Coast Guard investigating report of incident aboard lava tour boat off Big Island

Coast Guard investigating report of incident aboard lava tour boat off Big Island
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is investigating a report of 12 people injured aboard a lava tour boat in Kapoho Bay, Big Island Monday. An investigator from Coast Guard Sector Honolulu is en route to investigate the incident. The safety zone currently stands at 300-meters (984 feet) with no exclusions. At approximately 6 a.m., Sector Honolulu watchstanders received an initial report from 911 of three...

Coast Guard urges mariners to be vigilant during New London Sailfest water activities

Coast Guard urges mariners to be vigilant during New London Sailfest water activities
Coast Guard file photo of a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium from Coast Guard Station New London by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard expects increased marine traffic on the Thames River in vicinity of New London Saturday due to Mashantucket Pequot Fireworks and New London Sailfest. The local Coast Guard and maritime law enforcement units will enforce...

Coast Guard establishes safety zone for Pensacola Blue Angels Airshow

Coast Guard establishes safety zone for Pensacola Blue Angels Airshow
Navy Blue Angels file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lisa Ferdinando NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish two temporary safety zones in portions of the Gulf of Mexico and the Santa Rosa Sound during the annual Pensacola Beach Air Show over the Gulf of Mexico at Pensacola Beach, Florida, Friday and Saturday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Gulf of Mexico safety zone includes all...

Coast Guard to enforce safety zone during Fair St. Louis

Coast Guard to enforce safety zone during Fair St. Louis
ST. LOUIS — The Coast Guard will implement waterfront safety measures on the Mississippi River during the upcoming Fair St. Louis 4th of July celebration. The safety zone prohibits all commercial and recreational vessel traffic from operating on the Mississippi River between the Poplar Street Bridge at mile marker 179.0 and the Eads Bridge at mile marker 180.0 during air shows and fireworks display. The...

Coast Guard monitors grounded vessel in Duluth Harbor

Coast Guard monitors grounded vessel in Duluth Harbor
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard is monitoring the 990-foot motor vessel American Spirit, which ran aground in Duluth Harbor, Minnesota, at approximately 3:30 p.m. (central standard time) Sunday. There are no reported injuries or signs of pollution. There is currently a 500-yard safety zone being enforced around the vessel. The vessel was departing Duluth Harbor fully loaded with taconite when it ran...

Coast Guard establishes safety zone in Port of Duluth-Superior

Coast Guard establishes safety zone in Port of Duluth-Superior
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port established a safety zone in the Port of Duluth-Superior April 26, 2018. The safety zone was established in response to the Husky Refinery fire to protect personnel and vessels from possible air quality hazards.(U.S. Coast Guard illustration) CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has established a safety zone in the Port of Duluth-Superior, Thursday,...

Coast Guard to establish temporary safety zone on Cape Fear River, NC

Coast Guard to establish temporary safety zone on Cape Fear River, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va.— The Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Captain of the Port (COTP) is scheduled to enforce a temporary safety zone on the Cape Fear River for the motor vessel Zhen Hua 18, March 29, 2018. The 753-foot heavy-load carrier will be delivering two new ship-to-shore container cranes to the North Carolina State Port Authority (NCSPA) facility located on the Cape Fear River, Wilmington, North...

Coast Guard seeks comment from public for Miami Grand Prix of the Sea

Coast Guard seeks comment from public for Miami Grand Prix of the Sea
MIAMI — The Coast Guard seeks public comment on rulemaking for the Miami Grand Prix of the Sea on or before April 2. The U.S. Coast Guard announced public comment opened on March 2, which was published in the Federal Register of a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) to establish a special, local regulation for certain navigable waters of Biscayne Bay in connection with the Miami Grand Prix of the...

Coast Guard supervises site assessment of sunken tug

Coast Guard supervises site assessment of sunken tug
The 80-foot tugboat Capt Mackintire sank about three miles south of Kennebunk, Maine, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. BOSTON — The Coast Guard is overseeing a site assessment of the sunken tug Capt Mackintire Monday in the Gulf of Maine approximately three miles south of Kennebunkport, Maine. A commercial marine services company is scheduled to dive on the Capt Mackintire beginning...