Coast Guard crew frees fishing boat from ice near Woods Hole

Coast Guard crew frees fishing boat from ice near Woods Hole
A Coast Guard aids to navigation team from Woods Hole, Mass., assists the fishing boat Capt. RM Chase in Woods Hole on Feb. 28, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Aids to Navigation Team Woods Hole)BOSTON — A Coast Guard crew responded to a fishing vessel trapped in ice in Woods Hole Passage, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, Saturday. At about 3 p.m., the crew of the fishing boat Capt. RM Chase notified...

Coast Guard loosens Fort Pierce safety zone for recreational and commercial boaters

Coast Guard loosens Fort Pierce safety zone for recreational and commercial boaters
MIAMI — The Coast Guard has made a change in the Fort Pierce Inlet safety zone Saturday afternoon. Recreational and commercial vessels with less than 25-foot draft are now allowed to transit through the Fort Pierce Inlet safety zone. All other persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within any of the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain...

Coast Guard rescues fishermen in consecutive cases in Matagorda Bay, Texas

Coast Guard rescues fishermen in consecutive cases in Matagorda Bay, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard boat and air crews rescued a 64-year-old man after his oyster boat went aground and began taking on water in Matagorda Bay early Friday morning and rescued another man after his oyster boat went aground in the same area FridAY afternoon. At approximately 5:30 a.m., the son of the master of the oyster vessel Two Sisters contacted Station Port Aransas by phone stating...

Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Coast Guard terminate vessel voyage near Bellingham, Wash

Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Coast Guard terminate vessel voyage near Bellingham, Wash
SEATTLE — The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, with the assistance of the Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a fishing vessel crew for several discrepancies found during an at-sea boarding near Bellingham Thursday. The crew of the fishing vessel Island Rose was escorted safely back to Squalicum Harbor in Bellingham after being cited for expired flares, and insufficient number of fire extinguishers...

Coast Guard frees fishing boat from ice in Quicks Hole Passage

Coast Guard frees fishing boat from ice in Quicks Hole Passage
A Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Woods Hole crew assisted the fishing vessel Misty Blue in Quicks Hole Passage, Mass., on Feb. 27, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Aids to Navigation Team Woods Hole)BOSTON — A Coast Guard crew responded to a fishing vessel trapped in ice in Quicks Hole Passage, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, Friday. At about 10 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern...

Coast Guard medevacs ailing motor vessel crewman off Va.

Coast Guard medevacs ailing motor vessel crewman off Va.
A rescue swimmer from a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., prepares a man for a medevac from the motor vessel Houston Express about 25 miles east of Virginia Beach, Va., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced an ailing crewman Friday from a motor vessel approximately 25 miles east of Virginia Beach. Watchstanders at the Coast...

Coast Guard loosens Fort Pierce safety zone for recreational boaters

Coast Guard loosens Fort Pierce safety zone for recreational boaters
MIAMI — The Coast Guard has made a change in the Fort Pierce Inlet safety zone Thursday afternoon. Recreational vessels with less than six-foot draft are now allowed to transit through the Fort Pierce Inlet safety zone upon receiving clearance from the on-scene representative. All other persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within any of...

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel voyage off central Oregon Coast

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel voyage off central Oregon Coast
The Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk conducting a living marine resource patrol, enforcing fishing and safety regulations on commercial fishing vessels working off the coast of Oregon. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David MosleyWARRENTON, Ore. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk while on patrol off of Winchester Bay, terminated the voyage of a fishing vessel for safety gear...

Coast Guard establishes safety zone in Fort Pierce Inlet following tragic accident

Coast Guard establishes safety zone in Fort Pierce Inlet following tragic accident
MIAMI — The Coast Guard is alerting boaters of a temporary safety zone established at Fort Pierce Inlet, Florida, Wednesday. The safety zone will help ensure the safety and security of vessels as there is a sunken barge partially blocking the channel. Tuesday afternoon, Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce and local agencies responded to the sinking of a barge that was being towed. The Coast Guard and...