Coast Guard urges caution during ice breaking operations near Port of Marinette on bay of Green Bay

Coast Guard urges caution during ice breaking operations near Port of Marinette on bay of Green Bay
MILWAUKEE – The Coast Guard is urging residents and people recreating on the bay of Green Bay to use caution during ice breaking operations scheduled for Thursday. The Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay is scheduled to break ice and create a track from Rock Island Passage to the Menominee Entrance in support of the scheduled arrival of a vessel into the Port of Marinette. Recreational users of the ice...

Coast Guard prepares for bay of Green Bay ice breaking operations

Coast Guard prepares for bay of Green Bay ice breaking operations
MILWAUKEE — The U.S. Coast Guard has announced that commercial fuel shipping activity into the Port of Green Bay will conclude by Jan. 20,  2017.  At that time, in conjunction with the Green Bay (Brown County) Port Director, the Coast Guard will signal the end of the local navigation season and close the southern portion of the bay to shipping. For the rest of Green Bay, once the bulk of the commercial...

Coast Guard to begin breaking ice in Green Bay on Thursday

Coast Guard to begin breaking ice in Green Bay on Thursday
SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to commence ice breaking operations, beginning Thursday, in the waters of Green Bay in Lake Michigan. These operations will likely occur in areas commonly used by recreational users, such as but not limited to, the Fox River, southern Green Bay and the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal. Recreational users of the ice should plan their activities carefully,...

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin based Cutter to return home after successful inspection

CLEVELAND – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay is scheduled to return to its homeport of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., this week after completing a required Ready for Operations inspection here. The three-day RFO is designed to ensure that assigned personnel are properly trained, qualified, certified and outfitted to perform the Coast Guard’s missions safely and effectively. “It was a very...