Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship south of New York Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship south of New York Harbor
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy NEW YORK – The Coast Guard medevaced a crew member from a cruise ship 25 miles southeast of New York Harbor, Thursday night. Watchstanders at the First District command center in Boston were notified around 6:30 p.m. that a 34-year old man aboard the Royal Caribbean ‘Anthem of the Seas’ was experiencing...

Coast Guard, FDNY respond to disabled tanker after fire at sea

Coast Guard, FDNY respond to disabled tanker after fire at sea
The disabled Hong Kong-flagged tanker Feng Huang AO sits at anchor off the coast of New York City, Oct. 8, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak) NEW YORK — The U.S. Coast Guard and Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) Special Operations Command firefighters and Rescue Paramedics conducted a joint safety examination of a disabled 479-foot asphalt tanker Monday...

Coast Guard supports 73rd U.N. General Assembly operations

Coast Guard supports 73rd U.N. General Assembly operations
NEW YORK – Coast Guard Cutter Marcus Hanna, a 175-foot buoy tender homeported in South Portland, Maine and a 29-foot Response Boat–Small from Maritime Safety and Security (MSST) 91106 New York maneuver close to a barge to transport personnel during a mass casualty drill conducted outside the United Nations Building, Sept. 21, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Hunter Medley) NEW...

Coast Guard medevacs 78-year-old man near Ambrose Channel

Coast Guard medevacs 78-year-old man near Ambrose Channel
NEW YORK – Coast Guard rescue crews medically evacuated a 78-year-old man suffering from chest pains near Ambrose Channel, New Jersey, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector New York command center received notification at approximately 9:30 p.m., stating a crewmember needed medical attention aboard the 699-foot Liberian flagged crude oil tanker Evrotas. A conference call between the...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to grounded passenger vessel on the Hudson River

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to grounded passenger vessel on the Hudson River
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a grounded sailing vessel Wednesday afternoon on the Hudson River near Catskill, NY with 46 passengers and 11 crew aboard. The Coast Guard monitored the situation until the vessel refloated itself. Columbia County Sheriff’s Department launched and escorted the sailing vessel Clearwater back to Catskill, NY. Coast Guard Sector New...

Coast Guard issues partial closure of Hudson River

Coast Guard issues partial closure of Hudson River
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has closed the eastern half of the channel in the Hudson River near the old Tappan Zee Bridge, Saturday. On Friday evening, engineers requested Coast Guard assistance in closing the eastern half of the main Federal navigation channel after an inspection of span on the remaining eastern portion of the old Tappan Zee Bridge had become destabilized and could fall. The old...

Coast Guard responding to diesel spill near Port Reading, N.J.

Coast Guard responding to diesel spill near Port Reading, N.J.
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is responding to a diesel fuel spill that occurred in the Arthur Kill Waterway near Port Reading, New Jersey, Thursday night. At approximately 7:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report of a diesel fuel spill during a product transfer at the Buckeye Terminal in Port Reading. Due to high winds and rain at the time of the incident, facility...

Coast Guard coordinates medevac from cruise ship Carnival Horizon

Coast Guard coordinates medevac from cruise ship Carnival Horizon
Coast Guard Station New York 25-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo NEW YORK — Coast Guard crews coordinated a medevac of a woman from a cruise ship in New York Harbor, Wednesday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York were notified around 5:45 p.m., that a 74-year-old woman aboard the Carnival Horizon was suffering chest pains while the ship was transiting southbound near Lower Manhattan. The...

Coast Guard approves movement of cruise ship after allision in Manhattan

Coast Guard approves movement of cruise ship after allision in Manhattan
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard cleared the cruise ship Carnival Horizon to sail and continues to investigate an allision between the cruise ship and Pier 90 at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New York personnel conducted an extensive investigation and examinations on the ship and required multiple technical surveys to ensure it was safe to depart the Port of New York and New...