Ensuring cruise ship safety

The sinking of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia, the evacuation of more than 4,000 passengers and the search for survivors has captivated the world for the past week. The accident has raised questions about the safety of cruise ships […]


LTJG Lewis

Guardian of the Week – LTJG Steven Lewis

Every now and then a moment comes along that challenges the training, experience and ability of a Coast Guardsman to perform under extraordinary circumstances. That moment presented itself to then Ensign Steven Lewis, an underway officer of the deck on […]


itCG-Free whale-y, collision investigation, CBP drone, cruise ship medevac

Guardians, along with NOAA and Hawaii state DLNR officials, Sunday freed a young humpback whale that was entangled in hundreds of feet of plastic rope. The operation was made more difficult by the very large mother and a male companion […]