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U.S. Coast Guard Suspends Search For Man

U.S. Coast Guard Suspends Search For Man

After flying for 45 hours over a search area of approximately 4,000 square miles, the US Coast Guard has suspended their search for a missing tanker ship crew member who was first reported overboard approximately 200nm north east from Bermuda. Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre Statement A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video: Mariners Rescued 598 Miles Off Bermuda

Video: Mariners Rescued 598 Miles Off Bermuda

U.S. Coast Guard personnel coordinated the rescue of two British mariners 598 miles off the coast of Bermuda using the Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System on Friday [May 1] morning. “Watchstanders at the Fifth Coast Guard District command center received the initial call from the Rescue Coordination Center United Kingdom on Wednesday... Read more of this article

U.S. Coast Guard Aircraft Stops In Bermuda

U.S. Coast Guard Aircraft Stops In Bermuda

An aircraft from the United States Coast Guard was spotted at the L.F. Wade International Airport on Friday [Jan 24], with the aircraft appearing to be refueling. The U.S Coast Guard does stop by the island sometimes, often while taking part in search and rescue missions in the Atlantic, and you can view our past coverage of the Coast Guard here. Related... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous Visits Hamilton

US Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous Visits Hamilton

The 210-foot United States Coast Guard Cutter [USCGC] Vigorous was today [Nov 10] berthed at the Hamilton Harbour dock on Front Street.The Coast Guard website says that the USCGC Vigorous is, “Homeported in Virginia Beach, VA at Joint Expeditinary Base Little Creek-Fort Story [JEBLC]. VIGOROUS generally deploys 185 days a year to a variety of... Read more of this article

Video: Coast Guard Medevac Man From Vessel

Video: Coast Guard Medevac Man From Vessel

An aircrew from the U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man from a tanker vessel and transferred him to a hospital in North Carolina, with local officials assisting in coordinating the medevac. The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said that they were “advised by e-mail from JRCC Sweden, that the M/V WISBY Pacific, had a crew member onboard suffering... 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 on Friday [July 20] as part of its 2019 cadet summer training deployment. A spokesperson previously said, “While in port, cadets from the ‘Eagle’ will participate in community outreach activities with WindReach and the Sandy’s Boat Club Youth Sailing Program. “As the only... 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 on Thursday, July 18, as part of its 2019 summer training deployment. The ship will be moored along Front Street in Hamilton, July 18- 20, and will be open for free public tours on the following dates and times:Thursday, July 18 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday, July 19 12:00 p.m.... Read more of this article

Video: Coast Guard Medevacs Child From Ship

Video: Coast Guard Medevacs Child From Ship

A Coast Guard helicopter crew flew to the rescue for a 7-year-old girl aboard the Cruise Ship Celebrity Summit Monday, medevacing her to a hospital in Virginia for higher level care. “The cruise ship contacted the Coast Guard to request assistance with a girl who was experiencing abdominal pain while enroute from New Jersey to Bermuda,”... Read more of this article

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