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  • 21 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the Joseph Napier, the 15th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The 154 foot patrol craft Joseph Napier is the 15th vessel in the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class FRC program. To build the FRC, Bollinger used a craft design based on the Damen Stan Patrol Boat 4708. It has […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    United States Coast Guard received its 13th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) Richard Dixon from Bollinger Shipyards LLC. The vessel will be a part of the 7th Coast Guard District in Puerto Rico. Richard Dixon, a 154 foot patrol craft, is a part of the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class FRC program. It has a flank speed of 28 knots, […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities

    After being rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard, and transferred aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island, 53 Cuban migrants were repatriated to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Friday.   These repatriations are a result of five separate attempts to illegally migrate to the United States aboard rustic vessels in the Florida Straits stemming back to […]

  • 4 December 2013

    The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returned to its homeport after a 32-day patrol deployed to the Windward Passage to assist the 7th Coast Guard District in illegal migration interdiction, search and rescue and law enforcement operations. Coast Guard air crews detected an unseaworthy and overloaded sailing vessel in the Windward Passage Nov. 12. The […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    American shipbuilder Bollinger Shipyards on March 5 delivered the USCGC Donald Horsley, the 17th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The U.S. Coast Guard took delivery in Key West, Florida while the commissioning of the vessel is scheduled to take place in May 2016, in Puerto Rico. The 154 foot patrol craft USCGC […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the WILLIAM TRUMP, the 11th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The 154 foot patrol craft WILLIAM TRUMP is the eleventh vessel in the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class FRC program. To build the FRC, Bollinger used a proven, in-service parent craft design based on the Damen Stan […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the Raymond Evans, the tenth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard.   The announcement was made by Bollinger President, Chris Bollinger. “We are extremely proud to announce the delivery of the RAYMOND EVANS, the latest FRC built by Bollinger, to the 7th Coast Guard District in […]

  • 14 June 2013

    Crewmembers aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke repatriated 38 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday. This repatriation was a result of two migrant interdiction cases. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received a report of a rustic vessel south of Marathon, Fla., June 7. The Coast Guard Cutter Sawfish responded […]

  • 29 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Two overdue boaters were rescued by a good Samaritan approximately 90 miles northwest of Tarpon Springs, Fla., at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Vance Bryan, 48, and Gerald Chessher, 58, were located in their inflatable raft by a good Samaritan aboard the tug barge Rikki S. The men reported heir barge sank in the Gulf of […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the MARGARET NORVELL, the fifth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The announcement was made by Bollinger executive vice president of new construction, Chris Bollinger:  “We are very pleased to announce another successful on-time delivery to the Coast Guard. The MARGARET NORVELL was delivered to the […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards LLC has delivered the ISAAC MAYO, the 12th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The announcement was made by Bollinger’s President & C.E.O., Ben Bordelon. “We are very pleased to announce the delivery of the latest FRC built by Bollinger, the ISAAC MAYO, to the 7th Coast Guard District […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Richard Etheridge, the second vessel in the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter (FRC) recapitalization project that was built by Bollinger Shipyards, was officially delivered to the Coast Guard May 26 in Key West, Fla. after transiting from Lockport, La. Richard Etheridge will be homeported alongside the lead FRC, Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the PAUL CLARK, the sixth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The announcement was made by Bollinger executive vice president of new construction, Chris Bollinger, “We are very pleased to announce another successful on-time and on-budget FRC delivery to the Coast Guard. The PAUL CLARK was delivered to […]

  • 29 March 2013

    The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriated 46 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday, who were interdicted in two different cases this week. The first interdiction occurred after Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification of a 15-foot raft with 29 people aboard south of Key West, Fla., Saturday. […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Coast Guard Cutter Dependable offloaded 1,210 pounds of cocaine with an estimated wholesale value of more than $14 million to Homeland Security Investigations in Key West, Fla., Tuesday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) Jacksonville, Fla., deployed with the Coast Guard Cutter Forward, noticed two suspicious vessels detected in the vicinity of Guanaja, Honduras Dec. 6, 2012. The […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the KATHLEEN MOORE, the ninth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard.   Bollinger President, Chris Bollinger announced the successful delivery of the USCGC KATHLEEN MOORE to the 7th Coast Guard District in Key West, FL, stating, “We are very pleased with the latest delivery of this […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the CHARLES DAVID JR, the seventh Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The announcement was made by Bollinger executive vice president of new construction, Chris Bollinger, “We are very pleased to announce another successful on-time and on-budget FRC delivery to the Coast Guard. The CHARLES DAVID […]

  • 30 March 2014
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the KATHLEEN MOORE, the ninth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard.   Bollinger President, Chris Bollinger announced the successful delivery of the USCGC KATHLEEN MOORE to the 7th Coast Guard District in Key West, FL, stating,  “We are very pleased with the latest delivery of this […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard repatriated 121 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Monday interdicted in seven separate events in the past week. All seven interdictions included unseaworthy, homemade vessels that posed significant risk to the migrants attempting to make the perilous journey. The Coast Guard has increased patrols in the Florida Straits in response […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Authorities

    The United States Coast Guard has repatriated 169 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, last week. These repatriations are a result of nine separate migrant interdictions at sea in the South Florida Straits. The U.S. Coast Guard said it observed a steady increase in illegal maritime migration attempts from Cuba to the Southeastern U.S. since […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard commissioned its newest fast response cutter William Trump at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Florida, January 24, 2015. The vessel is named after the U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class William Trump who earned a silver star for valor in action during the assault phase of the landing at Normandy during […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard rescued 64 Cuban migrants and 100 Haitian migrants during a busy week of illegal maritime migration attempts from Cuba and Haiti into the United States.   The 64 Cuban migrants were repatriated last week following three separate interdictions at sea in the Florida Straits dating back to August 7. On Monday, […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Authorities

    Sixty-four Cuban migrants aboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore were repatriated to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Monday. This repatriation is a result of five separate migrant interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These events were Cubans trying to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels. Coast Guard assets involved in […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Authorities

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 15 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. This repatriation is a result of two separate migrant interdictions at sea. In all instances, Cubans were trying to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels commonly referred to as “rustics” or “chugs.” Coast […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) conducted an Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) with U.S. Coast Guard’s 14th District, Aug. 5 – 21, in the Western Pacific Ocean. OMSI is a maritime security operation designed to enhance maritime domain awareness, increase law enforcement presence, and expand at-sea law enforcement capabilities throughout Oceania. […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard has offloaded some 1,800 kilograms of cocaine worth over $50 million in St. Petersburg, on Saturday. The cocaine was seized from a tanker in the Caribbean during a routine patrol in August this year. Crewmembers of the Coast Guard cutter Tahoma detected and intercepted a 226-foot tanker suspected of smuggling contraband. The Tahoma crew […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard has repatriated 121 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, within the past week. These repatriations are a result of nine separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These events all consisted of Cubans attempting to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels. Once aboard a Coast Guard […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Coast Guard informed on Friday that it is assisting the Haitian Coast Guard in searching for possible Haitian migrants in the water after it’s believed their sail freighter ran aground in Haitian territorial seas Wednesday. The Coast Guard received notification Thursday evening that 17 deceased bodies washed ashore in Haiti. The Haitian Coast […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S Coast Guard repatriated 103 Cuban migrants, including one migrant with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, from June 25 – 27. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. crew repatriated 58 Cuban migrants Saturday, and 45 more Cuban migrants Monday. The U.S. Coast Guard said the repatriations were a result of 10 […]