Coast Guard preventive efforts help flow of maritime commerce in Alaska

Coast Guard preventive efforts help flow of maritime commerce in Alaska
Chief Warrant Officer Richard Greidanus, a marine inspector at Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, Alaska, inspects the barge Cordova Provider in Whittier, Alaska, Nov. 20, 2018.  Coast Guard photo by PA1 Nate Littlejohn By PA1 Nate Littlejohn It’s that time of year when hordes of holiday shoppers head online to buy gifts. Alaskans accept as common knowledge that offers for free shipping typically...