Coast Guard holds hurricane preparedness seminar in Opa-Locka

Coast Guard holds hurricane preparedness seminar in Opa-Locka
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Jason Vanderhaden speaks to Coast Guard members and their dependents about hurricane preparedness at Coast Guard Air Station Miami, July 10, 2018.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. When some people think of the Coast Guard, the...

Coast Guard offshore radio communications restored along South Florida coast

Coast Guard offshore radio communications restored along South Florida coast
MIAMI — Coast Guard Sector Miami reported offshore radio communication capability has been restored Thursday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); “We still remind mariners to check all safety equipment, file a float plan with a friend or family member prior to getting underway and always wear a life jacket,” said Lt. Cmdr....

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operations after rescuing 2 near Fisher Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operations after rescuing 2 near Fisher Island
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 35-foot pleasure craft Catviar near Fisher Island after two people from the Catviar were rescued from the water by a good Samaritan Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew arrived on scene after the rescue, and conducted the...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 10 people from water near Nixon Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 10 people from water near Nixon Beach
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Miami-Dade Fire Department and Fast Response Marine Towing and Salvage rescued 10 people, including five minors, from the water near Nixon Beach, Saturday. At approximately 7:21 p.m., Miami-Dade dispatch sent Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders a report of 10 people in the water from a capsized 20-foot...

Coast Guard rescues 25-year-old man 5 miles east of Port Everglades

Coast Guard rescues 25-year-old man 5 miles east of Port Everglades
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a 25-year-old man from the water Wednesday 5 miles east of Port Everglades. Rescued was Lorejei Moscoso, 25, a Philippines national. After the 456-foot Liberian-flagged container ship Vega Sagittarius, moored in Port Everglades at approximately 6:40 a.m., they notified Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 5 from sinking boat

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 5 from sinking boat
A Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered small boat crew makes their way back to the cutter after rescuing two people Saturday, April 28, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kyle Galan MIAMI—The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel rescued five people Saturday from a sinking vessel 13 miles northwest of Cat Cays, Bahamas. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center...

Coast Guard medevacs 71-year-old man 23 miles east of Jupiter

Coast Guard medevacs 71-year-old man 23 miles east of Jupiter
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki MIAMI—The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old man from a 41-foot pleasure craft, Tuesday approximately 23 miles east of Jupiter. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call from a friend aboard the pleasure craft at approximately 11 a.m., stating the man fell and suffered a hip injury. A...

Coast Guard rescues 2 swimmers from water near Port Everglades

Coast Guard rescues 2 swimmers from water near Port Everglades
A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale boatcrew take a photo with two swimmers they rescued from the water Saturday, April 14, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paul Paguaga MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two swimmers from the water Saturday near the south jetty in Port Everglades. Rescued were Daniel Babrow, 43, and Clifford Ball, 41. The two men were reportedly swimming off...

Good Samaritan rescues man from vessel fire near North Oakland Bridge

Good Samaritan rescues man from vessel fire near North Oakland Bridge
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — A good Samaritan rescued a man from a vessel on fire near North Oakland Bridge, Sunday. The good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders at approximately 3:48 p.m., and reported he was able to rescue the man from the 23-foot white vessel on fire with no apparent injuries. Watchstanders directed the launch...