Coast Guard seeks participants in Safety Assessment on Corpus Christi Bay

Coast Guard seeks participants in Safety Assessment on Corpus Christi Bay
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is soliciting for members of the public to participate in a Corpus Christi Bay Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment workshop in September. A PAWSA is a longstanding and proven process for formal public study that the Coast Guard has sponsored and led over 50 times nationwide since 1999. It’s a joint effort involving waterway users, stakeholders, and agencies to focus...

Coast Guard conducts simulated active shooter exercise on Ohio Valley Sternwheeler

Coast Guard conducts simulated active shooter exercise on Ohio Valley Sternwheeler
Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Huntington, local agencies, and key port partners participated in a simulated underway active shooter response exercise, May 20, 2019. MARIETTA, Ohio – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Huntington, local agencies, and key port partners participated in an underway active shooter response exercise, Monday. Nearly 40 members of the river community, including officers from...

Waterway restrictions in place for Blue Angels air show in Annapolis this week

Waterway restrictions in place for Blue Angels air show in Annapolis this week
Petty Officer 1st Class Warren Wilson and Petty Officer 3rd Class Kennan Kayser, crew members on the Coast Guard Cutter Chock, survey the scene while enforcing a safety zone at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, May 22, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ronald Hodges) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a temporary regulated area Tuesday and Wednesday...

Coast Guard to activate Montgomery County, Maryland, security zone

Coast Guard to activate Montgomery County, Maryland, security zone
BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and partner agency personnel are scheduled to enforce the Potomac River, Montgomery County, security zone beginning Saturday at approximately 9 a.m. in accordance with the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (33 CFR 165.557). Under the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (33 CFR 165.33), the regulation prohibits any unauthorized person or vessel from entering or remaining in this...

Coast Guard enforcing security zone on Potomac River

Coast Guard enforcing security zone on Potomac River
BALTIMORE — U.S. Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region personnel are enforcing the Montgomery County, Maryland, security zone on the Potomac River, which began at 8:00 a.m., Saturday, in accordance with the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (33 CFR 165.557). There is room on the northern part of the river for vessels to go around the secure area. The zone will remain in place until canceled...

Coast Guard enforces safety zone in response to report of possible explosive device

Coast Guard enforces safety zone in response to report of possible explosive device
AGAT, Guam — Tuesday the Agat Marina was reopened to traffic at 11:50 a.m. following an earlier closure due to a report of a suspicious package. At 8:59 a.m., Cmdr. Joshua Empen, Acting Commander, Coast Guard Sector Guam and Captain of the Port, established a safety zone enforcement of 500 yards in the vicinity of Agat Marina following report of a suspicious package and possible improvised explosive...

Florida Keys Area Maritime Security Committee to Conduct Full – Scale Exercise

Florida Keys Area Maritime Security Committee to Conduct Full - Scale Exercise
KEY WEST, Fl. – Coast Guard Sector Key West and the Florida Keys Area Maritime Security Committee will host a full-scale exercise with multiple local agencies on Thursday, March. 14, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The exercise is part of the Area Maritime Security and Training Exercise Program. The event will require federal, state, local and industry partners to respond and recover from a simulated...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct maritime threat exercise

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct maritime threat exercise
Members from Coast Guard Sector San Francisco and Station San Francisco conduct vessel-boarding exercises with Alcatraz Cruises in San Francisco Bay, Feb. 19, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard Sector San Francisco members are scheduled to conduct an interagency in conjunction with Alcatraz Cruises at approximately 5 p.m., Tuesday. The exercise is scheduled to involve approximately...

Coast Guard to establish security zone for State of the Union address

Coast Guard to establish security zone for State of the Union address
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a security zone on the Potomac River and its surrounding tributaries for the State of the Union address, Tuesday Feb. 5, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a temporary security zone in designated waters in the National Capitol Region for the State of the Union address on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. The security zone...