Coast Guard medically evacuates ships captain over 100 miles offshore

Coast Guard medically evacuates ships captain over 100 miles offshore
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medically evacuated the Captain of the 734-foot Singapore-flagged container ship M/V Maersk Batam Monday night, approximately 100 nautical miles south of Puerto Rico Monday night. The Captain of the M/V Maersk Batam, 57, is a citizen of the United Kingdom, who experienced life threatening symptoms of a possible stroke during...

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Samaná, Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Samaná, Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cuttter Joseph Doyle interdicted a 25-foot white and orange trip migrant vessel off the west coast of Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico March 1, 2020. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 29 migrants to Samaná, Dominican Republic Monday night, following the interdiction of two illegal migrant voyages by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement crews, just off...

Coast Guard conducts operation at U.S. Virgin Islands ferry terminals

Coast Guard conducts operation at U.S. Virgin Islands ferry terminals
Coast Guard and federal law enforcement authorities completed a three-day multi-agency operation Feb. 22, 2020 in the U.S. Virgin Islands in support of Operation Full Court Press. SAINT THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – Coast Guard and federal law enforcement authorities completed a three-day multi-agency operation Saturday in the U.S. Virgin Islands in support of Operation Full Court Press. This joint...

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman off Guanica, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman off Guanica, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended the search Tuesday night for a missing fisherman in waters three nautical miles south of Guanica, Puerto Rico. Still missing is Marcos Mattei Garcia, a 45 year-old man and resident of Guanica, who reportedly was last seen fishing at 3 p.m. Sunday, aboard a 22-foot center console Robalo fishing boat,...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Vieques, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs man from Vieques, Puerto Rico
A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medically evacuates a man in Vieques, Puerto Rico, who experienced symptoms of a potential heart attack to a local hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico Feb. 4, 2020. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 47-year-old man from Vieques, Puerto Rico Tuesday night. Coast Guard Sector San Juan watchstanders received...

Coast Guard medevacs 34-year-old man 75 miles north of San Juan

Coast Guard medevacs 34-year-old man 75 miles north of San Juan
A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew flies over the cruise ship, Carnival Pride, approximately 75 miles north of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jan. 16, 2020. (Coast Guard Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medevaced a 34-year-old man from the cruise ship, Carnival Pride, Thursday approximately 75 miles north of San Juan. Coast Guard Sector San Juan watchstanders...

Coast Guard responds to 6.5 earthquake in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard responds to 6.5 earthquake in Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric D. Woodall SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard is responding to a 6.5 magnitude earthquake and seismic activity registered Tuesday off the south and southwest coasts of Puerto Rico. All the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands remain open until further notice. Currently, there is...

Coast Guard medically evacuates Queen Mary 2 cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard medically evacuates Queen Mary 2 cruise ship passenger
The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter transfers a 68-year-old man to Emergency Medical Service personnel at the Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico Dec. 31, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter medically evacuated a U.S. citizen passenger from the Queen Mary 2 cruise...

Coast Guard ends search for two overdue boaters off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard ends search for two overdue boaters off Puerto Rico
FAJARDO, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard ended the search for two overdue boaters Monday following their rescue from Culebrita Island, Puerto Rico. Samuel Osorio, 28, and another man in his 30’s, were reported by the wife of Osorio to be safe after they were rescued by their friends and safely returned to the nearby municipality of Culebra Island Monday morning. The men were reported overdue...