U.S. Customs, ports and terminals have closed along the East Coast due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Florence.
Hurricane Florence is currently at Category 2, with an expected landfall in the Carolinas Thursday night or Friday morning. Per the National Hurricane Center, “life threatening storm surge and rainfall expected”. Link: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
U.S. Customs has issued CSMS (Cargo Systems Messaging Services) messages for September 14 closure of Norfolk-Newport News, and September 13 and 14 closures for Morehead City, Wilmington and Charleston. Link: https://csms.cbp.gov/csms.asp
South Carolina Ports Authority, covering Charleston, Greer, Dillon and Georgetown, provided the following Advisory Notice: http://www.scspa.com/advisories/hurricane-florence-update-2/
North Carolina Ports covering Wilmington and Morehead City are closed today and Friday. Link to port advice: https://ncports.com/port-facilities/port-of-wilmington/
Port of Virginia advised that the main shipping channel is closed at the Virginia Capes. Truck gates remained open today, with Richmond Marine Terminal and the Virginia Inland Port terminal gates will be open on Friday. Port of Virginia notice: http://www.portofvirginia.com/
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