Coast Guard concludes investigation of safety zone violation

Coast Guard concludes investigation of safety zone violation
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ─ The Coast Guard has concluded its investigation regarding the cruise ship Harmony of the Seas’ unauthorized entry into a safety zone established by the Captain of the Port of Jacksonville on January 30, 2022. The Coast Guard establishes and enforces safety zones in accordance with Title 46 U.S.C. § 70002 and 70036. When these zones are violated, the Coast Guard may pursue...

Portions of St. Johns River closed to boat traffic Saturday, Sunday

Portions of St. Johns River closed to boat traffic Saturday, Sunday
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. – The Captain of the Port of Jacksonville, Fla., advises all mariners portions of the St. Johns River in Jacksonville will be closed intermittently to boating traffic Saturday and Sunday. The closures are necessary to accommodate increased vehicle traffic on the Main Street Bridge for the Jacksonville Jaguars football game Sunday and due to a mechanical failure on the Florida...

Port Condition Zulu set for Ports of Jacksonville and Fernandina

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Captain of the Port of Jacksonville has set port condition Zulu at 12 p.m. Sunday, for all commercial waterways from Ponce de Leon Inlet in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., north to Fernandina Beach, Fla., in preparation for the anticipated heavy weather impact of Tropical Storm Beryl. This port condition is a change from the previous condition of Yankee. The Ports of Jacksonville,...