Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters near Mosquito Point, Va

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters near Mosquito Point, Va
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City File Photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday evening for two men who went missing near Mosquito Point on the Rappahannock River in Virginia, Sunday. 59-year-old Mark Ringenberg and 59-year-old Stephen Perkins departed from Weems, Virginia aboard a 15-foot Boston Whaler, Sunday morning. Later that evening, their boat was found washed...

Coast Guard rescues injured kayaker off Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard rescues injured kayaker off Atlantic City, NJ
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard rescued a man after his kayak capsized and he suffered a head laceration approximately 1.5 miles off Atlantic City New Jersey, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified via VHF radio of the kayaker in distress by a relative of the man who was...

Seven Atlantic City aviators awarded Air Medals for meritorious achievement

Seven Atlantic City aviators awarded Air Medals for meritorious achievement
Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Abdallah shakes the hand of Rear Adm. Keith Smith, commander of the Coast Guard’s 5th District, after receiving the Air Medal during an award ceremony at Air Station Atlantic City, April 2, 2019. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson PHILADELPHIA – Seven Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City aviators were awarded Air Medals by Rear Adm. Keith...

Unified Command continues oil spill response on Arthur Kill waterway

Unified Command continues oil spill response on Arthur Kill waterway
Capt. Jason Tama, commander Coast Guard Sector New York and the Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey, assesses the clean up operations of an oil spill in the Arthur Kill waterway in Staten Island, March 29, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cmdr. Nicholette Vaughan) NEW YORK – Unified Command members continue their response to an oil spill that occurred on the Arthur Kill waterway Thursday...

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to oil spill in Arthur Kill waterway

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to oil spill in Arthur Kill waterway
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to an oil spill that occurred in the Arthur Kill waterway near the Goethals Bridge, Thursday afternoon. At approximately 2:00 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report of fuel-oil possibly leaking from a commercial container ship while moored at the Global Marine New York Container Terminal in Staten Island....

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship off Atlantic City

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship off Atlantic City
U.S. Coast Guard Air Stations Atlantic City, New Jersey and Elizabeth City, North Carolina medevac a man from the cruise ship MSC Divina approximately 100 miles off Atlantic City, New Jersey, March 19, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Elizabeth City) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from the cruise ship MSC Divina approximately 100 miles southeast of Atlantic City,...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Cape May, NJ
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman reportedly suffering chest pains approximately 64-miles off Cape May New Jersey, Wednesday. The Coast Guard was notified of the 61-year old man’s condition by the crew of the Joyce D via marine band radio. An aircrew was dispatched aboard an MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter...

President Trump visits Florida-based Coast Guard unit for Thanksgiving Day

President Trump visits Florida-based Coast Guard unit for Thanksgiving Day
President Trump wished the members of Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet a Happy Thanksgiving and thanked them for their service during the holidays, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally MIAMI — President Donald Trump visited Coast Guard members in Lake Worth Inlet for Thanksgiving Day 2018. President Trump thanked the Coast Guard men and women...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard near Ambrose Channel, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard near Ambrose Channel, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy NEW YORK – The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday at 12:15 p.m., for a man who fell overboard from a container ship near Ambrose Channel, New York, Saturday morning. Coast Guard crews searched for over 24 hours and covered more than 460 square miles Saturday and into Sunday for the missing 35-year-old man...