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Men Held with ‘Huge Amounts of Fish, Shrimp’

  THE Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard holds at least two nationals who went into Venezuelan waters and were returning with “huge amounts of shrimp and fish.” Speaking at the virtual news conference on Monday morning, Young said, “(During the) early hours of this morning we picked up I think is either two or three […]Read More

Investigation into Death of Coast Guardsman after being Shot near

  AN investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the death of Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard Ordinary Seaman Gyasi Richardson. Police said Richardson was shot on board the TTS Speyside around 4.45 pm when the vessel was part of an exercise near Chacachacare Island on the northwest cost of Trinidad. It was reported […]Read More

TT Coast Guard Intercepts Boat with Goat, Sheep

  THE Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard has intercepted a vessel with two Venezuelans and livestock on board. The boat was carrying 42 goats and one sheep and a search also revealed 12 bottles of alcohol. Coast Guard in a release stated that around 9.38 p.m. on Saturday during maritime security patrol a pirogue was […]Read More

TT to get 2 Patrol Vessels from Australia Worth US$85M

AUSTRALIA – Shipbuilders AUSTAL has secured a contract to build two Cape-class patrol boats (CCPB) for Trinidad and Tobago worth US$85.36 million. The website, has quoted the Austal Chief Executive Officer as saying, “Austal’s Cape-class patrol boats have been deployed in difficult maritime situations, intercepting irregular arrivals and preventing illegal smuggling. This proven capability […]Read More

Young Tells Coast Guard to Use Modern Technology

  CHAGUARAMAS – MINISTER of National Security Stuart Young is calling on the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard to use modern security and equipment to carry out its functions. He made the call on Saturday while delivering the feature address at the Passing Out Parade for the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard 55th Recruit Intake, […]Read More