Coast Guard opens ports in Puerto Rico, responds to beached sailing vessel

Coast Guard opens ports in Puerto Rico, responds to beached sailing vessel
The 54-foot sailing vessel Grand Filou lays beached at Las Mareas in Guayama, Puerto Rico during the passing of Tropical Storm Isaias July 30, 2020. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard reopened all ports in Puerto Rico Friday following the passing of Tropical Storm Isaias, while a Coast Guard pollution team is responding to a beached sailing vessel at Las Mareas in Guayama, Puerto Rico. All maritime...

Coast Guard continues response efforts in Bahamas due to Hurricane Dorian

Coast Guard continues response efforts in Bahamas due to Hurricane Dorian
Coast Guard personnel help medevac a patient in the Bahamas during Hurricane Dorian. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Hurricane Dorian response operations are underway in support of the Bahamas. As of Wednesday at at 10 a.m.: Coast Guard crews from across the Coast Guard have rescued 61 people and rescued four pets in the Bahamas since Hurricane Dorian began. The Coast Guard is currently...

Ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico return to normal operations

Ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico return to normal operations
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard opened the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and set Port Condition Four for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday following the passing of Tropical Storm Gonzalo. During Port Condition Four, the ports may resume normal operations, including waterfront facility and vessel transits, subject to prudent seamanship and safe...

Coast Guard opens ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and northern coast of Puerto Rico following Tropical Storm Bertha

Coast Guard opens ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and northern coast of Puerto Rico following Tropical Storm Bertha
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard opened the ports and set Port Condition Four in the U.S. Virgin Islands and the northern coast of Puerto Rico at 6p.m. Saturday following the passing of Tropical Storm Bertha through the area. During Port Condition Four, the ports may resume normal operations, including waterfront facility and vessel transits, subject to prudent seamanship and safe working...

Coast Guard reopens three of seven southern ports of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard reopens three of seven southern ports of Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of San Juan reopened the southern ports of Ponce, Salinas and Guayama, Puerto Rico Wednesday afternoon following the passing of Tropical Strom Chantal south of the island. All the ports in Puerto Rico have resumed normal port operations under Port Condition Four except for the ports of Guanica, Guayanilla, Tallaboa and Mayaguez, which...

Coast Guard raises port restrictions in the U.S. Virgin Islands and northern ports of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard raises port restrictions in the U.S. Virgin Islands and northern ports of Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Sector San Juan Alternate Captain of the Port, Capt. David Flaherty, raised port restrictions and set Port Condition Four in the U.S. Virgin Islands and northern ports of Puerto Rico Wednesday morning, following the passing of Tropical Strom Chantal south of the islands. The southern ports of Puerto Rico including, Guayama, Salinas, Ponce, Guayanilla, Tallaboa,...

Coast Guard Captain of the Port reestablishes normal port operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard Captain of the Port reestablishes normal port operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew W. Pearson, set Port Condition Four at 6 a.m. Sunday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico following the passing of Tropical Storm Rafael. All the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico have been authorized to resume normal port operations.

Coast Guard rescinds port conditions in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew Pearson, rescinded port restrictions Sunday afternoon associated with Tropical Storm Maria and established Port Condition Four for all the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Under Port Condition Four, port operations return to normal as inbound and outbound vessel traffic and cargo operations are authorized. “The...

Port Condition Whiskey set for Port of New York

NEW YORK – Effective 9 a.m., Friday, Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Capt. Linda Fagan, increased port conditions for the Port of New York to WHISKEY, due to the expectation that gale force winds generated by Hurricane Irene may arrive within 72 hours. Ports are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while WHISKEY remains in effect. Threatening...