VIDEO: Jacksonville firefighters injured battling car carrier blaze

Eight Jacksonville, Fla., firefighters were injured last night when an explosion occurred as they were battling a fire on board the Höegh Autoliners car carrier Höegh Xiamen at the Port of Jacksoville’s

Change of command at USCG Sector New Orleans

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans held a change of command ceremony at Sector New Orleans in New Orleans, Friday. During the ceremony, Capt. Kristi M. Luttrell transferred command of Sector New Orleans

VIDEO: USCG medevacs OSV crew member

The Coast Guard medevaced a crew member from the 177 ft Ryan Marine Services offshore support vessel RMS Citation approximately seven miles offshore Corpus Christi, Texas, Thursday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station

Bollinger delivers first of three FRCs to be homeported in Guam

Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC Myrtle Hazard to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. The Fast Response Cutter (FRC) is the first of three that will be homeported in

VIDEO: Wärtsilä upgrades Coast Guard Academy simulation complex

Wärtsilä has completed replacement of the Ship Analytics simulator solution at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s Ship Control and Navigation Training System (SCANTS) facility. The original simulator system was installed at the

USCG plans changes in tank vessel financial responsibility rules

The Coast Guard has announced in the Federal Register that it is seeking public comment on a proposal to expand regulations on vessel financial responsibility for tank vessels greater than 100 gross

USCG names its first female judge advocate general and chief counsel

Rear Adm. Melissa Bert has been invested as judge advocate general and chief counsel of the U.S. Coast Guard. She is the service’s first woman to hold that office. Bert was most

USCG commits to flexibility on Sub M during COVID-19 pandemic

The Coast Guard has responded to a recent request by the American Waterways Operators asking that it suspend in-person Subchapter M inspection activities for a minimum of 30 days, for the mutual

USCG Upper Mississippi River issues warning on illegal passenger vessels

With COVID-19 restrictions in place, it seems likely that not too many people are thinking of taking a boat ride any time soon. Be that as it may, Coast Guard Sector Upper

USCG gives guidance on who is a “marine critical infrastructure worker”

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB 11-20) intended to help state and local officials identify essential marine critical infrastructure workers. The MSIB notes that the uninterrupted

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