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, Good Samaritans rescue 2 boaters in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard, Good Samaritans rescue 2 boaters in the U.S. Virgin Islands
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter deployed to Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico sits on the deck of the hanger Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 standing by to assist in any search and rescue or post-storm missions.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Carlos Gonzalez SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews and a good Samaritan rescued two boaters during separate...

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 Air Station Borinquen, Royal Netherlands Navy rescue 4 boaters

Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Royal Netherlands Navy rescue 4 boaters
The aircrew of Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a Royal Netherlands Navy helicopter rescue swimmer take a photo with the four survivors of a capsized vessel, after they were rescued earlier 45 miles south of Vieques, Puerto Rico July 14, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen helicopter aircrew and a Royal Netherlands...

Coast Guard crew rescues 2 boaters from capsized vessel off Culebra, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard crew rescues 2 boaters from capsized vessel off Culebra, Puerto Rico
A Coast Guard Boat Forces Saint Thomas 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement is moored at the Marine Safety Detachment pier in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, after the vessel’s crew rescued two U.S. citizens Jan. 31, 2019 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard 33-Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement crew, from Boat Forces Detachment Saint Thomas, rescued two U.S. citizens...

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 boat crew rescues 2 watercraft riders just off Saint Thomas

Coast Guard boat crew rescues 2 watercraft riders just off Saint Thomas
The crew of a Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement from Boat Forces Saint Thomas rescued two boaters just off Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands July 14, 2018.  SAINT THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – The boat crew of a Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement rescued 2 persons from a disabled personal watercraft near Hans Lollik Islands Saturday in the U.S....

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

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-RAY for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to Hurricane Beryl
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan, Capt. Eric P. King, set Port Condition X-RAY for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico effective at 8 a.m. Saturday due to the possibility of sustained gale force winds greater than 39 mph from Hurricane Beryl that may arrive within 48 hours. The Coast Guard strongly cautions the maritime community to remain vigilant and take the...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrives in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrives in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard Cutter Eagle file photo by Seamen Lisa Ferdinando. SAINT THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” arrived to St. Thomas Harbor Friday morning and moored at the West India Company dock, where the crew will be offering free public tours through Sunday. While in St. Thomas, Eagle will be providing free public tours during the...