Coast Guard investigates fishing vessel for discharging oil in Canadian waters

Coast Guard investigates fishing vessel for discharging oil in Canadian waters
JUNEAU, Alaska – Investigators from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage and Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Dutch Harbor, and Coast Guard Investigative Service agents are investigating the fishing vessel Mark I for knowingly discharging oil overboard in Canadian waters. A Transport Canada aircrew detected the Mark I transiting through the Canadian exclusive economic zone 97-miles off of Cape St. James,...

Coast Guard marine safety personnel detain, release two vessels in Dutch Harbor, Alaska,

Coast Guard marine safety personnel detain, release two vessels in Dutch Harbor, Alaska,
DUTCH HARBOR, Alaska — The Captain of the Port, Western Alaska, detained and released two vessels in February and March. The Liberia-flagged container ship Hansa Madgeburg was detained February 20 and the Panama-flagged refrigerated cargo ship Suah was detained March 3 after the Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment (MSD) Dutch Harbor personnel identified multiple detainable deficiencies. Coast...

Coast Guard participates in annual Unalaska emergency towing drill

Coast Guard participates in annual Unalaska emergency towing drill
KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard participated in an emergency towing system drill with the City of Unalaska and various local and state partners near Unalaska Bay, Tuesday. The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley along with a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and members of Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Dutch Harbor assisted in the drill to help the City of Unalaska...

Coast Guard completes marine investigation in Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard completes marine investigation in Dutch Harbor, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard investigators finished a one month investigation into the operation of the cargo vessel Bangkok Bridge in Dutch Harbor Wednesday. Two investigators, one from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage and one from Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Dutch Harbor, assessed a $75,000 penalty for failure to report a hazardous condition. The investigation began after MSD Dutch Harbor...

Coast Guard, industry plan towing exercise in Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard, industry plan towing exercise in Dutch Harbor
KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard, state and local personnel will partner with industry representatives to deploy an emergency towing system in the port of Dutch Harbor, Wednesday. The ETS is a pre-staged package of equipment that may be deployed in the event a disabled vessel requires assistance in accessing a place of refuge. A manual that instructs responders on the operations of system as well as...