Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker in Maurice River, New Jersey

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker in Maurice River, New Jersey
26 foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing kayaker in the vicinity of the East Point Lighthouse in Heislerville, New Jersey, Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received notification from the Cumberland County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center reporting a...

Coast Guard asks public to use caution during construction on NJ Intracoastal Waterway

Coast Guard asks public to use caution during construction on NJ Intracoastal Waterway
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard is asking the public to exercise caution while operating boats and watercraft on the Intracoastal Waterway between Toms River and Cape May New Jersey, while the Coast Guard removes pylons and replaces them with seasonal buoys starting July 15th through mid-August. Boaters are requested to operate at a slow speed in the ICW while members of Coast Guard Aids to Navigation...

Coast Guard urges caution for boaters transiting ICW between Barnegat and Cape May NJ

Coast Guard urges caution for boaters transiting ICW between Barnegat and Cape May NJ
PHILADELPHIA – As the boating season draws near, the Coast Guard would like to remind boaters and mariners to exercise caution while transiting the Intracoastal Waterway between Barnegat and Cape May, New Jersey. Twenty aids to navigation pylons, that were damaged by winter ice, have been marked with wreck buoys to alert mariners to their presence below the water’s surface. Boaters are reminded...

Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers reestablish navigation aids in Little Egg Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers reestablish navigation aids in Little Egg Inlet, NJ
Members of the Aids to Navigation Team Cape May re-establish navigational aids in Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, May 1, 2018.  U. S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Micallef PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard aids to navigation team successfully installed eight buoys in Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, Monday. The buoys were originally removed by the Coast Guard on March 3, 2017, when...

Setting Buoys and Examples

Setting Buoys and Examples
Seaman Nicholas Craig, a crew member at Aids to Navigation Team Cape May, N.J. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef) Story and photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef Uniformity is widespread in the Coast Guard. From training techniques, to the members themselves, it’s often difficult to determine one individual from another when gazing through a sea of blue...

Coast Guard to host final Sunset Parade of 2013

Coast Guard to host final Sunset Parade of 2013
CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guard Training Center Cape May will dedicate its final Sunset Parade of 2013 to the City of Cape May and its citizens Sunday at 8 p.m. The Coast Guard and the City of Cape May have a long and beneficial history dating back to the early 1920s when the first Coast Guard air station was established in Cape May. Since then, the City of Cape May has supported the Coast Guard by...

Coast Guard holds ribbon cutting ceremony in Cape May, NJ

CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard held a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Friday for the new multi-mission building here. This new building will house the crews of Station Cape May, Aids to Navigation Team Cape May, Coast Guard Cutters Mako, Ibis, Finback, and the Vessel Boarding Security Team who all previously worked out of different locations. The buildings they formerly worked in, averaging 65...

Coast Guard to hold ribbon cutting ceremony in Cape May, NJ

CAPE MAY, N.J. — Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay and Coast Guard Training Center Cape May will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the new multi-mission Coast Guard building here Friday. Currently, the crews of Station Cape May, Aids to Navigation Team Cape May, Coast Guard Cutters Mako, Ibis, Finback, and the Vessel Boarding Security Team all work out of different locations. This...