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 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...

Coast Guard establishes Special Local Regulation for Combate Grand Prix speed boat race in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard establishes Special Local Regulation for Combate Grand Prix speed boat race in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
CABO ROJO, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard has established a Special Local Regulation on the waters off Combate Beach in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico to be in effect from 9a.m. to 5p.m. Sunday during the Combate Grand Prix high speed boat races. Approximately 40 high-speed boats will be participating in the Combate Grand Prix speed boat race. It is critical that spectators and boaters observe the boundaries...