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 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 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 Station San Juan crew medevacs 13-month old baby

Coast Guard Station San Juan crew medevacs 13-month old baby
A Coast Guard Station San Juan boat crew medically evacuates a 13-month-old girl from a Disney Fantasy cruise ship Dec. 18, 2019 just inside the entrance of San Juan Harbor. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard Station San Juan boat crew medically evacuated a 13-month-old girl from a Disney Fantasy cruise ship Wednesday just inside the entrance of San Juan Harbor. The child,...

Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen crew rescues injured man from shoreline rocks

Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen crew rescues injured man from shoreline rocks
The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter transfers a rescued man to Emergency Medical Service personnel at Air Station Borinquen Dec. 11, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued an injured man from the shoreline rocks and high surf at Domes Beach Wednesday afternoon in...

Coast Guard repatriates 26 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 26 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriated 26 migrants, 22 men and four women, to the Dominican Republic Dec. 9, 2019 (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 26 migrants to the Dominican Republic Monday, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage Saturday morning in the Mona Passage. The interdiction...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from sinking catamaran

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from sinking catamaran
A Coast Guard Station San Juan small boat crew rescue two people after it was reported the sailing vessel Blue Cocktail was taking on water 10 miles north of Manati, Puerto Rico, Dec. 6, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard video) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface crews and the crew of the passenger ferry Kydon combined efforts to rescue two boaters from a sinking catamaran Friday night, approximately...

Coast Guard continues search for missing fisherman off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard continues search for missing fisherman off Puerto Rico
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews continue to search Tuesday for a missing fisherman in waters off “Caza y Pesca” Beach in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Missing is Pedro R. Lavezarri a 61 year-old man resident of Arecibo, who reportedly was free diving when he was last seen. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan were initially...