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...

Coast Guard issues safety zone in Stockton Deepwater Channel due to downed power lines

Coast Guard issues safety zone in Stockton Deepwater Channel due to downed power lines
The Coast Guard has issued a safety zone temporarily closing a section of the Stockton Deepwater Channel following the report of downed power lines in the channel, Sept. 14, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has issued a safety zone temporarily closing a section of the Stockton Deepwater Channel following the report of downed power lines in the channel, Friday afternoon. Coast...

Coast Guard issues safety zone on Ohio River for Riverfest 2018

Coast Guard issues safety zone on Ohio River for Riverfest 2018
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard will issue a safety zone on the Ohio River for the annual Riverfest event near Cincinnati, Ohio, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley will be enforcing a no-wake safety zone which will result in a temporary river closure to all vessel traffic from mile marker 469.2 to mile marker 470.5 on the Ohio River from 7 p.m. Sunday until 10 p.m. Entry into, transit within, or...

Coast Guard to establish security zones for LA Fleet Week

Coast Guard to establish security zones for LA Fleet Week
An illustration of the security zone established for the 2018 Los Angeles Fleet Week event. U.S. Coast Guard illustration. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish temporary safety and security zones in the Port of Los Angeles, which begin Wednesday and end Monday, to provide for the safety and security of Fleet Week participants and spectators. The Captain of the Port is enforcing...

Coast Guard safety zone established around unexploded ordnance

Coast Guard safety zone established around unexploded ordnance
Coast Guard Station Seattle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SEATTLE —The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has established a temporary 1,500-yard safety zone around an unexploded ordnance drifting south and currently in the vicinity of the Brownsville Marina in Bremerton, Wash. The public can expect the zone to last until the unexploded ordnance is rendered safe and removed from the area. The...

Coast Guard investigating report of incident aboard lava tour boat off Big Island

Coast Guard investigating report of incident aboard lava tour boat off Big Island
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is investigating a report of 12 people injured aboard a lava tour boat in Kapoho Bay, Big Island Monday. An investigator from Coast Guard Sector Honolulu is en route to investigate the incident. The safety zone currently stands at 300-meters (984 feet) with no exclusions. At approximately 6 a.m., Sector Honolulu watchstanders received an initial report from 911 of three...