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  • 3 July 2009

    A new unmanned autonomous submarine has been developed to detect explosive mines hidden in shallow coastal waters such as ports and harbours. BAE Systems introduced the 50kg vessel called Talisman L, which uses high-definition forward and sideways looking sonar and an array of multi-view cameras. The mini-sub has the ability to zoom through water at […]

  • 8 March 2018

    The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday responded to a report of an oil platform fire approximately three miles offshore of Corpus Christi.

  • 10 May 2005

    Starting today, 25 medium-sized Coast Guard cutters will be repaired at Baltimore’s Coast Guard Shipyard. Commanding officer Captain Ron Rabago says the project will take eight to ten years. He says, when completed , the aging ships will be equipped with the latest navigation equipment, so they can stay in use longer. The ships are […]

  • 20 September 2012

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada Minister Keith Ashfield has revealed the latest addition to the Canadian Coast Guard fleet. The new vessel named CCGS S. Dudka, after the late Stanley Dudka a decorated veteran of the Second World War and a distinguished fishery officer with the Department, is currently under construction at ABCO Industries Limited boatyard in Lunenburg, […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The Canadian Government is on the brink of opening a new window of opportunities for hydrogen fuel cell technology as it calls for tenders for the design of low-emission Coast Guard ships that would integrate the said technology, the Canadian Press writes. The $332,000 tender forms part of the Ottawa’s fleet modernization plan and it […]

  • 10 May 2019

    The U.S. Coast Guard has informed that it is monitoring a natural gas and condensate release from an orphan well four nautical miles southeast of Bob Hall Pier near Corpus Christi, Texas. 

  • 17 October 2018

    Some 1000 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from a damaged offshore supply vessel near Cameron, Louisiana on Tuesday.

  • 9 May 2019

    The Great Britain-owned ship sank off New York.

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mathews County, VA, said in their latest release that Congressman Rob Wittman will hold a meeting later this week on the Mathews dredging issues and the removal of aids to navigation.  At the meeting, Wittman will discuss residents’ concerns about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ lack of dredging in local waterways and the removal […]

  • 3 January 2012

      Irish Coast Guard’s fleet will welcome two new vessels in the following two years. Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has confirmed that approximately €4.4m in funding will be allocated to the service including an annual grant of €150,000 to the RNLI. The Coast Guard was engaged in almost 2,000 incidents during the year. As a […]

  • 16 October 2018

    U.S. Coast Guard crews assisted a 145-foot offshore supply vessel taking on water, near Cameron, Louisiana, early on Monday morning.

  • 27 April 2017

    A Russian military vessel sank near the Bosporus strait following a collision with the Togo-flagged livestock carrier Youzarsif H on April 27, according to the Turkish Coast Guard. The ship in question, the Liman, reportedly sustained a rupture as a result of the collision and subsequently sank some 25 miles away from the Bosporus strait. After receiving […]

  • 21 July 2015

    On Monday, July 20th, two eastbound Kirby Inland Marine barges and two westbound Enterprise Marine Services barges collided at mile marker 349 on the Intracoastal Waterway near Bolivar Peninsula in Texas and a fire ensued in the early morning hours. A fire erupted on one of the Enterprise Marine Services barges, being pushed by the […]

  • 21 July 2015

    On Monday, July 20th, two eastbound Kirby Inland Marine barges and two westbound Enterprise Marine Services barges collided at mile marker 349 on the Intracoastal Waterway near Bolivar Peninsula in Texas and a fire ensued in the early morning hours. A fire erupted on one of the Enterprise Marine Services barges, being pushed by the […]

  • 28 September 2018

    The Coast Guard’s Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGC NCOE) partnered with Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville on providing training for future LNG-fueled vessels inspectors. 

  • 29 July 2006

    Shazard Mohammed was a coward who braved fishing at sea during the night to provide an extra income for his wife and infant child, said his relatives. So when he heard the throbbing engine of a boat approaching in the dark, he reacted as he always did. He weighed anchor and fled. Mohammed, 25, of […]

  • 30 July 2006

    Police officers investigating the shooting of Charlieville fisherman Shazard Mohammed at the Gulf of Paria on Friday night, have seized a gun believed to have been used in the shooting by a Coast Guard officer. The gun will be taken to the Forensic Science Centre today for a ballistic expert to carry out tests on […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday, February 21, announced the government’s $360 M investment to extend the life of the Canadian Coast Guard fleet, which will benefit the Canadian shipbuilding industry across the country and build on the government’s priority to support jobs and growth. As part of the unprecedented investment […]

  • 11 March 2019

    The man experienced symptoms of a heart attack, the US Coast Guard said.

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Brand-new 81,000 DWT cargo ship named Marathassa has been confirmed as the source of the toxic bunker oil spill in English Bay that took place on April 8th, the Canadian Coast Guard informed. The ship was just recently delivered to its owner and was anchored in the bay within its maiden voyage. According to the Coast […]

  • 16 June 2017

    The Philippine Coast Guard has assumed control of the security supervision of all ports, and shipping operations in the island country from the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) and the Philippine Port Authority (PPA). The Coast Guard acted upon the order from the Transportation Secretary Arthur P. Tugade, who directed the PCG to supervise security operations […]

  • 22 June 2006

    The Manitowoc Company (NYSE: MTW) today announced that, as prime contractor and program manager, it has been awarded a multi-year contract by the U.S. Coast Guard for the construction and delivery of up to 250 Response Boat-Medium (RB-M) vessels for a total contract value of up to $600 million. Manitowoc will share the contract equally […]