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...

Coast Guard crews respond to Tappan Zee Bridge Crane Collapse

Coast Guard crews respond to Tappan Zee Bridge Crane Collapse
NEW YORK — Coast Guard crews are enforcing a safety zone on the Hudson River around the Tappan Zee Bridge after a crane collapsed Tuesday afternoon. At approximately 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, Coast Guard Sector New York received a report of a partial crane collapse across the western end of the Tappan Zee Bridge, which has closed the roadway to traffic for an undetermined period of time. A crane...

Coast Guard safety zone in effect for Duluth fireworks display

Coast Guard safety zone in effect for Duluth fireworks display
DULUTH, Minnesota, — The Captain of the Port Duluth has established and will strictly enforce a safety zone on the water for the annual Duluth Fourth Fest fireworks display, Monday. The temporary safety zone will be in effect from 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Monday, in the northwestern section of the Duluth Harbor basin in the vicinity of the Georgia Pacific pier. The safety zone will prohibit navigation...