Coast Guard sets modified Port Condition Whiskey for NJ, PA, DE

Coast Guard sets modified Port Condition Whiskey for NJ, PA, DE
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Captain of the Port (COTP), has implemented modified Port Condition Whiskey in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware area due to severe weather. The weather forecast indicates the Ports of Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington and surrounding areas will experience heavy rains, gale force winds, increased seas, surf, coastal flooding and tidal...

Port condition Yankee set for zone of Delaware Bay

Port condition Yankee set for zone of Delaware Bay
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard captain of the port set port condition Yankee at 4 p.m. Sunday for the Port of Philadelphia due to the approach of Hurricane Sandy. This condition means gale force winds are possible within 24 hours. Mariners are advised that the entrance to the Delaware Bay may be closed to vessel traffic. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Port condition X-ray set for zone of Delaware Bay

Port condition X-ray set for zone of Delaware Bay
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard captain of the port set Port Condition X-ray at 2 p.m Saturday for the Port of Philadelphia in preparation for Hurricane Sandy. Condition X-ray is set when gale force winds are expected within 48 hours. During the next 24 hours the Coast Guard will identify and track all vessels in port, establish contact with emergency management agencies at the local, state and...

Coast Guard sets normal port conditions for Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard opened the Port of Philadelphia for normal operations at 8:30 p.m. here Sunday. All waterways are open with the exception of the waters of the Delaware River beginning north of Biles Island. The Captain of the Port is working closely with the port industry, Army Corps of Engineers, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and local marine law enforcement...

Coast Guard reminds people to stay off the water after Hurricane Irene

PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is urging residents and mariners to stay clear of beaches and stay off the water after Hurricane Irene, here Sunday. All Coast Guard small boat stations secured operations in anticipation of the hurricane and are still surveying their capabilities. As a result, they will have minimal search and rescue capabilities until they can get their resources established. Even...

Coast Guard set port condition Zulu for Port of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — The Captain of the Port for Philadelphia set port condition Zulu for all commercial waterways effective 4 p.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 = _bos||[];...

Port condition Yankee set for Port of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition Yankee at 10 a.m. Saturday for the Port of Philadelphia due to the approach of Hurricane Irene. This condition means that gale force winds are possible within 24 hours. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); No vessel may enter the Port of Philadelphia without the permission of...

Port condition X-ray set for Port of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set condition X-ray at 8 a.m. Friday for the Port of Philadelphia in preparation for Hurricane Irene. Condition X-ray is set when gale force winds are expected within 48 hours. The Coast Guard will continue to track vessels in port, maintain contact with emergency management agencies at the local, state and federal levels, and work closely...

Port condition Whiskey set for Port of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — The Captain of the Port of Philadelphia has set port condition Whiskey at 8 a.m. Thursday due to the potential for Hurricane Irene to impact the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware tri-state area within 72 hours. The ports are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while Whiskey remains in effect. The possibility exists the Port of Philadelphia...