking off from Bermuda at approximately 11pmThe Duty... Read more of this article

Reza Baluchi Placed In Psychiatric Hospital In US

Reza Baluchi Placed In Psychiatric Hospital In US

Reza Baluchi — who keeps trying to travel from Florida to Bermuda in a bubble — was reportedly committed to a Jacksonville psychiatric hospital under the Florida Mental Health Act after making his third attempt at the 1,000 mile journey. In his effort to avoid the Coast Guard, Mr Baluchi tried to begin his latest attempt from international waters,... Read more of this article

Photos: Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson

Photos: Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson

The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson paid a visit to Bermuda this morning [July 27], docking at Penno’s Wharf in St. George’s. The island visit is expected to be the last for the vessel in its career as it works through the first leg of a scientific mission taking place along the eastern seaboard from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Bermuda. A spokesperson... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Visits Hamilton

US Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Visits Hamilton

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle arrived in Hamilton today [July 13] as part of its 2016 cadet summer training deployment. The ship is moored along Front Street and will be open for free public tours on Thursday, July 14 and Friday, July 15 from 10.00am to 7.00pm each day. The summer 2016 deployment spans five months and 11 ports, including... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle To Visit Bermuda

US Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle To Visit Bermuda

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda on Wednesday, July 13 as part of its 2016 cadet summer training deployment.  The ship will be moored along Front Street, Hamilton. The Eagle will be open for free public tours on the following dates and times:Wednesday, July 13 – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Thursday, July... Read more of this article