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The rise of coastal cruising

By on Aug 27, 2015 in News, Ships, Vessels | 0 comments

Cruises that hug the coasts of North America appeal to older, well-traveled passengers seeking a small-ship experience that doesn’t require distant travel, and new vessels and destinations are adding excitement to the market. Source: The rise of coastal cruising: Travel Weekly

Some 50 migrants found dead

By on Aug 26, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Some 50 migrants were found dead in the hold of a boat off the coast of Libya on Wednesday during a rescue operation which saved 430 other people, the Italian coast guard said.Thousands of people, Source: Some 50 migrants found dead in boat off Libya: coast guard | Reuters

Cargo ship stuck in Delaware River

By on Aug 25, 2015 in News | 0 comments

A cargo ship became stuck over night in the Delaware River near Salem City, reports say. Source: U.S. Coast Guard responds to cargo ship stuck in Delaware River | NJ.com

Coast Guard’s Top Officer In Katrina Response Takes On New Leadership Role At Academy

By on Aug 24, 2015 in News | 0 comments

NEW LONDON — Former Admiral Thad Allen ‘s legacy as the face of the Coast Guard during the Hurricane Katrina rescue effort is lending strength to the Coast Guard Academy’s renewed focus on creating leaders. Source: Coast Guard’s Top Officer In Katrina Response Takes On New Leadership Role At Academy – Hartford Courant

2,000 Posts

By on Aug 23, 2015 in Commentary | 0 comments

We’ve been blogging here for a while, and it’s been an enjoyable experience. This past Friday we hit our 2,000th post. Something we never expected. We plan on keeping this going, and to continue to show our appreciation for the Coast Guard and the work that they do. We just wanted to take this opportunity to thank our readers for their support.