Coast Guard reopens Port Canaveral with restrictions

Coast Guard reopens Port Canaveral with restrictions
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Effective 4 p.m.Tuesday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port has reopened Port Canaveral and all other terminals and facilities Hurricane Irma’s severe weather is no longer a threat to the ports of Northeast Florida. However, the conditions of the waterways and port infrastructure are still unknown, and full assessments of the affected areas are still being conducted. The Coast...

Coast Guard sets port condition YANKEE for Port Canaveral

Coast Guard sets port condition YANKEE for Port Canaveral
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Effective 6 p.m. Tuesday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition Yankee for the Port of Canaveral due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by Hurricane Matthew that may arrive within 24 hours. Vessels will be able to move within the port with no restrictions; however mariners are encouraged to proceed...

Port Condition X-RAY set in Port Canaveral, Fla.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Effective 9 a.m., Wednesday, Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP), Capt. Andy Blomme, increased port conditions for the Port of Canaveral to X-RAY, due to the expectation of gale force winds generated by Hurricane Irene. Waterfront facilities should be removing potential flying debris, hazardous materials and oil pollution hazards from dockside areas. Secure all hazmat...

Port Condition Whiskey set for Port Canaveral as Hurricane Irene approaches

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Effective 10 a.m., Tuesday, Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP), Capt. Andy Blomme, increased port conditions for the Port of Canaveral to WHISKEY, due to the expectation that gale force winds generated by Hurricane Irene may arrive within 72 hours. The Port of Canaveral is currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while WHISKEY remains...