JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued four people from a raft in the water on November 10, approximately 13 nautical miles west of Cape Ommaney. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted all four survivors from a survival raft and transported them to Air Station Sitka where they were met […]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders are experiencing intermittent communications within the 3,745 square-mile area of Prince William Sound and may not be able to hear mariners on VHF-FM radio. “As technicians work to analyze and restore Coast Guard radio coverage for Prince William Sound, I urge mariners to listen more carefully to channel […]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Members of government, private, and not-for-profit organizations involved in or concerned about pollution preparedness and response in the Arctic and Western Alaska are encouraged to attend the next meeting for the Arctic and Western Alaska Area Committee Tuesday at the Atwood Conference Center in Anchorage. The public is also invited to […]
KODIAK, Alaska – Following an in-depth structural and environmental site assessment, the Unified Command implemented the cleanup of the dock structure at Port William, Thursday. Personnel from Global Diving and Salvage, an Anchorage-based company, assisted in site assessments and is overseeing the clean-up of debris and spilled fuel around the collapsed area of the dock […]
KODIAK, Alaska – Unified Command responders continue cleanup efforts and wildlife assessments of the oil spill site at Port William, in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Friday. Ninety-six bags of oily solids have been collected and are being stored on the vessels Nuka Island and Retriever. Responders are maintaining the inflatable containment boom […]
KODIAK, Alaska – A Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation personnel, continues their response to an oil spill in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, but efforts have been hampered by inclement weather. Pollution responders have not been able to arrive on scene due to 45 to 60 […]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, along with the Alaska State Troopers, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Village of Port Graham, are conducting a search for a man reported missing near Passage Island southwest of Homer, Thursday. Missing is Ryan Meganack, 34, of Port Graham. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received a report […]
JUNEAU, Alaska â€” A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew assisted the 50-foot fishing vessel, Neptune, that ran aground and was taking on water near Raspberry Island Thursday.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sherman is scheduled to return to homeport in San Diego from an 85-day patrol in the Bering Sea, Friday.