Coast Guard responds to cargo vessel grounding in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard responds to cargo vessel grounding in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Ocean Spirit I  aground just off the entrance of the East Gregory Channel of Charlotte Amalie Harbor in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — Coast Guard crews are responding Tuesday to the grounding of the 223-foot Togo-flagged cargo vessel Ocean Spirit I just off...

Coast Guard medevacs man with severed finger from 392-foot tank ship off Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs man with severed finger from 392-foot tank ship off Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric D. Woodall San Juan, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a man Wednesday afternoon from the 392-foot Maltese-flagged tank ship Emek-S, approximately 28 nautical miles southwest of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San...

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 29 migrants Tuesday morning to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, following two at-sea interdictions by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities Friday in Mona Passage waters off Puerto Rico. Ten of the interdicted migrants, 9 men and a woman, of Dominican nationality, are facing...

Coast Guard, Sea Tow rescue 2 aboard sinking vessel off Culebra, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, Sea Tow rescue 2 aboard sinking vessel off Culebra, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard crews and a ESF-10 Hurricane Maria recovery team combine efforts with a Sea Tow vessel Friday morning to rescue two boaters whose vessel was taking on water and partially submerged approximately seven miles west of the island of Culebra, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by MH-65D Air Station Borinquen crew) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard crews and a...

5 stranded jet skiers rescued just off Guayama, Puerto Rico

5 stranded jet skiers rescued just off Guayama, Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65D Dolphin helicopter, takes a photo with four of five jet skiers who were rescued Dec. 17, 2017, after their jet skies ran aground in waters just off Punta Pozuelos in Guayama, Puerto Rico.  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard aircrew, Puerto Rico Police and a Good Samaritan combined efforts Sunday night to rescue five stranded jet skiers, two men and three women,...

Coast Guard rescues three people from overdue vessel in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues three people from overdue vessel in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
A rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen boards an overdue vessel and assesses the condition of three people aboard six miles offshore Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, Oct. 21, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Crews from Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, and Coast Guard Sector San Juan located three people on an overdue vessel six miles offshore...

Coast Guard relief efforts underway in Ponce, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard relief efforts underway in Ponce, Puerto Rico
PONCE, PUERTO RICO — The Coast Guard continues to work with local agencies to provide relief after the destruction of Hurricane Maria. The Coast Guard, through the transfer of supplies such as food and water and the inspection of port facilities, has been actively involved in the Hurricane Maria relief effort. For imagery and video of the Hurricane Maria response, please visit our Flicker page. The...

Coast Guard continues to support relief efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard continues to support relief efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands
The crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier loads generators and other supplies to bring to the U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma, Sept. 14, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard cutters, personnel and aircraft Friday continue to actively support Hurricane relief efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands alongside local, federal and Department of Defense partner...

Coast Guard cautions mariners in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands to abide by maritime laws

Coast Guard cautions mariners in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands to abide by maritime laws
The Coast Guard reminds recreational boaters and licensed mariners in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to abide by all U.S. navigational and maritimes laws after the impact of Hurricane Irma. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Leah Roach SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard is reminding recreational boaters and licensed mariners in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to abide by all...