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D17 Waterways Management Division

District 17 Waterways Management


"Helping to manage federal waterways and ensure the safety of the boating public in Alaska!"




    flame gif Port Access Route Study (PARS)       

The Coast Guard is soliciting input on proposed traffic routing measures in the Bering Strait. See PARS Study Bering Strait for details.


 The 17th Coast Guard District, Waterways Management Branch is responsible for the following throughout Alaska:

A.) Over 1500 Coast Guard maintained short-range marine Aids to Navigation (ATON).
B.) The permitting of over 160 Private Aids to Navigation (PATON).
C.) Eight Coast Guard Aids to Navigation (ATON) Units(six ships, two Aids to Navigation Teams).
D.) The weekly publishing of the Local Notice to Mariners (LNM).
E.) Conducting Waterways Analysis and Management System (WAMS) studies of waterways throughout the district.

Waterways Management Branch Staff

Branch Chief (907) 463-2263
Assistant Branch Chief (907) 463-2267
Bridge Administrator (907) 463-2268
Operations Officer (907) 463-2270
Notice to Mariners [Broadcast and Local] (907) 463-2269
Project Officer [WAMS, Federal ATON] (907) 463-2265
PATON and Federal ATON Damage Claims Manager (907) 463-2272
Training Team Chief (907) 463-2266
Branch Yeoman [General Information] (907) 463-2262

17th Coast Guard District ATON Units

CGC Spar (Kodiak) (907) 487-5344
CGC Hickory (Homer) (907) 235-5233
CGC Sycamore(Cordova) (907) 424-3434
CGC Maple (Sitka) (907) 966-5470
CGC Anthony Petit (Ketchikan) (907) 228-0356
CGC Elderberry (Petersburg) (907) 772-4225
ANT Kodiak (907) 487-5181
ANT Sitka (907) 966-5410


Mailing and E-mail address

US Coast Guard District 17
Commander (dpw)
PO Box 25517
Juneau, Alaska 99802-5517


Floating Aid IconReport all discrepancies with marine aids to navigation to the nearest Coast Guard Sector!

Sector Anchorage (907) 271-6769
Sector Juneau (907) 463-2980

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Last Modified 1/12/2016