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No sheen seen, but drill ship status uncertain

...15 p.m., the drill ship separated from the Aiviq about 10 to 15 miles off shore and grounding was inevitable, Coast Guard Cmdr. Shane Montoya, the acting federal on-scene coordinator, told reporters."Once the Aiviq lost its tow, we...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-02/no-sheen-seen-drill-ship-status-uncerta
State
Weather helps in LeConte efforts

...be in more danger. A salvage plan to recover the vessel and the vehicles in its hold was expected by noon today, Coast Guard Cmdr. John Sifling said. The LeConte became grounded after striking Cozian Reef at about 9:55 a.m. Monday on its...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051304/sta_leconte.shtml
News
Six survive forced landing

...Cherokee 6 airplane, piloted by Allan Tvergyak, 25, ran into trouble when the engine cover detached in flight, said Coast Guard Cmdr. James Manning, who helped guide the plane to a safe landing. The vibration of the engine cover likely broke or...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062602/loc_forcedlanding.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...200 gallons of fuel into the inlet, Coast Guard officials said. ``Likely, there is not a cleanup involved,'' Coast Guard Cmdr. Mark DeVries said. The incident occurred on the same day Coast Guard officials were meeting with oil industry representatives...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012000/Loc_ice.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...said. The vessel then settled into a niche on a rock ledge that falls away 60 feet on the ship's port side, said Coast Guard Cmdr. David Eley. photo: Local The Coast Guard is still investigating the accident's cause. The second mate was at...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061499/Loc_aground.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...to the vessel, which was anchored in the inlet. No oil had been spilled. ``Everything looked good,'' said Coast Guard Cmdr. David Eley. The vessel continued on its voyage. The Coast Guard is still investigating the grounding's cause...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072699/Loc_grounding.shtml
Homeland security exercise includes descent on Malaspina

...weeklong anti-terror exercise and several similar mock episodes. Seven men boarded the Haines-bound vessel in what Coast Guard Cmdr. John Sifling called a "vertical insertion." They pretended to search for a fertilizer bomb in a rented truck...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022404/loc_malaspina.shtml
News
Workplace fatalities decline sharply in Alaska

...most years and sometimes multiple boats went down. On average, eight crab fishermen died a year at sea in Alaska. Coast Guard Cmdr. Chris Woodley helped develop a stability and safety program to address the problem. The Guard in 1999 began conducting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-04-28/workplace-fatalities-decline-sharply-al
State
Coast Guard would get more than $10B in appropriations bill

...existing, anything the country can do to support and defend the icebreaking program is a positive thing," retired Coast Guard Cmdr. Carl Uchytil said. "If it is for seed money for studies for new construction that is all well and good but the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-09-08/coast-guard-would-get-more-10b-appropri
Local
Ice leads to damage at Nikiski dock

...200 gallons of fuel into the inlet, Coast Guard officials said. ``Likely, there is not a cleanup involved,'' Coast Guard Cmdr. Mark DeVries said. The incident occurred on the same day Coast Guard officials were meeting with oil industry representatives...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012000/Loc_ice.html
Local

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