From recreational boats to military craft, marine technology continues to advance at a rapid pace.
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.
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.
The McMurdo Group said it will host the second of its three-part webinar series on search and rescue (“MEOSAR: Are You Ready for the Next-Generation Search and Rescue Satellite System?”) on Thursday.
McMurdo Group said it will host a webinar series on satellite-based search and rescue, featuring industry experts who will detail the latest SAR process and technology advancements.