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...

Coast Guard, NOAA, USACE, HI-DOT sign MOU for harbor assessments

Coast Guard, NOAA, USACE, HI-DOT sign MOU for harbor assessments
HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Coast Survey, State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, and United States Army Corps of Engineers regarding maritime emergency harbor assessments within federal waterways in Hawaii. This agreement means the partners can work more efficiently and effectively...

Coast Guard monitors increased oil tanker presence off SoCal coast

Coast Guard monitors increased oil tanker presence off SoCal coast
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal patrols the coast of Southern California, April 23, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Third Class Aidan Cooney) SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard is monitoring the increased presence of oil tanker vessels near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Thursday. There were 27 tanker vessels off the coast of Southern California Thursday afternoon. The...

Coast Guard establishes security zone for State of the Union address

Coast Guard establishes security zone for State of the Union address
Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lisa Ferdinando WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a temporary security zone in designated waters in the National Capital Region for the State of the Union address on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. The security zone will be in effect from noon until 11:59 p.m., which will limit or prohibit navigation...

Coast Guard to provide security for 2020 NCAA championship game

Coast Guard to provide security for 2020 NCAA championship game
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is scheduled to assist local law enforcement and provide security for the 2020 college football playoff national championship game in New Orleans, January 11-13. The Coast Guard will have land units and K9 teams patrolling ferry terminals and levees, and afloat units will patrol the waterways to enforce safety zones and provide waterway security. Coast Guard Sector New...

Port of New York and New Jersey stakeholders to enhance maritime cyber security

Port of New York and New Jersey stakeholders to enhance maritime cyber security
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard, along with members of the Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) for the Port of New York and New Jersey, have collaborated to implement an innovative framework to enhance maritime cyber security and port resilience – one of the most challenging security issues facing the global Marine Transportation System (MTS). Recent cyber attacks have significantly impacted...