Captain of the port of Baltimore reverts to seasonal alert status

Captain of the port of Baltimore reverts to seasonal alert status
BALTIMORE — The Captain of the Port of Baltimore reverted to a seasonal alert status Friday for the Baltimore COTP zone. A seasonal alert status is the posture set from Dec. 1 to Mar. 31 to prepare for the potential presence of ice. Within the Coast Guard Sector Baltimore COTP zone, navigable waters typically affected by early ice formation include the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, upper Chesapeake...

Captain of the port of Baltimore reverts to seasonal alert status

Captain of the port of Baltimore reverts to seasonal alert status
BALTIMORE — The Captain of the Port of Baltimore reverted to a seasonal alert status Tuesday for the Baltimore COTP zone. A seasonal alert status is the posture set from Dec. 1 to Mar. 31 to prepare for the potential presence of ice. Within the Coast Guard Sector Baltimore COTP zone, navigable waters typically affected by early ice formation include the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, upper Chesapeake...

Coast Guard establishes temporary safety zone during winter storm Jonas

Coast Guard establishes temporary safety zone during winter storm Jonas
BALTIMORE — Coast Guard Sector Baltimore established a temporary safety zone Saturday for navigable waterways within the Baltimore captain of the port zone. The safety zone is to protect personnel, vessels and the marine environment from potential hazards on navigable waters caused by winter storm Jonas. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the...

Captain of the Port of Baltimore sets ice condition 3

Captain of the Port of Baltimore sets ice condition 3
BALTIMORE — The captain of the port for the Port of Baltimore set ice condition three Tuesday and cautions mariners to be aware of ice formation within the Coast Guard Sector Baltimore COTP zone. Ice condition three is set when weather conditions are favorable for the formation of ice in navigable waters. Within the Sector Baltimore COTP zone, navigable waters typically affected by early ice formation...

Coast Guard to establish security zone for 50th Anniversary March on Washington

Coast Guard to establish security zone for 50th Anniversary March on Washington
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard will establish a temporary security zone Saturday in designated waters in the National Capital Region for the 50th Anniversary March on Washington. The security zone will be in effect from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, and again from noon until 8 p.m. Wednesday, which will limit navigation by commercial traffic and prohibit recreational waterway users. The security...

Port condition Zulu set for Port of Baltimore

Port condition Zulu set for Port of Baltimore
BALTIMORE — The Captain of the Port of Baltimore has set port condition Zulu Monday, for all commercial waterways in the upper Chesapeake Bay in preparation for the anticipated heavy weather impact of Hurricane Sandy. This port condition is a change from the previous condition of Yankee. A safety zone for the upper Chesapeake Bay from Smith Island to the C&D Canal remains in effect. The Port...

Port condition Yankee set for Port of Baltimore

Port condition Yankee set for Port of Baltimore
BALTIMORE — The Captain of the Port of Baltimore set port condition Yankee for all commercial waterways in the upper Chesapeake Bay, Saturday evening, in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Sandy. This port condition is a change from the previous condition of X-ray. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A safety zone for...

Port condition X-ray set for Port of Baltimore

Port condition X-ray set for Port of Baltimore
BALTIMORE — The captain of the port of Baltimore has set port condition X-ray Saturday, for the upper Chesapeake Bay and surrounding areas in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Sandy. During the next 24 hours the Coast Guard will identify and track all vessels in port, establish contact with emergency management agencies at the local, state and federal levels, and work...

Coast Guard Sector Baltimore hosts People’s Republic of China delegates

BALTIMORE – Coast Guard Sector Baltimore hosted 23 foreign delegates from the People’s Republic of China Friday. The delegates are part of the Maritime Safety Administration and the Rescue and Salvage Bureau of the Ministry of Transport. The purpose of the visit was to compare and contrast the Coast Guard’s practices with their own organizations. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...