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November 18, 2004
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In this week's newsletter:
Remarks by Deputy Secretary
of Homeland Security James Loy at the Maritime and Port Security Summit
Maritime and Port Security Summit
November 16, 2004
(Remarks as Prepared)
Thank you, John, for that kind introduction. I'm honored to be here today to join your important discussion about ongoing efforts and strategies to elevate our security within the maritime community. "We are safer, but we're not yet safe," President Bush has said. And he is right.
LNG proposal faces new safety
Officials in Massachusetts urging federal 'exclusion zones'
MONTGOMERY / The News Journal
A new and potentially precedent-setting front in nationwide debates over sites for liquefied natural gas import terminals has opened in Massachusetts, where some city and state officials are pressing for federal "exclusion zones" a mile or more around LNG tankers.
'Guinea pig' project in L.I. Sound creates furor
Gregory B. Hladky , Capitol Bureau Chief
The $700 million liquefied natural gas facility proposed for the middle of Long Island Sound is causing considerable worry partly because nothing exactly like it has ever been built before.
Cargo vessel leaks fuel
Vessel leaks fuel off Tybee
By Bret Bell and Mary Landers
Savannah Morning News
A cargo ship's leaking fuel tank created a 6-mile long sheen on the ocean off Tybee Island Wednesday.
Aliens' immigration plans thwarted on Sugar Island
By JENNIFER ROOS/The Evening News
SUGAR ISLAND - Six individuals from the Republic of China with plans to make a new life for themselves in the U.S. via Canada found their plans drastically altered late Monday night, shortly after they stepped off an unidentified boat on Sugar Island. At 9 p.m., the six were taken into custody there by U.S. immigration service officers.
Security in LR being tightened for Clinton fete
Posted on Monday, November 15, 2004
Searches could greet vehicles that board ferries
CATHERINE KOZAK, The Virginian-Pilot
November 17, 2004
Vehicles waiting in line to get on a ferry plying North Carolina waters are now being subjected to random searches as part of maritime security regulations put in place to prevent terrorism.
Coast Guard upgraded to full-service unit
By Roxann Moore
Gannett News Service
The Indian River Coast Guard Station was upgraded to an independent station in a ceremony attended by military and political dignitaries on Friday, Nov. 12.
Twin patrol boats to join local Coast Guard fleet
The Mississippi Press
PASCAGOULA -- The U.S. Coast Guard's presence on the Gulf Coast has increased with the addition of two patrol boats now stationed at Naval Station Pascagoula.
Coast Guard moorings overhaul
Improvements to prepare river site for new cutter, transition from the old
By MIKE FORNES
Tribune Staff Writer
CHEBOYGAN - A major overhaul of the Coast Guard moorings on the Cheboygan River will begin this spring in preparation for the arrival of the new U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw, due to homeport in Cheboygan in October.
Coast Guard agrees to stay at McClellan Park
Kasler -- Bee Staff Writer
Published 5:44 pm PST Wednesday, November 17, 2004
The Coast Guard's air-rescue unit at McClellan Park has spurned an opportunity to move to Travis Air Force Base, at least for now, keeping a significant McClellan tenant in place.
Third Time is the Charm for NOAA and U.S. Coast Guard's Eagle
Nov. 12, 2004 - The third time proved to be the charm for NOAA and the U.S. Coast Guard as they successfully recovered the historic anchor to the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle in Jacksonville, Fla.
Six Receive 'Grateful Nation Award' for Heroism in War on Terror
By Terri Lukach
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2004 -- Six servicemembers were honored for heroism in the global war on terror at an award dinner Nov. 15 in Arlington, Va.
No foul play in diving death
A Coast Guardsman pronounced dead after getting into trouble while recreational diving off the Wai'anae Coast was identified yesterday as Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Mueller, 34.
Hearing on boat sinking
Coast Guard presides over testimony on fatal accident
OAKLAND -- Raul Escobedo crossed himself as a moment of silence for his friend, Juan Sablan, came to an end Monday.
Trial begins for couple charged in faking death
Published in the Asbury Park Press 11/18/04
Driver jumps off the Bay
Bridge during police chase
By DANIEL VALENTINE, Staff Writer
A Stevensville man is missing after he jumped off the Bay Bridge while being chased by state police early this morning.
Newberg woman's body pulled from the ocean
NEWBERG, Ore. - Students at George Fox University are dealing with the drowning of a student whose body was pulled from the ocean in Lincoln City.
Coast Guard Pulls 3 Jetskiers
U. S. Coast Guard
November 17, 2004
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - A Coast Guard Airstation Atlantic City helicopter airlifted three people to safety after they became stranded earlier today.
Four Men Trapped by Rising
U. S. Coast Guard
November 15, 2004
SEATTLE - The Coast Guard rescued four sport fishermen who became trapped on a rock by the rising tide Sunday afternoon near Oceanside, Ore.
Coast Guard makes two rescues
By BECKY W. EVANS, Standard-Times staff writer
A New Bedford fisherman was airlifted to Cape Cod Hospital Sunday morning after injuring his ankle during a fishing trip, according to the Coast Guard.
Local businessman to brave
the waters despite recent accident
By Roger Hillis
Coast Press Reporter
Despite nearly drowning in the Atlantic Ocean last Thursday, Rehoboth Beach businessman Nick Caggiano Jr. said he is planning another fishing excursion for tomorrow.
Woman transferred from Westport after racial harassment
WESTPORT, Wash. -- The Coast Guard is transferring a woman of Samoan heritage from its station here because she has been a victim of racial discrimination in the community, Commanding Officer Darrin Wallace said Thursday.
Coast Guard members win
trophy at international event
Members earn national prize at search and rescue event
Four U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary members from the Green Bay area brought home the national championship from the International Search and Rescue Competition the weekend of Nov. 6.
Overseer of overseas ops
LITTLE COMPTON - Lieutenant Ronald Catudal, 42, said that after 9/11, he knew he'd get recalled to active Coast Guard duty. And he was, when the Department of Defense requested the Coast Guard's assistance in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
CQ CQ CQ Any Station Any
Station Any Station
The Auxiliary is looking for Amateur Radio Operators
By Wayne Spivak - KC2NJV
National Press Corps
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
Photos by Ron Tomo - KE2UK
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
To an individual involved in Amateur Radio, also known as Ham Radio, the letters CQ sent via voice or Morse Code is a request by the sender to talk to anyone listening on the frequency.
Special Holiday 'Storm Stories' Episode Tells Tale Of Century-Long Chicago Tradition
ATLANTA, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A ship loaded down with freshly cut spruce trees, its deck covered with festive holiday decorations. The captain jovially welcomes children and their families aboard to select that perfect tree that will greet them Christmas morning. For more than a century, this scene has played out along the Chicago waterfront, first aboard 19th century schooners, now aboard modern-day Coast Guard vessels.
Team Coast Guard Justin Labonte Phoenix Race Report
All of the NASCAR teams that compete at Phoenix International Raceway seem to enjoy being at the track that sits against the Estrella Mountains in a desert like atmosphere with the cactus dotting the landscape.
Shedding a new light
Historic Valcour lighthouse a beacon once again
By JOE LoTEMPLIO, Staff Writer
VALCOUR - After more than 70 years, a light is once again shining from the historic Valcour Island Lighthouse.
Coast Guard on Television
Nov 18, at 6 P.M., The Discovery Times Channel
will air "Breaking News: Swimming To Miami ," covering a confrontation
Nov 22, at 10 P.M., CBS will air a "CSI: Miami "
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