Hurricane Maria response crews assess damaged vessel in Cataño, Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria response crews assess damaged vessel in Cataño, Puerto Rico
Local salvage teams, working in support of the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response, assess removal options for a vessel wrecked in Hurricane Maria, Cataño, Puerto Rico, Dec. 10, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lisa Ferdinando) The ESF-10 mission is offering no-cost options for removing vessels stranded by Hurricane Maria; affected boat owners are asked to call the...

Coast Guard to conduct oil spill response exercise in San Juan, Cataño, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard to conduct oil spill response exercise in San Juan, Cataño, Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard, federal and Puerto Rico emergency responders in cooperation with the maritime industry are scheduled to conduct a joint oil pollution response exercise in San Juan and Cataño, Puerto Rico Thursday and Friday. The exercise is a part of the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) required under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. “This full...