Coast Guard conducts oil-spill-on-ice exercise in Alaska

Coast Guard conducts oil-spill-on-ice exercise in Alaska
An oil-spill-on-ice training exercise at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska Feb. 1, 2023. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn) JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Members from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC), and Navy Supervisor of Salvage (SUPSALV) participated in an ice-based pollution response exercise...

Coast Guard seizes 480 pounds of illegal fish off Texas coast

Coast Guard seizes 480 pounds of illegal fish off Texas coast
A Mexican lancha, with 5 fishermen aboard, is interdicted for illegally fishing by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson in federal waters off the southern Texas coast, Jan. 26, 2023. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by the cutter Edgar Culbertson) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted two lancha crews and seized 480 pounds of illegally caught fish in federal waters off southern...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing off Texas

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing off Texas
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement crew approaches a lancha in federal waters off the southern Texas coast, Jan. 20, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a lancha crew illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command...

Coast Guard to close southern Green Bay for commercial traffic

Coast Guard to close southern Green Bay for commercial traffic
MILWAUKEE – Captain of the Port Sector Lake Michigan will be closing the waters of southern Green Bay to commercial vessel traffic starting on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 12:00 noon local time. The bay is expected to be reopened in early Spring, weather permitting. This closure will impact all waters southwest of a line extending between Peshtigo Point and Sherwood Point in the bay of Green Bay. This...

Coast Guard oversees pollution response near Meraux, La.

Coast Guard oversees pollution response near Meraux, La.
Nine hundred forty feet of the boom being placed around the capsized vessel W.B. Wood to contain its fuel discharge on the Mississippi River near Meraux, Louisiana on Jan. 16, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is overseeing a pollution response after a dredging vessel capsized in the Mississippi River in the vicinity of mile marker (MM) 85 near Meraux,...

Coast Guard seeks comment on discontinuing buoy in Beaufort

Coast Guard seeks comment on discontinuing buoy in Beaufort
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is seeking public comment and input from mariners regarding a proposal to discontinue the Beaufort Inlet Channel Lighted Whistle Buoy that recently sank in Beaufort, North Carolina. Interested mariners and stakeholders are strongly encouraged to comment on the potential impacts this proposal would have on navigational safety. Feedback may be submitted electronically...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew, 200 pounds of illegal fish

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew, 200 pounds of illegal fish
Members of a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crew escort handcuffed fishermen from a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement at the station’s dock near Brownsville, Texas, Jan. 9, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a lancha crew and seized 200 pounds of illegally caught fish in federal waters...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew off Texas coast

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew off Texas coast
Two crew members from Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Dailey (manning Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo) direct a Mexican fisherman aboard a lancha approximately 15 miles offshore the southern Texas coast, Jan. 7, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Cutter Benjamin Dailey) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a lancha crew and seized 350 pounds of illegally caught fish Saturday in...

Coast Guard, partners respond to reports of oil sheen off California

Coast Guard, partners respond to reports of oil sheen off California
A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco flight crew conducts an overflight to monitor an oil sheen off of Summerland Beach in Santa Barbara, California, Jan. 7, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo released) SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — U.S Coast Guard pollution responders are coordinating with partners in response to an oil sheen reported off Summerland Beach, Friday. The estimated 1 and a half to 2-mile-long...