Captain of the Port of N.Y. and N.J. to ease port restrictions following Hurricane Sandy

Captain of the Port of N.Y. and N.J. to ease port restrictions following Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK – Once Hurricane Sandy moves ashore and weather on the water calms, the Captain of the Port for New York and New Jersey will begin easing restrictions on the waterways that are vital to the maritime commerce of the United States. Currently marine traffic in the Port of New York and New Jersey is restricted to specific approval by the Captain of the Port. The restrictions ensure vessels are...

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition ZULU, closing Port of New York and New Jersey

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition ZULU, closing Port of New York and New Jersey
NEW YORK — The Captain of the Port for New York and New Jersey set port condition ZULU for all commercial waterways, effective 7 a.m., Monday,  in preparation for Hurricane Sandy. During Port Condition ZULU (sustained gale force winds from a hurricane force storm are predicted within 12 hours) the ports will remain closed to all incoming and outgoing vessel traffic until directed by the Captain...