Ports of Charleston, Port Royal and Georgetown open to maritime traffic

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Based on preliminary survey reports and in consultation with the bar pilots, the Ports of Charleston, Port Royal and Georgetown are open to commercial and recreational vessel traffic. Mariners should not rely solely on channel markers and Aids to Navigation as they may have moved during the course of Tropical Storm Hanna. Mariners should also be cautious of any debris in the...

Charleston-based Coast Guard braces for Tropical Storm Hanna

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Captain of the Port for Charleston, Port Royal and Georgetown, S.C., has established port readiness condition Zulu at 9 a.m., Friday, for coastal South Carolina due to the potential impacts from Tropical Storm Hanna. The Ports of Charleston, Port Royal and Georgetown are closed to all inbound vessel traffic immediately while in this port condition; however, cruise ship...