Coast Guard cutters, boats to relocate in preparation for Hurricane Irene

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); NEW YORK – U.S. Coast Guard cutters and more than a dozen small boats will relocate from their current stations to a safe haven, out of the expected path of Hurricane Irene Saturday morning. The vessels, operating from Station Sandy Hook, N.J., Aids to Navigation Facility New York in Bayonne, N.J.,...

Coast Guard and FDNY report oil sheen at Valentino Pier

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard received a report at approximately 10 a.m. from FDNY of an oil sheen at Valentino Pier in Brooklyn, New York. FDNY, seeking to establish the amount and type, responded with FDNY assets Marine 6 and Hazmat 1.

Advisory – Hudson River closures during bridge transit

NEW YORK – The following advisory concerns waterways closures during the Willis Avenue Bridge replacement span, scheduled to be loaded onto two barges at Port Coeymans, N.Y., on Monday, July 12, 2010. The two barges will transport the bridge span down the Hudson River to the Weeks Marine Yard in Jersey City, N.J. on July 13 and 14, 2010.

Coast Guard ends two voyages due to unsafe operations

NEW YORK — Area Coast Guard boarding teams terminated two unrelated recreational boat voyages early today due to unsafe operations on both vessels.

Coast Guard responds to Staten Island ferry that struck St. George Terminal

NEW YORK – A team of Coast Guard investigators and inspectors is on scene at the Staten Island Ferry terminal after a ferry struck the pier around 9:30 a.m. today.

Coast Guard to conduct pyrotechnics training near Verrazano Bridge

NEW YORK – Coast Guard crews are scheduled to conduct pyrotechnics training near the Verrazano Bridge today from 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing mariners near Rockaways, N.Y.

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for two missing people after a vessel allegedly capsized in the Rockaways near Queens, N.Y., today around 10 a.m.

Coast Guard searching for two people after vessel capsizes near Rockaways, N.Y

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is searching for two people after a vessel reportedly capsized in the Rockaways near Queens, N.Y., today around 10 a.m.

Coast Guardsman survives Haiti earthquake

by: Petty Officer 3rd Class Pamela Manns googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Cedestinson Ductan landed at Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., 72 hours after the earth shook his world apart. Ductan, a U.S. Coast Guard machinery technician assigned to Station New York, was on leave visiting family and friends in his native Haiti when...