About 25 miles south of Chicago lies a stretch of water that nothing lives in. And if you happen upon it, the Coast Guard will not save you.
The Coast Guard enforces federal laws on the high seas and waters within U.S. territorial jurisdiction, develops and operates aids to navigation and maintains a network of lifeboat and search-and-rescue stations using surface vessels and aircraft.
A two-week voyage through four Great Lakes and the Mississippi River will bring to the Port of Houston Authority the third of three new high-performance emergency response vessels.
From recreational boats to military craft, marine technology continues to advance at a rapid pace.
Last year saw the fewest boating deaths on record, as well as a 10 percent decrease in accidents and a 12.7 percent drop in injuries, according to the Coast Guard.
Saybrook Point Inn & Spa recently donated $15,000 as a corporate sponsor of the National Coast Guard Museum to be built in New London, Conn.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy led a contingent of dignitaries Friday at the official groundbreaking ceremony for the National Coast Guard Museum along the waterfront in New London, Conn.
NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey is joining the Coast Guard and the Army Corps of Engineers as hosts of a series of public discussions on navigational aid technology and information requirements.
A new Coast Guard study showed that the rules governing vessel traffic across Chicago’s electric fish barrier effectively address the risks posed by the barrier’s electrified waters.
The National Coast Guard Museum Association said Dime Bank became the first corporate sponsor of the planned national museum, donating $15,000 to support its construction.
The Coast Guard in South Carolina is continuing to respond to reports of pollution at the Charleston City, Bristol and Ashley River marinas in the Charleston area during the weekend.