Winter Storm Grayson: Port Conditions – Update Thursday, January 4, 2018

Winter Storm Grayson: Port Conditions – Update

Dear All,

Please see the below notices regarding Charleston, Savannah, Norfolk, New York and New Jersey Ports.

Charleston, SC: Thursday, January 4, 2018 (Source:

SC Port Terminal Status Update #3
Operations at the South Carolina Ports Authority’s Charleston terminals will resume at 1 pm on Thursday, January 4.
Please note that extended container gate hours are planned for Thursday. North Charleston and Wando Welch terminals
will be OPEN until 10 pm, with the last truck in the gate by 9:30 pm. Reefer gate hours are 1 pm until 9 pm.
Breakbulk operations will also resume at 1 pm — all trucks arrived by 5 pm will be worked.

Savannah, GA: Thursday, January 4, 2018 (Source:

GPA terminal operations will resume Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.
Opening hours are:
∙ Savannah terminals open at 1 p.m.
∙ Brunswick terminals open at 8 a.m.

Norfolk, VA: (Source:

Winter Weather Advisory 2 – 12:00 p.m. – January 3, 2018
As Winter Storm Grayson approaches our region, The Port of Virginia is making preparations to ensure the safety of our
colleagues, partners and assets. We also want to ensure efficient access to your cargo, within the framework of a safe
working environment.

For Port of Virginia terminals, please be advised of the following:
Wednesday, January 3
• Normal gate and operating hours at NIT, PMT, NNMT and the PPCY
• VIG truck gates – 1700 hours portal closure with an 1800 hours stop (early gate closure at VIG)
• All Port of Virginia truck gates will be CLOSED by 1800 hours tonight, Jan. 3
Thursday, January 4
• Truck gates CLOSED at NIT, VIG, PMT, NNMT and the PPCY
• Richmond Marine Terminal CLOSED
• Virginia Inland Port – OPEN, business as usual
• All administrative offices, including the World Trade Center, CLOSED
By midday on Thursday, January 4, we will make a definitive announcement regarding truck gate status at all
Port of Virginia terminals for Friday, January 5.
Truck gates will not re-open before 1300 hours on Friday, January 5.

New York and New Jersey: Thursday, January 4, 2018 (Source:

Snowing at all port facilities with blizzard like conditions (limited visibility) at times. Weather conditions may affect
operations at Port Authority Facilities

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