Federal, commonwealth, industry partners announce final stage of Hurricane Maria vessel recovery operations

Federal, commonwealth, industry partners announce final stage of Hurricane Maria vessel recovery operations
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Members of the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 response team transition impacted vessels from a barge to be transported for disposal at Port of Ponce, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lara Davis) CAROLINA, Puerto Rico – The Emergency Support Function-10 Unified Command comprised...

Hurricane Maria Response Team Assesses Distressed Vessels in La Parguera, Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria Response Team Assesses Distressed Vessels in La Parguera, Puerto Rico
ESF-10 Hurricane Maria Response personnel conduct underwater environmental assessments for impacted vessels in La Parguera, Puerto Rico, Feb. 12, 2018.  SAN JUAN – Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico conducted environmental assessments for impacted vessels in La Parguera, Puerto Rico on Feb. 12, 2018. Environmental assessments are done in advance of boat removal operations in order to minimize...

Vessel salvage crews reach milestone in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Vessel salvage crews reach milestone in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Members of the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 response team remove a storm-impacted vessel from the waters around Culebra, Puerto Rico, Feb. 5, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. David Connor) SAN JUAN – Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response teams reached a milestone in their environmental protection mission after working through the weekend in Jobos, Isleta, and Culebra to remove storm impacted...

Clean-up operations continue in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Clean-up operations continue in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response teams conduct boat removal operations at Isleta Marina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lara Davis) SAN JUAN – The Hurricane Maria Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF-10) Puerto Rico unified command continues to ask that vessel owners in need of assistance call the Hurricane Maria Vessel Hotline at (786) 521-3900 to request free support...

Crews work to dewater storm-impacted vessels in Palmas del Mar, Puerto Rico

Crews work to dewater storm-impacted vessels in Palmas del Mar, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN – Members of the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 response work to dewater vessels impacted by the hurricane in Palmas del Mar, Puerto Rico, Jan. 16, 2018. The team was comprised of members of the Coast Guard and local salvage crews, working in the ESF-10 effort to remove the boats that were stranded in the hurricane. The ESF-10 is offering no-cost options for removing these vessels; affected...

Vessel salvage crews continue clean-up operations in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Vessel salvage crews continue clean-up operations in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Salvage crews, directed by the Coast Guard and working in support of the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico mission, use a crane to transfer a boat (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lara Davis) SAN JUAN – The Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF-10) Puerto Rico unified command asks that vessel owners in need of assistance call the Hurricane Maria Vessel Hotline at (786) 521-3900 to...

Vessel salvage crews continue clean-up operations in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Vessel salvage crews continue clean-up operations in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Salvage crews use a crane to transfer a relinquished boat for disposal in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Jan. 4, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lara Davis) SAN JUAN – The Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF-10) Puerto Rico unified command continues to encourage vessel owners in need of assistance to call the Hurricane Maria Vessel Hotline at (786) 521-3900 to request free support...

Crews expand vessel salvage operations in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Crews expand vessel salvage operations in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Tamargo SAN JUAN – Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response teams continued on-site assessments today in Palmas del Mar, Puerto Chico, Fajardo, Salinas, Mayagüez, and Cabo Rojo to identify and remove boats damaged by Hurricane Maria. Since last update, salvage crews have removed impacted vessels from Puerto Chico...

Coast Guardsmen deliver toys to children in Naguabo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guardsmen deliver toys to children in Naguabo, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Butnor, of the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response, hands out a toy to a child during a toy drive, Naguabo, Puerto Rico, Dec. 23, 2017. Volunteers at the event included Coast Guard members who are stationed in San Juan, and members deployed on the island for the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response. The event with Proyecto Esparciendo AMOR benefited...