Coast Guard reopens the Port of Long Island Sound

Coast Guard reopens the Port of Long Island Sound
NEW HAVEN, Conn., – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has authorized the Port of Long Island Sound to resume operations at 4 p.m., today. The COTP is working closely with the port industry, NOAA, Army Corps of Engineers, and Connecticut and New York state agencies to minimize risk as the port returns to normalcy. Mariners are advised to exercise extreme caution when transiting throughout the...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee for Long Island Sound

NEW HAVEN, Conn., – Captain of the Port of Long Island Sound reopens port to begin assessment and response from storm damage caused by tropical storm Irene, Sunday, Aug.28, 2011. Effective at 6:30 p.m., Captain of the Port, Capt. Joseph Vojvodich, set Port Condition YANKEE and urging mariners to use caution as debris from the storm may have drifted down river and into the Long Island Sound. “As...

Port Condition Zulu set for Long Island Sound

NEW HAVEN, Conn., — The Captain of the Port for Long Island Sound set port condition Zulu for all commercial waterways, effective 8 a.m., Saturday, in preparation for Hurricane Irene. Gale force winds are expected within 12 hours. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 1. All cargo and bunker handling operations must cease at this time. var _bos...