Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for Port of Georgetown

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for Port of Georgetown
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Effective 8 a.m. Thursday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition Zulu for the Port of Georgetown and northern Intercoastal Waterway in 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 12 hours. Sustained winds between 39 and 54 mph are possible within...

Coast Guard, local partners urge caution during Valley Palooza

Coast Guard, local partners urge caution during Valley Palooza
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard, along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, are set to conduct patrols, Sunday, throughout the Intercoastal Waterway in the vicinity of Palm Valley, Florida, in conjunction with the planned Valley Palooza event. This is the first year for the Valley Palooza event that involves participants aboard inflatable...

Coast Guard establishes regulated navigation area in Intercoastal Waterway

Coast Guard establishes regulated navigation area in Intercoastal Waterway
MIAMI — There will be an enforced regulated navigation area with an enforced 15-knot speed limit in the Intercoastal Waterway, extending from Buena Vista, Miami, to Black Point, Miami, from 7 p.m. July 4, 2015, until 2 a.m. July 5, 2015. All vessels within the regulated navigation area are: ·     Required to transit the area at no more than 15 knots. ·     Subject to control by the Coast...

Coast Guard and partner agencies responding to a fuel spill

Coast Guard and partner agencies responding to a fuel spill
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and its partners are responding to a fuel spill in North Miami. At approximately noon Thursday, a fuel truck, owned and operated by Fuel Tech Miami, spilled approximately 500 gallons of gasoline while refueling a personal recreational vessel in the vicinity of North Bay Village, at 260 North Shoreline Drive in Miami. The majority of the fuel reportedly spilled into the storm...

Coast Guard establishes safety zone in Ocean City, N.J.

OCEAN CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone by the Ocean City 9th Street Bridge Sept. 22 until Sept. 24 and again Sept. 27 until project completion, set to end on or before Sept. 30 at 11:59 p.m.