Coast Guard, partner agencies continue relief efforts in U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard, partner agencies continue relief efforts in U.S. Virgin Islands
The crews of the Coast Guard cutters, Joseph Napier and Heriberto Hernandez, bring equipment, like generators and supplies to the Marine Safety Detachment St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands during Hurricane Irma relief efforts, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 to help the unit get back up and running.  U.S. Coast Guard photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue their relief...

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos offloads supplies in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos offloads supplies in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos crewmembers load a pallet of emergency ration meals for emergency responders to pass out to the residence of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Island, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 after Hurricane Irma severly damaged the island.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Crystalynn Kneen SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos offloaded supplies,...

Coast Guard hosts open house on new requirements for Uninspected Passenger Vessel operations

Coast Guard hosts open house on new requirements for Uninspected Passenger Vessel operations
Visitors and members of the maritime industry attend an open house at Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment St. Thomas April 20, 2015, to learn about newly established requirements for Uninspected Passenger Vessel operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands —Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment St. Thomas hosted an open house Monday for members...

Coast Guard investigates grounding of 190-foot cargo ship Sabre Spirit off Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard investigates grounding of 190-foot cargo ship Sabre Spirit off Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
SAINT THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Coast Guard is investigating the grounding of the Sabre Spirit, a 190-foot Panamanian flag ro-ro cargo ship, after the vessel ran aground Friday morning, and was later refloated with the rising tide, just off Current Cut, between the islands of Saint Thomas and Great Saint James, U.S. Virgin Islands. There is no sign of oil pollution leaking from the vessel...