Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Bahia Mar Marina

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Bahia Mar Marina
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 23-foot pleasure craft with nine passengers aboard Friday near Bahia Mar Marina. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement crew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Bahia Mar Marina where they discovered the following violations: Violation...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter vessel near Aventura Fla.

Coast Guard halts illegal charter vessel near Aventura Fla.
A pontoon vessel is moored after his voyage was terminated due to multiple violations Thursday, March 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a pontoon boat with 13 passengers aboard Thursday near Aventura. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Aventura...

Chicago Coast Guard, partners crack down on illegal charters

Chicago Coast Guard, partners crack down on illegal charters
Boarding officers from Coast Guard Station Calumet Harbor prepare to approach a boat operator on Lake Michigan. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Master Chief Petty Officer Alan Haraf) CHICAGO ― The Coast Guard and Chicago-area partner agencies, including the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the Chicago Police Marine Unit, cracked down on boat owners and operators conducting illegal charter...

Coast Guard, other agencies conduct operations to counter illegal charters

Coast Guard, other agencies conduct operations to counter illegal charters
ST. LOUIS – The Coast Guard and partner agencies conducted operations to promote safety on Lake of the Ozarks from June through September 2018. During the operations, Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River boatcrews and investigators conducted: 35 safety boardings Nine voyage terminations for illegal charters Education on boating safety and illegal charter operations Five ongoing investigations,...