Coast Guard Cutters Conclude Operation Aiga in Oceania

The US Coast Guard completed Operation Aiga, a 46-day patrol in support of the Samoan government maritime law enforcement efforts by providing patrol coverage in the Samoan and American Samoan exclusive economic zones. The crews from the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry (WPC 1124) and Juniper (WLB 201) deployed from Hawaii to Samoa to provide operational presence and conduct bilateral…

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USCGC Oliver Berry Patrolled Samoa Waters

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry conducted patrol operations in Samoa’s exclusive economic zone in September 2021, deepening our close partnership with Samoa and promoting resource security within the area. The Oliver Berry’s crew helped to fill the policing gap for illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing while Samoa’s Nafanua II patrol boat was out of service. “The United States offered to…

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Navy, Coast Guard conduct operations in Eastern Pacific

June 13, 2021 – The U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard are conducting integrated operations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean in support of the Tri-Service Maritime Strategy. U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyers USS O’Kane (DDG 77), USS Howard (DDG 83), USS Chafee (DDG 90), USS Kidd (DDG 100) and USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) along with U.S. Coast Guard cutters…

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