search and rescue

USCG rescues three after boat capsizes in Clearwater Pass

As the USCG announced, they rescued three people on Saturday, April 20, after their 25-foot boat capsized in Clearwater Pass. After the call and reports of a capsized vessel, the USCG station Sand Key 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew was launched and saved the three people.  No injuries were reported.

Watch: Cruise ships assist USCG on finding three survivors

The US Coast Guard saved three survivors after a fishing boat went down on Monday, April 8, off Naples, Florida. The USCG was assisted by two cruise ships during its search and rescue mission and finally saved three fishermen.

Migrants hijack tanker after rescue off Libya

Refugees and migrants have reportedly hijacked the Palau-flagged tanker ‘Elhiblu 1’, after the ship rescued them off the coast of Libya, Tuesday night. The Maltese navy took over control shortly after and the ship arrived in Malta Thursday morning. 

Watch: Dramatic rescues from cruise ship adrift in Norwegian sea

The luxury cruise ship ‘Viking Sky’ arrived at the port of Molde on Norway’s west coast Sunday, after narrowly escaping disaster when its engines failed during a storm in the Norwegian sea. A total of 1,400 passengers and crew were onboard at that time.

USCG suspends search from capsized towing vessel in Mississippi

The US Coast Guard informed that it suspended its search for a person who went into the water after a 54-foot towing vessel capsized at mile marker 55 on the lower Mississippi River north of Point A La Hache, Louisiana, on March 18. US Coast Guard crews searched around 158 square-nautical miles for about 18 hours but were unable to find the missing person.

Towing vessel capsizes in Mississippi, one missing

The US Coast Guard informed that is searching for a person in the water after a towing vessel capsized at mile marker 55 on the lower Mississippi River north of Point A La Hache, Louisiana, on March 18. At the time of the incident, the boat had three people on board. Two of them were recovered, while one is still missing. The cause of the incident is still under investigation.

Six rescued, one missing after tug capsizes off Mumbai

Six people were rescued after a tugboat capsized, about 12 nautical miles off the Mumbai coast, India, on Monday. One man is still unaccounted for. The ‘Revti’ and its 8 crew were sailing in Tarapur, Palghar, when the incident occurred. 

Watch: HM Coast Guard rescues six fishermen off Lands End

On March 12, during night hours the HM Coastguard rescued six crewmembers from a disabled fishing vessel off Lands End in challenging weather conditions. All six members were airlifted, whereas the Coastguard continues monitoring the drifting vessel.

46 fishermen rescued from ice floe in Lake Erie

The US Coast Guard and local agencies rescued 46 ice fishermen from an ice floe that broke free near Catawba Island, in western Lake Erie, Saturday. An additional estimated 100 people were able to self-rescue themselves from the ice floe either by swimming or walking on ice-bridges.

Watch: Cruise ship rescues two people from water after plane crash

The Princess cruises ship ‘Regal Princess’ rescued two people from the water, after their private aircraft went down in the Caribbean Sea, southeast of Grand Turk.  The cruise ship was en route from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, to St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, when she received a notification by USCG.

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