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Tag: United States Coast Guard

  • Tuesday, April 30th 2024 - 10:42 UTC

    USCG James arrives in Argentina for cooperation maneuvers

    Milei and his entourage donned Coast Guard jackets to the event

    Donning Coast Guard (PNA) jackets, Argentine President Javier Milei, Security Minister Patricia Bullrich (Security), and Presidential Secretary Karina Milei participated Monday in the ceremony welcoming the US Coast Guard cutter James (WMSL 754) to Buenos Aires for joint actions with local forces to prevent illegal fishing in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the South Atlantic. The James will stay in Buenos Aires until Friday.

  • Thursday, January 19th 2023 - 10:05 UTC

    Uruguay deploys Protector class Coast Guard cutters

    The Marine Protector Class Patrol Boats are a series of vessels built for the United States Coast Guard (USCG) in the late 1990s

    Uruguayan Defense Minister Javier García explained in an interview with Paysandú's 'El Telégrafo' earlier this week that the new Protector class Coast Guard cutters donated by the United States in November of 2022 were actively patrolling the country's river waterways bordering Argentina.

  • Monday, April 26th 2010 - 05:40 UTC

    Huge Operation to Stop Oil Leaking from Gulf of Mexico Well Explosion

    The well is leaking 1.000 barrels of oil per day

    Efforts were under way Sunday to contain and stop oil leaking from a BP well after a rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, the US Coast Guard said. Officials found oil was leaking Saturday from the well.

  • Friday, April 23rd 2010 - 06:21 UTC

    Gulf of Mexico Rig Explodes and Sinks; 11 Workers Missing; Fears of Oil Leak

    The semi-submersible rig was working on contract for BP (US Coast Guard photo)

    An oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico that caught fire after an explosion on Tuesday night has now sunk, the US Coast Guard has said. A search is continuing for 11 missing workers after the blast at the Deepwater Horizon rig. The other workers on the rig, off Louisiana, were evacuated to the US.