Coast Guard Opens New Interagency Operations Center on Yerba Buena Island

SAN FRANCISCO – A new interagency operations center for maritime operations in the San Francisco Bay area officially opened today during a ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Yerba Buena Island base. The new center represents a strategic initiative mandated by the SAFE Port Act. The facility serves to better plan, coordinate, and execute operations requiring multiple-agencies by directing operations...

Coast Guard opens interagency operations center in Wilmington, NC

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Members of Coast Guard Sector North Carolina’s Command Center activated a new interagency operations center here Thursday. The operations center has been established in response to the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act, which required the Coast Guard to establish interagency operations centers in select ports. “You cannot understate the importance of coordination...