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,...