North Pacific partnerships

Written by Pacific Area International Affairs. The safety and economic security of maritime nations depends substantially upon the secure use of the world’s oceans. By securing our world’s oceans we maintain vibrant maritime commerce and the ability to counter threats […]


CGC Healy breaks ice for Russian tanker

Healy breaks path to Nome

UPDATE: Video of the ships breaking through the ice is available on YouTube and in the Coast Guard Visual Information Gallery. The Coast Guard has a long history of braving harsh Alaskan elements to rescue mariners in distress, protect the […]


CGC Jarvis

CGC Jarvis returns from international patrol

Ensign Roger Nayden, CGC Jarvis Public Affairs Officer, contributed to this post  Aloha to the captain and crew of Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis! On Monday, the 378-foot cutter returned home to Honolulu, Hawaii, after a 5,000 mile, 105-day patrol supporting […]


Coast Guard intends to terminate Loran-C next month

At 2000 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) – or 3pm east coast time – on February 8, the U.S. Coast Guard will cease transmission of the United States Loran-C signal and will commence a phased decommissioning of the infrastructure that has […]


itCG-CGC Zephyr returns to port, boat fire, building international relations

CGC Zephyr returned to homeport in Pascagoula, Mississippi, yesterday after a 46-day patrol. While underway, the cutter patrolled approximately 6,300 square miles and boarded 56 commercial fishing vessels. Fisheries boardings check for compliance with federal laws and regulations as well […]


itCG-29 migrants detained, drug smuggling suspects charged, CGC Sycamore’s in Russia, CGA soccer

Coast Guard worked with Border Patrol agents yesterday to apprehend 29 suspected illegal migrants off the coast of Southern California. One boat made it to shore and six people were taken into custody by Border Patrol. A Coast Guard helicopter […]