Coast Guard halts illegal charter, rescues 2 on disabled jet ski near Venetian Causeway Bridge

Coast Guard halts illegal charter, rescues 2 on disabled jet ski near Venetian Causeway Bridge
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted an illegal charter Thursday while assisting two boaters in a disabled vessel near Venetian Causeway Bridge. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan of a disabled jet ski with two people aboard pinned against a bridge piling. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Miami Marine Stadium

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Miami Marine Stadium
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boat crew terminated the voyage of the Momentum 2 for multiple safety violations. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Peter Martinez) MIAMI—The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 42-foot pleasure craft, Momentum 2, with 31 people aboard, Saturday, in the vicinity of Miami Marine Stadium. While on...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Rickenbacker Causeway

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Rickenbacker Causeway
The 24-foot pleasure craft, Celebrity, underway in Biscayne Bay, Florida, May 24, 2020. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ricky Perilla. MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 24-foot pleasure craft, Celebrity, with 10 people aboard Saturday near the Rickenbacker Causeway. While on routine patrol, a Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard rescues missing diver near Government Cut

Coast Guard rescues missing diver near Government Cut
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami helicopter crew vectors in a Coast Guard Station Miami boat crew to rescue a stranded diver Apr. 20, 2020 near Government Cut, Florida.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a missing diver near Government Cut, Monday. Rescued was Raul Amores, 50. Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center watchstanders received a call stating a diver was stranded in the...

Coast Guard responds to report of boater under influence near Monument Island

Coast Guard responds to report of boater under influence near Monument Island
The 50-foot pleasure craft, Lucy B, is moored to a pier at Coast Guard Station Miami Beach. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Miami Beach) MIAMI — The Coast Guard responded to a call of a boater reportedly operating a vessel under the influence of illegal narcotics Sunday near Monument Island. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a concerned passenger aboard the...

Coast Guard oversees medevacs from cruise ships along Florida Coast

Coast Guard oversees medevacs from cruise ships along Florida Coast
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard coordinated three at-sea cruise ship medevacs within the Miami and St. Petersburg areas of responsibility Saturday and Sunday. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders oversaw the medevac of one Celebrity Infinity crew member with COVID-19 like symptoms. The cruise ship’s small boat tender transported...

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...