When a migrant smuggling boat capsized and its 15 occupants were thrown into the dark waters seven miles Southeast of Miami Beach, the Coast Guard threw everything it could into the rescue efforts. The Coast Guard dispatched four boats, a helicopter and a plane. But it wasn’t enough.
Salvage crews spent Tuesday attempting to raise a 45 foot catamaran sunk in Biscayne Bay. The boat owner is still trying to figure out what happened Sunday afternoon, when 30 passengers had to make a swim for it. Thankfully nearby boaters came to their rescue.
Living in South Florida, where summer temperatures are almost a year-round occurrence, water activities like tubing are a popular past time. But while fun, tubing can be dangerous.
Police are investigating the death of a Miami man who was on a boating trip in Key Largo.
A boat captain reportedly became disoriented and his boat had to be escorted back to the dock. On board was musician Kelly Rowland, a founding member of the group Destiny’s Child, she was among several passengers.
The newest casino vessel that calls PortMiami home has received a green light from the U.S. Coast Guard after several weeks of delays.
The new high speed ship, which boasts the service of taking gamblers to the Bahamian island of Bimini and back in one day, has already hit rough waters.
The newest casino vessel that calls PortMiami home is scheduled to be christened Friday morning.
There’s a new addition to the fleet of vessels that call Port Miami home. The Bimini SuperFast is currently docked at Terminal F until it’s new home on the other side of the port is ready later this year.
Boating under the influence, BUI, is a serious issue and continues to be a major problem across the nation. In an effort to raise awareness and crackdown on BUIs, local and nationwide officials will launch Operation Dry Water from June 28-30th.