Hurricane Dorian affects Florida sea ports
Dorian, currently a Category 5 hurricane on Sunday night local time, is approaching the southeastern coast of the United States from Florida to the Carolinas.
The storm is expected to affect all Florida seaports on the Atlantic side. Below the ports that are currently affected:
- South Florida Container Terminal – closed at noon, August 30, for vessel operations.
- POMTOC’s gate closed on August 30 to prepare the terminal for Hurricane Dorian.
- Port Condition ZULU in effect since 6pm, September 1 – sustained tropical storm force winds are expected to reach the port within the next 12 hours. Port Everglades will be closed to all operations unless specifically approved by the authority.
Jacksonville and Tampa:
- Port Condition WHISKEY in effect – still open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations
Florida airports are monitoring the path of the hurricane closely, but have not announced any closures yet.
We will continue to monitor the hurricane and will provide updates. Please contact your local DACHSER representative if you have any questions.