Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu, closes Port Canaveral

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu, closes Port Canaveral
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Effective 10 a.m. Saturday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition Zulu for Port Canaveral and all other terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 12 hours. Sustained winds between 39 and 54 mph are possible within 12 hours. Mariners are reminded there are no safe...

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for Port Canaveral

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for Port Canaveral
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Effective 6 a.m. Friday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition Yankee for Port Canaveral terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 24 hours. These ports and facilities are currently closed to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations while Yankee remains...

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray for Port Canaveral

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray for Port Canaveral
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Effective 10 a.m. Thursday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition X-ray for Port Canaveral terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 48 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while X-ray...

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for Port Canaveral

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for Port Canaveral
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Effective 12 p.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition Whiskey for Port Canaveral terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 72 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while Whiskey...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to arrive in Port Canaveral, open for free tours

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to arrive in Port Canaveral, open for free tours
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive Wednesday, May 31 in Port Canaveral. The ship will be moored for five days at Cruise Terminal 3, 220 Christopher Columbus Drive, Cape Canaveral, Fl 32920, and open for free, public tours. The tours schedule is as follows: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for Port Canaveral

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for Port Canaveral
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Effective 6 p.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition Zulu for Port Canaveral due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Matthew that may arrive within 12 hours. During this port condition the port will remain closed to all incoming and outgoing vessel traffic until directed by the captain of the port. The Coast...

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray for Port Canaveral

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray for Port Canaveral
JACKSONVILLE, Fla – Effective 11 a.m. Tuesday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition X-ray for Port Canaveral due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by Hurricane Matthew that may arrive within 48 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue...

Grounded barge near Port Canaveral, Fla., refloated and transported ashore

USCG file photoPORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Mobro 1210, a 144-foot barge that broke free from a tug boat and grounded near the entrance of Port Canaveral Monday morning, was refloated at approximately 2 p.m. and moored at a Port Canaveral pier. The Coast Guard was notified at approximately 1:40 a.m. Monday that the barge was aground near the Port Canaveral Jetty Entrance. Shortly afterward the...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns to Port Canaveral, Fla., following 50-day patrol

USCG file photoPORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – The crew of the Port Canaveral based Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant will return to homeport Friday at 9 a.m. concluding a 50-day Joint Interagency Task Force-South counter narcotics patrol. The crew of the Cutter Vigilant departed Port Canaveral Sept. 10 to conduct homeland security, law enforcement, and counter-drug operations. While underway in the Eastern Caribbean,...