Coast Guard responds to report of dielectric fluid leak in New Rochelle, New York

Coast Guard responds to report of dielectric fluid leak in New Rochelle, New York
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a report of a dielectric fluid leak in New Rochelle, New York, Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector New York watchstanders were notified that a dielectric line leak had occurred as a result of a water main break in New Rochelle and the fluid had entered the water at Wright Island Marina. Coast Guard Sector New York investigators and...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to ferry aground off of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to ferry aground off of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier NEW YORK — Coast Guard, New York City Fire Department (FDNY), and New York City Police Department (NYPD) crews responded to a ferry aground with 118 passengers and seven crew-members aboard in Bushwick Inlet, New York, Saturday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command...

Coast Guard Sector New York holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector New York holds change of command ceremony
Capt. Zeita Merchant relieved Capt. Jason Tama as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector New York during a change-of-command ceremony at Sector New York, May 7, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Schultz) NEW YORK — Capt. Zeita Merchant relieved Capt. Jason Tama as commander of Coast Guard Sector New York, Friday, during a change-of-command ceremony at Sector New...

Coast Guard Sector New York to hold change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector New York to hold change-of-command ceremony
NEW YORK — Capt. Zeita Merchant is scheduled to relieve Capt. Jason Tama as commander of Coast Guard Sector New York, Friday, during a change-of-command ceremony at Sector New York. Rear Adm. Thomas G. Allan Jr., Coast Guard First District commander, is scheduled to preside over the ceremony. Capt. Merchant is currently the Sector New York deputy commander, a position she has held since May 2020....

Coast Guard responds to overturned vessel in Raritan Bay, N.J.

Coast Guard responds to overturned vessel in Raritan Bay, N.J.
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a report of an overturned vessel and a person in the water in Raritan Bay, N.J., Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New York watchstanders received a call on VHF radio at approximately 10 a.m., from a good Samaritan reporting an overturned 21-foot vessel with one person in the water in Raritan...

Coast Guard ends response to container vessel fuel oil leak in Bayonne, New Jersey

Coast Guard ends response to container vessel fuel oil leak in Bayonne, New Jersey
New York — A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and Gallagher Marine Systems, concluded the response, Sunday, to a container vessel leaking fuel oil at the Global Container Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey. The container vessel YM Mandate is no longer leaking fuel oil. A dive survey was completed and no additional damage to YM Mandate...

Coast Guard continues response to fuel oil leak in Bayonne, New Jersey

Coast Guard continues response to fuel oil leak in Bayonne, New Jersey
New York — A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and Gallagher Marine Systems, continued in the response to a container vessel leaking fuel oil, Wednesday, at the Global Container Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey. The container vessel YM Mandate is no longer leaking fuel oil from a crack in the hull. Fuel oil is being pumped from the affected...

Coast Guard responding to container vessel fuel oil leak in Bayonne, New Jersey

Coast Guard responding to container vessel fuel oil leak in Bayonne, New Jersey
New York – A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and Gallagher Marine Systems, is responding to a report of a container vessel leaking fuel oil at the Global Container Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey, Tuesday. The National Response Center contacted Coast Guard Sector New York watchstanders, Monday, reporting a sheen near the vessel...

Coast Guard searches for possible missing boater

Coast Guard searches for possible missing boater
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is continuing a search for a possible missing person in the water in Manhasset Bay. Coast Guard Sector New York received a report at 2:25 p.m. on Tuesday of an unidentified male entering Manhasset Bay with an inflatable dinghy and not returning. Multiple...