Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger
MIAMI – The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday at 7:31 p.m. for a 23-year-old man who fell off the Carnival Victory cruise ship 33 miles northwest of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba. Missing is Brandon Paul, 23, Floral City, Florida resident, who reportedly went overboard at approximately 3 a.m. Wednesday from the eighth deck of the cruise ship. The cruise ship launched a search boat and contacted watch...

Coast Guard offloads more than $44.5 million dollars worth of seized cocaine

Coast Guard offloads more than $44.5 million dollars worth of seized cocaine
The Coast Guard offloaded approximately 929 kilograms of cocaine March 21, 2017 in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands and another 400 kilograms of cocaine March 19, 2017 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —The Coast Guard offloaded approximately 929 kilograms of cocaine Tuesday in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands and another 400 kilograms of cocaine Sunday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The offloads...

Coast Guard searching for missing Carnival Victory cruise ship passenger northwest of Cuba

Coast Guard searching for missing Carnival Victory cruise ship passenger northwest of Cuba
MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching for a 23-year-old man Wednesday who fell off the Carnival Victory cruise ship 33 miles northwest of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba. Missing is Brandon Paul, 23, Floral City, Florida resident, who reportedly went overboard from the eighth deck of the cruise ship at approximately 3 a.m. The cruise ship launched a search boat and contacted watch standers at the Seventh Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man, 89, from cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer

Coast Guard medevacs man, 89, from cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer
MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevacked an 89-year-old man Tuesday from the cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer approximately 26 miles southeast of Islamorada, Florida. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a call from the crew of the Seven Seas Explorer stating one of the passengers was experiencing chest pains. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Carnival Elation cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Carnival Elation cruise ship passenger
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended their search at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday for a man who reportedly went overboard Monday from the Carnival Elation cruise ship about 15 miles southwest of Abaco, Bahamas. Missing is Kevin Wellons, 24, of Warner Robins, Georgia. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew deployed to Great Inagua and HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crews from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for missing cruise ship passenger near Bahamas

Coast Guard searching for missing cruise ship passenger near Bahamas
MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who reportedly went overboard Monday morning from the Carnival Elation cruise ship about 15 miles southwest of Abaco, Bahamas. Watch standers with the Coast Guard Seventh District Command Center received a notification at approximately 11:00 a.m.from the Carnival Elation cruise ship that a 24-year-old man was reportedly seen going overboard from the...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver near Alligator Reef

Coast Guard searching for missing diver near Alligator Reef
MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching Tuesday for a diver who was reported missing near Alligator Reef. At 5:13 p.m., watch standers with the Coast Guard Sector Key West command center received a report of a missing diver near Alligator Reef from a crew member aboard the vessel Pisces. Coast Guard watch standers issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast, launched a Coast Guard Station Islamorada...

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary hold remembrance ceremony for fallen shipmates

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary hold remembrance ceremony for fallen shipmates
A Coast Guardsman presents flowers to a family member of a fallen air crewman at a Coast Guard Air Station Miami remembrance ceremony in Miami, Florida, on Jan. 25, 2017. Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric Woodall MIAMI — Coast Guard Air Station Miami hosted a memorial remembrance ceremony Wednesday at Miami Opa-Locka Executive Airport. The annual ceremony honored those air crew members who...

Coast Guard suspends search for capsized vessel near Dania Beach Pier

Coast Guard suspends search for capsized vessel near Dania Beach Pier
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended their search Tuesday  for a capsized vessel near Dania Beach Pier. Coast Guard Sector Miami watch standers received notification from the Broward Sheriff’s Office at 7:48 p.m. Monday that a good Samaritan reported a 15-foot boat capsized near Dania Beach Pier. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew, the Coast Guard Cutter...