Coast Guard to enforce security zone on Willamette River, participate in Rose Festival

Coast Guard to enforce security zone on Willamette River, participate in Rose Festival
A Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team boat crew plies the waters of the Willamette River in downtown Portland during the arrival of the Rose Festival fleet during the 2004 Parade of Ships.  USCG photo by PAC Keith Alholm PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard will be enforcing a security zone along the Willamette River between the Hawthorne and Steel Bridges, in support of the Rose Festival...

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016 kicks off

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016 kicks off
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Fleet Week kicks off in the Bay Area with events open to the public Oct. 3-10, including the Parade of Ships arrival to the Port of San Francisco. With the greater San Francisco Bay Area’s largest military presence totaling more than 4,000 men and women, Coast Guard personnel and assets will participate and provide maritime security for the Fleet Week events. These Coast...

Coast Guard to participate in and protect Seattle Seafair events

Coast Guard to participate in and protect Seattle Seafair events
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews are scheduled to participate in multiple Seattle Seafair Festival events during the annual Fleet Week, while also conducting security and safety patrols in Elliott Bay along Seattle’s waterfront and on Lake Washington. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Active, a 210-foot Medium Endurance Cutter homeported in Port Angeles, along with the U.S. Navy amphibious assault...

Coast Guard to establish safety and security zones for Bay City ‘Tall Ship Celebration’

Coast Guard to establish safety and security zones for Bay City 'Tall Ship Celebration'
BAY CITY, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard will be enforcing a maritime safety and security zone in support of Bay City’s 2016 “Tall Ship Celebration” beginning Thursday in the Saginaw Bay area. During the Parade of Ships on July 14, all waters from the federal channel of Saginaw Bay at Light Buoy 11 and Light 12 to Bay City’s Veterans Memorial Bridge on the Saginaw River will be considered...

San Francisco Fleet Week 2015 kicks off Monday

San Francisco Fleet Week 2015 kicks off Monday
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Fleet Week kicks off in the Bay Area with the Parade of Ships arrival to the Port of San Francisco and other events open to the public Oct. 5-12. With the Bay Area’s largest military presence totaling more than 4,000 men and women based in San Francisco, Coast Guard personnel and assets will participate and provide maritime security for the Fleet Week events. These Coast...

San Francisco Fleet Week 2014 kicks off

San Francisco Fleet Week 2014 kicks off
SAN FRANCISCO — Fleet Week kicks off in the Bay Area with the Parade of Ships arrival to the Port of San Francisco and other events open to the public this Thursday through next Monday. With the Bay Area’s largest military presence with more than 4,000 men and women based in San Francisco, Coast Guard personnel and assets will participate and provide maritime security for the Fleet Week...

Coast Guard sets closure areas for San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard sets closure areas for San Francisco Fleet Week
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is scheduled to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week and has established closure areas for events related to Fleet Week Oct. 9-13. To ensure the safety of participants and spectators on San Francisco Bay, the Coast Guard has enacted special local regulations published in the Federal Register and advertised by Local and Broadcast Notice to Mariners. Coast...

Coast Guard, local agencies to enforce safety, security zones for Seafair in Seattle

Coast Guard, local agencies to enforce safety, security zones for Seafair in Seattle
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and local agencies will be enforcing safety zones around military vessels in Elliott Bay and on Lake Washington during Seafair Fleet Week. “We establish these zones annually to ensure the safety of the public and the security of military vessels during this period of increased maritime activity in Elliott Bay and Lake Washington,” said Cmdr. Brian Meier, chief of response,...

Coast Guard participates in Bay Area’s annual Fleet Week tradition

SAN FRANCISCO – U.S. Coast Guard men and women throughout the Bay Area are scheduled to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week events taking place Oct. 6 through 11. The many festivities in this annual event offer numerous opportunities for participants and visitors to learn about the various Coast Guard missions and to tour the Coast Guard Cutters Bertholf and Alert. These two Coast Guard cutters...