Coast Guard searching for crewman missing from cruise ship Oasis of the Seas

MIAMI – Coast Guard crews are searching Tuesday for a 45-year-old crewmember reported missing from Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship Oasis of the Seas Monday.

Coast Guard urges mariners in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to prepare for Tropical Storm Erika

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – With the approach of Tropical Storm Erika to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, the maritime community and boating public are strongly urged to monitor its progress and take early action to protect themselves and their vessels.

Coast Guard Auxiliary charters new Flotilla in Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands

SAINT JOHN, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Coast Guard Auxiliary will charter a new flotilla this morning at the Saint John’s Administration Building known as the Battery on Saint John.

Transportation Worker Identification Credential enrollment deadline for U.S. Virgin Islands near

SAINT CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) urge maritime workers and truckers who have not yet applied for a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to enroll as soon as possible before the card is required to gain unescorted access to secure port facilities in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Coast Guard Issues Hurricane Omar Marine Safety Information

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Sector San Juan Marine Safety and Security Duty Officers are notifying all facilities and vessels in the area of responsibility that the Captain of the Port has set and anticipates setting the following Port Conditions for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, due to the arrival of Hurricane Omar.