"Helping to manage federal waterways and ensure the safety of the boating public in Alaska!"
Route Study (PARS)
The Coast Guard is soliciting input on proposed
traffic routing measures in the Bering Strait. See
PARS Study Bering Strait
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