03 September 2008 18:24 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--The US Coast Guard reopened ports in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida following Hurricane Gustav’s passage, officials said on Wednesday.
The Port of Mobile, Alabama, was opened to vessels with a draft of 15 feet or less transiting Chickasaw Creek, Arlington Channel, Garrows Bend, Theodore Channel, ?xml:namespace>
The Port of Pascagoula, Mississippi, was opened to all traffic in the harbour with a draft of 12 feet or less, though Horn Island Channel remains closed and the Pascagoula Ship Channel is partially blocked by shoaling at its entrance.
The Coast Guard said critical aids to navigation at the entrances to the
The Port of Gulfport, Mississippi, was opened to all traffic in the harbour with a draft of 28 feet or less with daylight transit only.
The ports of
The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway also was opened at full depth from the Mississippi/Louisiana border at mile marker 40 to mile marker 432 at
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