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...

Coast Guard coordinates tow of disabled freighter into New York Harbor

Coast Guard coordinates tow of disabled freighter into New York Harbor
The Coast Guard ensured the safe transit of a disabled 611-foot bulk carrier on Aug. 21 to 26, 2018, from 120 miles off the coast of New York. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard coordinated the tow of a disabled 611-foot freighter into the port of New York and New Jersey after it lost propulsion over 100 miles offshore in the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday,...

Coast Guard responds to barge aground near Brighton Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard responds to barge aground near Brighton Beach, N.Y.
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard responded to the grounding of a barge in Coney Island Channel near Brighton Beach, New York, Wednesday morning. At approximately 9:00 a.m., a tug, the Eastern Dawn, was pushing the barge Port Chester when it ran soft aground near Coney Island Channel...

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision near Hart Island, N.Y

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision near Hart Island, N.Y
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-SMALL II file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. NEW YORK — The Coast Guard responded to a report of a collision between two vessels near Hart Island, New York, Thursday evening. At approximately 11:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center were notified of a vessel collision where a 40-foot vessel and an 18-foot vessel reportedly...