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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):

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

Marine Safety Information Bulletin

Ebola Virus Precautions Update

This Bulletin provides an update to the maritime industry with respect to assessing Ebola risks and the responsibility of vessel/facility agents, owners, masters, operators, Area Maritime Security Committee members, and persons to immediately report potential communicable disease hazards to the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

 - Ebola Virus Precautions Update

Baker Platform Fire Unified Command Press Release

Baker Platform fire and response, October 2, 2014 (Photo/Nikiski Fire Department)


Baker Platform, located offshore in Cook Inlet approximately 18 miles northwest of the City of Kenai and approximately 45 miles southwest of Anchorage (Latitude: 60.82917; Longitude -151.33361). See Cook Inlet Platforms & Infractructure map, courtesy of Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council website. Additional information on their website at


No spill has been reported at this time


No spill has occurred. A fire started in the above deck structures of the Baker Platform. Cause of fire is under investigation

Time of Incident

No spill has been reported at this time. The fire was discovered by the crew on board the platform

For more information please see the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Website.

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) Requirements for Western Alaska

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

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Last Modified 12/4/2014