SAVANNAH, GEORGIA PORT AUTHORITY UPDATES 10-6-2016, shared by BILL STANKIEWICZ
October 6, 2016
Re: Hurricane Matthew
To: All Georgia Ports Authority Customers
The Georgia Ports Authority continues preparations for heavy rains and sustained storm force winds. Gate and field operations will continue through 1800, Thursday, 10/6/2016. If operating conditions should change, we will provide immediate updates. Please be advised, Port of Brunswick terminals are closed to all work activities until Monday, 10/10/2016. Port of Savannah terminals will be closed to truck traffic on Friday, 10/7/2016, and Saturday, 10/8/2016, at Garden City Terminal and Ocean Terminal.
The U.S. Coast Guard will restrict vessel arrival and departure transits this evening, 10/6/2016. Vessel activity is expected to resume at 1300 Sunday, 10/9/2016. (Please be advised, this is an estimate only, subject to change due to storm conditions.) GPA may resume normal operations on Monday, 10/10/2016, if conditions allow.
Garden City Terminal will resume container truck gate operations 0600 Monday, 10/10/2016, through all interchange gates, if conditions allow. The port is monitoring developments to ensure safety of personnel, equipment and cargo. Please share this information with your business partners and colleagues.
Shared by Bill Stankiewicz
Regional Vice President