Coast Guard issues Port Security Advisory for Libya

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard, in light of civil unrest in Libya, issued a Port Security Advisory for Libya Friday, suggesting security measures for ships to take when calling upon Libyan ports. Civil unrest in Libya has prompted U.S. government concerns regarding whether port facility requirements of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code are still being executed and maintained. ...

Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell Arrives in Tubruq, Libya

TUBRUQ, Libya — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell (WHEC 719) arrived in Tubruq, Libya on May 31, 2009 as part of a theater security cooperation mission to strengthen the maritime partnership between the United States and Libya.