Coast Guard continues to discourage illegal migration attempts to the United States

Coast Guard continues to discourage illegal migration attempts to the United States
The Coast Guard continues to discourage migrants from conducting dangerous illegal voyages on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels.  U.S. Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to discourage migrants from conducting dangerous illegal voyages on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels. On Wednesday, a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, deployed to Great Inagua, Bahamas,...

Coast Guard Sector Miami holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Miami holds change-of-command ceremony
Rear. Adm. Peter J. Brown, commander 7th Coast Guard District, presides over Coast Guard Sector Miami change of command ceremony Friday, May 10, 2019. Capt. Megan Dean, commander Coast Guard Sector Miami, will be relieved by Capt. Jo-Ann Burdian. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Crystalynn A Kneen MIAMI — Capt. Jo-ann Burdian relieved Capt. Megan Dean as the commander of Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, Navy participate in Salute to Veterans in Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard, Navy participate in Salute to Veterans in Fort Lauderdale
Coast Guardsmen attend the Salute to Veterans event at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, April 30, 2019. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Navy participated in the Salute to Veterans event Tuesday as part of the 29th Annual Fleet Week at Fort Lauderdale. The Salute to Veterans event connects yesterday’s veterans with today’s generation of heroes....

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer crew arrives at Port Everglades for 29th Annual Fleet Week

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer crew arrives at Port Everglades for 29th Annual Fleet Week
The Coast Guard Cutter Spencer (WMEC-905) crew moors at Port Everglades, Florida, April 28, 2019.  Coast Guard Photo by Seaman Erik Villa-Rodriguez. MIAMI — The Coast Guard Guard Cutter Spencer (WMEC-905) crew arrived at Port Everglades, Sunday, after an 80-day patrol to participate in the 29th Annual Fleet Week. The Fleet Week is scheduled to start Monday, April 29 and continue to Sunday, May 5. Fleet...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Nixon Beach

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Nixon Beach
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 34-foot motor vessel, Bada Bing, with five people aboard Sunday near Nixon Beach after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Nixon Beach where they discovered...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Monument Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Monument Island
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 60-foot pleasure craft, Quixote, with 15 people aboard Saturday near Monument Island after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Marine Stadium where they...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Bahia Mar Marina

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Bahia Mar Marina
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 23-foot pleasure craft with nine passengers aboard Friday near Bahia Mar Marina. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement crew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Bahia Mar Marina where they discovered the following violations: Violation...

Coast Guard interdicts 11 Cuban migrants 24 miles east of Cay Sal

Coast Guard interdicts 11 Cuban migrants 24 miles east of Cay Sal
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo file photo CAY SAL, Bahamas – The Coast Guard interdicted 11 migrants Friday 24 miles east of Cay Sal attempting to illegally enter the United States. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a notification from the Cuban border security reporting an illegal vessel departure with an unknown number of passengers aboard. The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Marine Stadium

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Marine Stadium
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 55-foot pleasure craft, Sea Raven, with 12 people aboard Friday near Marine Stadium after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Marine...