Coast Guard stops illegal charter near Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard stops illegal charter near Fort Lauderdale
The 24-foot vessel, Sea-mor, is underway near the Middle River, Florida, Nov. 22, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard law enforcement crews terminated an illegal charter, Sunday near Middle River. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement team conducted a boarding of a 24-foot vessel with eight passengers aboard operating as an illegal small...

Coast Guard releases over 200 sea turtles off Florida coast

Coast Guard releases over 200 sea turtles off Florida coast
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale crew members released more than 200 sea turtles Monday approximately 10 miles off the Fort Lauderdale coast. Working with the Gumbo Limbo Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center, the boat crew released Green, Loggerhead, and Hawksbill sea turtles from multiple sea turtle hospitals along the Florida East Coast...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near New River Triangle

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near New River Triangle
MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter Saturday near New River Triangle. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale boarding team with the assistance of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission conducted a boarding of the vessel, Salty Daddy, and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46 C.F.R. 176.100(a) for not having a valid Certificate of Inspection. Violation of...

Coast Guard responds to vessel allision near Dania Beach

Coast Guard responds to vessel allision near Dania Beach
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a 26-year-old female Friday after a vessel allided with trees in Whiskey Creek, Intracoastal Waterway, near Dania Beach. The Dolphin aircrew lowered the rescue swimmer who assessed the situation and determined the female needed higher level medical attention....

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Bahia Hutchinson Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Bahia Hutchinson Island
A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale boat crew conducts the boarding of a 23-foot pleasure craft with nine people aboard operating as an illegal charter Feb. 29, 2020 near Bahia Hutchinson Island.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fort Lauderdale) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of pleasure craft operating as an illegal charter Saturday near Bahia Hutchinson Island. A Coast...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Baker’s Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Baker’s Haulover Inlet
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of two pleasure crafts operating as illegal charters Saturday near Baker’s Haulover Inlet. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boat crew conducted the boardings of the pleasure crafts, Roe Boat and Colleen Marie, each with 10 people aboard, and discovered the...

Coast Guard terminates voyage for operating under the influence near Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard terminates voyage for operating under the influence near Haulover Inlet
A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew ends the voyage of a 32-foot vessel after completing a field sobriety test on the operator October 24, 2019 near Hanover Inlet, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 32-foot pleasure craft due to the operator boating under the influence in the vicinity of Haulover...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel in the vicinity of Dania Beach

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel in the vicinity of Dania Beach
Coast Guard 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew terminated the voyage of a 26-foot pleasure craft with seven passengers aboard in the vicinity of Dania Beach where the operator was boating under the influence, Saturday. A Station Fort Lauderdale crew arrived...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Deerfield Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Deerfield Beach
MIAMI – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 55-year old missing diver half a mile south of Deerfield Beach, Florida. After searching 3,932 square-nautical miles for over 68 hours, officials were unable to locate the diver who was reported missing from a dive boat on Sunday night. “The Coast Guard’s search and rescue mission is one we take very personally, and it is never easy suspending...