Coast Guard Cutter Eagle “America’s Tall Ship” to visit St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle “America’s Tall Ship” to visit St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard Cutter Eagle file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. SAINT THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” will arrive to St. Thomas at 10a.m. Friday, May 25, on four-day-visit, where the ship will moor at the West Indian Company (WICO) dock in St. Thomas Harbor for public tours. While in St. Thomas, Eagle will be...

Coast Guard ends search for cruise ship crewmember

Coast Guard ends search for cruise ship crewmember
Coast Guard Cutter Confidence file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sabrina Elgammal. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews have ended their search for a cruise ship MSC Seaside crewmember, approximately 8 nautical miles southeast of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Missing is Michael M. Majaba, 37, of the Philippines. Majaba reportedly went overboard from the seventh deck of the Maltese-flagged...

Coast Guard searching for missing cruise ship crewmember south of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard searching for missing cruise ship crewmember south of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard Cutter Confidence file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a MSC Seaside crewmember Wednesday who went overboard, approximately 8 nautical miles southeast of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Missing is Michael M. Majaba, 37, of the Philippines. Majaba reportedly went overboard from the seventh deck of the Maltese-flagged cruise ship at approximately...

Salvaged Vessels Returned to Owners, Operations Continue in U.S. Virgin Islands

Salvaged Vessels Returned to Owners, Operations Continue in U.S. Virgin Islands
Officer Omari Lewis, U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Environmental Resources shakes hands with Marc Weiser, after Weiser’s vessel was salvaged and returned Nov. 18, 2017, under special consideration for federal assistance. U.S. Coast Guard Photo CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands — Vessel salvage operations on St. Thomas saw success with the salvaging and returning of hurricane-displaced...

Vessel removal operations underway in Salt River Bay

Vessel removal operations underway in Salt River Bay
Contractors begin to lift and remove the damaged and sunken vessel Lucky Penny from Salt River Bay, St Croix, Nov. 7, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands — The incident command for displaced vessel removal wants to ensure the public that no operations will be conducted and that no vessels will be stored in the Mangrove Bay/Bio Bay area of the Salt River...

Coast Guard marine inspectors work to clear commercial boats for safe operation in St. Thomas

Coast Guard marine inspectors work to clear commercial boats for safe operation in St. Thomas
Coast Guard marine inspectors conduct a post-hurricane damage survey of a commercial dive boat in Frenchtown, St. Thomas, Oct. 19, 2017. Marine inspectors are meeting with all of the commercial vessel owners in the region and inspecting their boats before allowing the vessels begin operating and transporting passengers. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs injured patient from U.S. Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma

Coast Guard medevacs injured patient from U.S. Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico MH-65 Dolphin helcopter crew transfers a 60-year-old man with a reported head injury to awaiting emergency medical services at the air station, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of a Coast Guard rescue helicopter medevaced a 60-year-old man Thursday evening from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The man...

Coast Guard evacuates 99 people, 13 pets from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard evacuates 99 people, 13 pets from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
The Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew transported more than 95 adults, kids and pets off St. Thomas to the cutter during Hurricane Irma response and relief efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard evacuated 99 people and 13 pets from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands after impact of Hurricane Irma, Tuesday. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team San Juan provides assistance to St. Thomas

Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team San Juan provides assistance to St. Thomas
Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team San Juan members load navigational aids onto a 55-foot aids to navigation boat to bring critical ATON to the waterways around St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team services aids in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Tuesday. Coast...