Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel 17 miles east of Hollywood

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel 17 miles east of Hollywood
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 23-foot pleasure craft Sunday operating under hazardous conditions 17 miles east of Hollywood. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered (WPC-1104) conducted a boarding on the vessel with six passengers aboard and discovered an insufficient number of life jackets. “Failure to wear a personal...

Coast Guard interdicts 6 migrants 7 miles east of Boca Raton

Coast Guard interdicts 6 migrants 7 miles east of Boca Raton
Coast Guard Cutter Ibis file photo BOCA RATON, Fla. — The Coast Guard interdicted six migrants Monday 7 miles east of Boca Raton. The Coast Guard Cutter Ibis (WPB-87338) crew arrived on scene and interdicted the six male Cuban migrants. The crew safely embarked all six migrants aboard the cutter. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan of a suspicious 15-foot...

Coast Guard notified 3 overdue boaters safely arrived to Bahamas

Coast Guard notified 3 overdue boaters safely arrived to Bahamas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard ended its search for three overdue boaters aboard a 21-foot white cabin cruiser who were on their way from Sugarloaf Key, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas after they reported that they were safe and reached the Bahamas, Saturday. Operation Bahamas, Turks & Caicos officials confirmed, Saturday, that the three Bahamian boaters...

Coast Guard, CBP interdict 7 migrants, 67 packages of marijuana, 1 suspected smuggler

Coast Guard, CBP interdict 7 migrants, 67 packages of marijuana, 1 suspected smuggler
Bales of interdicted marijuana, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection interdicted seven migrants, a suspected smuggler and 67 packages of marijuana Thursday approximately 7 miles east of Government Cut. The CBP intercepted an improperly lit 27-foot cabin cruiser approximately 7 miles east of Government Cut and discovered five...

Coast Guard searching for 3 overdue boaters near Sugarloaf Key

Coast Guard searching for 3 overdue boaters near Sugarloaf Key
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for three overdue boaters aboard a 21-foot white cabin cruiser who were on their way from Sugarloaf Key, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report that the three people did not arrive to the Bahamas at the projected time of Thusday, 6 p.m. Searching are: googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant crew returns home after Caribbean patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant crew returns home after Caribbean patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. —The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returned home Sunday to Cape Canaveral after a two-month Caribbean patrol. The crew’s patrol focused on enforcing U.S. federal laws by conducting boardings of U.S. and international vessels throughout the Caribbean basin, while working with other government agencies and international partners,...

Coast Guard interdicts 50 Haitian migrants 46 miles north of Cap-Haïtien

Coast Guard interdicts 50 Haitian migrants 46 miles north of Cap-Haïtien
A Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered (WPC-1104) small boat crew approaches a 30-foot panga vessel with 50 Haitian migrants aboard approximately 46 miles north of Cap Haïtien, Haiti, May 20, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 50 migrants Monday approximately 46 miles north of Cap-Haïtien, Haiti. At approximately 5:35 p.m., the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered (WPC-1104)...

Coast Guard interdicts 9 Cuban migrants on Cay Sal, Bahamas

Coast Guard interdicts 9 Cuban migrants on Cay Sal, Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. CAY SAL, Bahamas — The Coast Guard interdicted nine Cuban migrants Friday on Cay Sal. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a notification from a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft crew reporting two people hiding in nearby bushes. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton (WPC-1108) crew arrived on scene and deployed a boarding...

Coast Guard interdicts 8 Cuban Migrants on Cay Sal, Bahamas

Coast Guard interdicts 8 Cuban Migrants on Cay Sal, Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. CAY SAL, Bahamas. — The Coast Guard interdicted 8 migrants Sunday on Cay Sal attempting to illegally enter the United States. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a notification from a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft crew reporting two people hiding in nearby bushes. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton (WPC-1108)...