Coast Guard searching for missing crew member

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015
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The Coast Guard is searching for a missing crew member between Bayonne, New Jersey and Ocean City, Maryland.

At approximately 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Coast Guard received notification from the 600-foot, Marshall Islands flag freight ship Ibrahim Dede of a missing crew member.

The crew member was last reported on board after departing Bayonne, New Jersey.

The crew discovered the man was missing while the ship was in transit to its next port.

The Coast Guard sent out response boat, helicopter, and airplane crews to aid in the search.

The freight ship Ibrahim Dede is continuing to Norfolk International Terminal to dock.