Coast Guard responds to barge explosion

A barge explosion in Corpus Christi, Texas yesterday has translated into a busy couple of days for the Coast Guard. Investigators and inspectors are trying to figure out just what caused the explosion aboard the crude oil barge and to […]


itCG-Rescue awards, runaway barge, posthumous commendation, fisherman search, medevac

Guardians from sector Hampton RoadsĀ responded Friday morning to a runaway 571-foot barge that grounded near a fishing pier in Sandbridge, VA. A Coast Guard crew from the Atlantic Strike Team confirmed that all chemicals on board the vessel are safely […]


itCG-CGC Rush in China, search for air crews ends, pollution response, 13 barges break free, four rescued

The Coast Guard has ended the search for the nine crewmembers missing after the mid-air collision between a Coast Guard C-130 airplane and a Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter off the coast of Southern California. The incident is a […]