Coast Guard to changes to aids near Shackleford Banks and Harkers Island, NC

Coast Guard  to changes to aids near Shackleford Banks and Harkers Island, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. – Around the second week of June, the Coast Guard plans to change 25 aids to navigation (ATON) near Shackleford Banks and Harkers Island. The intent of the changes is to make the lateral aids more readily comply with the “Red, Right, Returning” direction of travel in an area where there are several converging channels from sea and around various barrier islands. The waterways...

Coast Guard seeks input from North Carolina mariners

Coast Guard seeks input from North Carolina mariners
The Coast Guard is seeking input from commercial and recreational mariners for an assessment of navigation requirements in the vicinity of Shackleford Banks and Harker’s Island, North Carolina. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is seeking input from commercial and recreational mariners for an assessment of navigation requirements in the vicinity of Shackleford Banks and Harker’s Island,...

Coast Guard crew, family members, clean up Shackleford Banks

Coast Guard crew, family members, clean up Shackleford Banks
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter Elm participated in a beach cleanup, June 12, at Shackleford Banks, North Carolina. 15 crewmembers, two family members and a National Park Service ranger worked together to remove more then 150 pounds of trash during a two-hour period. The participants used three personal boats to travel from from Coast Guard Sector Field Office Fort Macon...