Japan Details Assistance of Allies in Monitoring North Korean Shipping

August 22, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Canadian Navy frigate “Ottawa” has responded to illegal maritime activities including “Setori” of North Korean flagged vessels prohibited by the UN Security Council resolution. As a ship, we plan to conduct a third surveillance surveillance since last year. In early September, Australia is scheduled to conduct a fifth aircraft warning surveillance from last year based on the United States Armed Forces Kadena Air Base based on the UN Army Status Agreement. Japan has united the international community to realize the disposal of all…

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Los Angeles Fleet Week Begins

August 29, 2018 – The third annual Los Angeles Fleet Week (LAFW) began as ships arrived at the Port of Los Angeles World Cruise Terminal followed by the event’s opening ceremony Aug. 28. Fleet Week is a tradition in several cities across the U.S. that helps to raise public awareness of the role that sea services play in national prosperity and security as well as an opportunity to engage with local communities. LAFW is a multi-day celebration held at the Port of Los Angeles. This year’s LAFW, will include more…

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Coast Guard Security Zones for LA Fleet Week

August 28, 2019 – The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish temporary safety and security zones in the Port of Los Angeles, which begin Wednesday and end Monday, to provide for the safety and security of Fleet Week participants and spectators. The Captain of the Port is enforcing a security zone in the Port of Los Angeles main channel. The security zone will encompass all navigable waters from the surface to the sea floor. During the enforcement period, vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining within the…

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USCGC Active Returned to Port Angeles

Coast Guard Cutter Active, a 210-foot Medium-Endurance Cutter, is scheduled to return home to Port Angeles, Washington, Tuesday, following a successful 65-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The Active’s crew patrolled the region in support of Joint Interagency Task Force South, a National Task Force under U.S. Southern Command. During the patrol, the Active’s 75-member crew deployed off the coast of Central America, intercepted numerous vessels, detained suspected drug smugglers, and seized more than 1,500 kilograms of cocaine valued at more than $49 million. The cutter’s crew also…

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Ships depart Los Angeles as Fleet Week concludes

The second annual Los Angeles Fleet Week came to a close as participating U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, and Royal Canadian Navy ships departed the Port of Los Angeles September 5. The guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105), amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23), Los Angeles-class submarine USS Pasadena (SSN 752), and mine countermeasures ship USS Scout (MCM 8) represented the U.S. Navy, along with personnel from Coastal Riverine Group 1, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 1, and Navy Region Southwest. Marines with the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, the…

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