Coast Guard assists 2 mariners aboard grounded sailboat

Coast Guard assists 2 mariners aboard grounded sailboat
U.S. Coast Guard Station Kings Point crew members hold on to a grounded 43-foot white sailing vessel with two people aboard near Glen Cove Marina, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW YORK — A Coast Guard boatcrew assisted two mariners aboard a grounded sailboat in vicinity of the Glen Cove Marina in Glen Cove, New York, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received...

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners on vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners on vessel taking on water
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook, in Sandy Hook, New Jersey, dewater a 42-foot vessel near the tip of Sandy Hook, Saturday, May 20, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo courtesy of Station Sandy Hook) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners after their boat began taking on water near Sandy Hook, New Jersey, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report...

Coast Guard establishes new regulated navigation area in East River

Coast Guard establishes new regulated navigation area in East River
NEW YORK – U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York has established a new regulated navigation area along the East River between the Brooklyn and Williamsburg Bridges, Wednesday, where previously a safety zone was in effect. The Coast Guard continues to work with Con Edison and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in response to the Brooklyn dielectric oil spill. A new regulated...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near George Washington Bridge

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near George Washington Bridge
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Cutter Albacore boatcrew rescued a kayaker in the vicinity of the George Washington Bridge, New York, Tuesday afternoon. At around­­­­­­ 4:30 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector New York command center received report of a possible person in the water in the vicinity of the George Washington Bridge from the New York Police Department. The...

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...