Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for Ports of Charleston and Wilmington

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for Ports of Charleston and Wilmington
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard Captains of the Port have set port condition Zulu for the Ports of Charleston and Wilmington due to the possibility of sustained tropical force winds greater than 39 mph from Tropical Storm Isaias that may arrive within 12 hours. Mariners are reminded there are no safe havens in these facilities, and ports are safest when the inventory of vessels is at a minimum. While...

Coast Guard District 7 personnel respond, prepare for Hurricane Isaias

Coast Guard District 7 personnel respond, prepare for Hurricane Isaias
Stations Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach, and Lake Worth Inlet 45-foot response boat crews pass under Snake Creek Bridge to stage at Station Islamorada preparation for Hurricane Isaias, July 31, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Michael Lees) MIAMI — Coast Guard District 7 personnel are responding to the impacts left by Tropical Storm Isaias and are preparing for the impact of Hurricane...

Coast Guard opens ports in Puerto Rico, responds to beached sailing vessel

Coast Guard opens ports in Puerto Rico, responds to beached sailing vessel
The 54-foot sailing vessel Grand Filou lays beached at Las Mareas in Guayama, Puerto Rico during the passing of Tropical Storm Isaias July 30, 2020. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard reopened all ports in Puerto Rico Friday following the passing of Tropical Storm Isaias, while a Coast Guard pollution team is responding to a beached sailing vessel at Las Mareas in Guayama, Puerto Rico. All maritime...

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray for Florida ports

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray for Florida ports
MIAMI — Coast Guard Captains of the Port (COTP) set port condition X-ray for the Ports of Miami, Tampa and Key West due to the expectation of sustained tropical force winds of 39-73 mph generated from Tropical Storm Isaias that may arrive within 48 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while X-ray remains in effect. Mariners...