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Hurricane Irma Updates

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September 13, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard has officially reopened the Port of Jacksonville to all vessel traffic.

The JAXPORT community sends many thanks to USCG Sector Jacksonville and all of the area’s first responders for their dedicated service.


September 13, 2017

All JAXPORT gates and terminals are open.

The Port of Jacksonville is currently open to shallow water vessels 500 gross tons or less pending further assessment of harbor conditions by the U.S. Coast Guard. 

All other vessel traffic remains prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.

For more information, please contact USCG Sector Jacksonville at 904-714-7557 or find more information online.


September 12, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard will enforce a temporary safety zone for post-storm recovery operations and has issued the following port status update:

  • The Port of Jacksonville is now open to shallow water vessels 500 gross tons or less. All other vessels are prohibited unless specially authorized by the Captain of the Port.

    Further assessments of the harbor condition are underway. For more information, contact USCG Sector Jacksonville at 904-714-7557 or find more information online.

JAXPORT gates and terminals are open. 

JAXPORT employees: All non-mission essential personnel should return to work at their regularly scheduled time on Wednesday, Sept. 13. 

Please check back for updates.


September 12, 2017

JAXPORT gates and terminals are now open. The Port of Jacksonville remains closed to vessel traffic.

The U.S. Coast Guard is currently assessing the condition of the Jacksonville harbor and port facilities following Hurricane Irma.

All JAXPORT offices are also still closed.

JAXPORT employees: All non-mission essential personnel should return to work at their regularly scheduled time on Wednesday, Sept. 13.


September 12, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard is currently assessing the condition of the Jacksonville harbor and port facilities following Hurricane Irma.

All JAXPORT offices and terminals remain closed today. The Port of Jacksonville remains in condition Zulu.

JAXPORT employees: All non-mission essential personnel should return to work at their regularly scheduled time on Wednesday, Sept. 13.


September 9, 2017

JAXPORT offices will remain closed through Tuesday, Sept. 12. All non-mission essential personnel should return to work at their regularly scheduled time on Wednesday, Sept. 13.

Mission essential personnel: Please check with your supervisor regarding your specific schedule and responsibilities.

All employees: Please check for updates at 904-357-3000 or JAXPORT.com as this information is subject to change. 


September 9, 2017

All JAXPORT terminals and offices are now closed. 

Effective 8 a.m. today, U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port has established Port Hurricane condition YANKEE for the Port of Jacksonville.

Please click here for MSIB 052-17. 

The U.S. Coast Guard will close the Port of Jacksonville at 8 p.m. tonight.

Please click here for MSIB 054-17.


September 8, 2017

All JAXPORT terminals will close at 11:59 p.m. today, Friday, Sept. 8.

The U.S. Coast Guard will close the Port of Jacksonville at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9.


September 8, 2017

In preparation for Hurricane Irma, the U.S. Coast Guard has set Condition X-RAY for the Port of Jacksonville

All JAXPORT terminals will close at 11:59 p.m. today, Friday, Sept. 8.

JAXPORT’s administrative offices are closed today through Monday, Sept. 11.

Cargo inquiries: Please check back when the port resumes normal operations following the storm or contact your vessel carrier directly.

JAXPORT employees: All non-mission essential personnel should plan to report back to work on Tuesday, Sept. 12.

Information on evacuation routes and shelters in our area can be found at the City of Jacksonville's Emergency Preparedness Division website or through the JaxReady app.


September 7, 2017

Effective 6 p.m. today, U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port has established Port Hurricane condition X-RAY for the Port of Jacksonville.

JAXPORT remains open and operating. 

Please click here for MSIB 050-17. 


September 7, 2017

JAXPORT's Access Control Center will be closed Friday, Sept. 8 and Monday, Sept. 11.


September 6, 2017

Effective 8 p.m. today, U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port has established Port Hurricane condition WHISKEY for the Port of Jacksonville.  

JAXPORT remains open and operating. 

Please click here for MSIB 048-17.