Hurricane Maria Response Team Assesses Distressed Vessels in La Parguera, Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria Response Team Assesses Distressed Vessels in La Parguera, Puerto Rico
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); ESF-10 Hurricane Maria Response personnel conduct underwater environmental assessments for impacted vessels in La Parguera, Puerto Rico, Feb. 12, 2018.  SAN JUAN – Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico conducted environmental assessments for impacted vessels in La Parguera, Puerto Rico on Feb. 12,...

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...

Crews work to dewater storm-impacted vessels in Palmas del Mar, Puerto Rico

Crews work to dewater storm-impacted vessels in Palmas del Mar, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN – Members of the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 response work to dewater vessels impacted by the hurricane in Palmas del Mar, Puerto Rico, Jan. 16, 2018. The team was comprised of members of the Coast Guard and local salvage crews, working in the ESF-10 effort to remove the boats that were stranded in the hurricane. The ESF-10 is offering no-cost options for removing these vessels; affected...

Coast Guardsmen deliver toys to children in Naguabo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guardsmen deliver toys to children in Naguabo, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Butnor, of the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response, hands out a toy to a child during a toy drive, Naguabo, Puerto Rico, Dec. 23, 2017. Volunteers at the event included Coast Guard members who are stationed in San Juan, and members deployed on the island for the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response. The event with Proyecto Esparciendo AMOR benefited...

Crews accelerate vessel salvage operations in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Crews accelerate vessel salvage operations in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Members of the unified Hurricane Maria ESF-10 response assess grounded vessels slated for removal in Salinas, Puerto Rico, Dec. 19, 2017.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lisa Ferdinando) SAN JUAN – The Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response team continued Wednesday assessing and removing storm-ravaged vessels from targeted sites throughout the island. Crews conducted boater...

Hurricane Maria response crews assess damaged vessel in Cataño, Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria response crews assess damaged vessel in Cataño, Puerto Rico
Local salvage teams, working in support of the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response, assess removal options for a vessel wrecked in Hurricane Maria, Cataño, Puerto Rico, Dec. 10, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lisa Ferdinando) The ESF-10 mission is offering no-cost options for removing vessels stranded by Hurricane Maria; affected boat owners are asked to call the...

Process continues for removal of vessels displaced in Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria

Process continues for removal of vessels displaced in Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria
U.S. Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander Lee Trevino (second from right) reviews the vessel identification process to Nilda Jiminez (center in group), Department of Natural and Environmental Resources Incident Commander for Maria ESF-10 PR, before affixing a sticker to an impacted vessel in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Oct. 28 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Thomas McKenzie SAN JUAN – In...

Process begins for removal of vessels displaced in Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria

Process begins for removal of vessels displaced in Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria
SAN JUAN – The Department of Natural and Environmental Resources and the U.S. Coast Guard in conjunction with the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Control Board, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service have stood up an Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF 10) command post in Puerto Rico, with the mission of overseeing the assessment, mitigation and removal of...

Coast Guard port security units deliver food, water to Isabela, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard port security units deliver food, water to Isabela, Puerto Rico
Personnel operating out of Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, have been helping deliver supplies from Federal Emergency Management Agency to remote areas affected by Hurricane Maria. Petty Officer 2nd Class Charles Kalck, Petty Officer 1st Class Jeffrey Pires and Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Cruz-Sepulueda talk to residents of Isabela, Puerto Rico, after delivering food...