Coast Guard monitoring repairs to LNG carrier near Homer, Alaska

Coast Guard monitoring repairs to LNG carrier near Homer, Alaska
The Coast Guard is monitoring repairs aboard the liquid natural gas carrier Excel in Homer, Alaska, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage issued an order for the vessel to remain anchored in Kachemak Bay near Homer after the 908-foot, Belgium-flagged vessel experienced a loss of propulsion due to a failed engineering gasket while inbound to Cook Inlet Monday. The Excel was examined by Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Kenai Relocates to Homer

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Kenai relocated to new offices in Homer last week. The Coast Guard moved into new offices in Homer during the first week of April in order to provide greater accessibility to the majority of the unit’s customers and maintain a valuable connection with the people across the western Kenai Peninsula. A commissioning ceremony for the new...