Coast Guard and Lake Carriers’ Association sign training agreement

Coast Guard and Lake Carriers' Association sign training agreement
Rear Adm. Joanna Nunan, Coast Guard Ninth District commander, and James Weakley, Lake Carriers’ Association president, sign a memorandum of agreement for maritime industry rescue training in Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Steenson.) CLEVELAND — The United States Coast Guard and the Lake Carriers’ Association signed a memorandum...

Commercial shipping, ice breaking activity on Muskegon Lake

Commercial shipping, ice breaking activity on Muskegon Lake
MILWAUKEE – The Coast Guard is alerting the general public of commercial shipping and ice breaking activity that will take place on Muskegon Lake, Jan. 11, through Jan 15, 2017. Several vessels are expected to transit the channel in and out of Muskegon at various times throughout the weekend. Ice breaking in support of these vessel movements will also take place. Recreational users of the ice should...

Coast Guard and Lake Carriers Association sign training agreement

 Coast Guard and Lake Carriers Association sign training agreement
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard 9th District and the Lake Carriers’ Association jointly signed a Mutual Training Agreement, Monday, that further promotes cooperation and education opportunities between the Association’s seventeen member companies that operate cargo vessels on the Great Lakes and the Coast Guard as their primary regulatory agency. Rear Adm. Fred Midgett, commander Coast Guard 9th...

Ice breaking operations scheduled for the Ludington, Mich., area

USCGC Bristol Bay File Photo SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. – The U.S. Coast Guard is advising Ludington, Mich., area residents who recreate on the ice that a U.S. Coast Guard cutter is scheduled to break ice, Thursday, in preparation for the transit of a barge en route to docks near the S.S. Badger. The Tug Spartan will be facilitating the vessel’s movement, assisted by the crew of the U.S. Coast...