Traffic Stopped at USEC Ports Due to Hurricane Hermine

Image Courtesy: Georgia Ports Authority

The US Coast Guard has halted maritime traffic at major seaports on the country’s east coast in response to Hurricane Hermine.

The USCG has set Port Hurricane Condition Yankee for the ports of Charleston, Brunswick, Savannah, coastal South Carolina and coastal Georgia due to Hurricane Hermine.

In addition, the USCG has set Port Condition Zulu for Tarpon Springs and north due to the hurricane.

In a separate announcement, the Georgia Ports Authority said it will close its facilities in both Savannah and Brunswick. Georgia Governor has declared a state of emergency for 56 counties, including Glynn and Chatham counties, where Georgia’s deepwater ports are located.

Under the Hurricane Port Condition Yankee, no vessels may enter, transit or remain within the safety zone without the permission of the captain of the port.

Under the Hurricane Port Condition Zulu, ports are closed.

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