Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Monument Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Monument Island
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 37-foot pleasure craft, Bada Bing, with 12 passengers aboard Saturday near Monument Island. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boarding team conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46 C.F.R. 176.100A for not having...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire on Watson Island

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire on Watson Island
Coast Guard pollution response team memebers arrive on scene at Island Gardens Marina, Florida, Dec. 19, 2019 to assist Miami-Dade Fire Rescue with pollution response.  U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI—The Coast Guard is overseeing the pollution response of the 120-foot motor yacht, Andiamo, after it burned on Watson Island Wednesday. The Oil Spill Liability...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter on Miami River

Coast Guard halts illegal charter on Miami River
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach crewmembers board the 49-foot pleasure craft, Natalie, on the Miami River in Florida, Dec. 7, 2019. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ayisha Loya. MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 49-foot pleasure craft, Natalie, with 16 people aboard Saturday on the Miami River. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Dodge Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Dodge Island
The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 44-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard after discovering multiple violations during a boarding. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 44-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard in the vicinity of Dodge Island, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew boarding...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation at Lummus Park

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation at Lummus Park
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boat crew terminated the voyage of a 21-foot vessel at Lummus Park after they discovered that the vessel was operating illegally Sunday, October 13, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 21-foot pleasure craft with eight people aboard Sunday at Lummus Park after discovering multiple violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami
The Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew takes a photograph Saturday, October 13, 2019, after terminating the voyage of a 42-foot meridian pleasure craft with 14 passengers aboard near Mulroy Channel.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard continued its crackdown on illegal charter vessels this weekend. On Saturday, the Coast Guard terminated the voyage of...

Coast Guard interdicts 13 migrants, suspected smuggler 25 miles east of Miami

Coast Guard interdicts 13 migrants, suspected smuggler 25 miles east of Miami
A Coast Guard Cutter William Trump smallboat crew interdicts a 21-foot cabin cruiser 25 miles east of Miami, Sept. 28, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 13 migrants and one suspected smuggler Saturday 25 miles east of Miami. The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump (WPC-1111) crew detected a westbound 21-foot cabin cruiser approximately 25 miles east of Miami heading towards...

Coast Guard arrests illegal charter operator in Miami

Coast Guard arrests illegal charter operator in Miami
MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 45-foot pleasure craft, Breaking the Habit, with 12 passengers aboard Saturday near American Airlines Arena. Watchstanders determined that the vessel was operating illegally and in violation of a previous Captain of the Port order. This is the second time within a month the vessel was discovered operating as an illegal charter. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charters near Miami, Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charters near Miami, Fort Lauderdale
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted a boarding Saturday at approximately 5:30 p.m. conducted a boarding on a 20-foot pontoon boat, 11 people aboard, in the vicinity of Picnic Island operating as an illegal charter. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Miami Beach MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of two separate vessels...