Coast Guard crews have helped rescue four children and five adults who were aboard a recreational boat that was sinking in waters off southern New Jersey.
The Department of Homeland Security said Thursday their search of 850-foot Ville D’Aquarius was over.
The Coast Guard, law enforcement and other officials were inspecting the containers as part of the massive response. The ship can carry more than 2,000 cargo containers and the search could take all night, officials said.
Police and Coast Guard will be out in full force stopping any boat owner who is speeding or operating the vessel in a reckless manner.
The Coast Guard said that the crash happened at about 4:50 a.m. on Saturday in the Great South Bay, just west of the Robert Moses Causeway near West Islip. One man fell off the recreational vessel and disappeared.
The body of the second of two swimmers who went missing along different areas of the Jersey shore has been recovered.
Coast Guard officials have suspended a search off the southern New Jersey coast that began after the agency received a mysterious distress call on Sunday morning.
Police believe that they have recovered the body of a Paterson teenager who went missing while swimming last weekend. The Coast Guard had been looking for 17-year-old Rudy Mena since he disappeared off Long Branch last Sunday.
The boy was swimming with his sister and another man Sunday evening after life guards went off-duty when they got caught in a rip current, officials said, and the 17-year-old went under and didn’t resurface.
The boy was swimming with two friends Sunday evening after life guards went off-duty when they got caught in a rip current, officials said, and the 17-year-old went under and didn’t resurface.
Fleet Week is a celebration of the Navy, Marine and Coast Guard teams who protect our shores and gives New Yorkers a chance to meet those service members in person.
A 50-year-old New Jersey man was killed and four other people were injured when their boat capsized in waters off the northern New Jersey coast.
The discovery came about 20 minutes after witnesses initially reported seeing someone jump from the bridge.
The subcontractor was working underneath the bridge around 8 a.m. when he slipped and fell from a work platform to the water below, officials said.
Falcon A. Riley, 23, has been sailing alone for several weeks aboard a green-and-white 30-foot Hunter sailboat.