Coast Guard boatcrew medevacs possible heart attack victim

Coast Guard boatcrew medevacs possible heart attack victim
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo NEW YORK – A U.S. Coast Guard boatcrew medically evacuated a 71-year-old woman experiencing symptoms of a possible heart attack approximately 10 miles southeast of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, Sunday morning. At approximately 10:25 p.m. Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report stating a woman aboard the cruise ship Anthem of...

Unified Command responds to reports of tar balls and sheen off coast of Rockaway, NY

Unified Command responds to reports of tar balls and sheen off coast of Rockaway, NY
Coast Guard Petty Officer NiChelle Flynn and New York Department of Environmental Conservation environmental engineer Rick Lin patrol Breezy Point Beach Sunday, March 31, 2019, searching for tar balls. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll) NEW YORK — Members of the Unified Command for Goethals Oil Spill continued responding to a report of sheening and tar balls received...

Coast Guard responding to tar balls and oil sheen off Rockaway, NY

Coast Guard responding to tar balls and oil sheen off Rockaway, NY
NEW YORK— The U.S. Coast Guard, along with partner agencies, are responding to reports of oil sheen and tar balls, on the ocean side of Coney Island and Long Island, from Norton Point to Atlantic Beach. Responders are assessing both shoreline and waterway impact, and investigating to determine the source and cause of the condition, including a possible connection to Thursday’s fuel-oil leak involving...

Unified Command continues oil spill response on Arthur Kill waterway

Unified Command continues oil spill response on Arthur Kill waterway
Capt. Jason Tama, commander Coast Guard Sector New York and the Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey, assesses the clean up operations of an oil spill in the Arthur Kill waterway in Staten Island, March 29, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cmdr. Nicholette Vaughan) NEW YORK – Unified Command members continue their response to an oil spill that occurred on the Arthur Kill waterway Thursday...

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to oil spill in Arthur Kill waterway

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to oil spill in Arthur Kill waterway
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to an oil spill that occurred in the Arthur Kill waterway near the Goethals Bridge, Thursday afternoon. At approximately 2:00 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report of fuel-oil possibly leaking from a commercial container ship while moored at the Global Marine New York Container Terminal in Staten Island....

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water off Kings Point, N.Y.

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water off Kings Point, N.Y.
29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. NEW YORK – The Coast Guard rescued a man from a vessel taking on water near Kings Point, New York, Saturday morning. At approximately 6:50 a.m., Coast Guard Sector New York command center received notification that a 56-foot recreational boat was taking on water with one person aboard. Sector New York watchstanders issued...

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...