Coast Guard terminates voyage of a 30-foot vessel near Lake Lauderdale by the Sea

Coast Guard terminates voyage of a 30-foot vessel near Lake Lauderdale by the Sea
Coast Guard 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew terminated the voyage of a 30-foot pleasure craft with two passengers aboard in the vicinity of Lauderdale by the Sea, Saturday. The operator of the vessel was cited for the following violations: Violation...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of a 20-foot vessel near Lake Santa Barbara

Coast Guard terminates voyage of a 20-foot vessel near Lake Santa Barbara
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew terminated the voyage of a 20-foot pleasure craft with six passengers aboard in the vicinity of Lake Santa Barbara, Saturday. The operator of the vessel was cited for the following violations: Violation of 33 C.F.R. 95. for operating a vessel...

Coast Guard urges safe boating during holiday weekend

Coast Guard urges safe boating during holiday weekend
Coast Guard crewmembers from Station Seattle monitor boaters on Lake Washington to ensure their safety. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Valerie Higdon. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard urges boaters to use extra caution while on the water this Labor Day weekend. Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of the traditional boating season and is usually a very busy few days on the water. Coast...

Coast Guard rescues woman near Assawoman Bay, Maryland

Coast Guard rescues woman near Assawoman Bay, Maryland
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. OCEAN CITY, Md. — The Coast Guard rescued a 20-year-old female from the water after she was reported missing from a vessel early Wednesday morning near Assawoman Bay, Maryland. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received the initial report from Ocean City 911 dispatch, who relayed that the reporting source noticed...

Coast Guard terminates voyages of charter vessels operating illegally in Florida

Coast Guard terminates voyages of charter vessels operating illegally in Florida
Coast Guard Station Destin 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class NyxoLyno Cangemi DESTIN, Fl. – The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of eight charter vessels operating illegally near Destin, Florida, during boardings that took place July 17 to July 22, 2019. The eight vessels were operating outside the regulations set forth by the Vessel Passenger Safety Act. “Every...

Coast Guard urges the public to follow fishing regulations during spiny lobster season

Coast Guard urges the public to follow fishing regulations during spiny lobster season
A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer measures lobsters during a vessel examination. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nick Ameen. MIAMI — The Coast Guard along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission urges the public to stay safe and follow fishing regulations during the spiny lobster season, which occurs July 24-25. Starting Tuesday, FWC...

Coast Guard urges safe boating practices after two weekend deaths

Coast Guard urges safe boating practices after two weekend deaths
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier NEW YORK —The U.S. Coast Guard is urging boaters to use caution while on the water after two people died last weekend. Boaters should review boating navigation rules and remain alert on the water after seeing a high number of boats collisions and running aground. “I offer my deepest...

Coast Guard terminates 3 vessel voyages for boating under the influence

Coast Guard terminates 3 vessel voyages for boating under the influence
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission terminated three voyages in the South Florida area due to operators boating under the influence over Fourth of July weekend. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach and Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement crews handled...

Coast Guard, local partners conduct Operation Dry Water throughout Alaska

Coast Guard, local partners conduct Operation Dry Water throughout Alaska
Lt.j.g. Scott Peters (right), boarding officer with Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, and Tom Akelkok, law enforcement officer with Alaska Wildlife Troopers, head out for a patrol on Big Lake, Alaska, July 4, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA1 Nate Littlejohn ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska Wildlife Troopers and Alaska State Troopers, along with other federal, state and local law enforcement...