Coast Guard closes Tampa, St. Petersburg and Manatee ports

Coast Guard closes Tampa, St. Petersburg and Manatee ports
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); TAMPA, Fla. – The Coast Guard has closed Tampa, St. Petersburg and Manatee ports, and set Hurricane Condition ZULU (sustained Gale Force winds from a hurricane force storm are predicted within 12 hours). The ports are closed to all inbound and outbound traffic. No vessel may enter, depart or transit...

Coast Guard Sector Key West increases port conditions

MIAMI – Effective 12 p.m. Monday, Hurricane Condition ZULU (sustained gale force winds from Hurricane Ike are predicted within 12 hours) is set in the Port of Key West, Fla. Coast Guard Sector Key West Captain of the Port, Capt. Scott Buschman, has established a safety zone for the Port of Key West. No vessels may enter or transit within this safety zone without permission from the COTP. All...

Charleston-based Coast Guard braces for Tropical Storm Hanna

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Captain of the Port for Charleston, Port Royal and Georgetown, S.C., has established port readiness condition Zulu at 9 a.m., Friday, for coastal South Carolina due to the potential impacts from Tropical Storm Hanna. The Ports of Charleston, Port Royal and Georgetown are closed to all inbound vessel traffic immediately while in this port condition; however, cruise ship...