Coast Guard reopens the Port of Brunswick with no restrictions

Coast Guard reopens the Port of Brunswick with no restrictions
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — As of 3 p.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port has reopened the Port of Brunswick with no restrictions. Due to potential effects from Hurricane Irma throughout the Brunswick area, mariners are urged to transit with caution considering the possibility of aids to navigation discrepancies or other hazards to navigation. If discovered, please report any of these issues...

Coast Guard reopens the Port of Savannah with no restrictions

Coast Guard reopens the Port of Savannah with no restrictions
CHARLESTON, S.C. — As of 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port has reopened the Port of Savannah with no restrictions. Due to potential effects from Hurricane Irma throughout the Savannah area, mariners are urged to transit with caution considering the possibility of aids to navigation discrepancies or other hazards to navigation. If discovered, please report any of these issues...

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu, closes the port of Savannah, Brunswick

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu, closes the port of Savannah, Brunswick
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) has set port condition Zulu for the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick and all other terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 12 hours. Sustained winds between 39 and 54 mph are possible within 12 hours. Mariners are reminded there are no safe havens...

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray in Savannah, Brunswick

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Effective 12 p.m. Friday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition X-ray for the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick and all other terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 48 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations...

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey in Savannah, Brunswick

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey in Savannah, Brunswick
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Effective 10 a.m. Thursday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition Whiskey for the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick and all other terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 72 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer...

Coast Guard, maritime partners work to reopen Ports of Savannah and Brunswick

Coast Guard, maritime partners work to reopen Ports of Savannah and Brunswick
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard is working diligently with its maritime partners to reopen the Ports of Savannah, Ga., and Brunswick, Ga. Damage to navigational aids, infrastructure and vessels along the waterways, as well as potential shoaling caused by Hurricane Matthew currently hamper the Coast Guard’s ability to safely open the ports. “The Ports of Savannah and Brunswick are a top...

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu in Ports of Charleston, Savannah and Brunswick

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu in Ports of Charleston, Savannah and Brunswick
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Effective 8 a.m. Friday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition Zulu for the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Matthew that may arrive within 12 hours. In addition, at 10 a.m. the Port of Charleston was also set to port condition Zulu. During this port condition the port will remain...

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray for the Port of Savannah, Brunswick

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray for the Port of Savannah, Brunswick
JACKSONVILLE, Fla – Effective 6 p.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition X-ray for the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 39 mph and gusts up to 54 mph generated by Hurricane Matthew that may arrive within 48 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations...

Transportation Worker Identification Credential enrollment deadline draws near

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coast Guard urges maritime workers who have not yet applied for a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to apply as soon as possible before unescorted access to facilities in Georgia ports, including the ports of Savannah and Brunswick, Ga., is prohibited.