U.S. Coast Guard News

Coast Guard Sector in N.Y., Conn. Issues New Ebola Protocol

One U.S. Coast Guard sector says it will contact ships that have recently been to Ebola-affected countries to ask whether passengers have symptoms of the virus before they are allowed into port. The sector, which includes parts of New York …

Ohio Coast Guard Station Leads Nation in Drunken Boating Arrests

A U.S. Coast Guard station that watches over western Lake Erie led the nation in drunken boating arrests last year. The Coast Guard says officers with Marblehead, Ohio, station charged 67 people with boating under the influence in 2013. The …

Risk Remains a Fact of Life for Coast Guard Crews in N.J.

When the call comes in, as it did on a frigid April morning, rescue crews from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay are expected to be ready and under way within a half-hour. About 8:30 a.m., a passing vessel reported a …