Coast Guard issues safety zone on the Illinois River due to high water

Coast Guard issues safety zone on the Illinois River due to high water
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Coast Guard has issued a safety zone on the Illinois River, restricting all vessel traffic from mile marker 187 to mile marker 145.6, and mile marker 80.2 to mile marker 10 due to extremely high water levels and fast moving currents, Tuesday. Vessel operators may request permission to move within the safety zone from the captain of the port representative at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard enforces safety zone in response to report of possible explosive device

Coast Guard enforces safety zone in response to report of possible explosive device
AGAT, Guam — Tuesday the Agat Marina was reopened to traffic at 11:50 a.m. following an earlier closure due to a report of a suspicious package. At 8:59 a.m., Cmdr. Joshua Empen, Acting Commander, Coast Guard Sector Guam and Captain of the Port, established a safety zone enforcement of 500 yards in the vicinity of Agat Marina following report of a suspicious package and possible improvised explosive...

Coast Guard responds to disabled tanker off Queens, N.Y.

Coast Guard responds to disabled tanker off Queens, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is coordinating the response to a disabled 479-foot tanker that suffered an engine room fire as it began to depart the New York Harbor area, Wednesday night. The asphalt carrier Amber Bay with 22 crew aboard had a fire ignite in the engine room shortly before 8:00 p.m. The crew was able...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to enforce security zones near Palm Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies to enforce security zones near Palm Beach
Security Zones in vicinity of Mar A Lago, Florida are established during VIP visits to the Miami area. U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration by Seventh Coast Guard District MIAMI – The Coast Guard is enforcing security zones in the Intracoastal Waterway and offshore near Palm Beach. The security zones began Tuesday and include certain waters of the Intracoastal and the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity...

Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Blue Angels Airshow in Jacksonville

Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Blue Angels Airshow in Jacksonville
Safety zone on the waters of the St. Johns River in the vicinity of Naval Air Station Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a safety zone Friday on the waters of the St. Johns River in the vicinity of Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville during the Blue Angels Airshow. The safety zone, approximately one square mile, is scheduled to begin Friday at 8 a.m. until...

Coast Guard establishes safety zone on the Whale Branch in Beaufort County, SC

Coast Guard establishes safety zone on the Whale Branch in Beaufort County, SC
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Charleston has establishes a temporary safety zone on the waters of Whale Branch in the vicinity of Little Barnwell Island, Long Island, and Bluff Island in Beaufort County. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Charleston has established a temporary safety zone Friday on the waters of Whale Branch in the vicinity of...

Captain of the Port establishes safety zone in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina

Captain of the Port establishes safety zone in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina
Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Miami and Tactical Law Enforcement Team South crew members assess a flooded area in Conway, South Carolina, and assist in post Hurricane Florence, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse) CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set a temporary safety zone on all waters of the Waccamaw...

Coast Guard establishes safety zone in the vicinity of the Santee-Cooper ash pond in Conway, SC

Coast Guard establishes safety zone in the vicinity of the Santee-Cooper ash pond in Conway, SC
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Waccamaw River in the vicinity of the Santee-Cooper ash pond in Conway, S.C., effective 7 a.m., Saturday through Oct. 19 or waters recede. State and Federal authorities have determined that potential hazards associated with and resulting from high waters of the Waccamaw River are present...

Coast Guard to hold public meeting for proposed Spaceport Camden safety zones

Coast Guard to hold public meeting for proposed Spaceport Camden safety zones
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a public meeting on Sept. 27 for the proposed Spaceport Camden navigable waterways safety zones near Woodbine, Georgia. The public meeting will be held at the Camden County Public Service Authority Recreation Center, 1050 Wildcat, Kingsland, Georgia from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for comments involving the proposed maritime safety zones. Interested parties...