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U.S. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage
Captain Of The Port Western Alaska

Mailing Address:

U.S. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage
PO Box 5800
JBER AK 99505-0800

Main Phone Line: (907) 428-4200
Fax Line: (907) 428-4218

Physical Address:

U.S. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage
G-Wing, Building 49000
Army Guard Rd.
JBER, AK 99505

To Report an Oil Spill or Suspicious Activity contact the The National Response Center (NRC): 1800-424-8802

For more information about the recent relocation of U.S. coast Guard Sector Anchorage please read MSIB 01-14 Notice of Change of Location: United States Coast Guard Sector Anchorage

Nontank Vessel Alternative Planning Criteria


This bulletin provides information on requirements for nontank vessels 400 gross tons (ITC) and above operating within and transiting through the Western Alaska Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone.

 - Nontank Vessel Alternative Planning Criteria (APC) Requirments for Western Alaska

Kulluk Report


The record and the report of the Formal Investigation convened to investigate the subject casualty have been reviewed. The record and the report, including the findings of fact, analysis, conclusions, and recommendations are approved subject to the following comments.

 - Report of Investigation Into the Circumstances Surrounding the Multiple Related Marine Casualties And Grounding of the MODU Kulluk on December 31, 2012

Sector Anchorage 2013 In Review


 - Sector Anchorage 2013 In Review

Marine Casualty Reporting Requirements


The Coast Guard conducts investigations following marine casualties to determine the causal and contributing factors that led to the incident. This allows the Coast Guard to potentially save lives in the future by identifying what went wrong and how it can be avoided in the future.

 - Coast Guard Reporting

 - 96 Hour Work/Rest History Form for Serious Marine Incidents

More Marine Casualty Information

Cook Inlet Navigation Safety Advisories


Navigation Safety Advisory - Phase I Cancellation Canceled
Cook Inlet Ice Operating Procedures Phase II- Lower Cook inletNot in effect

Non-Tank Vessel Response Plan Requirements


On September 30, 2013 the Final Rule on Non-Tank Vessel Response Plans (NTVRP) went into effect requiring all non-tank vessels 400 gross tons and over to submit and have an approved NTVRP before January 31, 2014. More information

Gold Dredging


Gold Dredging in coastal waters in the State of Alaska is regulated by several agencies. The Coast Guard regulates vessel safety. All vessels operating as suction dredges are required to meet state and federal safety regulations. Those regulations are posted here, in addition to other useful information.

 - Vessel Safety Requirements for Offshore Dredge Operations

A Boater's Guide To The Federal Requirements For Recreational Boats

 - Alaska Boater's Handbook

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