A new report released by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health provides the first baseline assessment of the hazards that workers in the distant-water tuna fleet face.
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 Virginia bill that would increase the penalty for boating while intoxicated to a Class Four felony and up to 10 years behind bars has stalled in the state legislature.
Operation Dry Water will take place during the weekend of June 27-29, helping to bring awareness of the dangers of boating under the influence of alcohol, the largest contributor to boating-related injuries and deaths in the United States.
Coast Guard Station Erie took delivery earlier this month of a new $2.4 million 45-foot response boat that it primarily expects to put to search-and-rescue and law-enforcement duty.
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.
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.