Federal and local agencies respond to boat fire in Charleston Harbor

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Charleston responded to a vessel fire aboard the Wild Blue Yonder, a 37-foot Sea Ray, in Charleston Harbor Thursday. Coast Guard search-and-rescue coordinators at Sector Charleston received a radio distress call from the crew aboard the Wild Blue Yonder at approximately 5:19 p.m., stating they were on fire in the vicinity of the Ravenel...

Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Charleston Harbor Blue Angels air show

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Charleston will establish a safety in Charleston Harbor during the Blue Angels air show Thursday through Sunday.

Coast Guard boat and commercial catamaran collide

CHARLESTON, S.C. – A 25-foot Coast Guard small boat and the Thriller, a 43-passanger power catamaran, collided in Charleston Harbor Saturday at approximately 8:21 p.m.

Coast Guard continues Charleston beaches cleaning, oil spill investigation

CHARLESTON, S.C – The Coast Guard continues oil spill assessment and clean-up at Charleston-area beaches and surrounding areas Friday.

Coast Guard continues clean up, investigation of Charleston Harbor oil spill

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard is continuing to investigate and manage clean up operations Thursday following an oil spill near the mouth of Charleston Harbor.

Coast Guard continues to investigate possible oil spill in Charleston Harbor

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard is continuing to investigate and manage clean-up operations following a possible oil spill Wednesday near the mouth of Charleston Harbor.

Portion of Charleston Harbor to be renamed after retired Coast Guard officer

CHARLESTON, S.C. – A segment of the Charleston Harbor will be renamed after the late Rear Adm. Richard E. Bennis Jr. Tuesday at 11 a.m. The renamed portion of Charleston Harbor will be called Bennis Reach, which was formerly known as the Shutes-Folly Reach. The grass roots effort to honor Bennis was led by Councilman Gary Santos, the port manager for Inchcape Shipping Services in Charleston,...