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OTs Collaborate On Maritime Protection Training

OTs Collaborate On Maritime Protection Training

Maritime protection teams from six Overseas Territories, including Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, and the Turks and Caicos Islands, gathered in Bermuda for a two-week training program focused on search and rescue capabilities. A spokesperson said, “Maritime protection teams from six Overseas Territories developed... Read more of this article

Bermuda-Bound Sailor Rescued By Coast Guard

Bermuda-Bound Sailor Rescued By Coast Guard

A sailor that was traveling to Bermuda was rescued 270 miles off of North Carolina by the U.S. Coast Guard. A spokesperson said, “Coast Guard Sector New York watchstanders received a report of lost communications from the family of the mariner who departed Jersey City, New Jersey, en route to Bermuda, stating that they lost contact on Nov. 6,... Read more of this article

Photos: RBR Provides Transportation For USCG

Photos: RBR Provides Transportation For USCG

During its port call in Bermuda, U.S. Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle conducted a change of cadets and crew to continue its 2023 summer training deployment with  transportation support from the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR]. A spokesperson said, “Approximately 170 cadets and crew members disembarked Eagle and departed by air from Bermuda to return to... 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 Barque Eagle, America’s Tall Ship, is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda on Friday [July 21] at 10.00am. A spokesperson said, “Eagle will be moored along Front Street in Hamilton and will be open for free public tours on Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23. “Eagle’s free public tour dates and times are listed below: Friday,... Read more of this article

Video: U.S. Coast Guard Visits Hamilton

Video: U.S. Coast Guard Visits Hamilton

The United States Coast Guard cutter Richard Snyder is visiting Bermuda, mooring along Front Street in Hamilton. According to one of the U.S. Government websites, “USCG Richard Snyder is homeported in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, and named for Petty Officer 1st Class Richard Snyder, awarded the silver star for gallantry in action, defending... Read more of this article

Coast Guard To Help Combat Illegal Fishing

Coast Guard To Help Combat Illegal Fishing

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch arrived in Bermuda today as part of the second annual fisheries enforcement operation. A spokesperson said, “U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch [WPC-1119] arrived in Bermuda today as part of the second annual fisheries enforcement operation in concert with the Bermuda Department of Environment... Read more of this article

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