Video – Hurricane Omar response operations in St. Croix

The Coast Guard responds in St. Croix following Hurricane Omar which damaged much of the island’s infrastructure. This video clip documents the repair of the communication station that keeps all mariners in the U.S. Virgin Islands in touch with the Coast Guard in the event of an maritime emergency.

U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Marine Safety Information

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Sector San Juan Marine Safety and Security Duty Officers are notifying all facilities and vessels in the San Juan Captain of the Port zone Thursday that all ports in Puerto Rico including Culebra and Vieques are open for normal operations, following the passing of Hurricane Omar.  In addition, all ports in Saint Thomas and Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands are open for...

Coast Guard Issues Hurricane Omar Marine Safety Information

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Sector San Juan Marine Safety and Security Duty Officers are notifying all facilities and vessels in the area of responsibility that the Captain of the Port has set and anticipates setting the following Port Conditions for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, due to the arrival of Hurricane Omar.