Port of Miami opened at 4 pm, Norwegian Sky & the Majesty of the Seas should be in soon, if they are not there already.
The Port of New Orleans is closed.
The Mississippi River pilots halted operations this morning, so, already no deep draft vessels have been able to navigate in or out of the river from the sea.
New Orleans' High-Traffic Port to Shut as Isaac Nears
By Jennifer Booton
Published August 27, 2012
Cargo terminals within the busy Port of New Orleans will cease operations by 5 p.m. local time as the port’s personnel and terminal operators prepare for Tropical Storm Isaac, forecasted to make landfall early Wednesday morning as a Category 2 hurricane.
The announcement follows the halting of operations on Sunday by the Associated Branch Pilots, which pilot ships through the Southwest Pass at the mouth of the Mississippi River.
The Crescent River Port Pilots and the New Orleans Baton Rouge Pilot Association ceased moving vessels this morning, closing the Mississippi River to deep-draft traffic until the storm passes
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