Coast Guard ends search for pilot, 2 passengers of downed aircraft near U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard ends search for pilot, 2 passengers of downed aircraft near U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard ended their search at sunset Monday for the pilot and two passengers who remain missing after their aircraft went down Saturday, approximately six nautical miles south of Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Coast Guard and U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Natural Resources rescue crews rescued a woman from the downed aircraft Saturday afternoon, who reported...

Coast Guard Captain of the Port reestablishes normal port operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard Captain of the Port reestablishes normal port operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew W. Pearson, set Port Condition Four at 6 a.m. Sunday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico following the passing of Tropical Storm Rafael. All the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico have been authorized to resume normal port operations.

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition YANKEE for the U.S. Virgin Islands, WHISKEY for Puerto Rico

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition YANKEE for the U.S. Virgin Islands, WHISKEY for Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew Pearson, set Port Condition YANKEE for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Port Condition WHISKEY for all the ports in Puerto Rico at 10p.m. Friday due to incoming Tropical Storm Rafael. Port Condition YANKEE in U.S. Virgin Islands During Port Condition YANKEE (gale force winds are anticipated to make landfall...

Coast Guard reopens ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands, sets Port Condition 4 for the northern ports of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard reopens ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands, sets Port Condition 4 for the northern ports of Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew W. Pearson, reopened Friday morning the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and set Port Condition 4 for the ports along the northern coast of Puerto Rico following the passing of Tropical Storm Isaac south of the islands. The ports in Yabucoa, Guayama, Salinas/Aguirre, Ponce, Tallaboa, Guanica and Mayaguez, Puerto Rico...

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition YANKEE for the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition YANKEE for the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew Pearson, set Port Condition YANKEE at 10 a.m, Wednesday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico due to incoming Tropical Storm Isaac. During Port Condition YANKEE (gale force winds are anticipated to make landfall within 24 hours) the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are open to...

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition X-RAY for the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition X-RAY for the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew Pearson, set Port Condition X-RAY at 4 p.m. Tuesday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico due to incoming Tropical Storm Isaac. The Captain of the Port anticipates that the port condition may be increased to YANKEE in the U.S. Virgin Islands within the next 14 hours and in Puerto Rico within...

Coast Guard concludes oil spill PREP Exercise in St. Croix

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Coast Guard, federal and state emergency responders, in cooperation with the U.S. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) concluded a table top oil pollution response exercise Friday in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The industry-led exercise is a part of the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) required under the Oil Pollution Act of...

Coast Guard and industry emergency responders to conduct oil spill PREP Exercise in St. Croix

San Juan, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard, federal and state emergency responders, in cooperation with the U.S. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) will participate in a table top oil pollution response exercise Friday in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The industry-led exercise is a part of the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) required under the Oil Pollution Act...

Captain of the Port establishes port condition YANKEE for the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew Pearson, set Port Condition YANKEE at 6 p.m. Friday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico due to incoming Tropical Storm Maria. During Port Condition YANKEE (gale force winds are anticipated to make landfall within 24 hours) the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are open to...