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
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 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...

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...

Coast Guard rescues stranded boater off Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard rescues stranded boater off Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Boat Forces Detachment St. Thomas 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement file photo SAINT JOHN, U.S. Virgin Islands — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued a stranded boater Wednesday morning after the man’s 20-foot pleasure craft became disabled and was found washed up on the rocks on Steven Cay just off St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. “The whole crew did an exceptional job and the rescue...

Coast Guard, partner agencies complete ESF-10 operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard, partner agencies complete ESF-10 operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Members of Resolve Marine Group transfer a boat identified as STT060 to the staging area near Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI, Feb. 21, 2018. Placement of this vessel in the staging area completed Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF-10) operations. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Gina Ruoti CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands — The U.S. Coast Guard and all of its federal partners and contractors,...

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 updates port status for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard updates port status for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
The Coast Guard Cutter James serves as a command and control platform in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 26, 2017. (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The following is a port condition update for the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. San Juan, Puerto Rico – Open Guayanilla, Puerto Rico – Open Tallaboa, Puerto Rico – Open Salinas, Puerto Rico – Open East and West Gregerie...

Coast Guard updates port status for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard updates port status for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
The Coast Guard Cutter James serves as a command and control platform in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The following is a port condition update for the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. San Juan, Puerto Rico – Open Guayanilla, Puerto Rico – Open Tallaboa, Puerto Rico – Open Salinas, Puerto Rico – Open East and West Gregerie Channels, St....