Coast Guard assists distressed cargo ship M/V Island Express off San Juan

Coast Guard assists distressed cargo ship M/V Island Express off San Juan
The 412-foot motor vessel Island Express takes on water about 4 miles off San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Air and surface rescue crews at Coast Guard Sector San Juan responded and assisted the distressed M/V Island Express Wednesday afternoon, after the ship started taking on water when it departed the Port of...

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for several Florida ports

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for several Florida ports
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard has set port condition Whiskey for several Florida ports including the Port of Key West, the Port of Tampa and the Port of Miami, due to possible sustained gale force winds, greater than 39 mph, arriving within 72 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while Whiskey remains in effect. Mariners...