Coast Guard closes all ports in Southeastern New England

WOODS HOLE, Mass. – The Coast Guard has closed all ports in southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island due to Hurricane Earl.

Maritime Security and Pollution Response Exercise Scheduled for Narragansett Bay

PROVIDENCE, RI – U.S. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in partnership with over 30 federal, State, and local agencies, as well as approximately a dozen private companies and non-government organizations, is sponsoring an emergency response exercise on and around Narragansett Bay, R.I., May 3 through May 5, 2010.

Work group meetings commence to discuss LNG proposal

WOODS HOLE, Mass., – Coast Guard representatives Tuesday in Fall River, Mass., hosted the first of two navigation safety-focused work group meetings with partner agencies and local navigational experts to review and validate the waterway suitability assessment submitted in January by Weaver’s Cove Energy, LLC.