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Vigor Awarded Contract for Maintenance of Coast Guard Cutter Healy

SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard’s most technologically advanced polar icebreaker, Healy, arrived at Vigor’s shipyard in Seattle in early January for maintenance, the company announced in a release. The $7.3 million contract includes sea valve renewal and overhaul, bow…

Coast Guard Rescues 31 from Disabled Boat North of Bimini

MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued 31 Haitians from the disabled pleasure craft, Summer Art, Jan. 20 approximately 9 miles north of Bimini, Bahamas, the Coast Guard 7th District said in a release. At approximately 5 a.m., 7th Coast Guard…

Coast Guard’s Only Heavy Icebreaker Arrives at Antarctica

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The 150 crew members of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star arrived Jan. 17 in Antarctica along with a resupply vessel during Operation Deep Freeze — a joint military service mission to resupply U.S. interests in…