Coast Guard arrests illegal charter operator in Miami

Coast Guard arrests illegal charter operator in Miami
MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 45-foot pleasure craft, Breaking the Habit, with 12 passengers aboard Saturday near American Airlines Arena. Watchstanders determined that the vessel was operating illegally and in violation of a previous Captain of the Port order. This is the second time within a month the vessel was discovered operating as an illegal charter. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel operating illegally on Lake Michigan

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel operating illegally on Lake Michigan
CHICAGO —The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of an illegal passenger vessel operating on Lake Michigan near Chicago in violation of a prior Captain of the Port Order, Saturday. A Coast Guard boarding team from Coast Guard Station Calumet Harbor, in partnership with Illinois Department of Natural Resources, conducted a recreational boating safety exam of the vessel, Another Dream, in Monroe Harbor....

Coast Guard, CBP respond to report of stowaways on vessel off Miami

Coast Guard, CBP respond to report of stowaways on vessel off Miami
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection responded to a report of three stowaways on the merchant vessel, Diana J, Wednesday approximately three miles offshore of Port of Miami. At approximately 6:34 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from the Diana J crew stating they had located two Guatemalan adult male stowaways and one Honduran adult male stowaway...

Coast Guard, local partners terminate illegal boat charter operations

Coast Guard, local partners terminate illegal boat charter operations
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard verify proper documentation and interview a boat operator and deckhand during a safety inspection at Monroe Harbor in Chicago, Aug. 19, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Master Chief Petty Officer Alan Haraf) CHICAGO — During the past two weeks, the U.S. Coast Guard and Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) boarded 39 boats in the Chicago area, terminating...

Coast Guard cancels captain of the port order, motor vessel Sparna departs Columbia River

Coast Guard cancels captain of the port order, motor vessel Sparna departs Columbia River
Two tugs assist the motor vessel Sparna. WARRENTON, Ore. — The Captain of the Port for Oregon and southern Washington canceled the captain of the port order on the motor vessel Sparna allowing the vessel to leave its mooring at Kalama, Washington, Monday. The Sparna, a 623-foot bulk grain carrier, briefly ran aground near Cathlamet on the Columbia River, March 21, resulting in the ship needing to...

Coast Guard Suspends New York Sailing School Operations

NEW YORK– A Captain of the Port Order requiring suspension of operations was issued and delivered Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, to the owner/operator of the New York Sailing School in New Rochelle, NY.