Coast Guard reopens Port of New Orleans

The Coast Guard has completed initial assessments of the Mississippi River and her tributaries following Hurricane Nate, October 8, 2017. Early preparation by and communication between federal, state, local and industry partners helped minimize the potential for damage in the New Orleans captain of the port zone. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Giles)

The Coast Guard has completed initial assessments of the Mississippi River and her tributaries following Hurricane Nate, October 8, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Giles)

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has completed initial assessments of the Mississippi River and its tributaries following Hurricane Nate, Sunday.

The New Orleans Captain of the Port has cancelled the port condition Zulu, allowing vessel movement into and out of the river without restrictions.

Early preparation by and communication between federal, state, local, and industry partners helped minimize the potential for damage in the New Orleans Captain of the Port zone.

For the most up-to-date Marine Information Safety Bulletins, visit https://homeport.uscg.mil/nola and look for links under “Safety and Security.”

For imagery and video of the Coast Guard response to Hurricane Nate, please visit our Flickr page

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