Coast Guard to enforce Cooper River security zone during upcoming Bridge Run

Coast Guard to enforce Cooper River security zone during upcoming Bridge Run
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is establishing a security zone on the waters of the Cooper River and Town Creek Reaches in Charleston Harbor during the Cooper River Bridge Run, Saturday April 5, 2014. The security zone will take effect from 7:30 a.m., to 9:30 a.m., and is necessary for the safety of runners and the general public. The security zone encompasses an area 200 yards north of the...

Coast Guard to establish security zone for Democratic Issues Conference

Coast Guard to establish security zone for Democratic Issues Conference
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard will establish a temporary security zone Wednesday to Friday in designated waters of the Choptank River for the Democratic Issues Conference. The security zone is scheduled to begin at 3 a.m. Wednesday and may limit or prohibit navigation by commercial and recreational waterway users. The security zone will include a 500-yard perimeter surrounding the waterfront of the...

Coast Guard to establish security zone for Republican Issues Conference

Coast Guard to establish security zone for Republican Issues Conference
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard will establish a temporary security zone Wednesday to Friday in designated waters of the Choptank River for the Republican Issues Conference. The security zone will be in effect from 3 a.m. Wednesday until 1 p.m. Friday, which may limit or prohibit navigation by commercial and recreational waterway users. The security zone will include a 500-yard perimeter surrounding...

Coast Guard to establish security zone for State of the Union address

Coast Guard to establish security zone for State of the Union address
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard will establish a temporary security zone Tuesday in designated waters in the National Capital Region for the State of the Union address. The security zone will be in effect from 4 p.m. Tuesday until 2 a.m. Wednesday, which may limit or prohibit navigation by commercial and recreational waterway users. The security zone will include the Potomac River from the Francis Scott...

Coast Guard responding to train derailment on Schuylkill Arsenal Bridge in Philadelphia

Coast Guard responding to train derailment on Schuylkill Arsenal Bridge in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding Monday to a train derailment over the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. Local police notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay at approximately 1 a.m. and reported a train derailed on the Schuylkill Arsenal Bridge. The rail cars are reported to be carrying crude oil. A 25-foot Response Boat — Small crew from Coast...

Coast Guard crews on Oahu to enforce Kailua Bay security zone

Coast Guard crews on Oahu to enforce Kailua Bay security zone
HONOLULU — Coast Guard law enforcement officers will enforce a temporary security zone in the waters of Kailua Bay, Oahu. 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. Friday to 10 p.m. Jan. 5, 2014, unless canceled earlier by the Captain of the Port Honolulu, Capt. Shannon Gilreath. The Coast...

Coast Guard grants extension to mariner credentials during the lapse in appropriations

Coast Guard grants extension to mariner credentials during the lapse in appropriations
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Thursday that mariners whose credentials expire between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30 will receive an extension due to the current lapse in appropriations. Currently, the Coast Guard is unable to process all mariner credentials in time to ensure that all mariners receive their renewed credentials before their current documents expire. Under the authority of 46 United...

Coast Guard announces East River closures for United Nations General Assembly

Coast Guard announces East River closures for United Nations General Assembly
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard will enforce security zones on the East River during the United Nations General Assembly, periodically restricting vessel traffic in the upper harbor near the United Nations Headquarters, New York, starting at 7 a.m. Monday. The Coast Guard will be enforcing security zones, from Sept. 21-29, on the East River between East 35th Street and the Queensboro/59th Street Bridge. United...

Coast Guard establishes safety, security zone in response to shooter at Washington Navy Yard

Coast Guard establishes safety, security zone in response to shooter at Washington Navy Yard
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard captain of the port has established a temporary safety and security zone Monday in response to a report of a shooter at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. The safety and security zone will be in effect for an undetermined amount of time and will limit all navigation on the Anacostia River from Haines Point to the John Philip Sousa Bridge. Entering or operating in the...