Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defense Force conduct joint training

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defense Force conduct joint training
The U.S. Coast Guard International Port Security Program team hosted a six-member delegation from the International Ship and Port Security Compliance Unit of the Royal Bahamas Defense Force for a five-day engagement with representatives from the maritime industry in Port Everglades, Florida, in early June 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Kate Woods) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The U.S. Coast...

Coast Guard to conduct maritime security exercise off Port Angeles, WA

Coast Guard to conduct maritime security exercise off Port Angeles, WA
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard will be conducting a maritime security exercise Tuesday evening approximately 25 miles west of Port Angeles offshore. The exercise will simulate the boarding of a non-compliant fishing vessel to apprehend persons of interest suspected of transporting toxic industrial chemicals and military-grade weapons into Puget Sound. Units involved in the exercise: Coast Guard Maritime...

Coast Guard responds to bomb threat aboard ferry in Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to bomb threat aboard ferry in Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo courtesy of Anthony MossJUNEAU, Alaska — Personnel from the Coast Guard, Juneau Police Department (JPD) and Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) responded to a bomb threat aboard a ferry scheduled to depart Juneau, Alaska, Wednesday morning. The suspect, who reportedly drove a vehicle onto the ferry and made the threats, has been...

Coast Guard to conduct training exercise off Key West

Coast Guard to conduct training exercise off Key West
A Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team member conducts a vertical insertion from a Coast Guard HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter during an exercise. Coast Guard file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — U.S. Coast Guard units will conduct a training exercise in the lower Florida Keys region from Tuesday through Saturday. This exercise will involve the use of Coast Guard boats and helicopters conducting boarding...

Coast Guard, Russian Border Guard patrol maritime boundary line

Coast Guard, Russian Border Guard patrol maritime boundary line
Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star crew and a Russian aircraft crew patrolled the Bering Sea maritime boundary line between Russia and the United States in mid-January. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Cynthia Oldham.) JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star crew and a Russian aircraft crew patrolled the Bering Sea maritime boundary line between Russia and the United States in...

Coast Guard to enforce multiple security zones for the Presidential Inauguration

Coast Guard to enforce multiple security zones for the Presidential Inauguration
Coast Guard File Photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard will enforce three temporary security zones in the National Capital Region for the 59th Presidential Inauguration, beginning at 8 a.m., on January 13 and ending 8 a.m., January 25, 2021. During the enforcement period, entry into or remaining in the zones is prohibited by law, unless authorized by the Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Maryland-National...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct law enforcement exercise in San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct law enforcement exercise in San Francisco Bay
Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45 foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct an interagency maritime active-threat exercise in conjunction with Water Emergency Transportation Agency (WETA), Thursday. The exercise is scheduled to involve Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel along with participants from the Neptune Coalition, a partnership...

Coast Guard fines vessel that failed to provide Notice of Arrival

Coast Guard fines vessel that failed to provide Notice of Arrival
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau issued a Notice of Violation to a foreign-flagged vessel that arrived in Auke Bay, Juneau, June 18 without submitting a Notice of Arrival in accordance with ports and waterways safety regulations. The Notice of Arrival (NOA) regulations require pleasure craft vessels over 300 gross tons that are registered with foreign nations, and all foreign-flagged commercial...

Coast Guard to activate Montgomery County security zone

Coast Guard to activate Montgomery County security zone
BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and partner agency personnel are scheduled to enforce the Potomac River, Montgomery County, security zone beginning Saturday at approximately 10 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...