Coast Guard to establish temporary safety zone on Cape Fear River, NC

Coast Guard to establish temporary safety zone on Cape Fear River, NC
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); PORTSMOUTH, Va.— The Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Captain of the Port (COTP) is scheduled to enforce a temporary safety zone on the Cape Fear River for the motor vessel Zhen Hua 18, March 29, 2018. The 753-foot heavy-load carrier will be delivering two new ship-to-shore container cranes to the...

Coast Guard seeks comment from public for Miami Grand Prix of the Sea

Coast Guard seeks comment from public for Miami Grand Prix of the Sea
MIAMI — The Coast Guard seeks public comment on rulemaking for the Miami Grand Prix of the Sea on or before April 2. The U.S. Coast Guard announced public comment opened on March 2, which was published in the Federal Register of a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) to establish a special, local regulation for certain navigable waters of Biscayne Bay in connection with the Miami Grand Prix of the...

Coast Guard supervises site assessment of sunken tug

Coast Guard supervises site assessment of sunken tug
The 80-foot tugboat Capt Mackintire sank about three miles south of Kennebunk, Maine, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. BOSTON — The Coast Guard is overseeing a site assessment of the sunken tug Capt Mackintire Monday in the Gulf of Maine approximately three miles south of Kennebunkport, Maine. A commercial marine services company is scheduled to dive on the Capt Mackintire beginning...

Coast Guard enforces safety zone for Herbert C. Bonner Bridge construction in Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard enforces safety zone for Herbert C. Bonner Bridge construction in Oregon Inlet, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is intermittently enforcing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Oregon Inlet to ensure public safety during the Herbert C. Bonner bridge construction from Jan. 29 to March 24. While activated, the safety zone will restrict vessel traffic in the vicinity of the bridge, which will be under construction. Entry of vessels or persons into this safety zone...

Coast Guard establishes Saginaw Bay and Lake Erie Islands regulated navigation areas for winter

Coast Guard establishes Saginaw Bay and Lake Erie Islands regulated navigation areas for winter
DETROIT — The U.S. Coast Guard has amended its Great Lakes Regulated Navigation Areas to include two safety zones in the Lake Erie Islands, Ohio and Saginaw Bay, Michigan regions. These zones will apply during the winter months to protect waterway users, vessels and mariners from hazards associated with winter conditions and navigation. Any vessels wishing to enter these areas after noon on Saturday,...

Response efforts continue for Pacific Paradise into holiday weekend

Response efforts continue for Pacific Paradise into holiday weekend
A member of the Pacific Paradise response team prepares to dive inside the Pacific Paradise to get measurements of interior compartments on board the vessel grounded off Kaimana Beach, O’ahu, Nov. 20, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — Work to prepare and remove the Pacific Paradise continued Tuesday off Kaimana Beach and will continue through Wednesday. Operations will pause Thursday...

Coast Guard, partners continue work to salvage Pacific Paradise

Coast Guard, partners continue work to salvage Pacific Paradise
Responders continue work to salvage the commercial fishing vessel Pacific Paradise still grounded just off Kaimana Beach on Oahu, Hawaii, Nov. 4, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU — Work continues Wednesday to address the salvage needs of the Pacific Paradise, aground off Kaimana Beach, Oahu. The Captain of the Port of Honolulu, Capt. Michael Long, met Wednesday...

Coast Guard closes waterway on south branch of Chicago River

Coast Guard closes waterway on south branch of Chicago River
Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan established a safety zone near the south branch of the Chicago River following an oil discharge from an unknown source, Oct. 26, 2017. CHICAGO — The U.S. Coast Guard has closed off access to a waterway extending from the south branch of the Chicago River known as Bubbly Creek after a reported oil discharge, Thursday. Representatives from Coast Guard Marine Safety...

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones
Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot coastal buoy tender homeported in San Pedro, Calif., place a yellow buoy marking the center of the San Francisco Fleet Week 2017 security zone, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival...