Coast Guard sets Port Condition Whiskey for the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Whiskey for the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan set port condition Whiskey Monday for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands due to the possibility of sustained tropical storm force winds greater than 39 mph from Hurricane Isaac that may arrive within 72 hours. The Captain of the Port San Juan strongly cautions the maritime community to remain vigilant and take the necessary...

Coast Guard rescues missing hunter on Mona Island, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues missing hunter on Mona Island, Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Borinquen rescued a missing hunter on Mona Island, Puerto Rico July 13, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued a missing hunter on the natural reserve of Mona Island, Puerto Rico Friday morning. Rescued is Walter Cardona, 60, a resident of Toa Baja, Puerto...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-RAY for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to Hurricane Beryl

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-RAY for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to Hurricane Beryl
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan, Capt. Eric P. King, set Port Condition X-RAY for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico effective at 8 a.m. Saturday due to the possibility of sustained gale force winds greater than 39 mph from Hurricane Beryl that may arrive within 48 hours. The Coast Guard strongly cautions the maritime community to remain vigilant and take the...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition WHISKEY for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Coast Guard sets Port Condition WHISKEY for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan set Port Condition WHISKEY effective 8p.m. Friday for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands due to the possibility of sustained gale force winds greater than 39 mph from Hurricane Beryl that may arrive within 72 hours. The Captain of the Port San Juan strongly cautions the maritime community to remain vigilant and take the necessary precautions...

Coast Guard rescues 2 divers, 1 minor during unrelated cases in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues 2 divers, 1 minor during unrelated cases in Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 helicopter file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews rescued two divers and a minor during two unrelated cases Thursday in Fajardo and Vieques, Puerto Rico. The first rescue came when Coast Guard watchstanders in Sector San Juan received a 911 call Thursday afternoon reporting four children and two adults...

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...

Coast Guard medevacs man with severed finger from 392-foot tank ship off Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs man with severed finger from 392-foot tank ship off Cabo Rojo, 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 – A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a man Wednesday afternoon from the 392-foot Maltese-flagged tank ship Emek-S, approximately 28 nautical miles southwest of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San...

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...

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...