Coast Guard cites commercial fisherman for fishing in U.S. EEZ without permits

BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard in cooperation with the Massachusetts Environmental Police (MEP) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) conducted a boarding of a commercial fishing vessel in Nantucket, Mass., Aug. 25, 2010, and found the vessel did not have a required permit.

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters off Jacksonville coast

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard is searching for four overdue boaters Tuesday who have failed to make contact with anybody on shore since Sunday morning.

Coast Guard rescues 4 in Tangier Sound

BALTIMORE – A Coast Guard boatcrew rescued four people from a boat taking on water in the Tangier Sound near Deal Island, Md., Thursday.