MSRT: Coast Guard’s specialized force to be reckoned with

MSRT: Coast Guard’s specialized force to be reckoned with
Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jetta DiscoSmall NEW YORK – Spread out on benches between the two main decks aboard the Staten Island Ferry were more than 100 passengers who volunteered as role-players for a unique Coast Guard drill; they awaited further tasking on what was described to them as a “long night ahead.” Little did the unsuspecting ferry passengers know that among them, alleged...

Coast Guard rescues person from New York Harbor waters

Coast Guard rescues person from New York Harbor waters
NEW YORK – A Coast Guard rescue boat crew rescued a person in the water in the Upper Bay of New York Harbor, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. Coast Guard Sector New York watchstanders received notification that a women reportedly fell from the Staten Island Ferry, Spirit of America, at 3:45 p.m. At the time of the call, Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot and 25-foot rescue boat crews were performing a...

Coast Guard responds to Staten Island ferry that struck St. George Terminal

NEW YORK – A team of Coast Guard investigators and inspectors is on scene at the Staten Island Ferry terminal after a ferry struck the pier around 9:30 a.m. today.

Coast Guard responding to Staten Island Ferry allision

NEW YORK-The Coast Guard is responding to a Staten Island ferry allison at the Saint George’s Ferry Terminal in Staten Island, N.Y., at 7:10 p.m. tonight. Currently, 17 injuries have been reported after the ferry Sen. John J. Marchi allided with the pier.

Coast Guard monitors oil spill in Bayridge Anchorage

NEW YORK-An estimated 300 gallons of number-six oil is reported to have spilled about one-mile northeast of the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in Bayride Anchorage during a bunkering transfer at about 5:30 p.m. today.