Coast Guard Maritime Safety Unit Portland established, command changes hands

PORTLAND, Ore. — Capt. Daniel L. LeBlanc took charge of Marine Safety Unit Portland during a ceremony Tuesday.

Marine Safety Unit Portland activation and change of command ceremony

PORTLAND, Ore. — Capt. Daniel L. LeBlanc will relieve Capt. Leonard R. Tumbarello as Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Portland, Ore., in a ceremony being held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Marine Safety Unit Portland.

Coast Guard to create Sector Columbia River Monday

Astoria – The Coast Guard will see the birth of Sector Columbia River when Sector Portland, Ore., combines with Group/Air Station Astoria, Ore., during a ceremony in Astoria, Monday.

Sector Portland’s Commanding Officer Relieved of Command

SEATTLE – Rear Adm. Gary T. Blore, commander of the Thirteenth Coast Guard District, has relieved Capt. Fredrick G. Myer from his duties as commander of U.S. Coast Guard Sector Portland, Ore., Friday, citing alleged misconduct due to a violation of military regulations, specifically unauthorized use of a government computer.

Coast Guard monitoring disabled vessel

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard is monitoring the bulk carrier Luzon Strait, which was temporarily disabled outside the entrance of the Columbia River near Astoria, Ore., Thursday.

Station Portland responds to container ship run aground in Columbia River

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard responded to a 648-foot container ship aground in the Columbia River near Kalama, Wash., Sunday.

Coast Guard responds to vessel explosion in Portland, Oregon

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary responded when a 32-foot recreational vessel exploded at a fueling pier on the Columbia River in Portland, Ore., Friday.

Sternwheeler Willamette Queen runs aground near Oregon City, Ore.

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard responded to the grounding of the the stern-wheeler Willamette Queen near Oregon City,Ore., Sunday.

Media Advisory: Coast Guard Sector Portland, Ore., to participate in Northwest Oil Spill Awareness Class

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to participate in the Northwest Oil Spill Awareness Course hosted by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Tuesday.