Coast Guard and local agencies work together as Holidays approach to keep our ports safe and secure

East Providence, R. I. — During the months of September through May, receiving deliveries of Liquefied Petroleum Gas is a necessity in the New England area. Recently, the tank ship ALRAR, a 672-foot long Liberian flagged vessel arrived with a shipment of LPG for the Providence area.

Coast Guard ends search for missing Rhode Island fisherman

BOSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search for a 47-year old Rhode Island fisherman in Narragansett Bay, R.I., Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009.

Search for Rhode Island fisherman will continue through the night

BOSTON- Coast Guard crews plan to continue searching for a Rhode Island fisherman who was reported in trouble in Narragansett Bay, R.I., around 1:30 p.m., today.

Coast Guard locates diver down in North Kingstown, R.I.

BOSTON – A Coast Guard Station Castle Hill 25-foot response boat crew found a commercial dive boat at anchor at 5:08 a.m. Tuesday one mile from Allen Harbor, North Kingstown, R.I. where a deceased diver was brought to the surface by the Warwick Fire Dept. at 6:40 a.m.

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision

NEWPORT, R.I.- The Coast Guard responded to a vessel collision near Klingstone House in Newport, R.I., Saturday.

Coast Guard assists in search for missing swimmer

BARINGTON, R.I. — The Coast Guard provided assistance to the Barrington Police Department, Barrington, R.I. Wednesday, in a search for a missing swimmer.

Coast Guard escorts fishing vessel Sao Jacinto to New Bedford Harbor

BOSTON – A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Station Menemsha on Martha’s Vineyard is escorting a 69-foot New Bedford, Mass.-based scalloper back to its home port Wednesday after it was pulled off rocks on Brenton Reef near Newport, R.I.

Coast Guard rescues four after New Bedford fishing vessel runs aground

BOSTON – The Coast Guard rescued four people from a New Bedford-based fishing vessel that ran aground on Brenton Reef, near Castle Hill, R.I., Wednesday.

Missing Connecticut boater found safe

BOSTON – Jim Floroski, the Connecticut boater reported overdue by friends Sunday morning, has been located safe today on Point Judith Pond, R.I.