Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee at Mid-Atlantic ports

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee at Mid-Atlantic ports
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Captain of the Port for Wilmington and Morehead City, North Carolina, set Port Condition Yankee at 9 p.m., Tuesday, indicating that sustained gale-force winds are possible within 24 hours. The Port of Hampton Roads COTP is scheduled to set Yankee just after midnight, at 12:01 a.m. The COTP of Port of Baltimore remains at Port Condition Whiskey. In Port Condition Yankee, the...

Coast Guard reopens Port of Hampton Roads, VA

Coast Guard reopens Port of Hampton Roads, VA
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Captain of the Port (COTP) Hampton Roads has reopened the port without restrictions. Mariners are advised that there are reported discrepant aids to navigation and are asked to use caution when transiting the area. Please report any hazards to navigation or aid discrepancies to the Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center at (757)668-6635. For a recorded message of current...

Coast Guard authorizes Port of Hampton Roads to resume normal operations

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has authorized the Port of Hampton Roads to resume normal operations at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The COTP is working closely with the port industry, Navy, Army Corps of Engineers, NOAA, Virginia Pilot Association and local marine units to minimize risk as the port returns to normalcy. Mariners are advised to exercise extreme caution when transiting throughout...

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for Hampton Roads

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Captain of the Port of Hampton Roads set port condition Yankee for the Port of Hampton Roads at 5 p.m. Sunday. This condition means that vessel traffic control measures remain in effect. Vessel movement in Hampton Roads is limited to daylight hours between 30 minutes before sunrise and 30 minutes after sunset. Vessels with drafts greater than 40 feet are also restricted. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard to set Port Condition Zulu for Hampton Roads at midnight

PORTSMOUTH, VA — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port is scheduled to set condition Zulu at midnight Friday for the Port of Hampton Roads due to severe weather. The COTP is establishing a safety zone that will close the port to all vessel traffic, including vessel transits within the port. Vessel movement is not authorized without prior approval from the COTP. The COTP anticipates remaining in condition...

Coast Guard conducts surge operation in Port of Hampton Roads, Va.

NORFOLK, Va. – The Coast Guard, along with other federal, state and local agencies, conducted a joint operation at Hampton Roads port facilities Tuesday and Wednesday. Inspections were conducted at the Norfolk International Terminal, AP Moller-Maersk facility and Portsmouth Marine Terminal. Similar joint operations were simultaneously conducted at the Maryland Port Administration’s Seagirt...

Coast Guard sets new port conditions for Mid-Atlantic region

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard has changed the port conditions for the Mid-Atlantic region as the recent Nor’easter weather conditions subside.

Coast Guard closes Port of Hampton Roads due to severe weather

PORTSMOUTH, Va.- The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set a port condition of ZULU for the Port of Hampton Roads due to severe weather.

Captain of the Port fully reopens the Port of Hampton Roads

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Hampton Roads fully reopened the port at 8 p.m. on Sept. 6, 2008. This now includes the Intracoastal Waterway from Great Bridge Lock south to the Virginia/North Carolina border. Mariners are advised to use extreme caution while on the water. Tropical storm-force winds, high surf and heavy rainfall may have resulted in strong currents, marine...