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Coast Guard Foundation chosen as charity on 'Celebrity Apprentice'

12/16/2014

Capt. Sig Hansen, star of Discovery's "Deadliest Catch" has selected the Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of Coast Guard members and their families, to be his designated charity when he appears on NBC’s "Celebrity Apprentice."   Continued »

 

Coast Guard rescues man lost for six days

12/16/2014

A man who was stranded for approximately six days is safe after the Coast Guard rescued him off an island in Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas, Monday night.   Continued »

 

Pending towing vessel regs get a new rollout date

12/11/2014

A final rule for new federal regulations intended to improve safety of the nation's towing vessel fleet continues to limp along the approval process, with yet another new projected date announced for publication of the final rule: August 2015.   Continued »

 

Coast Guard releases proposed rulemaking on cruise ship terminal security

12/11/2014

The Federal Register Wednesday published the U.S. Coast Guard’s notice of proposed rulemaking amending its regulations on cruise ship terminal security.   Continued »

 

Vessel discharge moratorium extended

12/11/2014

The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate passed the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014 on Wednesday.   Continued »

 
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Bollinger takes delivery of two new drydocks

12/11/2014

Bollinger Shipyards has taken delivery of two dry-docks with a total lifting capacity of 12,000 tons.   Continued »

 

Coastie to face court-martial

12/11/2014

A Coast Guardsmen accused of sexual assault will face a general court-martial expected to begin on March 2, 2015, in Key West, Florida.   Continued »

 
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Video: Coast Guard rescues man from life raft near Southwest Pass

12/11/2014

A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted one man from a life raft in Southwest Pass near Venice, La., after his sailing vessel struck an unknown object and began taking on water, Dec. 10, 2014.   Continued »

 
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DOJ hits Noble Drilling with $12.2 million fine

12/10/2014

Noble Drilling will plead guilty to environmental and maritime crimes for operating the drillship Noble Discoverer and the drilling barge Kulluk in violation of federal law in Alaska in 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced in early December.   Continued »

 

Metal Shark announces partnership with Damen Shipyards

12/9/2014

Boat manufacturer Metal Shark has reached an agreement with Damen Shipyards to market Damen designs, which the company will construct at its Franklin, La., shipyard.   Continued »

 
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