MSD Kodiak personnel move between two containers at the Horizon Lines Terminal in Kodiak during a container inspection.

Unit Spotlight: Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak

Marine Safety Detachment (MSD) Kodiak is located on the island of Kodiak, near St. Paul Harbor. The crew is responsible for commercial fishing vessel examinations, marine casualty investigations, pollution response, waterfront facility inspections, regulatory oversight and enforcement of federal vessels, […]


Marine safety detachment pitches in to sort marine debris in Kodiak, Alaska

The crew of Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak volunteered their time with Island Trails Network personnel in Kodiak, Alaska, Oct. 12 to sort marine debris collected throughout the summer from local beaches. “It was fantastic to have the help of the […]


Petty Officer 1st Class Jeffry Crews (left) and Lt. Matthew Zinn (right), both of Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak, observe two Siva Emerald engineers as they test the oily water seperator in the vessel's engine space during a port state control exam in conducted at the dock in Kodiak.

Coast Guard ensures safety of motor vessel

  The Coast Guard is tasked with search and rescue, law enforcement and other missions. Among those missions the Coast Guard is tasked with enforcing U.S. maritime regulations and they do this in part through port state control examinations. The […]


Coast Guard Base Kodiak celebrates aviation, military presence

Coast Guardsmen with Coast Guard Base Kodiak held a celebration ceremony in recognition of 70 years of military presence in Kodiak and 100 years of Naval Aviation June 15, 2011,  in Hangar 3 of Air Station Kodiak on Coast Guard […]


KODIAK, Alaska - Petty Officer 2nd Class Erich Solbach, a marine science technician with Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak, talks with a local fisherman about new upcoming fishing regulations during the 2011 Commercial Fishery Trade Show in Kodiak April 15, 2011. ComFish began in 1980 by the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce as a marine trade fair to be held in conjunction with the annual Kodiak Crab Festival in May. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Charly Hengen.

Kodiak Coast Guardsmen participate in 2011 ComFish

Last week, Coast Guard men and women took part in the 2011 Commercial Fishery Trade show in Kodiak, Alaska, to discuss topics ranging from upcoming fishing regulations to how the Coast Guard works with its partners to enforce laws and protect the maritime environment. ComFish began in 1980 by the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce as a marine trade fair to be held in conjunction with the annual Kodiak Crab Festival in May.


>PO Rodgers Advencement

> LT Boyle presents PO Rodgers with her advancement to MST1.