Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Dodge Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Dodge Island
The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 44-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard after discovering multiple violations during a boarding. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 44-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard in the vicinity of Dodge Island, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew boarding...

Coast Guard enforces 200-yard safety zone at Port of Vancouver

Coast Guard enforces 200-yard safety zone at Port of Vancouver
US Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Coast Guard is enforcing a 200-yard safety zone Tuesday around Berth 9 at the Port of Vancouver. A law enforcement team from Coast Guard Station Portland is on scene and working with local law enforcement to remove uncooperative protestors, who were hanging from hammocks at the pier and chaining themselves to the pilings....

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Metropolitan Park

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Metropolitan Park
A Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew conducts a boarding of a 75-foot pleasure craft, with 22 passengers aboard near Metropolitan Park, Jacksonville, Nov. 2, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 75-foot pleasure craft, with 22 passengers aboard near Metropolitan Park, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter in Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard halts illegal charter in Haulover Inlet
A 24-foot pleasure craft, with nine passengers aboard moors in Haulover after a Coast Guard Station Miami boarding team conducted a boarding of the pleasure craft discovering multiple violations October 27,2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 24-foot pleasure craft, with nine passengers aboard near Haulover Inlet, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders...

Coast Guard terminates voyage for operating under the influence near Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard terminates voyage for operating under the influence near Haulover Inlet
A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew ends the voyage of a 32-foot vessel after completing a field sobriety test on the operator October 24, 2019 near Hanover Inlet, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 32-foot pleasure craft due to the operator boating under the influence in the vicinity of Haulover...

Coast Guard updates port conditions in Gulf Coast region

Coast Guard updates port conditions in Gulf Coast region
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuing to secure its area of responsibility and adjust port conditions along the Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Nestor moves northeast, Friday. The public should be aware that seas in the Panama City, Florida, area may reach 20 feet at the height of the storm, and for safety reasons, emergency response personnel may be unable to respond for extended periods of time...

Coast Guard preparing for heavy weather in Gulf Coast region

Coast Guard preparing for heavy weather in Gulf Coast region
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is preparing for potentially dangerous marine weather conditions through Saturday, due to a forecasted tropical storm expected to make landfall along the Gulf Coast. The Coast Guard is reminding the public of these important safety messages: ♦ Stay off the water. Hurricanes and tropical storms can be deadly and our ability to conduct rescues can be diminished...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation at Lummus Park

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation at Lummus Park
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boat crew terminated the voyage of a 21-foot vessel at Lummus Park after they discovered that the vessel was operating illegally Sunday, October 13, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 21-foot pleasure craft with eight people aboard Sunday at Lummus Park after discovering multiple violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami...

Coast Guard experiencing VHF-FM radio outages throughout Southeast Alaska

Coast Guard experiencing VHF-FM radio outages throughout Southeast Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau personnel are experiencing multiple VHF-FM radio outages throughout Southeast Alaska and may not be able to hear or respond to distress calls on channel 16. Currently, waterways affected by Coast Guard VHF-FM radio site outages include the Gulf of Alaska between Yakutat and Sitka, Cross Sound, Peril Strait, Hoonah Sound, Southern Chatham Strait, Sumner Strait,...