Two NOAA ships, en route to scientific missions in Alaskan waters, helped locate the missing fishing vessel Destination at the request of the Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation. The Destination and its six crew members were lost Feb. 11, 2017, while fishing for Opilio crab (snow crab) northwest of St. George, Alaska.
This post provides a recap of the 3rd Annual Offshore Training Symposium at Coast Guard Headquarters, during which regulatory agencies and response partners exchanged ideas, learned about each others’ capabilities, and discussed the future of offshore environmental response operations.
The Coast Guard is helping to get the word out to ship operators and crew on a survey that will help to evaluate and improve the MSR regarding the North Atlantic Right Whale.
The Liquefied Gas National Center of Expertise held an exchange visit with the Panama Canal Authority to help prepare the Canal for their first Liquefied Natural Gas carrier transits once the Canal expansion project is complete.
2/19/2015: Cooperative research and development agreement – Western Rivers e-AtoN technology demonstration
The Coast Guard announces its intent to enter into a cooperative research and development agreement to prepare for a demonstration of electronic navigation technology to be conducted by the Coast Guard, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.