Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Loiza, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Loiza, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended the search at sunset Sunday for a missing 20-year-old boater off the north and northeastern coast of Puerto Rico. Still missing is Jan Carlos Olivos Castro, 20, who along with three other men was reportedly aboard a 16-foot boat that reportedly sank Thursday off the coast of Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. “Making the determination...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers in distress just off Ceiba, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers in distress just off Ceiba, Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan 33-foot Special Purpose Craft — Law Enforcement rescue a man and a woman from the water.  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –The crew of a Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement response boat rescued two kayakers from the water Sunday in the vicinity of Ceiba, Puerto Rico. Rescued are two adults, a man and a...

Coast Guard ends search for Horizon cruise ship passenger in the Caribbean Sea

Coast Guard ends search for Horizon cruise ship passenger in the Caribbean Sea
Coast Guard File PhotoSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended search efforts at 2p.m. Tuesday for a “Croisières de France” Horizon cruise ship passenger suspected of going overboard in the Caribbean Sea Monday morning, approximately 16 nautical miles south of Vieques, Puerto Rico. Still missing is Dominic William O’Carroll, a 67-year-old Irish citizen, who was found...

Coast Guard continues search for cruise ship Horizon passenger suspected of going overboard

Coast Guard continues search for cruise ship Horizon passenger suspected of going overboard
Coast Guard File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews continue second-day search efforts Tuesday for a missing passenger from the “Croisières de France” cruise ship Horizon suspected of going overboard in the Caribbean Sea Monday morning, approximately 16 nautical miles south of Vieques, Puerto Rico. Missing is Dominic William O’Carroll, a 67-year-old Irish citizen,...

Coast Guard Boat Forces in the U.S. Virgin Islands to operate 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boats

Coast Guard Boat Forces in the U.S. Virgin Islands to operate 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boats
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — The commander of U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Juan announced the stationing of four 33-Special Purpose Craft Law-Enforcement boats in the U.S. Virgin Islands during a press conference Friday at Marine Safety Detachment Saint Thomas. Two of the 33-foot Special Purpose Crafts are being assigned to the Coast Guard Boat Forces Detachment in St. Thomas, while the other...

Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan medevacs boy from cruise ship Norwegian Getaway

Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan medevacs boy from cruise ship Norwegian Getaway
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard rescue boat medevaced a five-year-old boy from the Norwegian Getaway cruise ship Wednesday night, approximately 10 nautical miles off San Juan, Puerto Rico. Coast Guard Watchstanders received a call at 9:11 p.m. Wednesday from crew aboard the cruise ship reporting the boy, a Canadian citizen, showing symptoms of appendicitis and needing medical attention...

Coast Guard assists injured passenger of recreational power boat just off San Juan

Coast Guard assists injured passenger of recreational power boat just off San Juan
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of a Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat Medium assisted a passenger of a recreational vessel with a broken wrist Monday, one nautical mile north of Fort San Felipe del Morro in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The injured man was with six other people transiting aboard a 19-foot recreational power boat, when he reportedly injured his wrist after losing his balance and falling...

Coast Guard Resident Inspection Office, Boat Forces Detachment in St. Croix inaugurate new facilities

Coast Guard Resident Inspection Office, Boat Forces Detachment in St. Croix inaugurate new facilities
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands — The Coast Guard officially announced Friday the move of the Coast Guard Resident Inspection Office and Boat Forces Detachment in St. Croix to 5090 Estate Solitude in Christiansted, during an Open House and Ribbon Cutting inaugurating a newly leased facility from where the units will be conducting and supporting Coast Guard operations in the island. Capt. Drew W....

2 remaining missing fishermen north of Puerto Rico rescued

2 remaining missing fishermen north of Puerto Rico rescued
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard, Puerto Rico Police and a Good Samaritan vessel combined efforts to rescue two fishermen who remained missing Friday morning, after their vessel, with four fishermen onboard, capsized in waters north of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico Thursday afternoon. Rescued Friday morning were local area fishermen Anibal Jimenez and Jahel Maisonet, while Alan Ramos and Michael Rosario...