Sector Anchorage has the largest geographical Area of Responsibility in the nation, which includes the oil rich North Slope, Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Bristol Bay (with the world’s largest run of sockeye salmon), Kodiak Island, Kenai Peninsula, and the Aleutian Islands.
The National Response Center (NRC) is the sole federal point of contact for reporting oil and chemical spills. If you have a spill to report, contact us via our toll-free number or check out our Web Site for additional information on reporting requirements and procedures. For those without 800 access, please contact us at (202) 267-2675. The NRC operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
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.
- Marine Casualty Reporting Requirements
|Cook Inlet Ice Operating Procedures Phase I- Upper Cook inlet||Not in effect|
|Cook Inlet Ice Operating Procedures Phase II- Lower Cook inlet||Not in effect|
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.
Alaska Boater's Handbook
Nome Dredger's Resource Guide
Non-Commercial Vessel Safety Requirements for Offshore Dredge Operations
A Boater's Guide To The Federal Requirements For Recreational Boats
For information about the Coast Guard's response to the Kulluk Tow Incident please visit the following website: http://www.kullukresponse.com/go/doc/5507/1674235/