Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for ports of Miami

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for ports of Miami
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) has set port condition Yankee for the Ports of Fort Pierce, Miami, Everglades and Palm Beach due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Tropical Storm Eta. At port condition Yankee, all vessels greater than 500 gross tons must depart the port unless the COTP has approved a request to remain in port. Terminals and facilities...

Coast Guard reopens the Port of Everglades and Port of Palm Beach

Coast Guard reopens the Port of Everglades and Port of Palm Beach
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has determined that the Port of Everglades is safe for marine traffic and reopened the port with no restrictions at 8 p.m. Tuesday. The Captain of the Port also has reopened the Port of Palm Beach with no restrictions as of 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Due to potential effects from Hurricane Irma throughout coastal Florida, mariners are urged to transit with caution...