Coast Guard highlights safety zones and restricted vessel moorings on Cuyahoga and Old Rivers

Coast Guard highlights safety zones and restricted vessel moorings on Cuyahoga and Old Rivers
Safety zones along the Cuyahoga and Old Rivers are highlighted where vessels are restricted from mooring. The 11 federal safety zones are located in areas that are dangerous to smaller vessels when commercial vessels are transiting. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic) CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard highlighted safety zones located on the Cuyahoga and Old Rivers near downtown Cleveland where vessels are restricted...

Coast Guard rescues 2 women in Cuyahoga River

CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued two women in the Cuyahoga River Sunday morning after their kayaks capsized. At 11:25 a.m., a search-and-rescue controller at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, N.Y., received a mayday call via marine radio from a boater reporting two women in the water after their kayaks capsized at the mouth of the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland. Personnel at Sector Buffalo broadcast an...

Crews complete salvage of sunken deck barge in Cuyahoga River

Crews complete salvage of sunken deck barge in Cuyahoga River
CLEVELAND — Salvage crews have completed the salvage of a 36-foot deck barge Friday that sank in the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland. Late this morning, tow trucks were able to lift the barge up onto a larger barge. It will be transported away so that the owners, American Bridge, can evaluate its serviceability. The waterway is now completely unobstructed. A safety zone set earlier has been cancelled,...

Coast Guard oversees salvage of sunken deck barge in Cuyahoga River

Coast Guard oversees salvage of sunken deck barge in Cuyahoga River
CLEVELAND — Salvage crews continue to work to remove a sunken deck barge from the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland Friday after it was reported submerged and blocking part of the river’s channel Thursday. At present, the barge is out of the water, tied up, and salvage crews are pumping water out and preparing to place it on a larger barge to be transported away from the scene. Thursday at 3 a.m.,...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men after personal watercrafts capsize in Cuyahoga River

CLEVELAND – A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor rescued two people after their personal watercraft capsized in the Cuyahoga River at approximately 12 a.m. July 4. A Coast Guard boatcrew immediately launched in a 25-foot Response Boat-Small after receiving a report of the incident from a passing mariner who notified the Coast Guard via VHF-FM marine radio channel 16. When the Coast...