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...

Coast Guard ends search for migrants of capsized vessel off Martinica Beach

Coast Guard ends search for migrants of capsized vessel off Martinica Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN – Coast Guard rescue crews have ended the search for possible survivors of a migrant vessel, which capsized Saturday just off Martinica Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Three of the migrants in this case were recovered deceased Saturday by authorities ashore, after the vessel reportedly ran aground and capsized when struck by wave on its final...

Coast Guard repatriates 46 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 46 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) repatriated 46 migrants Tuesday to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel just off Samaná, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal migrant voyages in the Mona Passage. Four of the interdicted migrants, three men...

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy patrol boat Proción (GC-103) Sunday near Samaná, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage Saturday afternoon in Mona Passage waters near Puerto...

Coast Guard to set Port Condition YANKEE in Puerto Rico due to Tropical Storm Dorian

Coast Guard to set Port Condition YANKEE in Puerto Rico due to Tropical Storm Dorian
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Effective 11 p.m. Tuesday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) will set Port Condition YANKEE for all ports and regulated facilities in Arecibo, Guanica, Guayama, Guayanilla, Mayagüez, Ponce, Salinas y Tallaboa, Puerto Rico due to Tropical Storm Dorian’s approach to the area. All other ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico remain in Port Condition...

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

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-RAY for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan set Port Condition X-RAY at 2 a.m. Monday for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands due to the possibility of sustained gale force winds greater than 39 mph from Tropical Storm Dorian that may arrive to the area within 48 hours. The Coast Guard strongly cautions the maritime community to remain vigilant and take the necessary precautions...

Coast Guard, partner agencies interdict 66 migrants near Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, partner agencies interdict 66 migrants near Puerto Rico
Coast Guard crews interdicted multiple Dominican migrants attempting to illegally enter into Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands on Jan. 11, 2019.  U.S Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 66 migrants in the last 72-hours in five separate events near Puerto Rico. The Coast Guard, and federal and Commonwealth of Puerto Rico law enforcement partners have interdicted more than...

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...