Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot coastal buoy tender homeported in San Pedro, Calif., place a yellow buoy marking the center of the San Francisco Fleet Week 2017 security zone, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. SAN FRANCISCO...

Coast Guard, Harbor Safety Committee evaluate Bay Area towing demonstration

 Coast Guard, Harbor Safety Committee evaluate Bay Area towing demonstration
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel and CMA CGM – the third-largest shipping group – along with other local industry partners tested the Bay Area’s capability to tow ultra-large container vessels during an exercise Wednesday. The vessel used for this exercise was CMA CGM’s Centaurus, an 11400 TEU container ship measuring 365 meters, or approximately...

Coast Guard urges boardsport and kayak safety on San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard urges boardsport and kayak safety on San Francisco Bay
SAN FRANCISCO —Coast Guard Captain of the Port of San Francisco Gregory Stump has released a safety message reminding boardsport and kayak users to exercise safe and responsible practices and to apply important safety guidelines when on San Francisco Bay. As kiteboarding, windsurfing, stand-up paddling and kayaking become more popular, the Coast Guard has seen a rising trend in the number of individuals...

Crescent City Harbor safety zone reduced

CRESCENT CITY, Calif.  — The Coast Guard has reduced the size of the safety zone established at Crescent City in support of emergency operations following the Friday, March 11, 2011 tsunami. As of 1 p.m. Monday, Captain Cynthia Stowe, Coast Guard Captain of the Port of San Francisco, reduced the safety zone to encompass only the inner boat basin. The remainder of the Crescent City harbor...