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Alaska's fishing fatalities are dropping, no matter how you mix the numbers on track for the 997 boardings conducted last year."These fishermen up here want to do the right thing," said Lt. Cmdr. Corrie Sergent of the Coast Guard's Alaska office of enforcement, but "it's a lot easier when there's someone...
Navy to limit some training that harms whales, dolphins in Pacific could cause more than 11,000 serious injuries off the East Coast and 2,000 off Hawaii and Southern California.Lt. Cmdr. Matt Knight, a U.S. Pacific Fleet spokesman, said the settlement preserves key testing and training."Recognizing...
Ferry Malaspina rescues one as two drown in sinking Canadian landing craft

...accounts from Marine Highway spokesman Jeremy Woodrow and Lt. Cmdr. Desmond James of the Royal Canadian Navy, the Malaspina...The ferry picked up one person using their fast boat," Lt. Cmdr. Jones said. "That person was transported to the Canadian...
Ex-cop, coastie accused of PFD fraud

...Maxwell, a former cop for the city of Klawock on Prince of Wales Island, and in a separate case, U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Geoffrey Michael Barela.Prosecutors with the Anchorage-based Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals alleged...
Lt. Cary assumes command of ship

...Administration Corps, recently assumed command of the NOAA ship John N. Cobb, relieving outgoing commanding officer Lt. Cmdr. Peter Fischel. A commissioned officer in the NOAA Corps for nearly seven years, Cary served as a junior officer on...
Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill

...The Coast Guard investigation into the matter is ongoing, though it will likely be wrapped up soon, said Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Matthew York. This spill was estimated at between 50 and 100 gallons. It appeared to be used oil, according to the...
Coast Guard event looks back at freighter grounding

...Selendang Ayu broke in half and spilled its cargo of soybeans and oil.At Coast Guard Base Kodiak last week, retired Lt. Cmdr. David Neel, who was flying the helicopter that crashed, talked to a roomful of Coast Guard about his experience that...
Protester leaves Shell ship; one remains at sea, which includes the encouragement of safe navigation in our ports and waterways by all waterway users," Lt. Cmdr. Justin Noggle, chief of enforcement at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, said in a news release Sunday. "The Coast...
Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest and that of others. He commended the Coast Guard and local law enforcement for de-escalating the incident.Lt. Cmdr. Justin Noggle, chief of enforcement at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, said Sunday that it is the agency's duty...
Joe Tompkins teammates

...Jake Adicoff (Sun Valley, Idaho); Omar Bermejo (Grand Rapids, Mich.); *Kevin Burton (Boulder, Colo.); Lt. Cmdr. Dan Cnossen (Topeka, Kan.); Travis Dodson (Deming, N.M.); Sean Halsted (Spokane, Wash.); John Oman...


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