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...

Coast Guard rescues missing diver near Port Everglades

Coast Guard rescues missing diver near Port Everglades
A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew rescued a missing diver Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 in the vicinity of Port Everglades. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fort Lauderdale MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a missing diver Friday in the vicinity of Port Everglades. Rescued was Ariane Dimistris, from New York. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received...

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...