Coast Guard to conduct multi-day port security exercise in Guam

Coast Guard to conduct multi-day port security exercise in Guam
The Port of Guam as seen from the air in June 2021. U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam, Government of Guam stakeholders, and industry partners will conduct a full-scale maritime security training exercise in and around the Port of Guam, Piti, Sept. 20 – 22. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SANTA RITA, Guam — U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam, Government of Guam stakeholders, and...

Coast Guard recognizes CMA CGM mariners for rescue

Coast Guard recognizes CMA CGM mariners for rescue
At the Port of Guam on Aug. 10, 2022, Capt. Nick Simmons, U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam commander, stands for a photo Capt. Donald Moore and the crew who were present during the case, as well as Charlie Hermosa, general manager in Guam for CGA CGM and APL. The U.S. Coast Guard recognized mariners aboard the CGA CGM Herodote with a Certificate of Merit for their action to save lives...

Sector Guam establishes Port Readiness Committee in response to strategic port designation

APRA HARBOR, Guam – In 2009 the Port of Guam was designated a strategic port. The new designation brings additional benefits to the port, which will expand its capabilities as well as the Coast Guard’s involvement with naval vessel protection and maritime security. The designation of strategic port brings with it many challenges not only for the Coast Guard, but also for all those with a stake...