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Coast Guard: No damage found on Shell drill ship

...found on a Shell Oil drilling ship that lost its mooring in Alaska's Dutch Harbor, the Coast Guard said Tuesday.Coast Guard Lt. Jim Fothergill said video captured by divers shows no damage or signs of grounding by the 571-foot Noble Discoverer...
Missing 13-year-old girl found alive

...Port Protection on Sunday has been found alive and unharmed, according to Alaska State Troopers and the Coast Guard.Coast Guard Lt. Ryan Erickson of Sector Juneau said in a phone interview he just received news at about noon on Tuesday that Makayla...
From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...Guard investigators went aboard the tanker, he said."The rock they hit is definitely not in tanker lanes," said Coast Guard Lt. Greg Stewart in Juneau. He said the reef is about 1 1/2 miles outside normal lanes.Gonzales said employees of...
USCG keeps ship in Valdez - testing oil

...News reports the Coast Guard also wants to determine the chemical composition of oil leaked onto the BBC Arizona.Coast Guard Lt. Allie Ferko said Tuesday the containers are carrying transformer oil, a highly refined mineral oil, used for cooling...
Celebrating Dr. King and the road to equality

...Richard Green representing the faith community, Black Awareness Association President Sherry Patterson, and U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Mickey Sanders. Music was another important part of the festivities, with Patterson, Salissa Thole, and the Alaska...
Photo: Coast Guard recognition

U.S . Coast Guard Lt. Dale Shepardson, skipper of the cutter Liberty, receives certificates of appreciation from the State of Alaska and the City...
Local rider pedals for an AIDS cure

Packing a brand new bicycle, Coast Guard Lt. Mary Ann Gosling leaves Friday for the Pallotta TeamWorks Alaska AIDS Vaccine Ride in Fairbanks. The ride, 500 miles in six...
My Turn: Lack of sleep may explain some marine mishaps to invite a rethinking of the grounding of the state ferry LeConte. This May, I noted with interest U.S. Coast Guard Lt. J.G. Buchsbaum's reported statement (May 9) that investigators had examined the work schedules of the ferry's...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...near-collision earlier this month between a state ferry and a cruise ship, but has determined there was no gross negligence. Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Eric Bauer said the agency has taken statements from mariners on both sides, but is still clarifying details...
Repaired tour boat returning to service

...on Sunday for treatment. Capital City Fire and Rescue transported eight people from the Auke Bay Harbor on Sunday. Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Daniel Buchsbaum, an investigator for the Marine Safety Office, said the passengers were treated and released...


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