Cruise ship safety: Behind the scenes

  Anyone who has sailed on a cruise ship from a U.S. port has probably noticed, aside from the luxurious exterior and dedicated service, that preparation for at-sea emergencies is taken very seriously. Lifeboats and life rafts line the sides […]


Weekly Coast Guard Alaska blotter

Aug. 3 – Sector Anchorage watchstanders received notification from the crew of a 24-foot pleasure craft that they were disabled in McClure Bay. The watchstanders issued a marine assistance request broadcast and the crew of the good Samaritan motor vessel […]