Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Baker’s Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Baker’s Haulover Inlet
Two Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boat crewmembers conducting a boarding of the 64-foot motor yacht, Cary On, in Baker’s Haulover Inlet Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fort Lauderdale MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a vessel for violating small passenger laws and regulations in Miami on Monday. A...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami over weekend

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami over weekend
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of a 32-foot pleasure craft with 11 people aboard near Haulover Inlet and the 34-foot pleasure craft Sunset Stripp with 12 people aboard near Beer Can Island, Saturday after discovering several safety issues. Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard and FWC release egg-bearing lobsters in Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard and FWC release egg-bearing lobsters in Fort Lauderdale
Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale law enforcement officials conduct a boarding on a pleasure craft in Fort Lauderdale, July 26, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale crew and Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission law enforcement officials conducted a law enforcement boarding on a pleasure craft that led to the release of egg-bearing lobsters in Fort Lauderdale,...

Coast Guard rescues 25-year-old man 5 miles east of Port Everglades

Coast Guard rescues 25-year-old man 5 miles east of Port Everglades
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a 25-year-old man from the water Wednesday 5 miles east of Port Everglades. Rescued was Lorejei Moscoso, 25, a Philippines national. After the 456-foot Liberian-flagged container ship Vega Sagittarius, moored in Port Everglades at approximately 6:40 a.m., they notified Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 2 swimmers from water near Port Everglades

Coast Guard rescues 2 swimmers from water near Port Everglades
A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale boatcrew take a photo with two swimmers they rescued from the water Saturday, April 14, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paul Paguaga MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two swimmers from the water Saturday near the south jetty in Port Everglades. Rescued were Daniel Babrow, 43, and Clifford Ball, 41. The two men were reportedly swimming off...

Good Samaritan rescues man from vessel fire near North Oakland Bridge

Good Samaritan rescues man from vessel fire near North Oakland Bridge
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — A good Samaritan rescued a man from a vessel on fire near North Oakland Bridge, Sunday. The good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders at approximately 3:48 p.m., and reported he was able to rescue the man from the 23-foot white vessel on fire with no apparent injuries. Watchstanders directed the launch...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Port Everglades Inlet

MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a disabled vessel taking on water approximately 2 miles south of Port Everglades Inlet, Saturday. The master of the 38-foot pleasure craft reported to Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders at approximately 10 p.m. the vessel was disabled and water was coming in through the stern. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 8 people from water

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 8 people from water
The Coast Guard Cutter William Flores stands by to assist as two commercial salvage boatcrews assist the 65-foot motor vessel, Siempre Sonando, March 30, 2018.U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Williams Flores MIAMI — Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued eight people Friday after their 65-foot motor vessel, Siempre Sonando, was taking on water approximately 14 miles east of...

Coast Guard assists 3 people on disabled vessels in South Florida

Coast Guard assists 3 people on disabled vessels in South Florida
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted three people from two different disabled vessels early Wednesday morning in South Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a notification from Palm Beach Fire Rescue at approximately 3:15 a.m. of a disabled 20-foot boat with one person aboard at the entrance to Lake Worth Inlet....