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Hurricane Dorian Update

Slowly moving from the Bahamas, Dorian’s wind intensity has lowered to a category 2 hurricane. The hurricane might have significant, damaging impact from Florida's Atlantic coast to parts of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and possibly southeast Virginia this week.

A hurricane warning and a storm surge warning have been issued for parts of Florida's east coast. These warnings have now also been extended into Georgia and South Carolina. Impacts will worsen along Georgia, South Carolina coasts Wednesday, September 4. Peak impacts will arrive in North Carolina and southeast Virginia Thursday, September 5 into Friday, September 6.

Port update:

  • Wilmington, NC: Port will be closed September 4.  
  • Charleston, SC: Port will be closed September 4 and September 5.
  • Savannah, GA: Port will be closed on September 3 and September 4.
  • Jacksonville, FL: Terminals remain closed to all commercial traffic for the duration of Hurricane Dorian.
  • Miami, FL: Ports are closed to vessels and shore-side operations.

Miami airport is currently operational and Ft. Lauderdale airport re-opened at noon today.

Our DACHSER offices in Miami and Plantation, FL will remain closed today and will re-open tomorrow.

For information on Tropical Storm Dorian progress and hurricane preparedness, please visit the National Hurricane Center's webpage.

We will continue to monitor the developments and will provide updates. Please contact your local DACHSER representative if you have any questions.

Contact Anita Whiteside