Coast Guard to close section of the Cape Fear River

Coast Guard to close section of the Cape Fear River
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is implementing a closure on the Cape Fear River, South of downtown Wilmington, while crews begin to permanently raise the power lines crossing the river this week. Closures during this first week of work will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 11 through Sept. 13. Additional days will be announced as the the project proceeds. Vessels with less than a 30-foot...

Coast Guard to establish safety zone on Cape Fear River, NC

Coast Guard to establish safety zone on Cape Fear River, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — A temporary safety zone is scheduled to be enforced on the Cape Fear River, April 8, for the transit of the 776-foot motor vessel Zhen Hua 25. The temporary safety zone will close a large portion of the Cape Fear River to vessel traffic for approximately five to seven hours, affecting all navigable waters about 26 miles south of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, until the ship is...

Coast Guard to establish temporary safety zone on Cape Fear River, NC

Coast Guard to establish temporary safety zone on Cape Fear River, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va.— The Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Captain of the Port (COTP) is scheduled to enforce a temporary safety zone on the Cape Fear River for the motor vessel Zhen Hua 18, March 29, 2018. The 753-foot heavy-load carrier will be delivering two new ship-to-shore container cranes to the North Carolina State Port Authority (NCSPA) facility located on the Cape Fear River, Wilmington, North...

Coast Guard advises of dredging operations on Cape Fear River

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is advising mariners that dredging operations will be conducted on the Cape Fear River from February 18 to April 30. The operations will take place in the vicinity of the upper and lower Brunswick reaches and the upper Big Island reaches, between the green marker buoys 51 and 59. Dredge materials will be disposed of offshore in the Ocean Dredge Materials Disposal...