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...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter vessel near Aventura Fla.

Coast Guard halts illegal charter vessel near Aventura Fla.
A pontoon vessel is moored after his voyage was terminated due to multiple violations Thursday, March 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a pontoon boat with 13 passengers aboard Thursday near Aventura. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Aventura...

Coast Guard halts second weekend illegal charter in Miami

Coast Guard halts second weekend illegal charter in Miami
A 32-foot pleasure craft that was boarded by a Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boarding team in the Miami River, Florida, Mar. 16, 2019. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 32-foot pleasure craft with 11 passengers aboard Saturday in the Miami River making this the second illegal charter operation in the Miami area interdicted in two days. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Watson Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Watson Island
A 24-foot pontoon boat that was boarded by a Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boarding team near Watson Island, Florida, Mar. 15, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 24-foot pontoon vessel with seven passengers aboard Friday near Watson Island after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law...

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in Mass Rescue Operation Exercise

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in Mass Rescue Operation Exercise
A life jacket is marked simulating a person in distress during a simulated airplane emergency landing drill.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI – Coast Guard Sector Miami and Emergency Response Maritime partners will host a mass rescue operation exercise with multiple local partner agencies on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The exercise is part of Interagency Ocean Rescue drill for a simulated commercial...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation at Watson Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation at Watson Island
A 20-foot pleasure craft moored at Watson Island, Florida, Feb. 18, 2019.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Pierce. MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 20-foot pleasure craft with seven people aboard Monday at Watson Island after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Fort Lauderdale
Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale crewmembers board a 28-foot pontoon boat Feb. 17, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 28-foot pontoon vessel with 10 people aboard Sunday at 15th Street Marina, Fort Lauderdale after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement...