Cmdr. Patrick Culver took over Friday for Cmdr. Brian Anderson on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alert.
There is a potential of 500 gallons of diesel fuel aboard the vessel.
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alert changes command Friday.
Vessel inspectors from the Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit in Portland discovered the discrepancies during an inspection of the Panamanian-flagged motor vessel, which was built in 2004.
The Coast Guard responded Wednesday evening to a boat fire on the Columbia River.
A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a female hiker from Saddle Mountain Saturday.
This spring, the U.S. Coast Guard has responded to nine calls about oil spills off the Oregon and Washington coast only to have those spills turn out to be thousands and thousands of jell fish floating together on the surface of the water.
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard temporarily relieved Cmdr. John R. Bitterman, commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast from Astoria this Monday due to loss of confidence in his abilities to command.
Cmdr. John Pruitt from...
The cocaine, valued by the Coast Guard at $424 million, was seized by U.S. and Canadian forces in 19 separate incidents in the eastern Pacific Ocean near Central and South America.