Coast Guard to enforce security zone near Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Oahu

Coast Guard to enforce security zone near Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Oahu
Security zone in waters off Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Oahu HONOLULU — Coast Guard personnel, federal, state and local law enforcement partners will enforce a security zone in waters off Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Oahu, Friday and Saturday. The security zone is necessary to ensure the safety of a distinguished visitor. The security zone will be in effect from 11 a.m to 3...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to activate Montgomery County, Maryland, security zone

Coast Guard, partner agencies to activate Montgomery County, Maryland, security zone
BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and partner agency personnel are scheduled to enforce the Potomac River, Montgomery County, security zone beginning Saturday at approximately 10:30 a.m. in accordance with the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (33 CFR 165.557). Under the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (33 CFR 165.33), the regulation prohibits any unauthorized person or vessel from entering or remaining in...

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week
Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner and Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite guide their bomb-detection dogs for Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco 91105, as they conduct pier sweeps during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has ramped up safety and security patrols for this year’s...

Coast Guard, Ocean Safety, Hawai’i County Fire to ensure safety for Ironman racers

Coast Guard, Ocean Safety, Hawai'i County Fire to ensure safety for Ironman racers
Coast Guard File Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle HONOLULU – The Coast Guard, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, Hawai’i County Fire and up to 60 event emergency responders on surfboards will establish a response zone around the swim course to manage the spectators, boating traffic, and safety of all race participants for the 2017 Ironman World Championship practice and official...

Coast Guard announces East River restrictions, closures for 2017 United Nations General Assembly

Coast Guard announces East River restrictions, closures for 2017 United Nations General Assembly
United Nations 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. 18 and end Sept. 23, include all waters of the East River between East 35th Street and the Queensboro/59th Street Bridge. East River security zone restrictions: Zone...

Training exercises in Duluth to begin Monday

Training exercises in Duluth to begin Monday
SUPERIOR, Wisc., — The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Duluth is scheduled to conduct training exercises to test the Captain of the Port, Duluth, area maritime security plan and area contingency plan within the port of Duluth-Superior, Monday. Multiple federal, state, and local agencies as well as industry stakeholders will test the plans abilities to respond to a maritime security posture increase...

Coast Guard responds to potential threat at Port of Charleston

Coast Guard responds to potential threat at Port of Charleston
MIAMI — At approximately 8 p.m. Wednesday authorities were made aware of a potential threat in a container aboard the vessel Maersk Memphis in the Port of Charleston. The terminal was evacuated while bomb detection units from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies investigated the threat. A unified command was established to oversee the coordinated response. The unified command identified...

Agencies to conduct exercise aboard Washington State Ferry Chimacum

Agencies to conduct exercise aboard Washington State Ferry Chimacum
SEATTLE – Several federal, state and local agencies will be conducting exercises on the Washington State Ferry Chimacum Tuesday morning outside of Elliott Bay. Increased levels of activity will be noticed during these hours. Boaters and members of the public on land may see or hear training activity, including the use of blank ammunition. Although blank ammunition looks and sounds like real gunfire,...

Coast Guard to establish temporary regulated area for Blue Angels airshow near Naval Academy

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