Coast Guard monitors clean-up operations for sunken tugboat in U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard monitors clean-up operations for sunken tugboat in U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard crews monitor clean-up operations conducted by the National Response Corp. crews Nov. 17, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands — Coast Guard pollution teams are monitoring clean-up operations Wednesday to recover discharged oil from the partially sunken and abandoned tugboat Cape Lookout within Krause Lagoon in St. Croix. “The National Response Corporation in...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard pollution response personnel from Resident Inspection Office St Croix assess the pollution threat from the partially sunken tugboat Cape Lookout Nov. 13, 2020, which partially sank at the St. Croix Renaissance Group facility within Krause Lagoon in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Coast Guard photos) ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands — Coast Guard pollution teams continue responding...

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen and two jet skiers

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen and two jet skiers
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin aircrew in a group photo with two men Nov. 9, 2020, after they rescued the men earlier in the morning from a capsized vessel, approximately five nautical miles southeast of Norman Island, British Virgin Islands. (Courtesy photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard aircrews rescued two men Monday morning from a capsized boat in the British Virgin Islands,...

Coast Guard transfers $1.4 million in cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard transfers $1.4 million in cocaine in San Juan
The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle transferred custody of four suspected smugglers and 50 kilograms of seized cocaine to Caribbean Corridor Strike Force federal agents at Sector San Juan, Oct. 23, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) transferred custody of four suspected smugglers and 50 kilograms of seized cocaine to Caribbean Corridor...

Coast Guard repatriates 36 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 36 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A Puerto Rico Police marine unit tows a makeshift boat with 21 migrants aboard, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage moments earlier just off Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico Oct. 19, 2020. (Courtesy Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 36 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic Wednesday afternoon, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages just off Cabo Rojo and Aguadilla,...

Coast Guard repatriates 48 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 48 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. small-boat repatriates a group of 21 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy patrol boat just off the Dominican Republic, Oct. 16, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 28 migrants to the Dominican Republic between Friday and Sunday, while 20 other migrants were repatriated Oct. 12, following the interdiction...

Coast Guard repatriates 33 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 33 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 33 migrants to the Dominican Republic Wednesday morning, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in the Mona Passage near Puerto Rico. The interdictions are the result of ongoing multiagency efforts in support...

Coast Guard offloads $48 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard offloads $48 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez offloaded 62 bales of cocaine weighing 1,981 kilograms and one 28-kilogram bale of amphetamines at Sector San Juan Oct. 2, 2020, following two separate interdictions of smuggling go-fast vessels in the Caribbean Sea.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez...

Coast Guard repatriates 20 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 20 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant embarks 20 migrants from the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez during a rendezvous in the Mona Passage Sept. 27, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-617) repatriated 20 migrants to the Dominican Republic between Sunday and Tuesday morning, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage in the...