Coast Guard to establish security zones near Palm Beach

Coast Guard to establish security zones near Palm Beach
MIAMI – The Coast Guard is establishing security zones in the Intracoastal Waterway and offshore near Palm Beach beginning Tuesday. The security zones are scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Nov. 22, and scheduled to continue until the afternoon of Nov. 27, to include certain waters of the Lake Worth Lagoon, Intracoastal Waterways and the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Mar-a-Lago Club and the Southern...

Coast Guard conducts Area Maritime Security Exercise in Peñuelas, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard conducts Area Maritime Security Exercise in Peñuelas, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard along with responders from federal and local agencies and industry stakeholders conducted an Area Maritime Security Exercise Nov. 16, 2016, in Peñuelas, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard, in cooperation with responders from federal, state, local agencies and industry stakeholders, conducted an Area Maritime Security Exercise Wednesday in Peñuelas,...

Coast Guard Sector Mobile cruise ship security zone to go in effect

Coast Guard Sector Mobile cruise ship security zone to go in effect
NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard Sector Mobile has established a security zone in the port of Mobile, Alabama, that will go into effect on October 24, 2016, for the transit of the cruise ship Azamara Quest. The security zone will encompass 100 yards of the cruise ship as it transits shoreward of the Mobile Sea Buoy and within 25 yards once it is safely moored at the Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal. All recreational...

Coast Guard to provide security during USS Detroit commissioning ceremony

Coast Guard to provide security during USS Detroit commissioning ceremony
Members of Coast Guard Sector Detroit take a tour of the USS Detroit, Oct. 18, 2016. The Coast Guard has been providing on-water security for the ship since its arrival in Detroit. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Detroit. DETROIT — Coast Guard Sector Detroit is scheduled to provide security for the USS Detroit during its commissioning ceremony in Detroit, Saturday. Boaters...

Multi-agency maritime exercises to take place in Delaware Bay

Multi-agency maritime exercises to take place in Delaware Bay
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard, Federal Bureau of Investigation, New Jersey and Delaware State Police, and other maritime security stakeholders will conduct multiple exercises in the mouth of the Delaware Bay October 17 – 22, 2016. The exercises will involve specialized teams and tactics using both small vessels and aircraft. No live-firing of weapons will take place during the exercise. The Coast...

Coast Guard increases security, safety patrols during Fleet Week 2016

Coast Guard increases security, safety patrols during Fleet Week 2016
Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Brosowsky and his K-9 Ricky conduct port safety and security patrols along the waterfront during Fleet Week in San Francisco, Oct. 5, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Adam Stanton. SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco personnel conducted shoreline and ferry patrols throughout the San Francisco area Wednesday,...

2016 United Nations East River security zones scheduled to take place from Sep. 16 to 25

2016 United Nations East River security zones scheduled to take place from Sep. 16 to 25
2016 United Nations General Assembly East River Security Zones NEW YORK — Coast Guard crewmembers are scheduled to enforce security zones on the East River near the United Nations Headquarters beginning Friday. The security zones scheduled to begin Sept. 16, and continue until Sept. 25, 2016, include all waters of the East River between East 35th Street and the Queensboro/59th Street Bridge. East...

Coast Guard, partners to enforce security zone in Kailua Bay on Oahu

Coast Guard, partners to enforce security zone in Kailua Bay on Oahu
HONOLULU — Coast Guard personnel, federal, state and local law enforcement partners will enforce a temporary security zone in waters of Kailua Bay, Oahu, Hawaii beginning Tuesday and running through Friday. The temporary security zone is necessary to ensure the safety of a distinguished visitor. The security zone will be in effect from 4 p.m. Aug. 30 to 11:30 p.m. Sept. 2, 2016, unless canceled...

Coast Guard announces TWIC reader final rule

Coast Guard announces TWIC reader final rule
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Tuesday the publication of the final rule concerning Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) reader requirements. The rule requires owners and operators of certain vessels and facilities regulated by the Coast Guard to conduct electronic inspections of TWICs as an access control measure. The final rule also implements recordkeeping requirements...