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Coast Guard, AMSEA team up to offer dockside vessel exams

Coast Guard officials are teaming up with the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) to offer dockside exams of commercial fishing vessels and maritime safety education to fishermen in advance of the 2021 Bristol Bay salmon season.

Museum Memories

Things began looking up for Cordova by the spring of 1963. The Copper River Highway was on the horizon, fishing was about to start, and sprits were high when sometime in the very early hours near 4 a.m. May 2, 1963, the fire started.

New weather buoys anchored in Port Valdez

A new weather buoy has been anchored at Port Valdez to collect data to improve understanding of the meteorological and physical oceanographic environment at the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company Valdez Marine Terminal and Valdez Duck Flats.

A Memorial Day tribute to the tree fleet

For the past several months, the berth on the Coast Guard dock off the North Fill has been vacant. That’s because the USCG Cutter Sycamore left on Feb. 9 for a 44-day voyage that included stops in California and Mexico followed by passage through the Panama Canal enroute to the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Maryland.

Deceased gray whale found near Cordova

An investigation is continuing after initial results of a partial necropsy performed on a deceased 42-foot long young adult female gray whale beached in the Copper River Delta near Cordova failed to determine cause of death.

Fisherman evacuated northeast of St. Paul

An injured crewman aboard a fishing vessel 50 miles northeast of St. Paul was medevaced by a Coast Guard helicopter crew on May 10 after he a storage crate fell on him as he stacked fish pans, causing a leg injury.

Women in engineering in Kodiak

Crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro work with Kodiak High School students invited aboard on May 6 as part of a women in engineering day in Kodiak.

Bill would help coastal communities prepare for weather issues

Bipartisan, bicameral legislation introduced in Congress on April 9 aims to help local and state governments protect 95,000 miles of the nation’s shoreline.The Digital...

Legislation would invest in oceans research

Bipartisan maritime legislation introduced in the U.S. House on Feb. 14 would restore funding for research and monitoring of changing ocean conditions that lapsed...

No elevated bacteria levels in coastal Ketchikan

Enterococci bacteria levels have tested below water quality criteria for all nine coastal areas in Ketchikan, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation notes.DEC employees...
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