Coast Guard scheduled to participate in multi-agency training in Port Miami

Coast Guard scheduled to participate in multi-agency training in Port Miami
MIAMI —  The Coast Guard is scheduled to facilitate a one-day, multi-agency homeland-security-related incident exercise in Port Miami, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The homeland security exercise is based on the Area Maritime Security Training and Exercise Program (AMSTEP). The AMSTEP is focused on building relationships within the Federal Maritime Security domain to write, review and update the...

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft speaks on cyber security at Area Maritime Security Committee

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft speaks on cyber security at Area Maritime Security Committee
U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft speaks about cyber security at the 2015 Area Maritime Security Committees meeting in Brooklyn, New York, June 10, 2015. New York – U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft spoke about cyber security at the 2015 Area Maritime Security Committees meeting in Brooklyn, New York, Wednesday. “Cyber is one aspect of an increasingly complex operating...

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in Alternate Port exercise

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in Alternate Port exercise
Personnel from the Coast Guard, Navy, state of Hawaii and key industries partners observe crane operations during the Hawaii Alternate Port Concept Full Scale Exercise at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, June 5, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and partner agencies participated in the Alternate Port Concept Full Scale Exercise at Joint...

Coast Guard to establish security, no wake zones during Rose Festival in Portland, Ore.

Coast Guard to establish security, no wake zones during Rose Festival in Portland, Ore.
Coas Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team 91101, of Seattle, patrolling a security zone in a 25-foot response boat. USCG photo PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard 13th District commander, working in conjunction with the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River captain of the port, has established temporary security and no wake zones along the Willamette River during the Portland Rose Festival Fleet Week...

Coast Guard to establish regulated area for Blue Angels air show near the U.S. Naval Academy

Coast Guard to establish regulated area for Blue Angels air show near the U.S. Naval Academy
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a temporary regulated area Tuesday and Wednesday in designated waters in the Severn River and College Creek for a Blue Angels air show. The regulated area will be in effect from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and from 11:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, which may limit or prohibit navigation by commercial and recreational waterway users. If the air show...

Coast Guard seizes Mexican fishing boat and miles of illegally set long line fishing gear

Coast Guard seizes Mexican fishing boat and miles of illegally set long line fishing gear
Coast Guard crews in South Padre Island seized a Mexican fishing boat and miles of illegally set long line fishing gear in the waters off South Texas waters March 23, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized a Mexican fishing boat and miles of illegally set long line fishing gear in the waters off South Texas waters Monday morning. At approximately 2:30 a.m., the...

Final rule on vessel requirements for Notices of Arrival and Departure and Automatic Identification System published

Final rule on vessel requirements for Notices of Arrival and Departure and Automatic Identification System published
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the publication of the final rule on Vessel Requirements for Notices of Arrival and Departure and Automatic Identification Systems. This final rule amends the applicability of notice of arrival requirements to include additional vessels, sets forth a mandatory method for electronic submission of NOAs and modifies related reporting content, timeframes...

Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle open for free tours in Boston

Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle open for free tours in Boston
BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle is scheduled to be open to the public for free tours from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, at Rowes Wharf in Boston. The Grand Isle, a 110-foot Island Class Patrol Boat homeported in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is slated to arrive in Boston Harbor at 10 a.m., Wednesday, and will be providing maritime security for First Night Boston 2015. “We are happy to provide...

Coast Guard to enforce Kailua Bay security zones during presidential visit

Coast Guard to enforce Kailua Bay security zones during presidential visit
HONOLULU — Coast Guard law enforcement officers will enforce a temporary security zone in waters off Kailua Bay, Oahu, Hawaii. The temporary security zone is necessary to ensure the safety of the President of the United States. The security zone will be in effect from 6 a.m. Thursday to 10 p.m. Jan. 5 unless canceled earlier by Captain Shannon Gilreath, U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port. The...