IMO adopts 200-mile North American Emissions Control Area

Earlier today, the International Maritime Organization¬†announced the establishment of an Emissions Control Area¬†(ECA) to prevent pollution from ships in waters off North American coasts. Today’s announcement reflects an amendment to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships […]

itCG-maritime security zone for G-20 summit, public meetings on proposed rule, migrant smugglers sentenced to prison

Coast Guard will implement a security zone on an approximate five-mile area at the intersection of Pittsburgh’s three rivers during the G-20 global economic summit beginning at 6 a.m. tomorrow until about 10 p.m. on Friday. Guardians will work with […]

itCG-Staten Island ferry incident, Marines assist Guardians, fisheries enforcement, CGC Sea Dog

Coast Guard is investigating the incident involving the Staten Island ferry that struck the pier and injured about a dozen passengers yesterday. With nearly 800 people onboard, the situation could have been much worse. Fortunately, the pilothouse was able to […]