Grounded tug refloated near Catskill, New York

Grounded tug refloated near Catskill, New York
NEW YORK – Barge aground on the Hudson River near Catskill, New York, Tuesday, April 4, 2017.U.S. Coast Guard photo. NEW YORK – A barge that ran aground Tuesday morning, near Catskill, New York, refloated with the tide later that evening. After visual inspections, the tug, Meredith Reinauer, continued its journey northward in the pre-dawn hours Wednesday morning and arrived in Albany at approximately...

Coast Guard Responds to Barge Aground near Catskill, New York

Coast Guard Responds to Barge Aground near Catskill, New York
NEW YORK – Barge aground on the Hudson River near Catskill, New York, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Coast Guard photo. NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is responding to the grounding of a barge on the Hudson River near Catskill, New York, Tuesday. At approximately 8:30 a.m., a northbound tug, the Meredith Reinauer, was pushing the barge when it ran aground on the west side of the Hudson River. There...

Coast Guard encourages boaters to practice safe boating

Coast Guard encourages boaters to practice safe boating
NEW YORK – Temperatures are rising all around the state making it a perfect time for mariners to take recreational vessels out on the water. However, before doing so, the Coast Guard is urging all mariners to be well prepared before taking off on that voyage. Preparation is key to a safe and enjoyable time on the water. Mariners need to engage in safe boating practices to ensure a successful trip...

Coast Guard oversees ferry passenger transfer

Coast Guard oversees ferry passenger transfer
A Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook boatcrew oversees the safe transfer of 95 passengers from a grounded ferry, the Whaling City Express, March 23, 2017, near Highlands, New Jersey. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Sandy Hook) NEW YORK – Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook oversaw the safe transfer of 95 passengers from a grounded ferry, the Whaling City Express,Thursday, near Highlands, New Jersey. At...

Coast Guard assists disabled ferry in New York Harbor

Coast Guard assists disabled ferry in New York Harbor
NEW YORK – Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish helps set up a tow with The Manhattan, a ferry with 100 people aboard that became disabled in New York Harbor on Nov. 22, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled ferry in the New York Harbor and East River, Tuesday afternoon. At approximately 3:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast...

Whales spotted in NY Harbor, Coast Guard reminds boaters to slow down and stay alert

Whales spotted in NY Harbor, Coast Guard reminds boaters to slow down and stay alert
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is urging mariners in New York Harbor to exercise caution by slowing down to a safe speed and keeping a sharp lookout due to the continued presence of one or more humpback whales in the area. One or more humpbacks are believed to be in the harbor with one in particular frequenting the waters of the Hudson River near Liberty Island and traveling as far north as the George...

Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook assists vessel taking on water

Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook assists vessel taking on water
NEW YORK – A 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook tows a vessel to Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, on November 8, 2016. (Photo courtesy of Station Sandy Hook) NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook rescued three people in distress near Sea Bright, New Jersey, Tuesday. At approximately 3:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received...

Coast Guard searches for possible missing people after unmanned boat found

Coast Guard searches for possible missing people after unmanned boat found
KEYPORT HARBOR, N.J. – Coast Guard crewmembers are searching for two possible missing people near Keyport Harbor, New Jersey, after an unmanned 14-foot boat was discovered Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report from Monmouth County Police Department at approximately 8 a.m., Monday, of an unmanned 14-foot boat found taking on water near the shoreline in Keyport...

Coast Guard, partner agencies take part in simulated ctive shooter exercise on Ellis Island

Coast Guard, partner agencies take part in simulated ctive shooter exercise on Ellis Island
NEW YORK – Mr. Frank Fiumano, a member from Coast Guard Sector New York Port Security Division, talks to federal, state and local agency members during a simulated active shooter table-top exercise on Ellis Island, New York, October 19, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sabrina Clarke) NEW YORK – The United States Coast Guard, along with other federal, state and local agencies,...