Coast Guard updates port status for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

The Coast Guard Cutter James serves as a command and control platform in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 26, 2017. The cutter's crew deployed to aid in Hurricane Maria response operations and the ship's communications capabilities are being used to help first responders coordinate efforts. (Coast Guard photo)

The Coast Guard Cutter James serves as a command and control platform in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Coast Guard photo)

MIAMI — The following is a port condition update for the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

San Juan, Puerto Rico – Open

Guayanilla, Puerto Rico – Open

Tallaboa, Puerto Rico – Open

Salinas, Puerto Rico – Open

East and West Gregerie Channels, St. Thomas – Open

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas – Open

Frederiksted, St. Croix – Open

Limetree Bay, St. Croix – Open

Arecibo, Puerto Rico – Open with restrictions

  • Daylight transit only
  • Draft less than 15 feet

Fajardo, Culebra, Vieques, Puerto Rico – Open with restrictions

  • Daylight transit only

Guayama, Puerto Rico – Open with restrictions

  • Tug/barge only
  • No deep draft vessels
  • No vessels greater than 500 gross tonnage

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico – Open with restrictions

  • Daylight transit only
  • Draft less than 28 feet

Ponce, Puerto Rico – Open with restrictions

  • Draft less than 38 feet

Yabucoa, Puerto Rico – Open with restrictions

  • Daylight transit only
  • Draft less than 37 feet

Red Hook, St. Thomas – Open with restrictions

  • Daylight transit only

Cruz Bay, St. John – Open with restrictions

  • Daylight transit only

Krause Lagoon, St. Croix – Open with restrictions

  • Access facility through Limetree Bay Channel

Roosevelt Roads Port / Ceiba – Open With Restrictions

  • Safe operating draft is for vessels 33 ft or less and limited to daylight operations only

All other ports remain closed. Information can be found at the Coast Guard’s Homeport Web site.

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