Coast Guard ready to respond after Anchorage earthquake

Coast Guard ready to respond after Anchorage earthquake
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Alaska units and personnel remain ready to respond after an earthquake Friday in Anchorage. Personnel from the Port of Alaska in Anchorage are currently assessing the facility for potential damage, and the Coast Guard is working with all its port partners to understand the extent of possible damage throughout the region. The Port of Anchorage remains open to inbound...

Cape Cod Coast Guard unit returns from deployment to Alaska

Cape Cod Coast Guard unit returns from deployment to Alaska
Cape Cod – Coast Guard reservists assigned to Port Security Unit 301 in Cape Cod, Mass., completed 14-day deployment to Anchorage, Alaska where the provided Port Security and communications support for the National Exercise Program’s Capstone Exercise 2014, Wednesday. The exercise, which coincided with the 50th anniversary of the magnitude 9.2 Good Friday Earthquake that struck Alaska...

Coast Guard responds to grounded landing craft in Port of Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard is responding the grounding of a landing craft at the Port of Anchorage Thursday. “The Coast Guard is committed to ensuring the safety of the waterway and preventing any pollution from the grounding,” said Lt. William Albright, the Coast Guard Marine Casualty Investigating Officer. “We are actively investigating the cause of the incident.” The...

Coast Guard monitors 20,000 gallon fuel transfer at Port of Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage monitored the transfer of 20,000 gallons of aviation jet fuel from the Crowley Barge 450-10 to Tesoro facility at the Port of Anchorage Monday.