Coast Guard coordinates medevac from cruise ship Carnival Horizon

Coast Guard coordinates medevac from cruise ship Carnival Horizon
Coast Guard Station New York 25-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo NEW YORK — Coast Guard crews coordinated a medevac of a woman from a cruise ship in New York Harbor, Wednesday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York were notified around 5:45 p.m., that a 74-year-old woman aboard the Carnival Horizon was suffering chest pains while the ship was transiting southbound near Lower Manhattan. The...

Coast Guard coordinates tow of disabled freighter into New York Harbor

Coast Guard coordinates tow of disabled freighter into New York Harbor
The Coast Guard ensured the safe transit of a disabled 611-foot bulk carrier on Aug. 21 to 26, 2018, from 120 miles off the coast of New York. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard coordinated the tow of a disabled 611-foot freighter into the port of New York and New Jersey after it lost propulsion over 100 miles offshore in the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday,...

Coast Guard responds to barge aground near Brighton Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard responds to barge aground near Brighton Beach, N.Y.
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard responded to the grounding of a barge in Coney Island Channel near Brighton Beach, New York, Wednesday morning. At approximately 9:00 a.m., a tug, the Eastern Dawn, was pushing the barge Port Chester when it ran soft aground near Coney Island Channel...

Coast Guard coordinates response to tug boat that lost steering on the Hudson River

Coast Guard coordinates response to tug boat that lost steering on the Hudson River
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard coordinated the stabilization and safe escort of a tugboat that lost steering in the Hudson River in New York, Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 1:00 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York Vessel Traffic Service received a report...

Coast Guard rescues distressed mariner in New York Harbor

Coast Guard rescues distressed mariner in New York Harbor
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard rescued an 18-year-old man from the East River in New York, Sunday afternoon. The individual was suffering from severe back pain and a leg laceration after falling off his personal water craft. At approximately 3:30 p.m. Sunday, a boatcrew aboard...

Coast Guard searching for man missing in Hudson River near Poughkeepsie

Coast Guard searching for man missing in Hudson River near Poughkeepsie
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — Coast Guard crews are searching for a person in the Hudson River near downtown Poughkeepsie, New York, Tuesday afternoon. Missing is Paul Machettia, a 48-year-old man. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center received a call from the City of...

Coast Guard, partner agencies assist disabled vessel in New York Harbor

Coast Guard, partner agencies assist disabled vessel in New York Harbor
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled vessel in the New York Harbor and East River, Saturday afternoon. At approximately 4:00 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center vessel traffic service were notified by the captain of Empire Cruises 66-foot...

Coast Guard, FDNY medevac Queen Mary II crewmember

Coast Guard, FDNY medevac Queen Mary II crewmember
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – Coast Guard rescue crews medically evacuated a 32-year-old woman suffering from abdominal pains near Breezy Point, Queens, New York, Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector New York command center received notification at approximately 6:15 p.m., stating...

Coast Guard, N.J. State Police enforce safety zone around entangled whale in Raritan Bay

Coast Guard, N.J. State Police enforce safety zone around entangled whale in Raritan Bay
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll NEW YORK – The Coast Guard received a report from a Good Samaritan of a possible entangled whale near Raritan Bay, New Jersey, Saturday. A boarding team from Coast Guard Station New York aboard a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) boat first arrived on scene to obtain situational...