Coast Guard working to remove freighter aground near Miami

MIAMI – Coast Guard Sector Miami personnel and marine salvage contractors are making arrangements to remove the 279 foot freighter Island Intrepid that ran aground near Government Cut, in Miami, on Wednesday. Salvage crews plan to dewater the freighter, Island Intrepid, before high-tide Thursday, when tug boats are scheduled to attempt to remove it from its current position. Government Cut is...

Coast Guard Responding to Freighter Aground Near Miami

MIAMI – Coast Guard Sector Miami personnel are responding to a St. Vincent and Grenadines flagged cargo freighter aground at the entrance of Government Cut in Miami Wednesday. The 279 foot cargo freighter, Atlantic Intrepid, was transiting Government Cut en route to Port of Miami around 3:30 p.m., when it reportedly suffered a steering casualty and ran aground. There are no reports of any injuries...