Coast Guard increases inspection operations during busy shipping season

Coast Guard increases inspection operations during busy shipping season
A member of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team New York and K9 Ruthie inspect goods in the Port of Philadelphia for contraband, November 13, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay PHILADELPHIA – Members of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay, Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team New York, Customs and Border Protection and multiple state and local...

Coast Guard closes search for missing kite surfer near Ocean City

Coast Guard closes search for missing kite surfer near Ocean City
USCG FIle Photo OCEAN CITY, N.J. —The Coast Guard has closed the search for a missing kite surfer near Ocean City, New Jersey, after the missing individual called and reported themselves to be safe, Friday morning. Coast Guard Station Atlantic City watchstanders received a call from 911, notifying them of a kite surfer reportedly wearing all black, seen drifting out to sea after falling off a kiteboard...

Coast Guard searching for missing kite surfer near Ocean City, New Jersey

Coast Guard searching for missing kite surfer near Ocean City, New Jersey
Coast Guard Station Cape May 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo OCEAN CITY, N.J. —The Coast Guard is searching for a missing kite surfer near Ocean City, New Jersey, Thursday evening. Coast Guard Station Atlantic City watchstanders received a call from 911, notifying them of a kite surfer, reportedly wearing all black, seen drifting out to sea after falling off a kiteboard approximately 500-yards...

Coast Guard assists three boaters near Cape May Inlet, New Jersey

Coast Guard assists three boaters near Cape May Inlet, New Jersey
Coast Guard Station Cape May 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard assisted three boaters near Cape May Inlet, New Jersey, Tuesday night. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received notification from Station Cape May watchstanders that three boaters were in need of assistance after their boat reportedly allided with...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 20 miles off Atlantic City, New Jersey

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 20 miles off Atlantic City, New Jersey
An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City medevacs a man from a cruise ship 20 miles east of Atlantic City, Oct. 27, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard video. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 44-year-old man from a cruise ship Sunday approximately 20 nautical miles east of Atlantic City. Personnel aboard the cruise ship Mein Schiff contacted Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders...

Coast Guard hoists four boaters who ran aground near Atlantic City, New Jersey

Coast Guard hoists four boaters who ran aground near Atlantic City, New Jersey
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard hoisted four boaters from a recreational vessel five miles northeast of Atlantic City, New Jersey, Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received a report from Sea Tow that a recreational vessel with four boaters aboard had run aground, and due to having little...

Mariners, swimmers be warned the waters of New Jersey and Delaware are still dangerous

Mariners, swimmers be warned the waters of New Jersey and Delaware are still dangerous
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard warns mariners and beachgoers of hazardous weather and sea states even as Hurricane Dorian makes its way away from the East Coast. Beachgoers along Hurricane Dorian’s path should stay out of the water, extremely careful on the beaches, and heed all safety messages from local authorities. Recreational and commercial mariners are advised to put safety first and operate...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship after she was reportedly having medical complications approximately 40 miles east of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey Sunday night. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center were contacted at 9:54 p.m. by a crewmember on the cruise ship Norwegian Escape and notified that...

Coast Guard locates body of missing kayaker near Heislerville, New Jersey

Coast Guard locates body of missing kayaker near Heislerville, New Jersey
USCG FIle Photo PHILADELPHIA – A Coast Guard response boat crew recovered the body of a missing man in the vicinity of Thompson Beach near Heislerville, New Jersey, Wednesday morning. “We extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends impacted by this loss,” said Capt. Scott Anderson, Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay commander. “We would also like to thank our state and county...