Coast Guard responds to report of boater under influence near Monument Island

Coast Guard responds to report of boater under influence near Monument Island
The 50-foot pleasure craft, Lucy B, is moored to a pier at Coast Guard Station Miami Beach. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Miami Beach) MIAMI — The Coast Guard responded to a call of a boater reportedly operating a vessel under the influence of illegal narcotics Sunday near Monument Island. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a concerned passenger aboard the...

Tugboat captain’s credentials suspended after alcohol related accident

Tugboat captain's credentials suspended after alcohol related accident
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads took expedited action to suspend the Merchant Mariner Credential of a ship’s captain on Dec. 4 after it was determined that he was operating the vessel under the influence of alcohol during an accident that caused the vessel to become grounded. The tugboat Niki Jo C drifted off course and ran aground outside the main channel of the Rappahannock...

Coast Guard terminates voyage for operating under the influence near Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard terminates voyage for operating under the influence near Haulover Inlet
A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew ends the voyage of a 32-foot vessel after completing a field sobriety test on the operator October 24, 2019 near Hanover Inlet, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 32-foot pleasure craft due to the operator boating under the influence in the vicinity of Haulover...

Coast Guard, partner agency respond to unsafe boating practices

Coast Guard, partner agency respond to unsafe boating practices
An intoxicated boater sits on the 16-foot vessel while a Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew, along with FWC agents arrived on scene with the vessel Saturday August, 24, 2019 to conduct a field sobriety test.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard, along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, responded to unsafe boating practices...