Coast Guard News: Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Watson Island
MIAMI, FL (STL.News) – The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 24-foot pontoon vessel with seven passengers aboard Friday near Watson Island after discovering multiple safety violations.
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boat-crew conducted the boarding of the pontoon vessel near Watson Island where they discovered the following violations:
- Violation of 46 C.F.R. 176.100A for not having a valid Certificate of Inspection.