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...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Biscayne Bay

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Biscayne Bay
 The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 45-foot pleasure craft Sea You Twerk with 14 passengers aboard in Biscayne Bay after discovering multiple safety violations. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 45-foot pleasure craft Sea You Twerk with 14 passengers aboard Sunday in Biscayne Bay after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard suspends search for man from downed Cessna

Coast Guard suspends search for man from downed Cessna
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Saturday for the second man from the downed Conquest Air airplane approximately 13 miles east of Bay Harbor Island. The Coast Guard conducted maritime and aerial searches for approximately 21 hours and concentrated in an area of 364 square nautical miles. Numerous other searches were conducted by Miami-Dade Police...

Coast Guard suspends search for downed Piper Saratoga aircraft

Coast Guard suspends search for downed Piper Saratoga aircraft
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a downed Piper Saratoga aircraft with two people aboard 23 miles east of Palm Beach Sunday. The Coast Guard conducted maritime and aerial searches for more than 32 hours and concentrated in an area of 1,164 square nautical miles. Numerous other searches were conducted by Palm Beach Sheriff Office...

Coast Guard interdicts 132 pounds of cocaine

Coast Guard interdicts 132 pounds of cocaine
A Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark smallboat crew interdicts two suspected smugglers and approximately 132 pounds of cocaine Jan. 31, 2019 east of Haulover Inlet, Florida. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted two suspected smugglers and approximately 132 pounds of cocaine Thursday 5 miles east of Haulover Inlet. The Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark (WPC-1106) crew initially detected...