Coast Guard to hold public meeting for proposed Spaceport Camden safety zones

Coast Guard to hold public meeting for proposed Spaceport Camden safety zones
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a public meeting on Sept. 27 for the proposed Spaceport Camden navigable waterways safety zones near Woodbine, Georgia. The public meeting will be held at the Camden County Public Service Authority Recreation Center, 1050 Wildcat, Kingsland, Georgia from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for comments involving the proposed maritime safety zones. Interested parties...

Coast Guard reopens Port of Morehead City to all vessel traffic

Coast Guard reopens Port of Morehead City to all vessel traffic
Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, based out of Charleston, South Carolina, look for hazards to navigation as they assess conditions in the Port of Wilmington, North Carolina, Sept. 17, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo by Ensign Kiana Kekoa) GOLDSBORO, N.C. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of North Carolina has fully reopened the Port of Morehead City to all vessel traffic without...

Coast Guard North Carolina continues to assess Hurricane Florence damage

Coast Guard North Carolina continues to assess Hurricane Florence damage
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Harrison clears a road entrance to allow electric company personnel access to downed power lines in the vicinity of Lumber State Park, North Carolina, Sept.17, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard Photo ELIZABETH CITY, NC. — Coast Guard air and surface crews have rescued 1,103 people and 419 pets since Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday. Working with local county...

Coast Guard reopens Ports of Wilmington, Morehead City with restrictions

Coast Guard reopens Ports of Wilmington, Morehead City with restrictions
Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, based out of Charleston, South Carolina, look for hazards to navigation as they assess conditions in the Port of Wilmington, North Carolina, Sept. 17, 2018. The Ports of Morehead City and Wilmington were reopened with conditions on Sept. 18, 2018, after being closed due to Hurricane Florence on Sept. 12, 2018. (Coast Guard Photo by Ensign Kiana Kekoa) GOLDSBORO,...

Coast Guard reopens Port of Charleston without restrictions

Coast Guard reopens Port of Charleston without restrictions
CHARLESTON, S.C.— As of 12 p.m., Saturday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) reopened the Port of Charleston without restrictions. Due to potential effects from Hurricane Florence throughout the Charleston area, mariners are urged to transit with caution considering the possibility of aids to navigation discrepancies or other hazards to navigation. The Port of Georgetown to the North Carolina...

Coast Guard issues safety zone in Stockton Deepwater Channel due to downed power lines

Coast Guard issues safety zone in Stockton Deepwater Channel due to downed power lines
The Coast Guard has issued a safety zone temporarily closing a section of the Stockton Deepwater Channel following the report of downed power lines in the channel, Sept. 14, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has issued a safety zone temporarily closing a section of the Stockton Deepwater Channel following the report of downed power lines in the channel, Friday afternoon. Coast...

Coast Guard urges public to prepare for tropical disturbance off Texas coast

Coast Guard urges public to prepare for tropical disturbance off Texas coast
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is urging the public to take necessary precautions before landfall of a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi personnel are preparing for a tropical depression, and are working closely with federal, state and local partners to mitigate the effects of flooding associated with the storm. The Coast Guard urges...

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for Port of Georgetown

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for Port of Georgetown
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Effective 8 a.m. Thursday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition Zulu for the Port of Georgetown and northern Intercoastal Waterway in South Carolina due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by Hurricane Florence that may arrive within 12 hours. Sustained winds between 39 and 54 mph are possible within...

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for Port of Charleston

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for Port of Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Effective 8 p.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Charleston set port condition Yankee for Ports of South Carolina due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by Hurricane Florence that may arrive within 24 hours. These ports and facilities are currently closed to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations...