Coast Guard medevacs a fisherman 43 miles northwest of Key West

Coast Guard medevacs a fisherman 43 miles northwest of Key West
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 42-year-old man from a fishing vessel approximately 43 miles northwest of Key West. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a call via VHF-FM channel 16 at approximately 1:20 a.m., from the 67-foot fishing vessel, Fortuna stating a crewmember was reportedly experiencing chest pains and difficulty...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Baker’s Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Baker’s Haulover Inlet
Two Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boat crewmembers conducting a boarding of the 64-foot motor yacht, Cary On, in Baker’s Haulover Inlet Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fort Lauderdale MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a vessel for violating small passenger laws and regulations in Miami on Monday. A...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 11 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) crew repatriated 11 Cuban migrants Thursday to Cuba. A good Samaritan located a rustic vessel approximately 18 miles southeast of Islamorada, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement interdicted the migrants and transferred them to the Coast Guard Cutter Charles...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Baker’s Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Baker's Haulover Inlet
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 20-foot pleasure craft, Like I Care, with nine passengers-for-hire aboard Sunday in Baker’s Haulover Inlet after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement crew conducted a boarding of the vessel...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Baker’s Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Baker's Haulover Inlet
MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 39-foot pleasure craft Down Under with seven passengers aboard recently in Baker’s Haulover Inlet after discovering multiple safety violations. After being notified of the vessel by Customs and Border Protection a Coast Guard Station Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement crew conducted a boarding of the vessel...

Coast Guard rescues 51-year-old man from water in Alligator Reef, Key West

Coast Guard rescues 51-year-old man from water in Alligator Reef, Key West
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA3 Mario Romero MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a 51-year-old man from the water in Alligator Reef, Key West, Wednesday. Rescued was Carlos Arboleda, 51. At approximately 11 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report from a source saying they lost sight of a man swimming in Alligator Reef. Watchstanders launched a Coast...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami over weekend

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami over weekend
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of a 32-foot pleasure craft with 11 people aboard near Haulover Inlet and the 34-foot pleasure craft Sunset Stripp with 12 people aboard near Beer Can Island, Saturday after discovering several safety issues. Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Fisher Island

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Fisher Island
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a 59-year-old man from the water near Fisher Island, Sunday. Rescued was Lindsey Schult, 59. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report via VHF-FM radio channel 16 from a woman stating that her husband had fallen off his vessel and started drifting south at approximately 2:50 p.m. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Loiza, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Loiza, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended the search at sunset Sunday for a missing 20-year-old boater off the north and northeastern coast of Puerto Rico. Still missing is Jan Carlos Olivos Castro, 20, who along with three other men was reportedly aboard a 16-foot boat that reportedly sank Thursday off the coast of Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. “Making the determination...