Coast Guard Sets Security Zone Around Intrepid During Transit

NEW YORK-A 100-yard security zone around the Intrepid Air and Space Museum will be enforced tomorrow while the Intrepid is brought from Staten Island, N.Y., to Pier 86, Manhattan, from 10:30 a.m. to around 4:30 p.m. No vessel will be allowed to enter the security zone without permission from the Coast Guard, who can be contacted on VHF-FM Channel 13. The Intrepid will not be under its own power and...

Coast Guard Continues Blue Whale Overflight Operations

SAN PEDRO, Calif — The Coast Guard continues their support to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in conducting overflights to monitor the locations of blue whales in the Santa Barbara Channel and surrounding area. Additionally, information on whale sightings is being passed to vessel agents to increase industry awareness. Large whales, including blue whales, humpback whales and fin...