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...

Coast Guard reopens Charleston ports with no restrictions

Coast Guard reopens Charleston ports with no restrictions
Coast Guard Sector Charleston crewmembers assess the Port of Charleston in response to Hurricane Irma in South Carolina, Sept. 11, 2017.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Loumania Stewart CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has reopened the Port of Charleston and all other terminals and facilities Tuesday with no restrictions. Due to potential effects from Hurricane...

Coast Guard to set safety zone during Apache Pier fireworks display

Coast Guard to set safety zone during Apache Pier fireworks display
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Coast Guard Sector Charleston is to establish a temporary safety zone on the Atlantic Ocean in Myrtle Beach, Monday. The safety zone will be held during the Apache Pier Sony fireworks display and will encompass all waters within a 1,000-foot radius around Apache Pier. The safety zone will be enforced from approximately 10 p.m., till 11:15 p.m., Monday. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard to enforce safety zone during Apache Pier Labor Day fireworks display

Coast Guard to enforce safety zone during Apache Pier Labor Day fireworks display
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Coast Guard Sector Charleston is to establish a temporary safety zone on the Atlantic Ocean in Myrtle Beach, Saturday. The safety zone will be held during the Apache Pier Labor Day fireworks display and will encompass all waters within a 1,000-foot radius around Apache Pier. The safety zone will be enforced from approximately 9 p.m., till 10:15 p.m., Saturday. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard to enforce Special Local Regulation for Patriot Challenge on the Ashley River

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard is to establish a Special Local Regulation (SLR) for the Patriot Challenge Kayak Race on the Ashley River in Charleston, S.C., on Saturday. The SLR is put into place to protect those participating in the race. The SLR will cover 75-yards in front of the lead safety vessel, 75-yards behind the last vessel and all areas within 100-yards of the other participating...

Coast Guard announces safety zone on Wando River in Charleston, S.C.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard will be establishing a safety zone on the Wando River in Charleston as part of on-going small boat training beginning Monday and lasting thru Friday, March 23. During this training Coast Guard boats will be energizing their blue lights, alarms, sirens and will be conducting maneuvers in the Wando River. To limit vessel traffic in the area, the Captain of the...

Coast Guard to enforce temporary safety zone on Beaufort River

BEAUFORT, S.C. – The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone on the Beaufort River as part of the City of Beaufort’s Tri-centennial New Years Eve fireworks display scheduled for Saturday from 6 p.m. to 6:20 p.m. To protect the public from the hazards associated with launching fireworks from a barge on the Beaufort River, the Captain of the Port Charleston is establishing a temporary safety zone....