Coast Guard terminates 3 vessel voyages for boating under the influence

Coast Guard terminates 3 vessel voyages for boating under the influence
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission terminated three voyages in the South Florida area due to operators boating under the influence over Fourth of July weekend. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach and Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement crews handled...

Coast Guard names the new Silver Ancient Mariner

Coast Guard names the new Silver Ancient Mariner
Master Chief Matthew J. Coppola gives Master Chief Russell A. Cox the Silver Ancient Mariner long glass. at the Silver Ancient Mariner Ceremony, May 31, 2019 at Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The Coast Guard held a Silver Ancient Mariner Change of Watch ceremony Friday at Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale. During the ceremony...

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer crew arrives at Port Everglades for 29th Annual Fleet Week

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer crew arrives at Port Everglades for 29th Annual Fleet Week
The Coast Guard Cutter Spencer (WMEC-905) crew moors at Port Everglades, Florida, April 28, 2019.  Coast Guard Photo by Seaman Erik Villa-Rodriguez. MIAMI — The Coast Guard Guard Cutter Spencer (WMEC-905) crew arrived at Port Everglades, Sunday, after an 80-day patrol to participate in the 29th Annual Fleet Week. The Fleet Week is scheduled to start Monday, April 29 and continue to Sunday, May 5. Fleet...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Bahia Mar Marina

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Bahia Mar Marina
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 23-foot pleasure craft with nine passengers aboard Friday near Bahia Mar Marina. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement crew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Bahia Mar Marina where they discovered the following violations: Violation...

Coast Guard rescues 6 from sinking boat off Sunny Isles, Fla.

Coast Guard rescues 6 from sinking boat off Sunny Isles, Fla.
MIAMI- Six people in the water after their boat sank 25 miles west of Sunny Isles, Fla., Saturday, April 6, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Cochito photo. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Cochito (WPB 87329) rescued six people from the water after their boat was taking on water 25 miles west of Sunny Isles on Saturday. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received notification from a...

Coast Guard halts 4 more weekend illegal charters in Miami area

Coast Guard halts 4 more weekend illegal charters in Miami area
Two pontoon boats moored to a pier at Haulover Inlet, Florida, Mar. 31, 2019. The Coast Guard boarded the two boats and terminated both voyages as illegal charters. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI —The Coast Guard and Bal Harbour Police Department terminated the voyages of several pleasure crafts Sunday, three of which took place at Haulover Inlet. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale law enforcement...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter vessel near Aventura Fla.

Coast Guard halts illegal charter vessel near Aventura Fla.
A pontoon vessel is moored after his voyage was terminated due to multiple violations Thursday, March 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a pontoon boat with 13 passengers aboard Thursday near Aventura. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Aventura...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Fort Lauderdale
Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale crewmembers board a 28-foot pontoon boat Feb. 17, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 28-foot pontoon vessel with 10 people aboard Sunday at 15th Street Marina, Fort Lauderdale after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard suspends search for man from downed Cessna

Coast Guard suspends search for man from downed Cessna
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Saturday for the second man from the downed Conquest Air airplane approximately 13 miles east of Bay Harbor Island. The Coast Guard conducted maritime and aerial searches for approximately 21 hours and concentrated in an area of 364 square nautical miles. Numerous other searches were conducted by Miami-Dade Police...