Coast Guard conducts training exercises for new passenger safety reform

Coast Guard conducts training exercises for new passenger safety reform
Members with the Coast Guard’s prevention and inspection departments discuss how well the training exercise went aboard the fishing vessel Excalibur in the San Diego Harbor on July 7, 2021. Members ran through scenarios that contained real-life safety violations; this new reform focuses on mitigating passenger vessel safety infractions that might result in deaths at sea. (U.S. Coast Guard photo...

Coast Guard to conduct training exercise off Key West

Coast Guard to conduct training exercise off Key West
A Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team member conducts a vertical insertion from a Coast Guard HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter during an exercise. Coast Guard file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — U.S. Coast Guard units will conduct a training exercise in the lower Florida Keys region from Tuesday through Saturday. This exercise will involve the use of Coast Guard boats and helicopters conducting boarding...

Coast Guard to conduct training exercise on Patapsco River, Maryland

Coast Guard to conduct training exercise on Patapsco River, Maryland
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard will be conducting a training exercise south of the Francis Scott Key Bridge off of Fort Howard on the Patapsco River in Maryland from approximately 6:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m., tonight. The exercise will include helicopter operations, boat tactics and firing of simulated rounds. Boaters are urged to use caution while transitioning through the training area. Coast Guard...

Agencies to conduct exercise aboard Washington State Ferry Chimacum

Agencies to conduct exercise aboard Washington State Ferry Chimacum
SEATTLE – Several federal, state and local agencies will be conducting exercises on the Washington State Ferry Chimacum Tuesday morning outside of Elliott Bay. Increased levels of activity will be noticed during these hours. Boaters and members of the public on land may see or hear training activity, including the use of blank ammunition. Although blank ammunition looks and sounds like real gunfire,...

Coast Guard Base Portsmouth crews to conduct drill Tuesday

Coast Guard Base Portsmouth crews to conduct drill Tuesday
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a training exercise Tuesday at Base Portsmouth. The drill is scheduled to run from 8-11 a.m., and will include Portsmouth police and fire units along with Coast Guard personnel. Traffic to and from the base may be disrupted until noon. Citizens in the area can expect an increase in law enforcement presence. var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({...

Coast Guard and local agencies to conduct 2-day rescue exercise

HONOLULU – The U.S. Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department, and Honolulu Ocean Safety Division are scheduled to conduct a two-day, multi-agency search, rescue and communication training exercise at Kapiolani Park Monday and along the reef at Diamond Head Wednesday.