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 gives Meritorious Public Service Award to Canaveral Fire Rescue for Irma support

Coast Guard gives Meritorious Public Service Award to Canaveral Fire Rescue for Irma support
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard presented the Meritorious Public Service Award to Canaveral Fire Rescue Wednesday during a Propeller Club luncheon in Port Canaveral. Canaveral Fire Rescue was instrumental in resuming the ability to transfer critically needed fuel to the port after Hurricane Irma shut down vital supply lines. During a ceremony, Capt. Todd Wiemers, the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville...

Coast Guard repatriates 24 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 24 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke repatriated 24 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, earlier this week. Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., watchstanders received notification that the cruise ship Oasis of the Seas was on scene with a blue-foam raft with 18 people aboard south of Key West, Fla., June 29, 2012. Sector Key West watchstanders diverted the Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket...