CSMS #17-000544 (9/8/17) announced that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Area Port of Savannah will cease trade operations on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 1700 due to potential impacts of Hurricane Irma. Vessel and aircraft arrival clearance will cease Friday, September 8, 2017 at 2359 at the Port of Savannah, Georgia.

For the Port of Brunswick, Georgia all operations will cease on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 0800.

At this time there is not an anticipated resumption date/time for operations as that decision is dependent on recovery efforts/issues. CBP will provide necessary updates.

For questions call the Duty Watch Commander Linda Thornbloom at 912-210-1185 or Assistant Port Director Lynn Brennan at 912-210-0077.

During an emergency, CBP’s emergency response is conducted in accordance with the Department of Homeland Security’s National Response Framework.

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