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...

Coast Guard commissions Cutter John Scheuerman

Coast Guard commissions Cutter John Scheuerman
The Coast Guard Cutter John Scheuerman’s crew stand at attention during the vessel’s commissioning ceremony in Tampa, Florida, Feb. 23, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Travis Magee) TAMPA, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard commissioned the Coast Guard Cutter John Scheuerman (WPC 1146), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s (PATFORSWA) fifth 154-foot Sentinel-class...

Coast Guard, Port Authority of Jamaica work to enhance security

Coast Guard, Port Authority of Jamaica work to enhance security
As part of an International Port Security visit, Lt. Natalie Moyer, U.S. Coast Guard, observes port operations at Kingston Freeport Terminal in Jamacia on Nov. 9, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Kate Woods) KINGSTON, Jamaica — U.S. Coast Guard International Port Security Program personnel conducted port-security engagements from Nov. 9-12 in Kingston, Ocho Rios, Trelawney, and Montego...

Coast Guard completes joint maritime law enforcement exercise

Coast Guard completes joint maritime law enforcement exercise
Multiple U.S. and Canadian partner agencies planned and executed four large-scale interagency, binational operations throughout the summer. (Courtesy photo) SEATTLE — Multiple U.S. and Canadian partner agencies planned and executed four large-scale interagency, binational operations throughout the summer in Puget Sound, the San Juan Islands, and Strait of Juan de Fuca focused on a variety of maritime...

Coast Guard ramps up security during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard ramps up security during San Francisco Fleet Week
Coast Guard Cutter Orcas San Francisco Fleet Week file photo by Petty Officer Kevin J. Neff SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has ramped up security for this year’s San Francisco Fleet Week to ensure events are safe and fun for both participants and spectators. The public can expect an increased presence of Coast Guard vessels in San Francisco Bay to ensure safety and security for mariners and participants. “San...