East Coast braces for Dorian

Written by Nick Blenkey
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Source: National Hurricane Center

The U.S. Coast Guard has set Port Condition X-RAY for the entire Atlantic coast of Florida due to the forecast approach of Hurricane Dorian. In addition, Port Condition WHISKEY has been set for the ports of Georgia

Meantime, Witt O’Brien’s LLC , a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) says it is on high alert and stands ready to assist its public and private sector clients affected by Hurricane Dorian throughout the Caribbean and Southeastern U.S.

“Our response and recovery experts are forward deployed to our staging areas and we are actively providing our existing clients with pre-landfall planning, staff augmentation, and immediate response services,” the company said yesterday. “We continue to monitor ongoing weather developments and are prepared to deploy additional resources as quickly and efficiently as needed.

Witt O’Brien’s says its experts have supported response and recovery efforts following every major natural disaster over the past two decades. It isa wholly-owned subsidiary of SEACOR, a leader in transportation and logistics,including dedicated support for the Caribbean. Through this relationship, Witt O’Brien’s brings the strength of SEACOR’s combined resources to its storm recovery and disaster support efforts.

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