Coast Guard to set safety zone for salvage operations in Columbia River

Coast Guard to set safety zone for salvage operations in Columbia River
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a safety zone to assist with salvage efforts on the Columbia River beginning Friday morning. Operations to remove the sunken tug ‘Diane’ will begin Friday after sunrise and is scheduled to take three days to complete, with all work being done during daylight hours. To mitigate the risks associated with the recovery effort, the...

Coast Guard to set safety zone during Red Bull event in Mississippi River

Coast Guard to set safety zone during Red Bull event in Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is scheduled to set safety zones in the Mississippi River, Saturday, near St. Paul, Minnesota during a Red Bull sponsored event. This zone will be in effect on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Vessels other than participants and spectators will be unable to transit through the designated spectator area from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. without permission...

Coast Guard issues safety zone on Ohio River for Cincinnati Riverfest 2019

Coast Guard issues safety zone on Ohio River for Cincinnati Riverfest 2019
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 enforce a safety zone which will result in a temporary river closure to all vessel traffic from mile marker 469.2 (slightly upstream from the I-471 “Big Mac” bridge) to mile marker 470.5 (Roebling Suspension Bridge) on the Ohio...

Coast Guard scheduled to establish safety and security zones for LA Fleet Week

Coast Guard scheduled to establish safety and security zones for LA Fleet Week
An illustration of the security zone established for Los Angeles Fleet Week. 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 Tuesday, and end September 3, to provide for the safety and security of Fleet Week participants and spectators. The Captain of the Port is enforcing a temporary...

Coast Guard to conduct exercise on Hood Canal, Wash.

Coast Guard to conduct exercise on Hood Canal, Wash.
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor conducts routine operations along the Hood Canal aboard a 64 foot, Special Purpose Craft-Screening Vessel (SPC-SV). (U.S. Navy file photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kenneth G. Takada) SEATTLE – Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor is scheduled to conduct an exercise Wednesday on Dabob Bay in the...

Coast Guard to set security zone for Blue Angels Air Show

Coast Guard to set security zone for Blue Angels Air Show
Safety zone in the Gulf of Mexico and the Santa Rosa Sound during the Annual Pensacola Beach Air Show at Pensacola Beach, Florida. (Coast Guard imagery courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Mobile) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is scheduled to set up two temporary safety zones in portions of the Gulf of Mexico and the Santa Rosa Sound during the annual Pensacola Beach Air Show over the Gulf of Mexico at...

Coast Guard announces waterway restrictions for 2019 Sail Grand Prix

Coast Guard announces waterway restrictions for 2019 Sail Grand Prix
The U.S. Coast Guard will establish a safety zone in the vicinity of Battery Park and Pier 26, Hudson River for the 2019 Sail Grand Prix, June 20-22. NEW YORK – The U.S. Coast Guard will establish a safety zone in the vicinity of Battery Park and Pier 26, Hudson River for the 2019 Sail Grand Prix, June 20-22. The safety zone will be effective throughout the duration of the Sail Grand Prix sailing...

Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone near Bayou Chene, Louisiana

Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone near Bayou Chene, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is enforcing a temporary safety zone in the vicinity of Bayou Chene while the Army Corps of Engineers sink a barge near Morgan City, Louisiana, Wednesday. The safety zone will remain in effect until 6 p.m., Thursday. All mariners shall keep a minimum distance of 2 nautical miles within Bayou Chene Light – 4. No vessel or person is permitted to operate in the temporary...

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...