Coast Guard coordinates response to tug boat that lost steering on the Hudson River

Coast Guard coordinates response to tug boat that lost steering on the Hudson River
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard coordinated the stabilization and safe escort of a tugboat that lost steering in the Hudson River in New York, Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 1:00 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York Vessel Traffic Service received a report...

Coast Guard medevacs 44-year-old man near Long Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard medevacs 44-year-old man near Long Beach, N.Y.
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 44-year-old man suffering from abdominal pains near Long Beach, New York, Friday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center received notification at approximately 10:30 p.m., stating the crewmember needed medical attention aboard the 600-foot Greek-flagged...

Coast Guard rescues distressed mariner in New York Harbor

Coast Guard rescues distressed mariner in New York Harbor
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard rescued an 18-year-old man from the East River in New York, Sunday afternoon. The individual was suffering from severe back pain and a leg laceration after falling off his personal water craft. At approximately 3:30 p.m. Sunday, a boatcrew aboard...

Coast Guard searching for man missing in Hudson River near Poughkeepsie

Coast Guard searching for man missing in Hudson River near Poughkeepsie
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — Coast Guard crews are searching for a person in the Hudson River near downtown Poughkeepsie, New York, Tuesday afternoon. Missing is Paul Machettia, a 48-year-old man. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center received a call from the City of...

Coast Guard, partner agencies assist disabled vessel in New York Harbor

Coast Guard, partner agencies assist disabled vessel in New York Harbor
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled vessel in the New York Harbor and East River, Saturday afternoon. At approximately 4:00 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center vessel traffic service were notified by the captain of Empire Cruises 66-foot...

Coast Guard assists disabled, adrift vessel in East River

Coast Guard assists disabled, adrift vessel in East River
Coast Guard Cutter Wire, homeported in Bayonne, NJ, assists a 39-foot vessel disabled and adrift with three people near Hell Gate, Queens, New York.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard assisted three boaters Friday evening aboard a disabled, adrift vessel near Hell Gate, Queens, New York. The Coast Guard Cutter Wire notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Anthem of the Seas

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Anthem of the Seas
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Petty Officer Mark Coady NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boatcrew medically evacuated a 48-year-old woman experiencing seizures Thursday night 18-miles southeast of Ambrose Sea Buoy. At approximately 7 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report stating a woman aboard the cruise ship, Anthem of the Seas, was experiencing seizures. The...

Coast Guard, FDNY medevac Queen Mary II crewmember

Coast Guard, FDNY medevac Queen Mary II crewmember
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – Coast Guard rescue crews medically evacuated a 32-year-old woman suffering from abdominal pains near Breezy Point, Queens, New York, Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector New York command center received notification at approximately 6:15 p.m., stating...

Coast Guard announces restrictions for Macy’s 4th of July fireworks

Coast Guard announces restrictions for Macy’s 4th of July fireworks
Coast Guard waterway restrictions for Macy’s 4th of July fireworks display NEW YORK – The U.S. Coast Guard will establish and strictly enforce regulated areas on the East River for the annual Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks display, Wednesday. All spectator vessels may enter the designated viewing areas as early as 7:30 p.m., access to the designated areas will be closed by 8:30 p.m. Fireworks...