Coast Guard begins Operation RENEW in Northeast for icebreaking season

Coast Guard begins Operation RENEW in Northeast for icebreaking season
Coast Guard Cutter Tackle breaks ice on the Kennebec River, Maine, April 1, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class LaNola Stone) BOSTON —With local temperatures edging toward single digits, and reports of initial ice forming throughout New England, the Coast Guard’s winter icebreaking season has kicked off in the Northeast. The season officially started Dec. 15 and runs...

Coast Guard Cutter Thunder Bay breaks ice before next winter storm

Coast Guard Cutter Thunder Bay breaks ice before next winter storm
NEW YORK – Ahead of the next winter storm, the Coast Guard Cutter Thunder Bay continues to conduct ice breaking along the Hudson River in support of Operation Reliable Energy for Northeast Winters. OP RENEW is the Coast Guard’s region-wide effort to ensure Northeast communities have the security, supplies, and emergency resources they need throughout the winter. “Today, overall it’s...

Coast Guard Cutter Thunder Bay keeps shipping lanes open on the Hudson River

Coast Guard Cutter Thunder Bay keeps shipping lanes open on the Hudson River
BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Thunder Bay is conducting ice breaking along the Hudson River in support of Operation Reliable Energy for Northeast Winters. OP RENEW is the Coast Guard’s region-wide effort to ensure Northeast communities have the security, supplies, and emergency resources they need throughout the winter. Coast Guard Cutter Thunder Bay breaks ice on the Hudson River in New York on...