Coast Guard announces Port Access Route Study comment period

Coast Guard announces Port Access Route Study comment period
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard began a six month comment period on a Port Access Route Study on Friday. The goal of the study, which began in 2010, is to help reduce the risk of maritime casualties and increase the efficiency of commercial vessel traffic movement, in anticipation of increasing vessel traffic in the region. Based on comments received in 2010, the Coast Guard has developed a potential...

Coast Guard releases Port Access Route Study for Channel Islands ship traffic

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard has completed a Port Access Route Study evaluating the vessel traffic lanes of ship approaches to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, as well as the Santa Barbara Channel.  While the study is complete, the formal process of changing the traffic lanes is not yet final. The study recommends the existing northern outbound traffic lane remain in place, that...