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 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.
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.
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp delivered his final State of the Coast Guard address last week at the service’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Plans to build a new National Coast Guard Museum in New London, Conn., will move forward.
The McMurdo Group was recently formed as an end-to-end search and rescue and maritime domain awareness company.
The Conference of Professional Operators for Response Towing and the Association For Rescue At Sea presented their distinguished lifesaving award Jan. 12-14 at the 27th C-PORT Conference in Clearwater Beach, Fla.
Landfall Navigation will offer the US Sailing-certified Near Coastal Safety at Sea seminar on Feb. 8 at Mystic Seaport in Connecticut.
One hundred years ago, on Jan. 20, 1914, 13 nations agreed on the terms of the International Convention on Safety of Life at Sea.