09.16.2018Florence UPDATES

*ANY SUSPECTED CHASSIS WITH FLOODING DAMAGED SHOULD BE COMMUNICATED TO:  FLORENCE@CCMPOOL.COM
  • SACP staff will be out tomorrow assessing the situation and to see if any chassis on terminal were affected. This applies to facilities that are accessible.
  • Motor carriers with chassis on street asked to advise if any chassis were found to be under water
  • SCSPA gates reopen tomorrow morning. Vessel operations recommenced today. Rail operations return. Greer reopens tomorrow. Dillon remains closed.
  • NCSPA. The port remains closed through Wednesday Sept 19. A further update will be provided by the port authority by Tuesday at noon.
  • A flash flood emergency is in effect in Charlotte.
  • Heavy rains continue throughout the Southeast.


9/13/2018

No New Port Announcements


Maximum sustained winds are near 110 mph with higher gusts.  Little

change in strength is expected before the center reaches the coast, with weakening expected after the center moves inland.


Winds are expected to first reach tropical storm strength by later this morning or early this afternoon, making outside preparations difficult or dangerous. Preparations to protect life and property should be nearing completion.

(NOAA.GOV bulletin as of 9/13/2018 8:00 AM EDT)






9/12/2018

Florence is a category 4 hurricane. Strengthening is forecast through tonight while some weakening expected to begin late Thursday

(NOAA.GOV bulletin as of 9/12/2018 11:00 am.)

Storm could impact more of Georgia and Southern S.C. with heavy rains and winds. Western Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina may see wind/rain impacts not previously anticipated.

PORT ANNOUNCEMENTS

PORT OF WILMINGTON AND MOREHEAD CITY ARE CLOSED

to commercial traffic Wednesday 9/12.  No access permitted at either Port Facility as of 12:00am Thursday 9/13-Sat 9/15.  Both facilities also closed to all employees 9/13-9/15

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PORTS AUTHORITY

Charleston Container/Breakbulk
Wednesday:  Normal Operations for gates
Thursday:  No operations
Friday:  No operations
Saturday:  No operations
Sunday:  Vessel and gate operations possible
Monday:  Normal operations expected

Greer
Normal gate and terminal operations

Dillon
Thursday:  No train or gate operations
Friday:  No train or gate operations
Sat/Sun:  No Train or gate operations
Monday:  Normal operations expected


GEORGIA PORT AUTHORITY

Current Export Receive Date window will be implemented allowing containers to be delivered onto Garden City Terminal 7 days from the scheduled arrival date of the vessel beginning on Thursday September 13, 2018. 




9/11/2018


Storm surge possible along the coasts of North and South Carolina, inland flooding to follow.  Storm Surge Watch and Hurricane Watches in effect

(NOAA.GOV bulletin as of 9/11/2018 2pm.)

CCM continues to closely monitor Hurricane Florence as it prepared to make landfall in the Southeast sometime on Thursday as a Category 3 or 4 storm.  The SACP has been engaged with all potentially impacted chassis pool locations to ensure chassis are placed in protected areas.
At this time both Georgia Ports Authority and South Carolina State Ports Authority remain open. SACP is ensuring terminal operators have chassis available while they are operating. M&R vendors are repairing chassis and the chassis pool is continuing to ensure equipment stocks are plentiful until such time as ports determine changes to their operations.

Port of Wilmington is under HURRICANE WATCH

Both the Ports of Wilmington & Morehead City will be CLOSED to commercial truck traffic Wednesday, 9/12. After 6:00 pm Tuesday, access will only be granted through Wilmington's South Gate.


South Carolina State Ports Authority

Currently observing normal operating hours at all facilities.


Current On Terminal Inventory

 RegionLocation Type
Move Location
On Terminal Bare - 20CH
On Terminal Bare - 40CH 
On Terminal Bare -45CH
Wilmington
Marine Terminal
NCSPA Port of Wilmington
148
420
21

We will continue to monitor the path of the storm, potential closures and communicate with our stakeholders, vendors and tires suppliers in preparation and recovery. More information will be distributed as it becomes available.





9/10/2018

...Florence rapidly strengthens into a major hurricane...


Currently a category 3 hurricane, will approach coast of South Carolina or North Carolina on Thursday. 

We will continue to monitor the path of the storm, potential closures and communicate with our stakeholders, vendors and tires suppliers in preparation and recovery. More information will be distributed as it becomes available.


For Logistics Inquiries including bare chassis released remains: sacplogistics@ccmpool.com


For M&R Inquiries:

James Caudill, Regional M&R Manager:  jcaudill@ccmpool.com
Charleston, SC: Jonathan Trusty, M&R Manager:  jtrusty@ccmpool.com
Charlotte, NC/Wilmington, NC/SCIP-Greer, SC: Jeff Ashe, M&R Manager: jashe@ccmpool.com
Jacksonville/Tampa, FL: John Russell: jrussell@ccmpool.com
Savannah: David Gay, M&R Manager: jgay@ccmpool.comAtlanta, GA:  Kevin Hord, Area M&R Manager:khord@ccmpool.com