Coast Guard stops illegal charter near Palm Beach

Coast Guard stops illegal charter near Palm Beach
A Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement team conducts a boarding of the 51-foot vessel, Diamond D, near Palm Beach, Jan. 02, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter of the 51-foot vessel, Diamond D, Saturday near Palm Beach. A Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard stops illegal charter near Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard stops illegal charter near Fort Lauderdale
A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement team conducts a boarding of the 20-foot pontoon vessel in the Cox’s Landing 15th Street boat ramp, Fort Lauderdale, Dec. 28, 2020. The vessel had eight people aboard, seven were passengers for hire and one owner operating as an illegal small passenger vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated...

Coast Guard stops illegal small passenger vessel near Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard stops illegal small passenger vessel near Fort Lauderdale
A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale team conducts a boarding of the Colleen Marie in the Intercoastal waterway, Fort Lauderdale, Dec. 19, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter of the 50-foot vessel, Colleen Marie, Saturday in the Intercoastal Waterway of Fort Lauderdale. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard urges safety for hunters, sportsman during this season

Coast Guard urges safety for hunters, sportsman during this season
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — As water temperatures continue to dip, the Coast Guard is urging all sportsman enjoying the hunting season along the Mid-Atlantic coastline to do so responsibility. The average water temperature for coastal waters from New Jersey to North Carolina is 46 degrees, which can cause a loss of muscle control and possible unconsciousness within an hour of exposure according to the National...

Coast Guard works to make catch less deadly in 2021

Coast Guard works to make catch less deadly in 2021
Commercial fishing vessel examiners from the 17th Coast Guard District prepare to conduct a safety compliance check aboard a crab fishing boat in King Cove Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Russ Hazlett By Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Within the commercial crab fishing fleet of Alaska’s Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) sail some of the most widely admired and...

Coast Guard stops illegal charter near Julia Tuttle Causeway

Coast Guard stops illegal charter near Julia Tuttle Causeway
The 53-foot cabin cruiser, Nolina II, underway near the Julia Tuttle Causeway, Dec. 12, 2020.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter of the 53-foot cabin cruiser, Nolina II, Saturday near the Julia Tuttle Causeway in Miami. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement team conducted a boarding of the Nolina II with 10 people...

Coast Guard urges safety for the 2020-2021 Dungeness crab season

Coast Guard urges safety for the 2020-2021 Dungeness crab season
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard urges commercial fishermen to ensure vessel safety to prevent maritime emergencies before the opening of the Dungeness crab season scheduled to begin Dec.16. Marine Investigators from Marine Safety Unit Portland have responded to over 95 marine casualties involving commercial fishing vessels so far this year. The term “marine casualty” is often misunderstood by mariners...

Coast Guard releases National Recreational Boating Safety Survey results

Coast Guard releases National Recreational Boating Safety Survey results
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced the release of the National Recreational Boating Safety Survey for 2018 today. The Survey, which was mailed to over a quarter-million Americans, produced scientific estimates about characteristics of recreational boaters, different types of recreational boats that are owned and operated, boating population sizes, and risk exposure, all in an effort...

Coast Guard stops 2 illegal charters near Port Everglades

Coast Guard stops 2 illegal charters near Port Everglades
The 22-foot vessel, Sea Fox, and a personal water craft  had their voyages terminated Dec. 5, 2020 after a Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale law enforcement crew determined they were operating as an illegal charter. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard law enforcement crews terminated two illegal charters, Saturday, near Port Everglades. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special...