Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered repatriates 42 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered repatriates 42 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered, a 154-foot fast response cutter, repatriated 42 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Friday. These repatriations are a result of two separate migrant interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented these perilous sea voyages from ending in tragedy. On Monday,...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Royal Caribbean cruise ship Vision of the Seas

Coast Guard medevacs man from Royal Caribbean cruise ship Vision of the Seas
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A man suffering a medical emergency was medevaced by the Coast Guard from a cruise ship in Tampa Bay, Florida, Saturday. A crew member from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Vision of the Seas contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg stating that a 59-year-old man was experiencing heart attack-like symptoms and was in need of emergency medical assistance. A...

Coast Guard responds to fire on Royal Caribbean cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas

Coast Guard responds to fire on Royal Caribbean cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas
MIAMI – The Coast Guard responded early Monday morning to a fire aboard the 917-foot cruise ship, Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas, 35 nautical miles northwest of West End, Bahamas. At approximately 3 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report of a fire aboard a Bahamian-flagged cruise ship carrying 2,224 passengers and 796 crew en route to CoCoCay, Bahamas. The fire began on the third...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship in Gulf of Mexico

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship 132 miles southeast of South Pass in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. Watchstanders of the 8th Coast Guard District command center received a report at 11:20 a.m., from the 7th Coast Guard District command center that a man aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Voyager of the Seas, was reportedly suffering stroke-like symptoms. Coast...