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‘Bubble Man’ Will Try Again Despite Warning

‘Bubble Man’ Will Try Again Despite Warning

Despite the U.S. Coast Guard ordering him not to undertake the journey and stopping his last attempt, Reza Baluchi is apparently still planning to try to travel from Florida to Bermuda in a bubble again next month – according to a report from NBC’s Today. The Coast Guard has already told Mr Baluchi he is “not authorized to depart”... Read more of this article

Bubble Man Violates USCG Order, Voyage Ended

Bubble Man Violates USCG Order, Voyage Ended

The man who planned to make the 1,000 mile journey from Florida to Bermuda in a bubble has been picked up by the U.S. Coast Guard which posted, “Adventure runner’s voyage ends after he violated a USCG order not to embark on his seagoing journey”, in a tweet this evening [April 24].The Daily Mail reported, “Miami Coast Guard... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Gives Bubble Man An Ultimatum

Coast Guard Gives Bubble Man An Ultimatum

The man who plans to make the 1,000 mile journey from Florida to Bermuda in a bubble has been “given an ultimatum” by the U.S. Coast Guard – that he is to provide a self-rescue plan or his “trip could be terminated.” Reza Baluchi has already attempted to make the journey, and was rescued by the Coast Guard back in 2014,... Read more of this article

Video: Coast Guard Lands With Injured Patient

Video: Coast Guard Lands With Injured Patient

[Updated with video] Shortly after 5.00am this morning [Feb 15], a US Coast Guard helicopter landed at LF Wade International Airport after executing an emergency medical evacuation some miles off Bermuda’s coast. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson confirmed that on Saturday February 13th, officials from the Singapore flagged chemical... Read more of this article

Video: Coast Guard Medevac Cruise Passenger

Video: Coast Guard Medevac Cruise Passenger

The Coast Guard medevaced a 63-year-old woman off the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship on Monday, after receiving reports that she was suffering from chest pains. “Sector North Carolina watch standers received a report at 7:30 a.m. that a woman aboard the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship was suffering from chest pains,” the Coast Guard said.“At... Read more of this article

Video: Coast Guard Medevacs Woman From Ship

Video: Coast Guard Medevacs Woman From Ship

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 30-year-old woman from the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway on Tuesday [Oct 6], hoisting the woman onto a helicopter. The Coast Guard said, “The Coast Guard medevaced a 30-year-old woman Tuesday from a cruise ship approximately 165 miles east of Virginia Beach. “Coast Guard 5th District watchstanders received... Read more of this article

US Consulate Recognizes Shipping Companies

US Consulate Recognizes Shipping Companies

On July 24, the U.S. Consulate recognized five 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 assist ships and aircraft... Read more of this article

Photos: Coast Guard Cutter ‘Eagle’ In Bermuda

Photos: Coast Guard Cutter ‘Eagle’ In Bermuda

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrived in Bermuda today [July 4] as part of its 2015 cadet summer training deployment, mooring along Front Street in Hamilton.The Eagle will be open for free public tours on the following dates and times:Saturday, July 4 – 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday, July 5 – 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday, July... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Ship ‘Eagle’ To Visit Bermuda

US Coast Guard Ship ‘Eagle’ To Visit Bermuda

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda on Saturday, July 4 as part of its 2015 cadet summer training deployment. The ship will be moored along Front Street in Hamilton. The Eagle will be open for free public tours on the following dates and times:Saturday, July 4 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday, July 5 10:00 a.m. – 7:00... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Rescues Bermuda Bound Sailors

Coast Guard Rescues Bermuda Bound Sailors

A father and son sailing to Bermuda were recently stranded after getting caught in a large storm, requiring the United States Coast Guard to rescue them in “near hurricane-force winds” on Sunday [Feb 15]. Coast Guard crews responded to an offshore distress call from the 43-foot sailing vessel Sedona, which was disabled and adrift in a winter... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Arrives To Airlift Sick US Navy Sailor

Coast Guard Arrives To Airlift Sick US Navy Sailor

[Updated] A Coast Guard C-130 aircraft and helicopter arrived at the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 4.20pm this afternoon [Dec 19] with both parking on the North Ramp. The pair are in Bermuda due to a sick seaman on board a nearby US Naval ship.A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson explained that, “A US Navy ship... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Plane & Navy Helicopter Fly Over

Coast Guard Plane & Navy Helicopter Fly Over

[Updated: Airport to open at 5pm on Sunday] While the airport was closed today [Oct 18] there has been some activity in the sky, with a US Coast Guard airplane flying over the island, while a UK Royal Navy helicopter flew over to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Gonzalo. In their update this evening, the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] said... Read more of this article

Bubble Traveler: ‘I Was Not Asking For Rescue’

Bubble Traveler: ‘I Was Not Asking For Rescue’

[Updated] A man who was rescued after attempting to travel from Miami to Bermuda in a bubble has said he was not asking to be rescued, and is now soliciting donations online to rebuild the bubble so he can keep his “dream alive to run across land and sea.” Reza Baluchi’s ambitious attempt to travel from Miami to Bermuda in a bubble ended... Read more of this article