The U.S. Coast Guard is completing surveys of the navigation channels so ships begin re-entering the port later this morning. Currently, at 8AM Tuesday, September 12, there are three cruise ships, three petroleum tank ships and two cargo ships offshore waiting to come in.

Out of the 12 petroleum terminals supplying transportation fuels:

  • Five terminals are up and running, loading trucks and delivering fuel to retail stations
  • Five additional terminals are expected to come on line by mid-day today