Coast Guard, Good Samaritans respond to vessel fire off Ocean City, Md.

Coast Guard, Good Samaritans respond to vessel fire off Ocean City, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans responded to a vessel on fire approximately 13 miles southeast of Ocean City Friday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a distress call via VHF-FM 16 from the operator of the vessel Hard Decision stating he had an electrical fire aboard his vessel and required assistance. Sector M-NCR personnel relayed...

Coast Guard, D.C. agencies respond to Potomac River sheen

Coast Guard, D.C. agencies respond to Potomac River sheen
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and D.C.’s Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) have coordinated to respond to reports of oil sheen in Oxon Cove, along the Potomac River on Wednesday. The first report of the sheen came at approximately 1:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by additional reports attributed to the same sheen. Preliminary investigation has identified a discharge from a storm drain outfall...

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering possible heart attack

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering possible heart attack
Coast Guard Station Ocean City 25-foot Response Boat-Small file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard medevaced a man suffering from symptoms of a possible heart attack approximately 20 miles east of Ocean City Tuesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from Coast Guard Station Ocean City of a 68-year-old male aboard the vessel Morning Star suffering...

Detained vessel departs Baltimore after successful Coast Guard inspection

Detained vessel departs Baltimore after successful Coast Guard inspection
The Asphalt Trader, formerly known as Newlead Granadino, moored in Baltimore, July 26, 2017. The ship was detained for the last 10 months and was cleared to leave the Port of Baltimore Aug. 5, 2017. BALTIMORE — The 367-ft. Asphalt Trader departed Baltimore Saturday after it was detained for numerous safety discrepancies found during compliance inspections in 2016 and 2017. A three-person examination...

Coast Guard, partner agencies medevac man with neck injury near Assateague Island, Md.

Coast Guard, partner agencies medevac man with neck injury near Assateague Island, Md.
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and local partner agency personnel medevaced a man with a neck injury north of Assateague Island Monday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report stating a man jumped from his boat into shallow water and sustained a neck injury. The man was taken ashore by other boaters...

Coast Guard, Baltimore City Fire medevac man near Baltimore

Coast Guard, Baltimore City Fire medevac man near Baltimore
Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo. BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and Baltimore City Fire Department personnel medevaced a man from a sailing vessel near the Seagirt Marine Terminal Sunday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from a good Samaritan stating a man was aboard a 30-foot sailing vessel with lacerations...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man from water near Edgemere, Md.

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man from water near Edgemere, Md.
Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo. BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and its partner agencies rescued a man from the water Friday near North Point State Park. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from Maryland Natural Resources Police at approximately 4 p.m. stating a 25-foot sailing vessel was found south of Pleasure...

Coast Guard assists boaters on vessel taking on water near Still Pond, Md.

Coast Guard assists boaters on vessel taking on water near Still Pond, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters after their vessel began taking on water near Still Pond Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a distress call on marine band radio VHF-FM channel 16 from a boater stating his vessel was taking on water. Sector Maryland-NCR watchstanders launched a 29-foot Response Boat-Small II boatcrew from...

Coast Guard cautions boaters of submerged rocks near Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard cautions boaters of submerged rocks near Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Baltimore District are urging boaters to steer clear of a construction area that will be marked by cautionary buoys near Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay. “Crews working on the island have witnessed several incidents where recreational vessels have crossed the work zone and struck positioned rock jetty material,” said Chief Warrant...