Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam hosts CISA

Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam hosts CISA
Capt. Nick Simmons, commander of U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam and captain of the port for Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands hosts members from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Sara Muir) SANTA RITA, Guam — U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector...

Coast Guard Forces Micronesia ensures safety of Port of Guam

Coast Guard Forces Micronesia ensures safety of Port of Guam
Members of U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam’s Sector Boarding Team verify the identity of the chief engineer of the 370-foot Tuvalu-flagged motor vessel Kenyo during a boarding 13 miles offshore of Guam on Oct. 18, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Sara Muir) SANTA RITA, Guam — To ensure port security and safety of both the port and mariners, U.S. Coast Guard...

Port of Guam working with Coast Guard toward increased resiliency

Port of Guam working with Coast Guard toward increased resiliency
The Port of Guam as seen from the air in June 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SANTA RITA, Guam — The Jose D. Leon Guerrero Commercial Port also known as the Port of Guam is among several Western Pacific entities receiving federal grant money through the 2022 Port Security Grant Program to ensure supply chain resiliency within Guam and the Mariana Islands. Guam will receive $564,218 from the PSGP....

Port Security Grant Program ensures supply chain resiliency

Port Security Grant Program ensures supply chain resiliency
HONOLULU – Federal grant money, approximating $3.5 million, has been awarded to several entities throughout Hawaii, Guam and American Samoa through the 2022 Port Security Grant Program (PSGP), a little known yet critical federal program that ensures supply chain resiliency within the Hawaiian Islands, Guam, Mariana Islands, and American Samoa. The PSGP is one of four grant programs under the Department...

Coast Guard to conduct multi-day port security exercise in Guam

Coast Guard to conduct multi-day port security exercise in Guam
The Port of Guam as seen from the air in June 2021. U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam, Government of Guam stakeholders, and industry partners will conduct a full-scale maritime security training exercise in and around the Port of Guam, Piti, Sept. 20 – 22. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SANTA RITA, Guam — U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam, Government of Guam stakeholders, and...

Coast Guard conducts functional area maritime security exercise

Coast Guard conducts functional area maritime security exercise
Emilio Mercado (left) speaks to Lt. Joel Jones (right) during the Area Maritime Security Training and Exercise Program Functional Exercise for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands Sept. 14, 2022,  (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard personnel alongside federal, state, local agencies and industry organizations from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands conducted a functional...

Coast Guard to conduct full-scale exercise near LeClaire, Iowa

Coast Guard to conduct full-scale exercise near LeClaire, Iowa
LECLAIRE, IOWA – The Coast Guard, along with other federal, state, local and industry partners, is scheduled to conduct a full-scale maritime security and mass rescue exercise near LeClaire, Iowa on Wednesday, September 14th, 2022. The exercise is part of the Coast Guard’s Area Maritime Security Training and Exercise Program where federal, state, local and industry partners will respond to a simulated...

Coast Guard, local first responders to conduct boat drills on Ohio River

Coast Guard, local first responders to conduct boat drills on Ohio River
LOUISVILLE, KY — Coast Guard, local, county and state agencies will conduct law enforcement drills Wednesday in an effort to maintain maritime incident readiness, on the Ohio River at the Port of Louisville, Kentucky. The purpose of the drills is to enhance maritime incident response for both law enforcement and fire and rescue agency personnel who may respond to a maritime incident occurring along...

Coast Guard to conduct training in Straits of Mackinac, April 26 – 27

Coast Guard to conduct training in Straits of Mackinac, April 26 - 27
SAULT SAINTE MARIE, Mich. – U.S. Coast Guard units, in coordination with local, state, tribal and federal agencies, will be conducting a training exercise in the Straits of Mackinac on the 26th and 27th of April. The St. Ignace, Michigan and Mackinaw City, Michigan communities will see increased vessel activities on the water these days. These exercises will involve the use of Coast Guard and other...