Full-scale area maritime security exercise held in Puerto Rico

Full-scale area maritime security exercise held in Puerto Rico
Members of the unified command discuss operation logistics during the 2018 Area Maritime Security Training Exercise Program full scale exercise at the Puerto Rico Convention Center Nov. 7, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erik Villa Rodriguez. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard along with more than 24 federal, state, local agencies and industry organizations, completed a full-scale area...

Coast Guard to conduct law enforcement exercises in Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach

Coast Guard to conduct law enforcement exercises in Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and local first responders are scheduled to conduct Port Protector exercises in Los Angeles and Long Beach Monday. These exercises are scheduled to include the detection and ignition of mock explosive devices. Participants in the exercises will simulate injuries to heighten the mock response. From 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., the Los Angeles Police Department, Los...

Coast Guard to provide security for Economic Leader’s Summit in Papua New Guinea

Coast Guard to provide security for Economic Leader’s Summit in Papua New Guinea
Alameda, Calif. – U.S. Coast Guard service members are scheduled to provide port security for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leader’s Summit Nov. 12-18 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG). The deployment of Coast Guard personnel comes after U.S. Ambassador to PNG Catherine Ebert-Gray and PNG Police Commissioner Gary Baki signed a first-of-its-kind memorandum of understanding...

Coast Guard supports 73rd U.N. General Assembly operations

Coast Guard supports 73rd U.N. General Assembly operations
NEW YORK – Coast Guard Cutter Marcus Hanna, a 175-foot buoy tender homeported in South Portland, Maine and a 29-foot Response Boat–Small from Maritime Safety and Security (MSST) 91106 New York maneuver close to a barge to transport personnel during a mass casualty drill conducted outside the United Nations Building, Sept. 21, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Hunter Medley) NEW...

Coast Guard issues notice of proposed rulemaking to delay TWIC reader rule

Coast Guard issues notice of proposed rulemaking to delay TWIC reader rule
WASHINGTON –The Coast Guard published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register Friday to delay the effective date for certain facilities affected by the final rule entitled “Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Reader Requirements,” which was published in the Federal Register Aug. 23, 2016. The Coast Guard proposes to delay the effective date for the...

Coast Guard announces Duluth-Superior Harbor security restrictions

Coast Guard announces Duluth-Superior Harbor security restrictions
DULUTH, Minn. — The U. S. Coast Guard in Duluth, Minnesota is scheduled to establish security restrictions on portions of the Duluth-Superior Harbor on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 20, 2018, as part of President Trump’s visit to the area. The U.S. Coast Guard will establish and strictly enforce two security zones on northern and central portions of the Duluth-Superior Harbor, including the...

Coast Guard enforces regulated area near Annapolis during Blue Angels air show

Coast Guard enforces regulated area near Annapolis during Blue Angels air show
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a temporary regulated area Tuesday and Wednesday in designated waters in the Severn River and College Creek for a Blue Angels air show. The regulated area will be in effect from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, which may limit or prohibit navigation by commercial and recreational waterway users. The regulated area will include the Severn...

Coast Guard participates in military out load operation

Coast Guard participates in military out load operation
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard worked with partners as part of the Port Readiness Committee to ensure the safe and secure loading of military equipment in the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi, during a military out load operation May 7-8, 2018. Along with partners from the Port Readiness Committee, Coast Guard Sector Mobile oversaw the loading of approximately 150 pieces of military equipment during...

Coast Guard releases Jordan Cove LNG Letter of Recommendation

Coast Guard releases Jordan Cove LNG Letter of Recommendation
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard completed a review of the Waterway Suitability Assessment submitted by KSEAS Consulting on behalf of Jordan Cove LNG for the Jordan Cove Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal Thursday May 11, 2018. Based upon this review, the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River recommended to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that the waterway in its current state...