HURRICANE IAN ADVISORY #4
Friday, September 30, 2022
Tropical Storm Ian has restrengthened to a hurricane and a hurricane warning remains in effect for both Savannah, GA and Wilmington, NC. Hurricane Ian is approximately 140 miles southwest of Wilmington with an intensity around 85mph. The storm is moving north at 15mph with largest impacts to the Savannah area having passed and expected in the Wilmington area throughout the evening tonight, Friday, September 30th.
The USCG has issued Marine Safety Information Bulletins for the Ports of Savannah and Wilmington and continue daily Heavy Weather Advisory Group conference calls to inform marine terminal operators of pending changes in Port Conditions.
Please see below for current impacts to vessel, rail, and truck operations. You will continue to be informed of any changes to operations through these advisories that will be issued daily until the threat of Hurricane Ian passes.
We value our customers, and our employees take great pride in the continuity of our service. We will make every effort to avoid or mitigate any impacts to your operations as long as we can safely do so.
Savannah Terminal Operations
Normal operations at Colonial Terminals for liquid operations will resume at 2:00pm today, Friday, September 30th. Colonial Terminals dry bulk operations and Georgia Kaolin Terminals expect to resume normal operations on Monday, October 3rd.
Vessel operations are suspended at all locations.
The Port of Savannah remains under Port Condition Zulu as defined by the USCG, it is anticipated this status will be lifted this evening.
Normal operations will resume on Monday, October 3rd.
Bottom-Loading Fuel Shipments
No current impact.
Liquid truck operations will resume at 2:00pm today. Georgia Kaolin Terminals has reopened cement truck lanes, effective immediately.
Wilmington Terminal Operations
Colonial Terminals is currently closed and will return to normal operations at 7:00am on Saturday, October 1st.
Vessel operations are suspended at this time. The Port of Wilmington is currently under Port Condition Modified Zulu as defined by the USCG.
WTRY has suspended service, this will not have an impact on our Customers.
Truck operations are suspended at this time.