Coast Guard reopens Charleston ports with no restrictions

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News Release  

Sept. 12, 2017
U.S. Coast Guard 7th District PA Detachment Jacksonville
Contact: Coast Guard PA Detachment Jacksonville
Office: (904) 714-7606/7607
After Hours: (305) 318-1864

Coast Guard reopens Charleston ports with no restrictions


CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has reopened the Port of Charleston and all other terminals and facilities Tuesday with no restrictions.

Due to potential effects from Hurricane Irma throughout coastal South Carolina, mariners are urged to transit with caution considering the possibility of aids to navigation discrepancies or other hazards to navigation. If discovered, please report any of these issues to the United States Coast Guard

Mariners can view the latest port updates on the Coast Guard's Homeport site.

For media inquiries surrounding Coast Guard Sector Charleston and South Carolina Units, contact Lt. J.B. Zorn, Sector Charleston Public Information Office, at or (843) 296-5524

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