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...

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 Friday, Feb. 1, 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 responds to suspicious activity in Industrial Canal, New Orleans

Coast Guard responds to suspicious activity in Industrial Canal, New Orleans
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, federal, state, and local agencies responded to suspicious activity in the Industrial Canal, New Orleans, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 9:45 p.m. from the motor vessel General Kelly of a suspicious raft floating in the industrial canal. The sector temporarily...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to enforce security zones near Palm Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies to enforce security zones near Palm Beach
Security Zones in vicinity of Mar A Lago, Florida are established during VIP visits to the Miami area. U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration by Seventh Coast Guard District MIAMI – The Coast Guard is enforcing security zones in the Intracoastal Waterway and offshore near Palm Beach. The security zones began Tuesday and include certain waters of the Intracoastal and the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity...

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...