Haitian Migrant Apprehension

A vessel containing Haitian migrants was intercepted in Bahamian waters on Monday, April 11, 2022. The coordinated effort between the US Coast Guard, Cuban Border Patrol and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force led to the vessel being interdicted approximately three (3) nautical miles off Anguilla Cay by US Coast Guard Cutter, USCGC Resolute. Further investigations discovered that sixty-five (65) Haitian…

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Viet Nam, China Finish Joint Sea Patrol

Coast guards of Viet Nam and China completed their joint patrol in the waters adjacent to the demarcation line in the Gulf of Tonkin from April 19 to 21. This was the first such move between the two sides in 2022 and the fourth conducted since a fisheries cooperation agreement in the Gulf of Tonkin waters between Viet Nam and…

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Future APL 69 Conducts Builder’s and Acceptance Trials

The Navy’s newest berthing barge, Auxiliary Personnel Lighter (APL) 69, recently conducted Builder’s and Acceptance Trials in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Builder’s Trials consist of a series of in-port tests and demonstrations that allow the shipbuilder, VT Halter Marine, and the Navy to assess the craft’s systems to ensure installation in accordance with the original equipment manufacturer’s guidelines and that the craft…

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