Coast Guard rescues 7 from disabled boat in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard rescues 7 from disabled boat in Tampa Bay
Station St. Petersburg crewmembers assist rescued boaters disembark a Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small II at the station, March 4, 2018.U.S. Coast Guard photo. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued five adults and two children from their disabled 14-foot boat in Tampa Bay, Sunday. Rescued were Tampa natives, Ivelise Hernandez, 22, Lucy Hernandez, 44, Carlos Martinez, 7, Edrick Martinez,...

Monitoring of Tampa Bay oil spill continues

TAMPA, Fla. – Coast Guard personnel from Sector St. Petersburg, Fla., are continuing to monitor cleanup measures Thursday of approximately 1,000 gallons of waste oil spilled in the Port of Tampa after a vessel collision Wednesday around 11:30 a.m.

Coast Guard re-opens Tampa Bay after responding to oil-spill

TAMPA, Fla. – The Captain of the Port re-opened Tampa Bay to all vessel traffic without restrictions at 10:52 a.m., Friday, after responding to a diesel fuel spill after two vessels collided Thursday at about 8 p.m., approximately two miles northwest of Manbirtee Key, Fla.