Coast Guard hoists injured woman from Bimini Superfast ferry

Coast Guard hoists injured woman from Bimini Superfast ferry
MIAMI — A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami hoisted an injured woman Wendesday night from the Bimini Superfast ferry approximately 10 miles off the coast of Bimini, the Bahamas. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard 7th District command center received the request for a medical evacuation at 6:20 p.m., Wednesday. The 40-year-old woman aboard the Bimini Superfast ferry had reportedly...

Coast Guard clears Bimini Superfast Ferry for operations

Coast Guard clears Bimini Superfast Ferry for operations
MIAMI – The Bimini Superfast Ferry received its Initial Certificate of Compliance (ICOC) by the U.S. Coast Guard Monday and is now cleared to embark passengers in U.S. ports of call. The Coast Guard requires foreign flag passenger ships arriving in the United States to participate in the ICOC examination process. Specifically, ships that embark passengers for the first time or make an initial U.S....