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Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

...ships to plot routes through the environmentally sensitive Bering Strait, and is prompting concerns among U.S. Coast Guard officials about the potential dangers of a vessel crashing and leaking oil.The Coast Guard is taking steps to plot a shipping...
Cocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coast

...Zukunft said before crews used a crane to move dozens of massive drug bundles off a Coast Guard vessel in San Diego.Coast Guard officials said they could not say whether the increase in seizures signals a spike in cocaine use by Americans. Zukunft...
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Coast Guard ends Kachemak Bay search after boaters call in

ANCHORAGE - A boat reported missing in Kachemak Bay is out of danger.KTUU-TV reported Coast Guard officials called off a search Sunday night for the boat with a man and two children on board after the man called his wife to say they were...
Cutter Roanoke Island leaves Homer on last voyage the Coast Guard yard where she will be decommissioned. On June 4, in a ceremony at the Homer Elks Lodge, Coast Guard officials formally decommissioned the cutter that has called Homer its home port for all its 23 years of service.After weeks...
Officials announce health fraud crackdown in Alaska

...Skidmore, director of the state Department of Law's criminal division.In the Permanent Fund Dividend case, a Coast Guard official is accused of falsifying military records in order to qualify for the dividend, a payout from the state's oil...
Asia-bound cargo ship held in Dutch Harbor cleared to leave

...damage to some navigation lights and radar systems during storms on its voyage to Alaska from China, Feldis said.Coast Guard officials noticed the possible environmental crimes when they boarded the ship to check the damage.Feldis declined to provide...
Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill Auke Bay from the Feb. 22 Statter Harbor oil spill, say National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admistration and Coast Guard officials. NOAA received no reports of oiled wildlife, said spokeswoman Julie Speegle. Though some animals - sea birds...
South Korean vessel heads to Bering Sea where 27 died

...Moon Duk-ho, the consul general for South Korea in Seattle, received a briefing on search efforts from U.S. Coast Guard officials in Juneau and later spoke with reporters along with Rear Adm. Dan Abel, commander of the Coast Guard in Alaska...
Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater

...time being," Petty Officer Shawn Eggert of District 17's Public Affairs Office said in a phone interview.Coast Guard officials expressed condolences to Keithahn's family, saying the decision to suspend a search is always difficult...
Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel

...Guard report mainly singled out risk management practices by both Shell and Edison Chouest for criticism.A senior Coast Guard official, Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, also cited the lack of experience of Edison Chouest in northern waters. Ostebo...


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