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Hurricane Dorian Update (9/4/2019)

Dear Valued Customer,

Please find as follows an overview of the latest port and rail conditions in the areas impacted by Hurricane Dorian.

 PORT CONDITION LEGEND

 MIAMI – Port Status: Port Condition V  

  • Terminal Ops Status: Will resume gate and yard ops Thu Sept 05th/06:00
  • Marine Ops Status: Resumed Traffic and Vessel ops Tuesday Sept 03rd/19:00

PORT EVERGLADES – Port Status: Port Condition V

  • Terminal Ops Status: Resumed GATE AND YARD operations Sept 04th/08:00
  • Marine Ops Status:  Resumed Traffic and Vessel ops Tuesday Sept 03rd/19:00

TAMPA – Port Status: Port Condition V

  • Terminal Ops Status: Terminal resumed activities Tuesday Sept 03rd/13:00
  • Marine Ops Status: Terminal resumed cargo – vessel ops Tuesday Sept 03rd/13:00

JACKSONVILLE – Port Status: Port Condition I / Zulu USCG advisory ( No further condition settings are expected as of this message and per current/forecasted storm path).

  • Terminal Ops Status: CLOSED
  • Marine Ops Status: CLOSED​

SAVANNAH – Port Status: Condition II / Yankee

  • Terminal Ops Status: CLOSED
  • Marine Ops Status: SUSPENDED

​CHARLESTON – Port Status: Condition I / Zulu

  • Terminal Ops Status: CLOSED / SCSPA HAVE ANNOUNCED THAT GATES WILL BE CLOSED Sept. 04 & 05th, AND EXPECT TO RESUME GATE ACTIVITY BY 0900/06 (FRIDAY)
  • Marine Ops Status: CLOSED / OPS SUSPENDED 2030/03, EXPECT OPS TO BE RESUMED BY 1900/06

WILMINGTON (NC) – Port Status: Condition II / Yankee; Anticipate Condition I / Zulu by 04/16:00

  • Terminal Ops Status: CLOSED / NCSPA HAVE ANNOUNCED THAT GATES WILL BE CLOSED Sept. 04th, 05th, 06th, AND EXPECT TO RESUME GATE ACTIVITY BY Sept. 09th (MONDAY)
  • Marine Ops Status: CLOSED / OPS ARE SUSPENDED AND CONTINGENT ON USCG & PILOTS, EXPECT EARLIEST OPS TO BE RESUMED Sept. 07th

NORFOLK  – Port Status: Condition II / Yankee; Anticipate Condition I / Zulu by 05/16:00

  • Terminal Ops Status: OPEN
  • Marine Ops Status: OPEN

BALTIMORE – Port Status: Port Condition III / X-Ray

Port Condition YANKEE is expected to be set 19:00/04-Sept for Sector HR. Port Condition ZULU is expected to be set 16:00/05-Sept for Sector HR . This condition is typically set 12hrs following the setting of YANKEE, but may be either delayed or moved ahead pending actual storm speed and subject to storm path. HR NOTESUS Navy sortie of about 20-30 vessels may begin AM/04-Sept and subject to storm path/speed their return may be during the upcoming weekend.

  • Terminal Ops Status: OPEN
  • Marine Ops Status: OPEN

Rail Operations

As of 11:00 am this morning, Hurricane Dorian was located 95 miles ENE of Daytona Beach, with sustained winds of 105 MPH.  Dorian is expected to move parallel to Florida’s and Georgia’s coasts through tonight.

Projections are that Dorian will move close or make landfall over the coasts of South and North Carolina Thursday – Friday.

  • The rail embargo for cargo destined to both Charleston and Savannah remains in effect until the storm passes. All rail ramps in both ports remain closed.
  • The Florida East Coast Railroad may resume operations tomorrow. TBA
  • The marine terminals in Wilmington – Jacksonville – Charleston and Savannah remain closed.
  • Miami will reopen Sept. 05th.
  • Port Everglades and Tampa resumed operations this morning.
  • Norfolk TBC, all subject to the track of the storm.

 

RIM logistics, ltd. will continue to closely monitor the situation and keep you informed.