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...

Coast Guard repatriates 13 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 13 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier (WPC-1115) crewmember inspects a migrant vessel just off Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico that was adrift and without engines with 13 migrants aboard Nov. 18, 2019. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard repatriated 13 migrants to the Dominican Republic and ended a two-day search Tuesday for three others who remain missing as part of an illegal migrant voyage Monday...

Coast Guard repatriates 82 Dominican, returns 5 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 82 Dominican, returns 5 Haitian migrants
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) is on scene with a migrant vessel interdicted Oct. 6, 2019 in the Mona Passage. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutters Joseph Tezanos (WPC-1118) and Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 82 Dominican migrants and 5 Haitians to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Monday, following the interdiction of five illegal...

Coast Guard, Clean Harbors remove pollution threat from vessel in San Juan Harbor

Coast Guard, Clean Harbors remove pollution threat from vessel in San Juan Harbor
Coast Guard Sector San Juan Incident Management Division and Clean Harbors personnel completed operations Oct. 3, 2019 to remove 1,500 gallons of diesel and 1,200 gallons of oily water from a 54-foot Bertram sports fishing vessel that was threatening to spill into San Juan Harbor. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Sector San Juan Incident Management Division personnel...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-RAY for the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-RAY for the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan anticipates setting Port Condition X-RAY at 11 a.m. Sunday for the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands due to the possibility of sustained gale force winds greater than 39 mph from Tropical Storm Karen arriving to the area within 48 hours. The Coast Guard strongly cautions the maritime community to remain vigilant...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-RAY for ports in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-RAY for ports in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan set Port Condition X-RAY at 8 p.m. Wednesday for the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to the possibility of sustained gale force winds greater than 39 mph from Tropical Storm Jerry arriving to the area within 48 hours. The Coast Guard strongly cautions the maritime community to remain vigilant and take the necessary precautions...