Coast Guard Terminates Illegal Fishing Voyage Off Montauk

Montauk, N.Y. – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous boarded the fishing vessel Anna Mary today, about 30 miles off the coast of Montauk, N.Y., and terminated the voyage.

Coast Guard seizes Ecstasy near Canadian border

SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard, in cooperation with Makah Tribal Enforcement, interdicted an 18-foot vessel Thursday and seized 60,000 tablets of Ecstasy, worth approximately $720,000, found aboard the vessel.

Vessel traffic remains restricted near electric fish barrier

CHICAGO – The Coast Guard continues to maintain a safety zone to enforce vessel traffic restrictions in the Chicago Sanitary Ship Canal while the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers conducts tests on the effects of higher voltage on certain vessels transiting near the electric fish barrier.

Coast Guard suspends search for three overdue boaters in Gulf of Mexico

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search for three missing boaters off the Matagorda coast in the Gulf of Mexico, Friday, at approximately 10 a.m. While the active search is suspended pending any further developments, the case remains open.

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger off Carnival Liberty

KEY WEST, Fla. – Coast Guard medevaced a 76-year-old Philadelphia native from the cruise ship Carnival Liberty Friday.

Coast Guard and South Carolina DNR rescue 25 people off Murrells Inlet

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources rescued 25 people from a disabled 65-foot fishing vessel one-half mile east of Murrells Inlet, S.C., Friday at approximately 12:30 p.m.

Coast Guard searching for 12-year-old boy off North Carolina coast

COROLLA, N.C. – The Coast Guard, Corolla fire and sheriff’s departments and Ocean Rescue have been searching for a 12-year-old boy off Corolla, since he went missing Friday morning.

Delaware River and Bay Oil Spill Advisory Committee to hold meeting

LEWES, Del.— Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia announces the Delaware River and Bay Oil Spill Advisory Committee is scheduled to hold a public meeting at the Virden Center, 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes, Del., 19958 at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009.

Body recovered off Rudee Inlet after multi-agency search

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach Fire Department divers recovered the body of a missing man at 10:28 a.m. Friday after the Coast Guard, Navy and the Virginia Beach fire and police departments worked together to find him near Rudee Inlet.