Coast Guard recovers body of M/V Berkay N crew member north of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard recovers body of M/V Berkay N crew member north of Puerto Rico
The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews located and recovered the body of a missing crew member from the 275-foot Chilean-flagged cargo vessel Berkay N Saturday, approximately 25 nautical miles north of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. The death and circumstances that caused Luis Leyva Aliaga,...

Coast Guard searching for cargo vessel crew member north of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searching for cargo vessel crew member north of Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews are searching the Atlantic Ocean for a missing crew member suspected of having gone overboard from the 252-foot Chilean-flagged cargo vessel Berkay N during the vessel’s transit north of Puerto Rico. Missing is Luis Leyva Aliaga, 62, a Chilean national and First Engineer aboard the Berkay N, after he did not report to his scheduled watch at 4 a.m....