Coast Guard responds to vessel collision in Portland Harbor

1st Coast Guard District News
BOSTON – The Coast Guard responded to a vessel collision in Portland Harbor, in Portland, Maine, Saturday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station South Portland received a report at approximately 10:30 p.m. Saturday, from the Portland Fire Department that the water taxi Bay Express and a recreational boat Miss M had collided in the vicinity of Fort Gorges in Portland Harbor.

A Station Portland 25-foot response boat crew and a Portland Fire Department boat crew arrived on scene. The Portland Fire Department crew safely transported one injured passenger from the Miss M and two from the Bay Express to awaiting EMS.

Their conditions are unknown.

The Bay Express was safely moored at Dimillo’s Marina in Portland, and the Miss M was safely moored at Portland Yacht Services.

Alcohol breathalyzer test results were negative.

The incident is under investigation.

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