Tracking mysterious oil in New Bedford Harbor, Mass.

Since 2016, more than 70 oil sheens were reported in the water between New Bedford and Fairhaven. In most cases, no one has stepped forward to claim responsibility. But the team at U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment, New Bedford, is determined to track down those sources and restore the health of the waterfront.

American Samoa response

Shipmate of the Week – MST1 Russell Strathern

It’s been four days and nine hours since the fishing vessel Lili’afao sank at its mooring in Pago Pago Harbor, and the Coast Guard responders on scene have grown indifferent to the rain showers that are common in American Samoa. They wipe their faces with wet sleeves, to no avail, and continue their work in spite of the warm, South Pacific rain.

itCG-four rescued, charter boat towed, what is an MSD?, maritime exercise in NYC

Early this morning, a helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City rescued four people from a life raft about 80 miles off the coast of New Jersey. After their fishing boat began taking on water, the crew abandoned ship […]