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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

Fire Survivors Expected To Arrive In Bermuda

Fire Survivors Expected To Arrive In Bermuda

A boat transporting the survivors from a fishing vessel that caught fire is expected to arrive in Bermuda tomorrow morning, where an injured crew member will be taken directly to Bermuda’s airport, and then flown by U.S. Air Force aircraft to the U.S. for further treatment. The fishing vessel ‘Pioneer’ caught fire approximately 900 miles southeast... Read more of this article

Video: Coast Guard Medevac Cruise Passengers

Video: Coast Guard Medevac Cruise Passengers

Two passengers on board the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship — which was headed from Bermuda to New York — were medevaced by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter today [June 4], with the male and female passenger both reportedly suffering from abdominal pain. “Watchstanders in the 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth received a call at... Read more of this article

Photos: US Coast Guard Boat In St George’s

Photos: US Coast Guard Boat In St George’s

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel can be seen in Bermuda, with the USCGC Vigorous docked in St George’s this afternoon [May 26]. According to Coast Guard website, the Vigorous is based in Virginia Beach and generally deploys 185 days a year to a variety of operating areas extending from the Gulf of Maine to the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. Their... Read more of this article

‘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