Coast Guard responds to fire aboard natural gas platform in Cook Inlet, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to fire aboard natural gas platform in Cook Inlet, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard launched several assets in response to a report of a fire on board a natural gas drill platform in Cook Inlet Thursday. The Coast Guard diverted a Coast Guard Hercules HC-130 crew and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew to conduct an overflight of the Baker Platform in Cook Inlet, near Nikiski. The Coast Guard also launched the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang and the...

Coast Guard advises mariners ice season begins in Cook Inlet

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Due to the ice conditions in upper Cook Inlet near Anchorage, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Western Alaska, Capt. Mark Hamilton, has advised mariners the ice season has begun in Cook Inlet.