Port condition Whiskey set for North Carolina

FORT MACON, N.C. — The Captain of the Port for Sector North Carolina has set port condition Whiskey at noon for Wilmington and Morehead City due to the expectation that gale force winds generated by Hurricane Irene may arrive within 72 hours. The ports are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while Whiskey remains in effect. Threatening winds between 39...

Coast Guard lifts port condition Zulu for Cape Fear River zone

FORT MACON, N.C. — The Captain of the Port lifted port condition Zulu for the Cape Fear River Zone Friday.

Port condition Whiskey set for Wilmington, Morehead City

FORT MACON, N.C. — The Captain of the Port Sector North Carolina has set port condition Whiskey for Wilmington and Morehead City in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Earl.

Update on Coast Guard response to fuel spill near Wilmington, Del.

WILMINGTON, Del. – Coast Guard oil spill response personnel from Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and private sector spill clean-up contractors have completed the removal of all free floating oil in the water Monday of an estimated 6,000 gallon spill of #6 fuel oil released from the car carrier Honor, while it was moored...