Dorian to shut U.S. Southeast ports, intermodal for much of week

Article on FreightWaves 2019-09-04

Hurricane Dorian’s approach upward along the U.S. Southeast coast will shutter maritime and rail assets throughout the region during the week.

Dorian was located just 100 miles off the Florida coast as of Monday evening, according to the National Hurricane Center, and was stationary just off Freeport, Bahamas. It was downgraded to a Category 4 from an earlier Category 5 hurricane, but still had wind speeds up to 140 miles per hour.

Miami’s port remains closed since Saturday due to Dorian. With its track set to head northward, other ports along Florida’s coast plan to close. View full article on FreightWaves website.