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  • 26 March 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy will formally decommission Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755), on March 28, during a 10 a.m. ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine.   The time-honored ceremony will be held in the shipyard’s main auditorium and attended by current crew members, their families and other invited guests. The event […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy formally decommissioned Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755), on March 28, during an indoor ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine.   Past and present crew members, their families and other invited guests attended the event. “Admiral, the watch is secured,” reported Miami’s skipper Cmdr. Rolf Spelker to Submarine […]

  • 19 December 2011
    Training & Education

    The families of Sailors assigned to the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755) received an early holiday gift this year when the submarine returned to Naval Submarine Base New London, Dec. 15, following a regularly scheduled five-month deployment. Miami, which departed for deployment July 14, conducted maritime security operations and theater security cooperation […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Industry news

    The Naval Criminal Investigative Service has made an arrest in connection with a $400 million dollar fire on board USS Miami May 23 and other incidents at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. Casey James Fury, a 24-year-old civilian worker at the Shipyard, is charged with arson. He was taken into custody by NCIS […]

  • 7 March 2014

    Search and rescue coordinators at the District Seven Command Center in Miami are coordinating fire-fighting efforts of an unmanned 730-foot barge with containers on fire about 86-miles northeast of Nassau, Bahamas.   The Command Center received a call from the 127-foot tug Patriarch, about 12:30 p.m. yesterday, stating a fire started from the cargo boxes […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Industry news

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard hosted a plaque hanging ceremony for USS Miami (SSN 755), recognizing the official start of Miami’s engineered overhaul in Kittery March 28. In this time-honored tradition, the ship’s Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Roger Meyer joined Shipyard Commander, Capt. Bryant Fuller, Miami Project Superintendent, Scott Kimmel, and Sanford Town Councilman Joesph Hanslip in hanging […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $94 million contract for advance planning and preliminary execution of fire-restoration efforts on USS Miami (SSN 755). Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. The USS Miami was damaged in a fire in May while it was in dry dock at the […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a 30-year-old man who reportedly jumped over the railing of the Bahamas Cruise Ship Celebration early Sunday morning, 27-miles east of Delray Beach, Florida.   James Miller of Charleston, South Carlina reportedly went overboard early Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Seventh District in Miami received notification […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755) visited two Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) units in Maine, Oct. 22-23. Cmdr. Roger Meyer, commanding officer, USS Miami; Chief of the Boat, Master Chief Yeomen (SS) Tyrus Rock and Lt. j.g. Benjamin Hankin a junior officer assigned to the submarine […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Miami April 4 to host various tours and a distinguished visitor luncheon prior to its first Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15) mission stop. CP-15 is a collaborative effort that provides Sailors the opportunity to work alongside partner nation and civilian experts, promoting the commitment and […]

  • 12 May 2014

    Crewmembers of U.S. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, Florida, offloaded 1,327 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated wholesale value of $20 million, at Base Miami Beach, Saturday morning.   This interdiction took place under Operation Unified Resolve. On April 21, an aircrew aboard a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 reported a go-fast vessel southwest […]

  • 30 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755) discussed naval leadership with nearly 150 Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) students attending six universities, Nov. 28. These universities belong to the consortium of colleges managed by the Boston University-MIT NROTC Consortium. Cmdr. Roger Meyer‘s visit to these universities comes on […]

  • 2 May 2014

    Crewmembers at U.S. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach are scheduled to offload 2,058 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated wholesale value of $1.9 million, at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, today.   On April 23, during a patrol in the Caribbean, crewmembers aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter detected a go-fast vessel. The U.S. Coast Guard […]

  • 28 May 2013

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded early Monday morning to a fire aboard the 917-foot cruise ship, Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas, 35 nautical miles northwest of West End, Bahamas. At approximately 3 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report of a fire aboard a Bahamian-flagged cruise ship carrying 2,224 passengers and 796 crew […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities

    US Coast Guard rescue crews rescued four men from the water after their vessel capsized one nautical mile east of Port Everglades inlet Wednesday evening. An additional male was taken to Broward General Hospital for a higher level of care. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Miami command center received a report from a person clinging […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities

    Crewmembers from the US Coast Guard Cutter Key Biscayne repatriated 71 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Tuesday.   This repatriation is a result of five separate attempts to illegally migrate to the United States aboard rustic vessels in the Florida Straits stemming back to July 3rd. On July 3, a CBP-aircraft located a […]

  • 1 July 2013

    Crewmembers from the Coast Guard cutter Northland and Station Miami Beach are scheduled to offload approximately 1,250  pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated value of $19 million at Base Miami Beach, Monday. While on routine patrol in the Eastern Pacific on May 29, 2013, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf received a report from a Customs and […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed Miami, Fla. April 6 making its way to Belize, the first Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15) mission stop. CP-15 is a collaborative effort that affords military personnel the opportunity to work alongside partner nations and non-governmental organization civilian experts, promoting commitment and shared interests within […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Industry news

    Assessment of the extent of damages onboard the USS Miami nuclear submarine (SSN 755) which caught on fire on Wednesday night, while docked at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine, is underway. Preliminary results indicate that the fire did not damage the submarine’s nuclear propulsion system, however, as confirmed by the officials, torpedo room, forward […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the ROBERT YERED, the fourth 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 the delivery of the ROBERT YERED, to USCG Sector Miami. We look forward to the […]

  • 14 August 2011
    Training & Education

    HMS Dauntless, the second of Britain’s six cutting-edge Type 45 destroyers, has completed hot weather trials with a visit to Miami. This is the Miami skyline and the last port of call for the Portsmouth-based warship before she concluded her mini-deployment to the USA. The £1bn destroyer headed across the Atlantic with two goals in […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Naval War College conducted a Combined Force Maritime Component Commander (CFMCC) Flag Officer Course at U.S. Southern Command headquarters in Miami, Florida, May 4-8. This year marks the second offering of the CFMCC Course for the U.S. Southern Command area of operation. The course is comprised of admirals and senior captains from Brazil, Canada, […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Industry news

    Officials at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard released initial findings June 6 in the case of the recent fire onboard Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755). Portsmouth Naval Shipyard responded to a fire onboard Miami, May 23. The fire was extinguished at approximately 3:30 a.m. Thursday, May 24, by the ship’s crew, Portsmouth Naval […]

  • 23 May 2013

    The crew of the United States Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriated seven Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received a report from a good Samaritan of a rustic vessel taking on water east of Card Sound, Fla., May 18. Coast Guard Air Station Miami […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Coast Guardsmen offloaded approximately 1,100 kilograms of cocaine and 4,420 pounds of marijuana, interdicted in the Caribbean Sea as part of Operation Martillo and Unified Resolve worth an estimated wholesale value of $41 million at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., on Tuesday. In one case, a Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft, in […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard repatriated 97 Cuban migrants that were rescued during a busy week of illegal migration attempts from Cuba.   The repatriation was the result of 10 separate groups attempting to illegally enter the United States aboard rustic vessels in the Florida Straits dating back to July 14, 2014. “Our main concern is […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Industry news

    The USS Miami nuclear submarine (SSN 755) caught on fire on Wednesday night, around 6.p.m. while docked at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine, where it arrived in March for a major overhaul. Fortunately, the fire did not compromise the Los Angeles class submarine’s nuclear reactor, avoiding a big catastrophe, Reuters writes citing the Shipyard’s […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Crewmembers from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Cutter Legare are going to offload approximately 3,300 kilograms of cocaine today at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach.   The cocaine haul is a result of two separate drug interdictions and has an estimated wholesale value of $110 million. USCGC Legare (WMEC-912) is a United States Coast […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Industry news

      The U.S. Coast Guard took delivery of its first fast response cutter, the Bernard C. Webber, Friday in Miami.Webber is the first of 58 planned Sentinel Class patrol boats replacing the Coast Guard’s venerable but aging Island Class patrol boat fleet.  “Consistent with the Sentinel Class name, the cutter Webber will guard our coasts […]