October 6, 2016
Please be informed due to Hurricane Matthew set to strike Florida’s East Coast, there are multiple port terminal closures throughout the area as well as evacuation orders.
Port Miami cargo terminals are now closed. Port Everglades on Florida’s southern east cost is also set to close today, October 6, at 12 noon. All vessels currently docked were required to depart the Port by 4AM on Wednesday, October 4.
Operations at the Area Port of Savannah, Georgia (Ports of Brunswick, Georgia and Savannah, Georgia) will also be temporarily suspended on Thursday, October 6, at noon and will remain closed through COB on Friday, October 7, 2016. Commercial trade operations will resume normal operations on Tuesday, October 11.
CBP is extending an additional day, without penalty, for any entry summaries and payments of duties that were due on October 6 – October 7, 2016, in the Ports of Savannah, Georgia and Brunswick, Georgia.
We wish everyone’s family and friends stay safe during this time and we will continue to keep everyone posted on the status of these closures. If you have any immediate concerns, please contact your local ATA Freight representative for assistance and more information.