Coast Guard Monitors Backlog of Anchored Vessels in Puget Sound

The Coast Guard continues to monitor container ships anchored in the greater Puget Sound area due to a logistics backlog affecting the entire West Coast of the U.S. and Canada from Los Angeles to Prince Rupert, British Columbia. This unprecedented backlog has resulted in a greater number of ships, in particular container ships, utilizing anchorages in Puget Sound. As of…

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U.S. Navy, Coast Guard conduct joint service training off Guam

May 27, 2021 – During a series of tactical training exercises, Maritime Prepositioning Ships Squadron (MPSRON) 3, Coastal Riverine Group 1, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, and U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam refined some of their operational skills during joint service training near Guam, April 14-18. Integration amongst diverse U.S. Navy and joint capabilities strengthens readiness and deterrence against…

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USS Sioux City Deploys for Drug Patrol

April 2, 2021 – The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Sioux City (LCS 11), along with the “Sea Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22, detachment 3, is underway to support operations in the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility. Sioux City will support counter-narcotics operations in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific. Sioux City’s operations will involve practical exercises…

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