Coast Guard seeks public comments for waterways analysis of Yaquina Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard seeks public comments for waterways analysis of Yaquina Bay, Ore.
NEWPORT, Ore. — The Coast Guard is seeking public comments for a waterways analysis and management system review of Yaquina Bay by Oct. 1, 2019. The Coast Guard uses WAMS to validate the adequacy of the existing aids to navigation system, as well as to get a better understanding of the uses of each waterway and general safety issues. WAMS focuses on the waterway’s present ATON system, marine casualty...

Coast Guard conducts waterways analysis study of Tillamook Bay, seeks public comment

Coast Guard conducts waterways analysis study of Tillamook Bay, seeks public comment
GARIBALDI, Wash. — Coast Guard officials are seeking public comment while conducting a waterways analysis and management system (WAMS) review of Tillamook Bay. The Coast Guard uses WAMS to validate the adequacy of the existing aids to navigation (ATON) system, as well as to get a better understanding of the uses of each waterway and general safety issues. WAMS focuses on the waterway’s present...

Coast Guard conducting Potomac River waterway analysis with public feedback

Coast Guard conducting Potomac River waterway analysis with public feedback
BALTIMORE — Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region is conducting a Waterways Analysis and Management System review of the Upper Potomac River, south of Washington, D.C., from April through June 2019, to improve maritime efficiency in the area. The review focuses on the area’s aids to navigation system, waterborne commerce, marine casualty information, port/harbor resources, emergency...

Coast Guard seeks public comment on Willapa Bay waterways analysis study

Coast Guard seeks public comment on Willapa Bay waterways analysis study
WILLAPA BAY, Wash. — The Coast Guard is seeking public comment while conducting a waterways analysis and management system (WAMS) review of Willapa Bay. The Coast Guard uses WAMS to validate the adequacy of the existing aids to navigation (ATON) system, as well as to get a better understanding of the uses of each waterway and general safety issues. WAMS focuses on the present ATON system, marine...

Coast Guard reminds California mariners to participate in Pacific Seacoast study

Coast Guard reminds California mariners to participate in Pacific Seacoast study
Buoys stand at attention awaiting deployment into the Pacific Ocean. (Coast Guard file photo by Seaman Robert Brazzell) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard reminds boaters that there is still time to participate in a survey related to a study of aids to navigation in U.S. Pacific waters including the California coast. The survey is open to all categories of mariners to include commercial, passenger,...

Coast Guard seeks mariner input for Pacific Seacoast study

Coast Guard seeks mariner input for Pacific Seacoast study
HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking input from mariners for a study of navigation requirements in the Pacific Seacoast System. The Waterways Analysis and Management System study will review the short range Aids to Navigation system that covers American waterways from the Canadian border to the Mexican border and around Alaska, Hawaii and all U.S. territories throughout the Pacific. Interested...

Coast Guard announces results from WAMS survey for Government Cut jetties

Coast Guard announces results from WAMS survey for Government Cut jetties
MIAMI — The Coast Guard has completed the Waterways Analysis and Management System survey of the Miami Main Channel and jetties in the vicinity of Government Cut. The Captain of the Port of Miami has determined the existing aids that mark safe navigation through the channel, which include color coded lighted buoys and lighted range markers, to be sufficient. This determination was endorsed the Coast...

Coast Guard to conduct waterways study in and around Jacksonville

Coast Guard to conduct waterways study in and around Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville is conducting a focused Waterways Analysis and Management System study for a proposed offshore anchorage area approximately seven nautical miles northeast of the St. Johns River inlet, Florida. Currently, there is not a dedicated deep draft offshore anchorage for commercial ocean-going vessels arriving at the port of Jacksonville. Establishing...

Coast Guard conducts waterways analysis study of Umpqua River, seeks public comment

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard is conducting a Waterways Analysis and Management System (WAMS) study of Umpqua River, Ore.