Coast Guard sets Port Condition YANKEE for Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands

Coast Guard sets Port Condition YANKEE for Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands
National Hurricane Center graphic SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard set Port Condition YANKEE at 4p.m. Thursday for all maritime ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands, due Tropical Depression 13’s trajectory nearing the islands within 24 hours. During Port Condition YANKEE, the port is closed to all inbound commercial vessel traffic unless specifically authorized by the Captain...

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for Ports of Charleston and Wilmington

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for Ports of Charleston and Wilmington
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard Captains of the Port have set port condition Zulu for the Ports of Charleston and Wilmington due to the possibility of sustained tropical force winds greater than 39 mph from Tropical Storm Isaias that may arrive within 12 hours. Mariners are reminded there are no safe havens in these facilities, and ports are safest when the inventory of vessels is at a minimum. While...

Coast Guard prepares for Hurricane Michael, closes ports

Coast Guard prepares for Hurricane Michael, closes ports
Coast Guard Station Yankeetown crew member Seaman Nicholas Feder hands a sand bag to Fireman Richard Tzoumas-White at the station in preparation for Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Michael Clark.) YANKEETOWN, Fla. — The Coast Guard set port condition Zulu for northern Florida Gulf Coast ports, Tuesday, and continues to prepare for impacts of Hurricane...

Coast Guard closes Port of Pago Pago, American Samoa, for Tropical Cyclone Amos

Coast Guard closes Port of Pago Pago, American Samoa, for Tropical Cyclone Amos
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port is closely monitoring the movement of Tropical Cyclone Amos and has set Port Condtion Zulu and closed the port of Pago Pago, American Samoa to all inbound and outbound traffic due to severe weather, Saturday. In preparation for Amos, the Coast Guard captain of the port strongly advised vessels of 200 gross tons or more to depart until the storm passed...

Coast Guard opens ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and northern coast of Puerto Rico following Tropical Storm Bertha

Coast Guard opens ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and northern coast of Puerto Rico following Tropical Storm Bertha
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard opened the ports and set Port Condition Four in the U.S. Virgin Islands and the northern coast of Puerto Rico at 6p.m. Saturday following the passing of Tropical Storm Bertha through the area. During Port Condition Four, the ports may resume normal operations, including waterfront facility and vessel transits, subject to prudent seamanship and safe working...

Coast Guard reopens ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands, sets Port Condition 4 for the northern ports of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard reopens ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands, sets Port Condition 4 for the northern ports of Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew W. Pearson, reopened Friday morning the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and set Port Condition 4 for the ports along the northern coast of Puerto Rico following the passing of Tropical Storm Isaac south of the islands. The ports in Yabucoa, Guayama, Salinas/Aguirre, Ponce, Tallaboa, Guanica and Mayaguez, Puerto Rico...