Coast Guard rescues body boarder in distress in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues body boarder in distress in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Borinquen, rescues a man from the crashing surf at Surfers Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico the afternoon of Sept. 19, 2020. (Courtesy Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued a body boarder in distress at Surfer’s Beach Saturday afternoon in Aguadilla, Puerto...

Coast Guard rescues man from drowning in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues man from drowning in Arecibo, Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued a man from drowning at La Poza del Obispo in Arecibo, Puerto Rico Sept. 18, 2020. T SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued a person from drowning at “La Poza del Obispo” Friday afternoon in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Rescued was a man in his thirty’s, who sustained...

Coast Guard offloads $176,000 in seized cocaine in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard offloads $176,000 in seized cocaine in Puerto Rico
A Coast Guard cutter Joseph Napier crewmember disembarks one of two suspected smugglers who were transferred along with eight kilograms of seized cocaine to federal law enforcement officials at Sector San Juan Sept. 16 , 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier (WPC-1115) offloaded approximately eight kilograms of seized cocaine and transferred...

Coast Guard ends search for 2 persons from sunken boat near Aguadilla

Coast Guard ends search for 2 persons from sunken boat near Aguadilla
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface crews ended a two-day search Wednesday night for two persons from a capsized sunken boat near Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The identity and nationality of the occupants of the vessel remains undetermined at this time, while Coast Guard watchstanders have received no reports...

Coast Guard searching for 2 people from sunken boat near Aguadilla

Coast Guard searching for 2 people from sunken boat near Aguadilla
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface crews along with Puerto Rico Police and Ramey Station Border Patrol units are searching by air, land and sea Tuesday for possibly two persons from a capsized sunken boat near Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The identity and nationality of the occupants of the vessel is undetermined at this time, while Coast Guard...

Coast Guard repatriates 20 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 20 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered interdicts an illegal voyage in the Mona Passage near Puerto Rico Sept. 1, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered (WPC-1104) repatriated 20 of 21 migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage in the Mona Passage west of Puerto Rico. The remaining...

Coast Guard boat crew rescues stranded boater in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard boat crew rescues stranded boater in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
The crew of a Coasat Guard Boat Forces Detachment St Thomas 33 SPC-LE rescued kayaker in distress west if Perseverance Bay in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Aug. 30, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Koelle.) SAINT THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands —The crew of a Coast Guard Boat Forces Detachment St Thomas 33 Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement rescued a kayaker in...

Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan rescues 2 on disabled boat

Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan rescues 2 on disabled boat
Fireman Patrick Landford throws a line to a boater aboard the disabled and adrift 44-foot recreational vessel Sand Piper Aug. 26, 2020, approximately half a nautical mile off the coast of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. . SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium rescued two men aboard the 44-foot disabled and adrift recreational vessel Sand...

Coast Guard reopens some ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Coast Guard reopens some ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard set Port Condition FOUR Sunday for maritime ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and certain maritime ports of San Juan, Puerto Rico following the passing of Tropical Storm Laura. During Port Condition FOUR, port facilities are open to all commercial vessel traffic. All mariners are advised to use caution due to floating debris and report any abnormalities to the...