Leadership During a Time of Change “Managing the Gateway to the Arctic”. Sector Motto: “ALL MISSIONS, HUMBLE SERVICE, BUILDING LEADERS.” Captain Scott J. Ferguson. Arctic Opportunities. Exploration and Exploitation of Subsea Resources Marine Transportation Fisheries Tourism.
Sector Motto: “ALL MISSIONS, HUMBLE SERVICE, BUILDING LEADERS.”
Captain Scott J. Ferguson
During the stand-up of Arctic Shield 2012, Sector Puget Sound brought together a wide range of Coast Guard missions and capabilities operating under one consolidated command. The range of Coast Guard missions performed included:
SEATTLE (VIGOR SHIPYARD):
MODU KULLUK – NOBLE DISCOVERER
PORT of EVERETT:
OSV AIVIQ – OSV HARVEY SPIRIT
The Coast Guard is responsible for safety, security and environmental stewardship in our regions navigable inland and coastal waters. Our responsibility extends equally to all waterway users.
A top priority for the U.S. Coast Guard is to ensure the safety of all waterway users including:
Although delayed, we anticipate interest from several oil companies to drill exploratory wells and expand oil production in offshore lease areas in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas over the next several years.
Other Arctic nations (e.g., Russia, Norway, and Canada) continue to field robust icebreaking