Coast Guard, state agencies keep vigilant eye on 2009 – 2010 Bering Sea crab fleet

KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard, in partnership with Alaska Department of Fish and Game personnel, are deploying to safeguard the crab fleet departing today for the start of the 2009 – 2010 crabbing season in the Bering Sea.

Coast Guard responds to grounding of Kodiak-based Hail Mary

KODIAK, Alaska – Crews from Aids to Navigation Team Kodiak and Air Station Kodiak responded to a grounded fishing vessel taking on water on Nymens Peninsula in Womens Bay adjacent to the Coast Guard Base in Kodiak Tuesday.

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water in Shelikof Strait

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard assisted a 50-foot fishing vessel from Kodiak, Alaska on the northwest side of Kodiak Island in Spiridon Bay after it began sinking Monday.

Coast Guard air crew rescues three from beached vessel

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued three people from a 47-foot sailing vessel that went aground on the beach near Point Conception this morning.

Coast Guard delivers pumps, helps save fishing vessel off Kodiak

JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak delivered two dewatering pumps to the crew of the 50-foot fishing vessel Jaime Marie around 7:50 a.m. who reported they were taking on water 44 miles west of Kodiak.

Currency refloated, Coast Guard examines repairs

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The 42-foot fishing vessel Currency, which partially sank after grounding in Muskomee Bay Saturday, was refloated and safely towed to Kodiak by the 35-foot fishing vessel Letun arriving safely at 8:30 a.m. Sunday.

Coast Guard to hold industry day in Kodiak

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Anchorage will hold an industry day conference Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kodiak Fisherman’s Hall.

Coast Guard assisting grounded fishing vessel near Kodiak Island

KODIAK, Alaska – The 42-foot fishing vessel Currency ran aground in Muskomee Bay on the north end of Raspberry Straight near Kodiak Island at 11:33 a.m. Saturday.

Survival training for commercial fishermen offered in Kodiak

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard and the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association are scheduled to provide survival training to mariners Thursday and Friday at Coast Guard Base Kodiak.