WINTER STORM ADVISORY “UPDATE”

Due to the Winter Storm the following ports are currently affected:

Norfolk – The Port of Virginia has begun preparing its terminals for snow accumulation, freezing temperatures and gusting winds to the region during the next 24 hours. Presently, cargo operations at the terminals are proceeding per normal, but truck gates, empty container yards and rail operations will close Tuesday, January 28, at 1700 (EST). On Wednesday, January 29, the gates, empty yards and rail operations will open at 1300 (EST).

Houston – The Port of Houston Barbour’s Cut Terminal will not open Tuesday, January 28. They will review the situation today to determine how early they can open on Wednesday.

New Orleans – Ports America advised that they will be closed all day on Tuesday, January 28, due to the severe weather and hazardous road conditions. Our New Orleans depot, Avondale Container, closed at 1300 (EST) on Tuesday, Jan 28.

Charleston – State Port Authority Charleston, SC, is advising all South Carolina Ports Authority facilities will close Tuesday, January 28 at 1500 (EST). Facilities are still scheduled to re-open at 1300 (EST) on Wednesday, January 29. However, gates are subject to earlier or later opening as weather conditions change.

Savannah – Georgia Ports Authority is advising the port of Savannah will remain closed through Wednesday, January 29.

Please refer to the individual port web sites (links above) for the latest information.