Coast Guard investigating passenger ferry grounding near Atlantic Highlands, N.J.

Coast Guard investigating passenger ferry grounding near Atlantic Highlands, N.J.
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is investigating a ferry grounding near Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, Monday morning. At approximately 7:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York Vessel Traffic Service were notified that the 140-foot commuter ferry, with 400 passengers aboard ran aground 200-yards from the pier in Atlantic Highlands, N.J. All passengers were safely disembarked at the ferry...

Coast Guard assists in apprehension of mariner on drug warrant

Coast Guard assists in apprehension of mariner on drug warrant
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy NEW YORK — The Coast Guard assisted in the apprehension of a man wanted on an outstanding warrant in Sandy Hook Bay, New Jersey, Friday. At approximately 1:30 p.m., Coast Guard Cutter Shrike conducted a boarding on commercial fishing vessel Scapper. During the boarding, it was discovered that the male crewmember...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift vessels near Troy, N.Y.

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift vessels near Troy, N.Y.
Coast Guard Cutter Wire file photo PA3 Mike Lutz NEW YORK – The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to reports of several barges and vessels breaking away from their moorings on the Hudson River near Troy, New York, Friday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received the initial report of the situation from Rensselaer emergency dispatch. New York State Marine notified...

Coast Guard responds to disabled tanker off Queens, N.Y.

Coast Guard responds to disabled tanker off Queens, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is coordinating the response to a disabled 479-foot tanker that suffered an engine room fire as it began to depart the New York Harbor area, Wednesday night. The asphalt carrier Amber Bay with 22 crew aboard had a fire ignite in the engine room shortly before 8:00 p.m. The crew was able...

Funeral services held for first African-American woman to serve in U.S. Coast Guard

Funeral services held for first African-American woman to serve in U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard members participate in funeral services for Dr. Olivia Hooker in White Plains, New York, Dec. 5, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — Funeral services were held for the first African-American woman to serve in the U.S Coast Guard Wednesday, at White Plains Rural Cemetery, White Plains, N.Y. Dr. Olivia Juliette Hooker was born on...

Coast Guard, SeaStreak ferry assist vessel taking on water off Sandy Hook Bay, N.J.

Coast Guard, SeaStreak ferry assist vessel taking on water off Sandy Hook Bay, N.J.
29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and a SeaStreak ferry assisted four people from a boat taking on water near Sandy Hook Bay, New Jersey, Saturday. At approximately 3:50 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook  received a mayday call via VHF-FM radio channel 21 that a 21-foot pleasure boat was taking on water with four people aboard. Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard near Ambrose Channel, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard near Ambrose Channel, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy NEW YORK – The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday at 12:15 p.m., for a man who fell overboard from a container ship near Ambrose Channel, New York, Saturday morning. Coast Guard crews searched for over 24 hours and covered more than 460 square miles Saturday and into Sunday for the missing 35-year-old man...

Coast Guard coordinates medevac from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway

Coast Guard coordinates medevac from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard coordinated the medical evacuation of a man suffering from chest pains from a cruise ship  in New York Harbor, Saturday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center received notification at approximately 2:30 p.m., stating a 76-year-old man needed medical attention aboard the 1068-foot Bahamian-flagged cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway. Due to...

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Ambrose Channel, N.Y.

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Ambrose Channel, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is searching for a man who reportedly fell overboard from a container ship in Ambrose Channel, New York, Saturday morning. Missing is a 35-year-old man reportedly wearing an orange jumpsuit and no life jacket. At approximately 8:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received...