Coast Guard, local agencies respond to ferry aground in Jamaica Bay, N.Y.

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to ferry aground in Jamaica Bay, 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 – Coast Guard and partner agency crews are responding to a passenger vessel aground with 18 people aboard near Wind Hole Point, Jamaica Bay, New York, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center received reports from the crew that...

Coast Guard, port partners respond to fire aboard vessel inbound to New York

Coast Guard, port partners respond to fire aboard vessel inbound to New York
Coast Guard Cutter Seneca file photo by Petty Office Connie Terrell NEW YORK – The Coast Guard, FDNY, NYPD, and the ship’s owners are working together to extinguish a fire aboard the Motor Vessel Grey Shark at Homeport Pier in Staten Island, New York, Wednesday. The Motor Vessel Grey Shark, a 360-foot Panamanian-flagged roll-on/roll-off vessel departed New York on March 11, 2015, bound for the...

Coast Guard and FDNY report oil sheen at Valentino Pier

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard received a report at approximately 10 a.m. from FDNY of an oil sheen at Valentino Pier in Brooklyn, New York. FDNY, seeking to establish the amount and type, responded with FDNY assets Marine 6 and Hazmat 1.