Coast Guard, salvage crews successfully remove grounded freighter near Miami

MIAMI – Coast Guard and marine salvage crews successfully removed a 279-foot freighter grounded near Government Cut, Miami, Thursday around 9 p.m. The Island Intrepid, a St. Vincent and the Grenadines flagged cargo freighter, is currently moored in the Port of Miami. The Coast Guard has ordered the vessel to stay at its dock until repairs are completed and a full inspection of the vessel certifies...

Coast Guard working to remove freighter aground near Miami

MIAMI – Coast Guard Sector Miami personnel and marine salvage contractors are making arrangements to remove the 279 foot freighter Island Intrepid that ran aground near Government Cut, in Miami, on Wednesday. Salvage crews plan to dewater the freighter, Island Intrepid, before high-tide Thursday, when tug boats are scheduled to attempt to remove it from its current position. Government Cut is...