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....

Coast Guard discourages boaters from transiting to ports affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Coast Guard discourages boaters from transiting to ports affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria
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 Coast Guard is discouraging private boaters departing the continental United States from transiting to ports affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. While volunteers and aid are needed and welcomed, it is recommended that these efforts be coordinated through...

Coast Guard delivers DHS special agents and disaster relief supplies to St. Croix

Coast Guard delivers DHS special agents and disaster relief supplies to St. Croix
Department of Homeland Security await word from Lt. Luke A. Walsh, commanding officer of the Cutter Winslow W. Griesser, on if any piers in Lime Tree Bay, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, are safe to offload relief supplies Sept. 28, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Zach Zubricki.) MIAMI — Department of Homeland Security special agents arrived in Christiansted, St. Croix,...

Port Condition updates for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Port Condition updates for Puerto Rico, 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) SAN JUAN — The following is a port condition update for the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. San Juan Harbor, Puerto Rico – Open Guayanilla, Puerto Rico – Open Tallaboa, Puerto Rico – Open Salinas, Puerto Rico – Open Limetree...

Port Condition updates for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Port Condition updates for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
The Coast Guard Cutter James serves as a command and control platform in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 25, 2017.   Coast Guard photo by Cmdr. Pete Melnick. SAN JUAN — The following is a port condition update for the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. San Juan Harbor, Puerto Rico – Open Guayanilla, Puerto Rico – Open Tallaboa, Puerto Rico – Open Salinas, Puerto...

Coast Guard updates Port Conditions for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard updates Port Conditions for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard Cutter Forward’s embarked HITRON MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter receives fuel from amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) on September 24, 2017, approximately 15 nautical miles south of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The USS Kearsarge provided the capability of extending the Coast Guard helicopter’s endurance by being able to provide fuel. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer...