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NC Ports Hurricane Florence Notice - Update #5

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September 12, 2018

The Port of wilmington, NC (CREDIT: NC Ports)

The Port of wilmington, NC (CREDIT: NC Ports)

The North Carolina State Ports Authority continues to closely monitor Hurricane Florence. The Port of Wilmington and the Port of Morehead City are currently at Condition Zulu and closed to all vessel traffic.

NC State Ports Authority continues its Hurricane Preparation Plan and is taking all necessary steps to protect cargo, facilities and equipment.

NC Ports' terminals in Wilmington and Morehead City are CLOSED to commercial truck traffic Wednesday, September 12, however, tenants have access to both Ports but must complete any storm preparations by 5:00 pm. Access will only be granted through Wilmington's South Gate (Container Gate). No access of any kind will be permitted at either Port facility as of 12:00 am Thursday, September 13 through Saturday, September 15.

Once Hurricane Florence passes, and the Port facilities can be evaluated, the port will communicate plans concerning re-opening.

Status Updates will continue to be broadcast throughout the duration of the storm.

Additional changes to operating schedule will be communicated via email, www.ncports.com and on all social media channels.

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