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Coast Guard Rescues 8 People On Disabled Boat Near Sheepshead Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued eight people Monday from a disabled boat drifting in the ocean near Sheepshead Bay. The captain of the distressed vessel,...

Kingsborough’s Future Lords Of New York Harbor Team Up With Coast...

Many graduates of Kingsborough Community College's Maritime Technology Program have saved lives while working at sea. They've battled raging car fires near the East...

Bodies Of Two Jet Skiers Recovered From Coney Island Waters

The bodies of two people who went missing this past Thursday were discovered by a police rescue team at the bottom of a Coney...

Coast Guard, DEP Cleaning Up Spilled Fuel In Sheepshead Bay Marina

Coast Guard and Department of Environmental Protection workers were at the Sheepshead Bay marina this morning, attempting to rein in spilled fuel that collected...

Attention Mariners: Coast Guard Elevates Port Condition Status, Warns Search &...

If you've got a boat, don't be foolish. Stay off the water until after Hurricane Sandy passes! The U.S. Coast Guard has elevated New York...

Authorities Lift Boating Advisory At Peardegat Basin Oil Spill Location

The following is a press release issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and...

National Grid Shares Details Of Paerdegat Basin Oil Spill

When we first broke the story about the Paerdegat Basin oil spill, in which an estimated 800 to 1,400 gallons of natural gas condensate, compressor oil...

Jamaica Bay Oil Spill Cleanup To Finish This Weekend, Investigation Begins...

National Grid is expected to wrap up decontamination operations of last week's gas and oil spill by the end of this weekend, while authorities...

Neighbors Report Headaches, Nausea Following Jamaica Bay Oil Spill

Early Thursday morning to Friday, 1,100 gallons of gas and oil spilled into the Paerdegat Basin Creek, which connects to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge,...

Cymbrowitz Praises Jamaica Bay Oil Spill Response

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz issues a press release this morning, commending the state Department of Environmental Conservation for their fast response to Friday's oil spill...

BREAKING: Oil Spill In Paerdegat Basin, Authorities Say Stay Away

UPDATED POST (7:28 p.m.): National Grid contractors are cleaning up 1,100 gallons of gas and oil that gushed into the waters of Paerdegat Basin, which...

Coast Guard Makes Gravesend Bay Safety Zone Permanent

A temporary safety zone created around unexploded ordinance in the waters near the Verrazano Narrows Bridge has been made permanent by Coast Guard officials. The...

Coast Guard Creates "Safety Zone" Under Verrazano

Boaters traversing the Verrazano Narrows will now have to contend with a 110-yard "safety zone" implemented by the U.S. Coast Guard yesterday. The temporary safety...

Attention Boaters: Beware The Alien Red Tide

A ten-mile long red ribbon is wrapping New York City's waterways, and the Coast Guard is warning boaters to keep away. The red tide was...

Video: Cruise Boat Raided By Police, Coast Guard

http://www.youtube.com/v/Df-r1P6dnGQ&hl=en_US&fs=1?rel=0&border=1 Police and Coast Guard vessels converged on a cruise boat before a late night party on Friday, July 9. The boat was a Stamford,...