Coast Guard highlights recreational boating safety on the Connecticut River

Coast Guard highlights recreational boating safety on the Connecticut River
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is partnering with the Connecticut River Task Force on recreational boating safety boardings this summer along the Massachusetts portion of the Connecticut River, one of the state’s busiest waterways. Coast Guard Sector Boston law enforcement crews are assisting state and local law enforcement agencies from Massachusetts with the safety initiative. The Connecticut River...

Coast Guard ice breaking cutters make progress on the Connecticut River

Coast Guard ice breaking cutters make progress on the Connecticut River
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bollard, a 65-foot Small Harbor Tug, transits on the ice-covered Connecticut River near Essex, Connecticut, Jan. 18, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank Iannazzo-Simmons) NEW YORK — Coast Guard cutters continue to steadily break ice jams in the Connecticut River to prevent flooding and help the broken ice drift down river and out to Long Island...

Large propane tank removed from Connecticut River

Large propane tank removed from Connecticut River
New Haven, Conn. – The Coast Guard, along with federal, state, and local partners found and removed a large propane tank from the Connecticut River, Saturday. The Coast Guard was notified Wednesday of a large, approximately 1,000 gallon capacity propane tank floating down the Connecticut River in the vicinity of Middletown. Coast Guard pollution responders, along with Connecticut Department of Environmental...

Coast Guard Cutter relocates to break ice on Connecticut River

Coast Guard Cutter relocates to break ice on Connecticut River
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – As a part of the Coast Guard’s Operation Renew, the Coast Guard Cutter Bollard has been temporarily relocated from New Haven to Middletown, Conn. “The Coast Guard’s domestic icebreaking operations are intended to facilitate navigation within reasonable demands of commerce and minimize waterways closures during the winter, while enabling commercial vessels to transit...

Coast Guard to conduct boating safety operations on Connecticut River

BOSTON — Coast Guard, state, and local crews will be on the Connecticut River near North Hampton, Mass., from Friday, June 18, through Sunday, June 20, 2010, enforcing boating laws and providing boater education.