Tag: U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)

Coast Guard Upgrades Port Condition To X-Ray In Anticipation of T.D. 13

SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard set port condition X-ray for all ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands at 2 p.m. Wednesday, due to Tropical Depression 13 possibly arriving here within 48 hours. USCG cautioned the maritime community to remain vigilant as this depression has the possibility to strengthen and develop […]

Coast Guard Says U.S. Virgin Islands Ports Could Be Affected By Tropical Wave Invest 98L On Friday

SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard set Port Condition WHISKEY for the maritime ports in the U.S. Virgins Islands and Puerto Rico at 4 p.m. Tuesday, due to the strong possibility that tropical wave Invest 98L could be in the islands within 72 hours. Coast Guard port assessment teams are visiting Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin […]

Coast Guard Takes 18 Illegal Dominican ‘Migrants’ From Puerto Rico Back To The Dominican Republic

SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard took 18 illegal migrants back to the Dominican Republic between Saturday and Tuesday, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage off the coast of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. The interdiction is the result of ongoing multi-agency efforts in support of Operation Caribbean Guard and the Caribbean Border Interagency Group […]

2 Men Detained By Feds After Boat With $12 Million Worth Of Cocaine Stopped By Coast Guard In Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard transferred custody of two suspected smugglers and 430 kilograms (947 pounds) of seized cocaine to federal law enforcement authorities in Puerto Rico Wednesday, following the interdiction of a drug smuggling go-fast in the Caribbean Sea. The interdiction was the result of multi-agency efforts in support of U.S. Southern Command’s enhanced […]

Coast Guard Searches For Missing Filipino Crew Member Who Fell Off Cruise Near St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue crews are still looking for a crew member of the cruise ship MSC Seaside who went overboard about eight nautical miles southeast of St. Thomas. The cruise ship was transiting from St. Maarten to San Juan, Puerto Rico when the incident occurred. The crewmember has been identified as […]