Coast Guard highlights safety zones and restricted vessel moorings on Cuyahoga and Old Rivers

Coast Guard highlights safety zones and restricted vessel moorings on Cuyahoga and Old Rivers
Safety zones along the Cuyahoga and Old Rivers are highlighted where vessels are restricted from mooring. The 11 federal safety zones are located in areas that are dangerous to smaller vessels when commercial vessels are transiting. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic) CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard highlighted safety zones located on the Cuyahoga and Old Rivers near downtown Cleveland where vessels are restricted...

Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Miami Beach Air and Sea Show

Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Miami Beach Air and Sea Show
The safety zone for the Miami Beach Air and Sea Show. No vessel or person will be permitted to enter t U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Miami MIAMI – The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a safety zone during Memorial Day weekend for the 2017 Miami Beach Air and Sea Show. The safety zone is scheduled to begin Friday at 8:30 a.m. until Sunday at 5 p.m., while aircraft and...

Coast Guard to conduct port partner exercise in Port of LA-LB

Coast Guard to conduct port partner exercise in Port of LA-LB
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard, along with members of the FBI, Los Angeles Port Police, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles Fire Department, Long Beach Police Department and Long Beach Fire Department are scheduled to conduct a full-scale emergency response exercise in the Port of Los Angeles-Long Beach from 9 a.m., to 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The...

Coast Guard establishes safety zones for Noyo River, Humboldt Bay, Crescent City Harbor

Coast Guard establishes safety zones for Noyo River, Humboldt Bay, Crescent City Harbor
EUREKA, Calif. — The Coast Guard established a safety zone in the navigable waters of the Noyo River Channel, Humboldt Bay and Crescent City Harbor entrances Saturday to promote the navigational safety of all vessels along the coast when extreme environmental conditions are present, which will extend through March 31. The safety zone prohibits vessels from transiting the affected areas during...

Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone near Morro Bay Harbor Entrance

Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone near Morro Bay Harbor Entrance
LOS ANGELES — The Captain of the Port will be enforcing a temporary safety zone due to hazardous conditions in the vicinity of the Morro Bay Harbor entrance from November 29 –December 13, 2016. The safety zone will encompass all navigable waters from the surface to the sea floor near the inside and outside of the mouth of the Morro Bay Harbor entrance. This action is necessary to reduce significant...

Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone for training exercise in San Pedro on Saturday

Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone for training exercise in San Pedro on Saturday
LOS ANGELES — The Captain of the Port will be enforcing a temporary safety zone in the vicinity of the SS Lane Victory, located in San Pedro on September 17, 2016. Members of Coast Guard Port Security Unit 311 will be conducting a training exercise that will include high speed small boat maneuvers and simulated automatic weapon fire. The safety zone will remain in effect from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday,...

Unified Command continues response efforts, finds missing pets deceased

Unified Command continues response efforts, finds missing pets deceased
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Salvage and fire fighting teams boarded the 561-foot passenger ferry vessel Caribbean Fantasy Friday morning and located the two missing pets deceased near the vessels disembarkation area. The owners of the pets were notified in person this morning at Coast Guard Sector San Juan. The remains of both dogs have been brought ashore. All of the animals on the ship’s...

Coast Guard to enforce safety zones for Tall Ships Duluth festival

Coast Guard to enforce safety zones for Tall Ships Duluth festival
DULUTH, Minn. — The Twin Ports will host the Tall Ships Duluth Festival from Thursday through Sunday, and the U.S. Coast Guard has established and will enforce a safety zone around each tall ship participating in the festival while navigating on the Great Lakes. Due to the limited maneuverability of the tall ships and to ensure safe steerage, all vessels are required to maintain a distance of 300...

Intracoastal waterway restricted due to sunken barge near Galveston

Intracoastal waterway restricted due to sunken barge near Galveston
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard issued a safety zone and temporarily restricted traffic on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway after a barge sank east of the Galveston Causeway railroad bridge Tuesday. The restriction allows one-way and single-wide barges only, from mile marker 356 to mile marker 357. The owner has contracted T & T salvage to remove the barge, which was being towed to be scrapped when it...