Coast Guard to conduct law enforcement exercises in Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach

Coast Guard to conduct law enforcement exercises in Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and local first responders are scheduled to conduct Port Protector exercises in Los Angeles and Long Beach Monday. These exercises are scheduled to include the detection and ignition of mock explosive devices. Participants in the exercises will simulate injuries to heighten the mock response. From 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., the Los Angeles Police Department, Los...

Coast Guard, local authorities complete cleanup of chemical spill in Port of Long Beach

Coast Guard, local authorities complete cleanup of chemical spill in Port of Long Beach
The container ship, Harbour Bridge experienced a chemical spill in the Port of Long Beach, San Pedro, Calif., Aug. 6, 2017. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Unified Command completed the response to the spill of propyl acetate from the commercial container ship, Harbour Bridge, at Pier G Berth 232 in the Port of Long Beach, Sunday. All Unified Command objectives, including clean-up and recovery operations...

Coast Guard, state respond to heavy fuel oil spill

Coast Guard, state respond to heavy fuel oil spill
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard, state of California, and response crews are responding to a heavy fuel oil spill at an anchorage inside the Port of Long Beach. Approximately 33 gallons of heavy fuel oil was spilled during bunkering operations Saturday morning. Boom has been set-up to contain the spill and commercial cleaning crews are on-scene. California’s Department of Fish and...

Coast Guard to establish safety zone in Port of Long Beach

Coast Guard to establish safety zone in Port of Long Beach
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard will establish a 100-yard safety zone around the Tesoro facility (Piers B and T in Long Beach) which will impact a group of protestors in kayaks near the Tesoro Piers in the Port of Long Beach, Tuesday and into Wednesday morning. Due to the possible dangers posed by larger, less maneuverable vessels in the port, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Capt. Jennifer...

Cleanup operations underway after spill in Port of Long Beach

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach and California Fish and Game personnel are investigating the cause of an unintentional discharge of 710 gallons of diesel fuel oil from the Motor Tanker Aljalaa, during an internal transfer of diesel at Tesoro’s Terminal at Berth 84A in the Port of Long Beach, Monday at approximately 7:30 p.m. The USCG, DFG, and the vessel’s...

Coast Guard and others respond to fuel spill in Port of Long Beach

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard and others agencies are responding to a fuel leak in the Port of Long Beach, Nov. 8. Late Sunday night, the Coast Guard received the report of fuel spilling into the water after a vessel’s tanks overflowed during fueling operations. The Coast Guard immediately dispatched a 25-foot response boat from Station Los Angeles – Long Beach with a Coast...

Coast Guard thanks public for exercising caution during tsunami advisory

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The National Weather Service canceled the tsunami warning in effect for the Southern California region Saturday evening, and the Coast Guard would like to thank the public for heeding warnings, moving out of the water, off the beach, and out of harbors and marinas.

Port of Long Beach supports World Maritime Day

LONG BEACH, Calif. — In a recently signed letter, Adm. Thad Allen, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, announced that the United States will be the host of the 2009 World Maritime Day Parallel Event scheduled to be held in New York City and other locations around the country on October 16, 2009.