Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray in Savannah, Brunswick

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray in Savannah, Brunswick
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Effective 8 a.m. Saturday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition X-ray for the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick and all other terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Dorian that may arrive within 48 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations...

Coast Guard modifies port conditions in Florida and Georgia ports

Coast Guard modifies port conditions in Florida and Georgia ports
The Coast Guard Captain of the Ports have modified the Port Conditions for several ports in Florida and Georgia due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Dorian. The updates are: Effective 12 p.m. Thursday the Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition X-ray for the Port of Fort Pierce, Port of Miami, Port Everglades and Port of Palm Beach. Effective 12 p.m....

A time to prepare: Lessons from Hurricane Iniki

A time to prepare: Lessons from Hurricane Iniki
A chart showing Hurricane Iniki’s path through the Hawaiian Islands, Sept. 1992. The storms path was originally projected to continue West before it unexpectedly turned towards Kauai. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) On Sept. 10, 1992, Jimmy Garland was a Radioman 3rd Class at Coast Guard Group Honolulu, now Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. He had been tracking...

Coast Guard sets Winter Port Condition One for northern Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard sets Winter Port Condition One for northern Chesapeake Bay
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region Captain of the Port (COTP) set Winter Port Condition One Thursday, and cautions mariners to be aware of ice formation on the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Winter Port Condition One is set when weather conditions are favorable for the formation of ice in navigable waters. Within the Sector Maryland-NCR COTP zone, navigable waters...

Coast Guard suspends ferry operation from Hilton Head to Daufuskie Island

Coast Guard suspends ferry operation from Hilton Head to Daufuskie Island
Coast Guard Sector Charleston marine inspectors identify unsafe conditions on the barge and associated tug Jake Washington Nov. 8, 2018, while moored at Broad Creek Marina in Hilton Head, South Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Charleston) CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard Sector Charleston marine inspectors identified unsafe conditions November 8th on a barge moored...

Coast Guard reopens ports on Guam and Rota

Coast Guard reopens ports on Guam and Rota
Coast Guard Cutter Washington in Apra Harbor, Guam. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Cmdr. Josh Empen SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port reopened all of the ports in Guam and Rota at 12:30 p.m., Friday, after post-storm assessments. The Ports in Saipan and Tinian remain closed in Port Heavy Weather Condition Zulu. Port Heavy Weather Condition Zulu restricts all inbound and outbound...

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray in Savannah

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray in Savannah
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Effective 8 a.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition X-ray for the Port of Savannah and all other terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Florence that may arrive within 48 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue...

Coast Guard sets port condition ZULU for Hawaii, Maui, Honolulu Counties

Coast Guard sets port condition ZULU for Hawaii, Maui, Honolulu Counties
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition ZULU for the Hawaii and Maui, Honolulu County ports as of 8 a.m. HST. Kauai County is expected to follow to port condition Zulu at noon. Commercial ports are: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Hilo Harbor and Kawaihae Harbor, Big Island Barber’s Point Harbor, Honolulu Harbor,...

Coast Guard sets port condition WHISKEY in Hawaii ahead of Hurricane Olivia

Coast Guard sets port condition WHISKEY in Hawaii ahead of Hurricane Olivia
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition Whiskey for Hawaii, Maui and Honolulu County ports as of 8 a.m. Saturday in advance of Hurricane Olivia. Commercial ports are: Hilo Harbor and Kawaihae Harbor, Big Island Kahului, Maui Barber’s Point Harbor, Honolulu Harbor, Kalaeloa, and Kewalo Basin, Oahu During Port heavy weather condition WHISKEY, gale force winds 39 mph are...