Sector Delaware Bay to hold change of command ceremony Friday

PHILADELPHIA – Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay is scheduled to hold a change of command ceremony Friday at 11 a.m., at the Union League Club located at Broad and Sansom Streets in Philadelphia.

Coast Guard responds to tanker ship aground in Delaware River

SALEM, N.J. – The Coast Guard is responding Monday to a tanker ship aground in the Delaware River near Salem N.J., outside the main shipping channel near Baker Range.

Update on Coast Guard response to fuel spill near Wilmington, Del.

WILMINGTON, Del. – Coast Guard oil spill response personnel from Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and private sector spill clean-up contractors have completed the removal of all free floating oil in the water Monday of an estimated 6,000 gallon spill of #6 fuel oil released from the car carrier Honor, while it was moored...

Coast Guard, multiple agencies contain fuel spill near Wilmington, Del.

WILMINGTON, Del. – Coast Guard oil spill response personnel from Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and private sector spill clean-up contractors have contained an approximately 2,000 gallon spill of #6 fuel oil released from the car carrier Honor, while it was moored at the Port of Wilmington in Wilmington, Del., Thursday....

Coast Guard warns mariners of ice formations in the Delaware Bay

PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia has set ice condition two Saturday and is warning mariners to be aware of ice in the Delaware Bay and River.

Coast Guard warns mariners be aware of ice conditions in Delaware Bay

PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia has set ice condition three Thursday and is warning mariners to be aware of ice in the Delaware Bay and River.

Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay prepares for severe weather

PHILADELPHIA- Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay personnel are preparing Wednesday for forecasted high winds and heavy seas here. Port partners, local and state agencies have been contacted and informed of the impending weather conditions. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., has conducted two search and rescue patrols along the coast from New Jersey to South Carolina transmitting Safety Marine...

Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Port commences Operation Patriot’s Watch

PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard is scheduled to begin Operation Patriot’s Watch Wednesday, Sept. 10 through Sept.12 to establish a high-visibility Coast Guard presence in the port of Sector Delaware Bay and surrounding communities during the anniversary of 9/11. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay and surrounding units such as all small boats stations, the Coast Guard Cutter Cleat and the Coast...

Coast Guard sets hurricane condition Whiskey for Port of Delaware Bay

PHILADELPHIA – In preparation for the arrival of Tropical Storm Hanna, the Coast Guard has set port condition Whiskey for the Captain of the Port zone of Delaware Bay. This area includes the Delaware River and Bay, the coast of Delaware and portions of the coast of New Jersey, all adjacent navigable waters in the states of Delaware, portions of New Jersey and the eastern coast of Pennsylvania...