Coast Guard responds to vessel allision near Dania Beach

Coast Guard responds to vessel allision near Dania Beach
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a 26-year-old female Friday after a vessel allided with trees in Whiskey Creek, Intracoastal Waterway, near Dania Beach. The Dolphin aircrew lowered the rescue swimmer who assessed the situation and determined the female needed higher level medical attention....

Coast Guard, Jamaica Beach Fire Department rescue 2 mariners near Galveston

Coast Guard, Jamaica Beach Fire Department rescue 2 mariners near Galveston
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and the Jamaica Beach Fire Department rescued two mariners from the water after their vessel capsized in the Intracoastal Waterway near Galveston, Texas, Monday. At 11:41 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that a vessel was taking...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible missing person

Coast Guard suspends search for possible missing person
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a possible missing person in the Intracoastal Waterway. Jewel Johnson’s 36-foot white trawling vessel, Poison, was found safely moored at mile marker 563.2 in the Intracoastal Waterway near Padre Island National Seashore, Texas, Tuesday. For the original report on this case, click here. For more breaking news follow us on Twitter and...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing person

Coast Guard searching for possible missing person
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing person in the Intracoastal Waterway somewhere between Morgan City, Louisiana and Rockport, Texas. The Coast Guard received a report of possibly missing 76-year-old white male, Jewel Johnson, and his 36-foot white trawling vessel, Poison. According to the reporting source, Johnson was headed West across the Intracoastal Waterway...

Coast Guard reopens Intracoastal Waterway near Berwick, Louisiana

Coast Guard reopens Intracoastal Waterway near Berwick, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard reopened the Intracoastal Waterway near Berwick, Louisiana, to vessel traffic after salvage operations were completed, Friday. “We have been grateful for the patience, understanding, and cooperative spirit of our industry partners as we all work to resolve this unfortunate event as quickly as possible,” said Cmdr. Heather Mattern, commanding officer, Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing boater near Amelia, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for possible missing boater near Amelia, Louisiana
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing boater in the Intracoastal Waterway near Amelia, Louisiana, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:15 a.m. of a 16-foot aluminum skiff adrift at mile marker 86 of the Intracoastal Waterway west of the Harvey Locks. The vessel’s...

Coast Guard asks public to use caution during construction on NJ Intracoastal Waterway

Coast Guard asks public to use caution during construction on NJ Intracoastal Waterway
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard is asking the public to exercise caution while operating boats and watercraft on the Intracoastal Waterway between Toms River and Cape May New Jersey, while the Coast Guard removes pylons and replaces them with seasonal buoys starting July 15th through mid-August. Boaters are requested to operate at a slow speed in the ICW while members of Coast Guard Aids to Navigation...

Coast Guard responding to vessel sinking in Intracoastal Waterway

Coast Guard responding to vessel sinking in Intracoastal Waterway
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a sunken vessel in the Intracoastal Waterway near Lafitte, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 6:45 a.m. of the towing vessel Cindy R, pushing six barges, with three crewmembers aboard sinking at mile marker 8, west of the Harvey Lock on the Intracoastal Waterway. The crewmembers boarded the towing...

Coast Guard urges caution for boaters transiting ICW between Barnegat and Cape May NJ

Coast Guard urges caution for boaters transiting ICW between Barnegat and Cape May NJ
PHILADELPHIA – As the boating season draws near, the Coast Guard would like to remind boaters and mariners to exercise caution while transiting the Intracoastal Waterway between Barnegat and Cape May, New Jersey. Twenty aids to navigation pylons, that were damaged by winter ice, have been marked with wreck buoys to alert mariners to their presence below the water’s surface. Boaters are reminded...