PORT HEAVY WEATHER PLAN For Northeast and Eastern Central Florida

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1 PORT HEAVY WEATHER PLAN For Northeast and Eastern Central Florida Developed by the Northeast and Eastern Central Florida Harbor Safety Committee

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5 TABLE OF CONTENTS Letter of Promulgation 2014 Table of Contents i CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION A. Purpose 1-1 B. General 1-1 C. Authority 1-1 D. Key Terms and Definitions 1-1 CHAPTER 2 UNIT PREPAREDNESS A. Purpose 2-1 B. General 2-1 C. Concept of Operations 2-2 D. Training and Exercises 2-9 CHAPTER 3 PORT PREPAREDNESS & POST STORM ACTIONS A. Purpose 3-1 B. General 3-1 C. Using This Plan 3-1 D. Planning Factors 3-1 E. Pre-Storm Procedures 3-4 F. Communications Plan 3-15 G. Re-opening Port Facilities 3-15 CHAPTER 4 UNIT POST STORM OPERATIONS A. Purpose 4-1 B. General 4-1 C. Concept of Operations 4-1 D. National Interest Areas & Prioritized Operational Period Objectives 4-1 E. Post-Storm Surveys and Operations 4-3 ANNEX A: ANNEX B: ANNEX C: ANNEX D: ANNEX E: ANNEX F: ANNEX G: ANNEX H: ANNEX I: ANNEX J: ANNEX K: Sector Jacksonville Hurricane Conditions Check Lists Sector Jacksonville Heavy Weather ICS Organization Chart Port Survey Team Procedures & Check-Off Lists Post-Storm Damage Survey Report Port Status Boards Vessel Sortie Guidelines Sample Captain of the Port (COTP) Order Remain in Port Requests Vessels/Tugs & Barges Over 500 GT Sample Safety Zone Regulation Language 2014 Hurricane Guidance for D7 AOR Coast Guard MFPU KINGS BAY Severe Weather Plan V ERSION C LASSIFICATION: C ONTROLLING AREA PLANNING I SSUING PAGE i

6 TABLE OF CONTENTS ANNEX L: Coast Guard MSST KINGS BAY Heavy Weather Plan ANNEX M: Emergency Contact List ANNEX N: Sector Jacksonville Base Tie-Down Plan and Teams ANNEX O: American Waterways Operators (AWO) Directory ANNEX P: County Emergency Operations Center Liaison Standard Operating Procedure ANNEX Q: Evacuation Preparedness and Contact Information Nassau County Evacuation Routes and Zones Duval County Evacuation Routes and Zones Clay County Evacuation Routes and Zones St. Johns County Evacuation Routes and Zones Putnam County Evacuation Routes and Zones Flagler County Evacuation Routes and Zones Volusia County Evacuation Routes and Zones Brevard County Evacuation Routes and Zones ANNEX R: Sector Jacksonville Marina Phone and Fax List ANNEX S: Auxiliary Support Plan ANNEX T: Update on National Hurricane Center Products and Services for 2014 ANNEX U: NOAA Post-Hurricane Heavy Weather Response In Support of USCG D7 Assets and Requirements ANNEX V: NOAA Extreme Weather 2014 Information Sheet Georgia ANNEX W: NOAA Extreme Weather 2014 Information Sheet Central Florida ANNEX X: NOAA Extreme Weather 2014 Information Sheet East Central Florida ANNEX Y: Sample Marine Safety Information Bulletins Sample Broadcast Notice to Mariners Set Port Hurricane Condition Sample Coast Guard Message System CG Unit Hurricane Readiness Condition Directing Units Sample Coast Guard Message System Sector Jacksonville Assumes Port Hurricane Readiness Condition Sample Coast Guard Message System Sector Jacksonville Assumes CG Unit Hurricane Readiness Condition Sample Coast Guard Message System CG Units Assumes CG Unit Hurricane Readiness Condition Sample Coast Guard Message System Heavy Weather SITREP Sample Safety Marine Information Broadcast PAGE ii

7 CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION A. PURPOSE This plan is designed to provide instructions to Coast Guard units and port stakeholders in preparing for heavy weather and responding to resultant damage within the Sector Jacksonville, Area of Responsibility (AOR). The plan meets requirements set forth in Appendix 21 of OPLAN (District Seven Severe Weather Plan). Heavy weather conditions include occurrences of high winds, which may or may not be accompanied by excessive rains or storm surge. Generally included in this category are gale force winds, hurricanes, tropical storms, and severe frontal systems. While this plan presents specific guidance, it may be adapted to other situations. There are two conditions associated with the approach of heavy weather Unit Hurricane Condition and Port Hurricane Condition. The Unit Condition dictates actions to be taken by Coast Guard personnel in preparation for approaching heavy weather as described in Chapter 2 Unit Preparedness. The Port Condition describes the relative threat of severe weather impacting the ports of Jacksonville, Fernandina, and Canaveral, and the actions to be taken in the port at various stages as described in Chapter 3 Port Preparedness and Post Storm Actions. Chapter 3 is also used as a stand-alone plan to guide and assist maritime interests during heavy weather situations. Chapter 4 Unit Post Storm Operations outlines Sector Jacksonville s procedure for returning both Coast Guard units and the ports to normal operational status. Since not every contingency may be anticipated, adaptability, creativity, and the implementation of the Incident Command System (ICS) will be the keys to success. B. GENERAL Natural disasters have the potential to present a serious threat to life and property within the Captain of the Port (COTP) Jacksonville AOR, primarily floods, tornadoes and hurricanes. This plan is especially cognizant of the hazards to vessels and marine facilities that may lie in the path of a hurricane. Proper liaison and planning among maritime interests can help to lessen the threats presented by impending heavy weather. C. This plan is derived from the authority contained in 14 USC 88, USC 141, and 33 USC 1221, Coast Guard Regulations, and other directives. It supports the policies of the Commandant; Commander, Atlantic Area; and Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District. In the execution of this plan, Sector Jacksonville will perform any and all acts necessary to rescue and aid persons and protect and save property. D. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS Area of Responsibility (AOR): The operational territory of a unit or agency defined by established boundaries. The AOR for Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville extends from the Georgia coast at N latitude southward to N (south of Melbourne, FL). Broadcast Notice to Mariners (BNM): Warnings or information transmitted by VHF-FM radio. Captain of the Port (COTP): Defined in 33 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) as the officer of the Coast Guard; so designated by the Commandant for the purpose of giving immediate direction to Coast Guard law enforcement activities within his/her assigned area. Emergency Operations Center (EOC): A pre-designated assembly location for emergency representatives to support response activities to some emergency. The EOC will usually be attended by COTP, Industry Liaison, and Public Information Officer (PIO). Gale Force Winds: Sustained wind speeds above 39 MPH (34 KTS). PAGE 1-1

8 CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Hurricane Categories The strength of a hurricane is measured by its maximum sustained wind speeds. Hurricanes are categorized as follows in Table 1.1. HURRICANE CATEGORY Table 1.1 CATEGORY ONE MPH CATEGORY TWO MPH CATEGORY THREE MPH CATEGORY FOUR MPH CATEGORY FIVE 157 MPH Note: Category Three, Four, and Five are MAJOR STORMS. SUSTAINED WIND SPEED Hurricane Force Winds: Sustained cyclonic wind speeds 74 MPH (66 KTS). Hurricane Warning: An announcement that sustained winds of 74 mph or higher are expected somewhere within the specified area in association with a tropical, subtropical, or post-tropical cyclone. Because hurricane preparedness activities become difficult once winds reach tropical storm force, the warning is issued 36 hours in advance of the anticipated onset of tropical storm-force winds. The warning can remain in effect when dangerously high water or a combination of dangerously high water and waves continue, even though winds may be less than hurricane force. Hurricane Watch: An announcement that sustained winds of 74 mph or higher are possible somewhere within the specified area in association with a tropical, subtropical, or post-tropical cyclone. Because hurricane preparedness activities become difficult once winds reach tropical storm force, the watch is issued 48 hours in advance of the anticipated onset of tropical storm-force winds. Incident Command System (ICS): A combination of facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures, and communications integrated into a common system with responsibility for coordinating resources and support to emergency operations. Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB): A written or electronic communications to the public concerning current or future maritime safety information. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): The Agency of the Department of the Interior that oversees activities of National Weather Service (NWS). National Weather Service (NWS): The Agency established to collect local, regional & national climatological data and provide weather forecasting services to the public. Port Hurricane Conditions and Status: Port Hurricane Conditions are set by the COTP and are used to describe, generally, how prepared the port areas should be for severe weather. Port Hurricane Conditions will be changed as the threat of severe weather increases, or as storms approach our AOR. Table 1.2 is a summary of the Port Hurricane conditions. PAGE 1-2

9 CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Table 1.2 Port Hurricane Condition When Set Port Status Condition 5 (General) 01 Dec 31 May. Port status: open. Condition 4 Hurricane seasonal alert. 01 June 30 Nov (return to this condition after passage of storm Port status: open. during season). Condition Whiskey Sustained Gale Force winds associated with Tropical Cyclone activity are predicted Port status: open. within 72 hours. Condition X-Ray Sustained Gale Force winds associated with Tropical Cyclone activity are predicted Port status: open. Condition Yankee Condition Zulu within 48 hours. Sustained Gale Force winds associated with Tropical Cyclone activity are predicted within 24 hours. Sustained Gale Force winds associated with Tropical Cyclone activity are predicted within 12 hours. Port status: restricted, vessel/facility control measures in effect. Port status: closed to all vessel traffic and waterside ops except for activities approved by COTP. Note: Maritime interests should anticipate that storm movement may accelerate and periods between Port Hurricane Conditions may be less than 24 or 12 hours as indicated above. SLOSH: Sea Lake and Overland Surges from Hurricanes a NWS computer program that predicts areas of flooding from hurricane surges, based on hurricane category. Storm Alert Status: The NWS will issue storm warnings as storms intensify and move closer to our area. Table 1.3 is a summary of NWS alert conditions. NWS Alert Tropical Storm Watch Tropical Storm Warning Hurricane Watch Hurricane Warning Table 1.3 When Issued An announcement that tropical storm conditions (sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph) is possible within the specified coastal area within 48 hours. An announcement that tropical storm conditions (sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph) is expected within the specified coastal area within 36 hours. An announcement that hurricane conditions (sustained winds of 74 mph or higher) are possible somewhere within the specified coastal area. Because hurricane preparedness activities become difficult once winds reach tropical storm force, the hurricane watch is issued 48 hours in advance of the anticipated onset of tropical-storm-force winds. An announcement that hurricane conditions (sustained winds of 74 mph or higher) are expected somewhere within the specified coastal area. Because hurricane preparedness activities become difficult once winds reach tropical storm force, the hurricane warning is issued 36 hours in advance of the anticipated onset of tropical-storm-force winds. PAGE 1-3

10 CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Storm Terminology The NWS provides advance warning of tropical storms and hurricanes. When atmospheric conditions develop to the point of rotary circulation with wind speeds (sustained) above 34 knots (39 miles per hour), the National Hurricane Center in Miami officially identifies and tracks the storm as it approaches land. Please note that a storm need not be considered a hurricane for the provisions of this plan to be enforced by COTP Jacksonville. Table 1.4 is a summary of the terminology that is used throughout this plan: Terminology Gale Force Winds Tropical Storm Force Winds Hurricane Force Winds Table 1.4 Wind Speed Above 39 MPH (34Kts) Cyclonic winds 39 to 73 MPH Above 74 MPH (66Kts) Tropical Cyclone: A warm-core non-frontal synoptic-scale cyclone, originating over tropical or subtropical waters, with organized deep convection and a closed surface wind circulation about a welldefined center. Once formed, a tropical cyclone is maintained by the extraction of heat energy from the ocean at high temperature and heat export at the low temperatures of the upper troposphere. In this they differ from extratropical cyclones, which derive their energy from horizontal temperature contrasts in the atmosphere (baroclinic effects). Tropical Storm Force Winds: Cyclonic winds with speeds ranging from 39 mph to 73 mph. Tropical Storm Warning: An announcement that sustained winds of 39 mph to 73 mph are expected somewhere within the specified area within 36 hours in association with a tropical, subtropical, or post-tropical cyclone. Tropical Storm Watch: An announcement that sustained winds of 39 mph to 73 mph are possible somewhere within the specified area within 48 hours in association with a tropical, subtropical, or post-tropical cyclone. Unit Hurricane Condition: The District 7 Commander sets Unit Hurricane Condition. For the purpose of setting Readiness Conditions, threatening winds are defined as sustained gale force winds (34-47 knots) from a hurricane force storm that is expected to arrive on any area of the AOR. Unit Hurricane Conditions will be changed as the threat of severe weather affecting the area increases. Table 1.5 is a summary of the Unit Hurricane conditions. Unit Hurricane Condition Condition 5 Condition 4 Condition 3 Condition 2 Condition 1 All Clear Table 1.5 When Set 01 Dec to 31 May; Stand down from Hurricane Season 01 Jun to 30 Nov; Seasonal Condition for all units 48 hours prior to the arrival of sustained Gale Force (34 kt) winds associated with Tropical Cyclone activity. 24 hours prior to the arrival of sustained Gale Force (34 kt) winds associated with Tropical Cyclone activity. 12 hours prior to the arrival of sustained Gale Force (34 kt) winds associated with Tropical Cyclone activity. The storm has passed and is no longer a threat to the area. Set HURCON IV Watch, Quarter and Station Bill (WQSB): A matrix of responsibilities and duties for Coast Guard members detailing personnel assignments in the ICS format. PAGE 1-4

11 CHAPTER 2 UNIT PREPAREDNESS A. PURPOSE This chapter addresses the preparation and response by the Sector Command Staff and Department Heads to a natural disaster that directly affects Sector Jacksonville s operational resources and facilities in accordance with Appendix 21 of reference (a). Since the most probable natural disaster affecting the Greater Jacksonville Area is a hurricane/tropical storm, this plan focuses on preparation for and response to a hurricane or tropical storm. However, the policies and procedures set forth herein will be adapted as appropriate to any other natural disaster impacting the functioning of Sector Jacksonville. B. GENERAL From 01 December until 30 May, Coast Guard units are directed to assume a stand down posture. During this period, it is essential that the previous years lessons learned be evaluated and incorporated into Heavy Weather Plans for both Coast Guard Units and maritime interests. Hurricane season spans from 01 June through 30 November. During this time, all Coast Guard Units must assume a more alert posture (Hurricane Condition 4) regarding the possibility of severe weather impacting the AOR. Coast Guard Seventh District policy requires each unit located within its boundaries to maintain current heavy weather plans. These plans should be reviewed at the unit level on an annual basis. Every three (3) years unit heavy weather plans are to be submitted to Coast Guard Seventh District for approval. Specific preparatory tasks are executed at different stages as heavy weather approaches. For the purpose of setting readiness conditions, threatening winds are defined as gale force winds (34-47 knots) derived from Tropical Cyclone activity that are expected to arrive in any area of the AOR. Port Hurricane Condition is determined by the COTP. Unit Hurricane Condition is determined by Coast Guard Seventh District. In most cases, Port and Unit Conditions parallel each other very closely. Therefore, the term Hurricane Condition will be used in this chapter to describe both port and unit conditions, as they will most likely be declared at the same time. However, in those instances where the conditions do not align Department Heads/Section Chiefs, under direction of the Sector Commander, will determine the appropriate actions to take in the port and unit, respectively. The following table illustrates the alignment of Port and Unit Hurricane Conditions. Table 2.1 Unit Hurricane Condition Port Hurricane Condition When Condition Usually Set Condition 5 Condition 5 December 1 - May 31 Condition 4 Condition 4 Seasonally, June 1 - November 30 Condition 4 Condition Whiskey Sustained Gale Force winds associated with Tropical Cyclone activity are predicted within 72 hours. Condition 3 Condition X-Ray Sustained Gale Force winds associated with Tropical Cyclone activity are predicted within 48 hours. Condition 2 Condition Yankee Sustained Gale Force winds associated with Tropical Cyclone activity are predicted within 24 hours. Condition 1 Condition Zulu Sustained Gale Force winds associated with Tropical Cyclone activity are predicted within 12 hours. Note: The above table illustrates the alignment of the Port and Unit Hurricane Condition; however theses conditions do not have to occur simultaneously. C. CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS In general, an Incident Command Structure (ICS) will be used to accomplish hurricane preparatory and response missions. ICS will typically be implemented during Unit Hurricane Conditions 3, 2, and 1; and during the corresponding Port Hurricane Conditions X-Ray, Yankee, and Zulu. At these conditions, the basic organizational structure transitions from that of Sector construct to that of traditional ICS (see Annex B). Primary hurricane operations have a two-fold focus: (1) ensuring the port(s) are prepared for heavy weather, and (2) facilitating continuity of operations, unit shut-down, and personnel evacuation through the use of practiced teams. (1) Vulnerability Assessment The low, flat terrain of the Jacksonville area makes Sector Jacksonville vulnerable to high tides and storm surge. Evacuation of the Mayport facility should be made prior to the flooding of Mayport Road (A1A). The Storm Surge Atlas for Northeast Florida indicates that the base grounds will be flooded by the surge created with a Category Two storm and greater. It is important to note PAGE 2-1

12 that access roads to Mayport flood much earlier and an evacuation through Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayport may be required. In addition, access to Mayport Road is by bridge from nearly every direction. Local sheriffs will close the bridges in severe wind conditions, making access to the Mayport facility hazardous or impossible during the storm. The buildings at Mayport are of a conventional design, without additional horizontal load capabilities. They should withstand sustained winds to 100 mph. For Category Two or greater storms that are predicted to make landfall in the Jacksonville area, evacuation of the Mayport facility will be determined based on updated storm surge prediction (SLOSH model) and anticipated location of landfall. Should an evacuation of the base be required, all continuity of operations activities shall be in accordance with Sector Jacksonville s Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP). (2) Command Staff (Incident Commander, Deputy Commander and Public Information Officer) The COTP (or alternate) will serve as Incident Commander (IC) and be responsible for setting the Port Hurricane Condition. (3) Operations Section - Consists of the Waterways, Aids to Navigation (ATON), and Enforcement/Search and Rescue (SAR) Branches. The make up of each section s subordinate branches will be determined by the severity of each storm and its impact upon the ports and the unit. The Operations Section is responsible for completing the specific tasks in Annex A. (a) Waterways Branch responsible for ensuring the ports and commercial facilities and vessels are prepared for the heavy weather in accordance with Chapter 3 (Port Preparedness & Post Storm Actions). (b) ATON Branch responsible for pre and post-storm assessment surveys of aids to navigation in the Sector Jacksonville AOR. (c) Enforcement/SAR Branch responsible for shoreside and waterside operations, including security, law enforcement, and search and rescue. All Sector Jacksonville cutters and boats are under the Cutters/Boats Group. (4) Planning Section Responsibilities include the maintenance of the ICS Planning Cycle and unit Heavy Weather Battle Rhythm, maintaining logs of unit activity and Incident Action Plans (IAPs), tracking port conditions and vessel statuses and displaying that information in the Incident Command Post. The Planning Section also houses the Marine Transportation System Recovery Unit (MTSRU), which is described below. The Planning Section is responsible for completing the specific tasks in Annex A. (a) Marine Transportation System Recovery Unit (MTSRU) Sector Jacksonville will maintain the capability to coordinate Marine Transportation System (MTS) infrastructure recovery operations. That MTS recovery coordinating capability shall reside in the MTSRU, within the Planning Section of the Sector Jacksonville ICS construct. The MTSRU will track and report the status of MTS infrastructure recovery using the consistent set of Essential Elements of Information (EEI), located in Sector MTS Recovery Plan (Annex T to CGSECJAX OPLAN ). When the MTSRU is demobilized, longterm restoration issues that fall outside the purview of the Sector Jacksonville response organization will be identified and a list of interagency issues impacting MTS restoration must be finished and forwarded via the chain of command to LANTAREA (Ap). (5) Logistics Section Responsible for acquiring the necessary supplies to support the unit in the recovery stages of the operation. The Logistics Section is also responsible for tracking active duty and reserve personnel during evacuation and recall. If additional support is needed, the Logistics Section Chief shall follow request assistance from Deputy Commandant for Mission Support (DCMS), as per reference (c). The Support and Service Branches shall report to the Logistics Section Chief. The Logistics Section is responsible for completing specific tasks in Annex A. (a) Sector Evacuation Unit - The Sector Evacuation Unit will be formed in the event that an evacuation is ordered by CGD7. The Sector s Evacuation Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) contains the processes and procedures that are to be followed during an evacuation order. The unit WQSB contains the members of the Evacuation Unit, which reports to the Logistics Section Chief. PAGE 2-2

13 (6) Finance Section Consists of the Procurement/Supply and Cost Units. The Finance Section is responsible for completing specific tasks in Annex A. (7) Hurricane Moorings for Sector Jacksonville s Floating Assets. (a) Sector Jacksonville will monitor the paths of tropical weather systems that are forecasted to approach the Sector s AOR, and, based on the forecasted storm severity and direction of the storm s approach and prevailing winds, the Sector Commander will determine if Sector Jacksonville s floating units WLM, WLIC, BUSL, three CPBs, and Station RB-Ms are to be moved to a hurricane mooring location. This will be performed to keep all floating units in close proximity, provide inter-unit support, and minimize impact in the event of substantial hurricane or tropical storm conditions. This determination will be made after the setting of Hurricane Condition 4. Additional close considerations will be given prior to the relocation of any Sector Jacksonville Units to a designated heavy weather/hurricane mooring. A thorough risk assessment will be conducted to incorporate the most probable track of forecasted weather in determining the relocation of units to pre-designated moorings. (b) Based on the scope and strength of heavy weather, consideration will be given in advance to evaluate the best moorings for Sector Jacksonville s afloat resources. Table 2.2 and 2.3 reflects Sector Jacksonville s afloat resources, their predetermined Safe Havens and predetermined Safe Havens point of contact information, if necessary. PAGE 2-3

14 USCGC KINGFISHER 87 Table 2.2 Sector Jacksonville s afloat resources and their predetermined Safe Havens, if necessary. Unit Primary Mooring Secondary Mooring Tertiary Mooring Underway/Storm evasion Downtown Jacksonville (Metropolitan Park/Hyatt Moorings) Navy Heavy Weather Mooring Ball or Cape Canaveral WMEC Pier USCGC DIAMONDBACK 87 USCGC SHRIKE 87 USCGC MARIA BRAY 175 Underway/Storm evasion Downtown Jacksonville (Metropolitan Park/Hyatt Moorings) Navy Heavy Weather Mooring Ball or Cape Canaveral WMEC Pier Underway/Storm evasion Cape Canaveral - WMEC Pier Downtown Jacksonville (Metropolitan Park/Hyatt Moorings) Underway / Storm Evasion St. Johns River: Anchorage TBD Alpha or Bravo USCGC HAMMER Cross-Florida Barge Canal (Buckman Locks) Green Cove Springs TBD USCG Station Mayport RBS(s) -Trailerable boats will be sent to HITRON Jacksonville (Cecil Airport) Note: If HITRON does not move their assets, CG Station Mayport will still secure their assets outside of the hangar on the tarmac. a) RBS(s) -Trailerable boats will be sent to HITRON Jacksonville (Cecil Airport) Note: If HITRON does not move their assets, CG Station Mayport will still secure their assets outside of the hangar on the tarmac. a) RBS(s) -Trailerable boats will be sent to HITRON Jacksonville (Cecil Airport) Note: If HITRON does not move their assets, CG Station Mayport will still secure their assets outside of the hangar on the tarmac. b) RBS(s) 1 RBS will go to JFRD Fire Station located at Jeoandy Rd for SAR standby. b) RBS(s) 1 RBS will go to JFRD Fire Station located at Jeoandy Rd for SAR standby. b) RBS(s) 1 RBS will go to JFRD Fire Station located at Jeoandy Rd for SAR standby. USCG Station Ponce Inlet c) RBM(s) will travel to Cross- Florida Barge Canal (Buckman Locks) a) Trailerable boats will be stored at Deland Airport c) RBM(s) will moor up at JFRD Boat House or Old Shipyard (Maxwell House Pier - Downtown Jacksonville) a) Trailerable boats will be stored at Deland Airport c) RBS (s) Other JFRD Fire Stations d) RBM(s) will moor up at Green Cove Springs a) Trailerable boats will be stored at Deland Airport b) RBM(s) will be moored at Cross-Florida Barge Canal (Buckman Locks) b) RBM(s) will be moored at Bertram Yacht, Merritt Island, FL. b) RBM(s) will be moored at Aqua Marine, Daytona, FL PAGE 2-4

15 Table 2.2 Sector Jacksonville s afloat resources and their predetermined Safe Havens, if necessary. Continued a) Trailerable boats will be a) Trailerable boats will be taken with command to taken with command to Holiday Inn Express Holiday Inn Express Cocoa, FL Cocoa, FL USCG Station Port Canaveral USCG ANT Jacksonville b) RBM(s) will be moored at Bertram Yacht, Merritt Island, FL. a) Trailerable boats will be sent to HITRON Jacksonville (Cecil Airport) Note: If HITRON does not move their assets, CG ANT JAX will still secure their assets outside. b) RBM(s) will be moored at Aqua Marine Daytona or Station Fort Pierce, FL a) Trailerable boats will be sent to HITRON Jacksonville (Cecil Airport) Note: If HITRON does not move their assets, CG ANT JAX will still secure their assets outside. a) Trailerable boats will be taken to Orlando Days Inn UCF for temporary Command Post b) RBM(s) will be moored at Metropolitan Park, Jacksonville, FL a) Trailerable boats will be sent to HITRON Jacksonville (Cecil Airport) Note: If HITRON does not move their assets, CG ANT JAX will still secure their assets outside. USCG ANT Ponce Inlet MSD Port Canaveral MSST Kings Bay *Not under the TACON of Sector Jacksonville MFPU Kings Bay *Not under the TACON of Sector Jacksonville b) 49 BUSL will travel to Cross-Florida Barge Canal (Buckman Locks) Trailerable boats will be stored at Daytona International Speedway Emergency Generator trailer and Pollution Response trailer will be taken to the University of Florida Agriculture extension Prime movers, vans, RBS, and trailers will be taken to the Hilton Garden Inn in Tifton, GA a) CPBs and 64-ft SPC- SVs will relocate to Talleyrand pier supported by JAXPORT b) 49 BUSL will travel to Cross-Florida Barge Canal (Buckman Locks) Trailerable boats will be stored at Daytona International Speedway Emergency Generator trailer and Pollution Response trailer will be taken to the University of Florida Agriculture extension Atlanta or Orlando b) 49 BUSL will travel to Florida Barge Canal (Buckman Locks) Trailerable boats will be stored at Daytona International Speedway Emergency Generator trailer and Pollution Response trailer will be taken to the University of Florida Agriculture extension Atlanta or Orlando b) 33-ft SPC-SVs will be towed to Building 6013 for stowage Note: As noted in Table 2.2., Coast Guard HITRON, located at Cecil Airport, is the primary safe haven for our local Coast Guard assets and equipment. However, in the event that the HITRON hangar is not available due to their aircraft remaining at Cecil Airport, Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville will contact the Florida Army National Guard at Cecil Airport. The Florida Army National Guard has two hangars at Cecil Airport that may have space available upon request. The Florida Army National Guard hangars are available on a case-by-case basis depending upon how many of their aircraft are located at Cecil Airport for the period of time being requested. PAGE 2-5

16 Table 2.3 Point of Contact information for predetermined Safe Havens in Table 2.2 Safe Haven Point of Contact Phone Number Physical Address Florida Barge Canal (Buckman Locks) Arthur Annis Mickey Thomas *Need to contact at least 24hrs prior to arrival Cell: (386) Cell: (352) Office: (386) Buckman Lock Road Palatka, FL University of Florida Agriculture extension (321) Lake Drive Cocoa, FL HITRON Jacksonville (Cecil Airport) Primary: COMMS CDO Secondary: AETCS Todd Primary: Secondary: Aerospace Way Jacksonville, FL Shutler 6800 Everbank Field SGT Leonard Proper (JSO) Everbank Field Drive Jacksonville, FL Daytona International Speedway Bertram Yacht Merritt Island, FL Pete Degresta: (386) Ops and Logs Manager Chris Baynes: (386) Ops Assistant Dick Hane: (386) Grounds Manager 1801 W International Speedway Blvd Daytona Beach, FL No POC Office: (321) Bertram Way Merritt Island, FL Metropolitan Park/Hyatt Moorings Jim Suber City Dock Master Gator Bowl Blvd Jacksonville, FL Cape Canaveral WMEC Pier USCGC SHRIKE (321) Grouper Road Cape Canaveral, FL JFRD Boat House Fire Station 39 (Marine 3) / Gator Bowl Blvd Green Cove Springs (Clay County Port Inc. Reynolds Industrial Park) St. Johns River: Anchorage Alpha or Bravo Old Shipyard (Maxwell House Pier - Downtown Jacksonville Owned by city of Jacksonville) Aqua Marine, Daytona, FL John Brown Facility Manager (N/A for CGC HAMMER as they will spud down in WW) Sector Jacksonville Command Center Jim Suber City Dock Master Ken Mooney X Jacksonville, FL Bulkhead Road Green Cove Springs, FL East Bay Street Jacksonville Fl (386) S Beach Street Daytona Beach, FL Station Fort Pierce OPS (772) Seaway Drive Fort Pierce, FL W N AIRSTA Clearwater Navy Heavy Weather Mooring Ball Hilton Garden Inn Tifton, GA Hurricane Officer LT Megan Dillon MKC Jason Bland (727) Ext: Rescue Way Clearwater, FL No POC Fulton Cutoff east of Dames Point Bridge Manager (229) Boo Drive Tifton, GA PAGE 2-6

17 (8) Communications. (a) If primary electrical power is lost at Sector Jacksonville s Mayport facility, the emergency generator will activate to provide power to critical operational areas, including the Sector Command Center (SCC). Backup generators are also located at the Rescue 21 RFF sites: Brunswick, Jacksonville, Espanola, Deltona, and St. Cloud. An additional backup generator is located at the RadSta (ANT Jacksonville Beach) HF site. (b) As soon as it can be predicted that the SCC will be ordered to evacuate and shut down operations, the Sector Commander will direct the SCC Advance Setup Team to immediately establish a temporary Command Center at the Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Squadron (HITRON) Operations Building at Cecil Airport, Jacksonville. The SCC will remain in operation as long as possible until the Advance Setup Team verifies the HITRON facility is ready for immediate operational takeover. The Communication watch standers will either re-locate to another Sector or OSC Martinsburg to resume Rescue 21 capabilities. (Note: HITRON Command Center does not have access to Sector Jacksonville Rescue 21 RFF sites; only local VHF-FM capabilities). (c) The temporary Command Center will remain in operation until, at the earliest, a post storm survey of the Mayport facility is completed and the SCC is returned to normal operation. If the post storm survey determines that the Mayport facility s communications capabilities have seriously deteriorated, a request for emergency contingency communications support from Atlantic Area s Transportable Communications Central (TCC) will be made through District Seven, as per Appendix 6 to reference (c). (d) If any of Sector Jacksonville s Rescue 21 RFF sites or NavSta and RadSta (ANT Jax Beach) HF sites - are rendered inactive by severe weather, the Sector will send an immediate message to D7 (drmc) noting the site outage and loss of coverage. At which time, the SCC will direct the Station closest to the outage to maintain local coverage until such time the SCC resumes full communication capabilities or until such time that the Station may be ordered to evacuate. (e) In instances of loss of primary and secondary communications with Sector Jacksonville cutters as per the Sector s Law Enforcement (LE)/Security Zone Communications Plan, cutters should establish communications with the SCC in the following order of availability: cellular phone, INMARSAT Mini-M, and Iridium satellite phone. (9) Aids to Navigation (ATON) Units Sector Jacksonville will direct ATON units ANT Jacksonville Beach, ANT Ponce de Leon Inlet, USCGC MARIA BRAY, and USCGC HAMMER to conduct thorough surveys of all ATON near the path of a hurricane or major storm after its passing. Each ATON unit will survey aids in its AOR unless directed to assist other ATON units surveys. Closed waterways will remain closed until all ATON has been inspected and deemed effective to serve the needs of major traffic. Sector Jacksonville will contact the District Seven (D7) Waterways Management Branch (dpw) immediately if coordination is needed with other Sectors within D7. (a) In the event that a hurricane or major tropical storm is threatening the Seventh District, Sector Jacksonville ATON units shall respond as directed by the Sector Commander or D7(dpw). (b) There are two scenarios that determine the actions taken by the ATON Department: 1. Sector Jacksonville will be in the path of the hurricane or storm. 2. Sector Jacksonville ATON units are deployed to support post storm areas as directed by D7 (dpw). (c) Sector Jacksonville is divided into zones for purposes of pre- and post- storm assessments. The zones are divided by Station AOR boundaries starting at the Sector s Northern boundary with Station Mayport designated as Alpha; Station Ponce de Leon Inlet as Bravo; and Station Port Canaveral as Charlie. (d) As the Sector Commander s direct representative, it is the responsibility of the Prevention Department (and Response Department in the event MARIA BRAY and HAMMER are transferred to the Response Department Head) to advise and keep the Sector Commander informed of the status of all ATON assets and personnel assigned to Sector Jacksonville. The Prevention and Response PAGE 2-7

18 Departments shall be kept advised by all operational units as to the location of all floating and trailerable assets during a natural disaster evolution (e) Depending upon the severity of the hurricane or tropical storm, it may be necessary for floating assets, if in the local Mayport area, to seek shelter in the St. Johns River at the Jacksonville Port Authority, Talleyrand Marine Terminal. ANT Jacksonville Beach shall evacuate to HITRON or, in the event of a major hurricane, Naval Air Station Jacksonville. It may be advantageous to divide ANT Jacksonville Beach into two separate facilities to better provide a more rapid deployment of resources for post storm assessments. (f) ANT Ponce de Leon Inlet shall seek shelter with Station Ponce de Leon Inlet. Again, it may be advantageous to establish two sites for ANT boats to ensure that post hurricane surveys can be expedited. (g) During the hurricane season, all ANTs shall ensure that: 1. Boats and trailers are equipped with adequate tie-down equipment if stored in an open environment. 2. Extra cans of gasoline to fuel boats are readily available. 3. Unit vehicles are equipped with necessary equipment to brush and clear routes to the nearest boat ramp. 4. A rental truck is available that can carry dayboards, lighting equipment, discrepancy buoys, sinkers, necessary tools and all other equipment for the repair of affected aids to navigation. 5. In the event that the ANT is called upon to support another unit outside of their AOR, the rental of a motorhome is to be considered and, if necessary, used to support personnel until released from the TAD authority. (h) In the event a hurricane or tropical storm is tracking toward Sector Jacksonville, all ATON units shall keep the Situation Unit Leader fully informed on their actions and readiness status for post storm operations. (i) The Operations Section shall keep D7 (dpw) updated as to the status of the units and any assistance necessary for post storm operations thru the Situation Unit Leader. (j) After a hurricane or tropical storm has cleared the Sector Jacksonville s AOR, the Sector Command Center shall issue a BNM stating that the aids to navigation within the affected area are not reliable and that mariners should neither rely on these aids nor transit any waterways in the area until they are opened by the COTP. (k) After a hurricane or tropical storm has passed through Sector Jacksonville s AOR and it is safe for Coast Guard assets to transit the waterways, the ANTs are to deploy and provide a post storm survey within 24 hours. The most critical waterways affecting commerce are of major concern and shall be the first to be surveyed by the ANT. These waterways include: 1. Port of Brunswick/St. Simon s Sound (if requested by Sector Charleston) 2. St. Johns River 3. Port Canaveral 4. St. Marys River 5. In and around Blount Island (l) Tributaries and the Intracoastal Waterway can be surveyed using both Station and Auxiliary resources with all reports being sent to the SCC. (m) When conducting surveys, it is important to document missing aids to navigation and any changes within the waterway (such as shoaling, sunken vessels, barges, etc.) that may alter known navigational channels. These changes are to be immediately reported to the SCC, which will initiate a BNM with the reported information. PAGE 2-8

19 (n) As Sector Jacksonville s floating ATON assets return to their moorings, it is their responsibility to survey and, if possible, correct aid discrepancies while enroute. A list of known aid discrepancies under the responsibility of each ATON unit shall be passed to them as soon as reported so that a priority list can be compiled. (o) ANT Jacksonville Beach and ANT Ponce de Leon Inlet shall work closely in supporting and coordinating after action requirements to mitigate repairs to aids affected by the storm. (p) Upon completion of the post storm survey within a critical waterway, the surveying units will immediately notify the SCC so that the COTP can determine whether to keep the waterway closed or open it to traffic. (q) When all post storm surveys are completed, the Prevention Department shall determine the level of support and assistance necessary to repair, rebuild or move aids to navigation, and report this information to the Sector Commander and D7(dpw). (r) If necessary, the Sector Commander will designate that station assets be used as shuttle platforms to deliver equipment to ATON units so they are able to expedite repairs and mark missing aids. (s) D7 (dpw) may direct units from other Sectors/Units to assist in the post hurricane processes. Upon the arrival of these units, they shall be under the control of the Operations Section. All necessary accommodations, personnel and supply issues shall be directed to the Logistics Section to ensure that Temporary Assigned Duty (TAD) personnel are taken care of and are ready to support the ATON mission. (t) As aids are repaired and waterways are surveyed, BNTMs shall be issued stating the status of the aids and waterways that have been attended to by the ATON units. D. TRAINING AND EXERCISES Training and exercises have been shown to be the most effective means of mitigating the damage from heavy weather. Preparation for the hurricane season will be conducted in three key areas: unit training, port training, and exercises. 1. Unit training Department heads shall ensure that all of their personnel are familiar with this plan. Unit training should include all active duty members, with dependents, Reservists, Civilians and Auxiliarists invited to attend. At a minimum, the discussion should include the following: Review of responsibilities to implement the unit plan Personal/family preparations, self-help and survival Liaison with and support of other Federal, State and local agencies in accordance with the National Response Plan, including working with Disaster Relief Agencies Field Offices and Emergency Support Functions Viewing films that demonstrate the destructive effects of hurricanes Distribute hurricane preparation information to all members; include evacuation routes; maps showing expected flood and evacuation areas; emergency phone numbers; housing hurricane preparedness plan; appendix 9 to Annex E of D7 SOP and supplies/articles which should be taken to a shelter, etc. (See Annexes J, M, and Q.) Brief dependents on evacuation site, provisions available at evacuation, rules and regulations of evacuation site, and possible routes to evacuation site. The Sector Commander or Deputy Commander should ensure dependents are aware that military members will be required to stand watch at evacuation site during and post hurricane 2. Port Training - Port training will consist of a meeting with local Maritime Industry personnel to discuss port-related issues and concerns. The Coast Guard will be the lead agency for this meeting, and should actively support and encourage the participation of all key port and industry members. 3. Exercises - Participation in the annual Seventh District HUREX is mandatory. Participation in State or local exercises is encouraged. PAGE 2-9

20 CHAPTER 3 PORT PREPAREDNESS & POST STORM ACTIONS A. PURPOSE Chapter 3 of the Sector Jacksonville Heavy Weather Plan provides guidance to the Jacksonville, Fernandina, and Port Canaveral area maritime community and the Coast Guard, on steps that should be taken and critical risk factors to consider before severe heavy weather affects the area. Post-storm considerations for re-opening the ports, along with survey and reporting requirements are also addressed in this chapter. This plan should be used, by all maritime interests, to prepare similar plans for individual terminals, facilities, fleets, vessels, or marine operations. B. GENERAL The Atlantic Hurricane Season runs annually from June 1 to November 30. During this time, the entire Jacksonville COTP Zone is at significant risk from tropical cyclone activity, including tropical depressions, tropical storms, and hurricanes. This plan is developed to ensure that the Ports of Jacksonville, Fernandina, and Canaveral have taken all practical precautions for severe weather, including the worst-case scenario; a direct hit by a Major Hurricane. Most of the preventive provisions and requirements of this Port Plan are intended to be enacted prior to the onset of sustained Gale Force Winds associated with tropical cyclone activity (winds and surge) are predicted to follow. When Gale Forces Winds are expected but hurricane conditions are not predicted to follow, the Captain of the Port (COTP) may elect not to implement all of the requirements outlined in this plan. In any case, due to the unpredictable nature of tropical cyclone activity, marine interests should plan for the worst case scenario. C. USING THIS PLAN This chapter has the following key parts: 1. Planning Factors these elements should be used by the maritime community when developing heavy weather plans, ensuring full understanding of local risk factors and policies that may impact operations and preparations before, during, and after heavy weather. Refer to Planning Factors for information on local policies regarding: vessel, sorties, bridge openings, safe moorings, etc. 2. Pre-Storm Procedures lists specific operational restrictions and requirements imposed upon the maritime community by the COTP. Those affected include: terminals, facilities, marinas, owners, operators, agents, and Masters of vessels, etc. The action items checklists should be referred to whenever the COTP changes the Port Hurricane Condition. 3. Communications Plan describes how the COTP will communicate with the maritime community and how marine interests should contact the Coast Guard before, during, and after severe weather. The radio frequencies and other communication mechanisms outlined in this section should be incorporated into individual heavy weather plans. 4. Post-Storm Procedures describes facility and vessel requirements to ensure safe and secure operation once severe weather has passed. Post-storm survey and reporting requirements are listed for each segment of the commercial maritime community. 5. Lessons Learned several key lessons learned from previous Hurricane Seasons were incorporated into the current plan revision. D. PLANNING FACTORS. 1. Tidal Surge and SLOSH Tables Most often, more damage is caused by Tidal Surge than by wind during Tropical Storms and Hurricanes. For this reason, storm surge is regarded as the greatest threat to marine interests, during severe weather. Storms approaching from the Southeast are particularly dangerous to the ports of Jacksonville, Fernandina, and Canaveral. The NWS Sea Lake and Overland Surges from Hurricanes (SLOSH) models indicate that a storm surge in excess of 20 feet is possible in downtown Jacksonville if a Category 5 storm were to make landfall just south of the entrance of the St. Johns River. PAGE 3-1

21 Although many factors impact the storm surge that accompanies tropical storms and hurricanes, including height of tide and stage of the moon, the following table provides useful information for planning purposes: Table 3.1 Storm Category Port of Jacksonville Entrance Port of Fernandina Entrance Port Canaveral Entrance Cat FT 4.6 FT 5.0 FT Cat FT 8.1 FT 6.5 FT Cat FT 11.4 FT 9.7 FT Cat FT 14.4 FT 13.0 FT Cat FT 17.6 FT 14.5 FT Note: Based on 1998 SLOSH Model Data 2. Geographic Considerations within the COTP Jacksonville Zone Due to the low topography of the area, the Port of Jacksonville and the Naval Station Mayport Basin are not suitable refuge for hurricanes or other tropical cyclones. The NWS SLOSH model indicates that water surges of over 21 feet can be expected in the St. Johns River near Port of Jacksonville Entrance and Naval Station Mayport Basin if a Category 5 hurricane were to strike the area. Port Canaveral is located on the east coast of Brevard County, Florida, approximately 145 miles south of Jacksonville. Port Canaveral is not a suitable refuge for either hurricanes or tropical storms. In addition, Port Canaveral is a port of significant national interest, and every effort must be taken to minimize the damage caused by severe weather. In most cases this means that vessels or barges greater than 500 GT will not be permitted to remain anywhere within Port Canaveral. The Port of Fernandina is approximately 40 miles north of Jacksonville, Florida. The NWS SLOSH model indicates that water surges of over 17 feet can be expected in the St. Marys and Amelia Rivers near the downtown area of Fernandina Beach, if a Category 5 hurricane were to strike the area. The Port of Fernandina is not a suitable refuge for either hurricanes or tropical storms. 3. Vessel Sortie Policy Effective June 1 st, the COTP will release a Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) setting Hurricane Condition IV in the ports of Northeast and East Central Florida. Additionally, the MSIB will address the actions required by all vessels greater than 500 GT operating within the COTP Jacksonville Zone. The COTP will not order vessels, including tug and barges, to depart a facility if doing so would not ensure the safety of life at sea is protected and/or would unduly hazard the vessel. As discussed above, in accordance with the Department of the Navy Hurricane Havens Handbook (http://www.nrlmry.navy.mil/port_studies/tr8203nc/mayport/text/frame.htm), the COTP Jacksonville Zone should not be considered a safe hurricane haven during hurricane conditions (forecast winds 64 kts or greater). Accordingly, all oceangoing vessels greater than 500 gross tons, including oceangoing tugs and barges greater than 500 gross tons, within the COTP Jacksonville Zone must follow the requirements at each Hurricane Port Condition for the port in which they are currently moored, operating within, or intending to moor. All ocean-going vessels and ocean-going tug/barge combinations over 500 GT should plan to depart the port during the approach of a tropical cyclone. Vessels desiring to remain in port during a tropical cyclone must request and receive permission from the COTP. For vessels already in port, this request must be received within 12 hours of the COTP setting Port Hurricane Condition WHISKEY. Vessels arriving after the setting of Hurricane Port Condition WHISKEY must submit a request to remain in port prior to entering the port. The request must be submitted in writing and explain the reasons why the vessel is submitting the request and must include a completed Remain in Port Request and Checklist (Annex H). Once the COTP sets Hurricane Port Condition ZULU, no vessel, regardless of size or service, will be allowed to enter, transit, or conduct cargo operations in the COTP Jacksonville Zone without permission from the COTP. No vessels will be allowed to remain at facilities which are within one half mile of any bridge without special consideration by the COTP. In addition to the conditions outlined above, all vessels, regardless of size or service, in the Port of Canaveral during Hurricane Port Condition WHISKEY shall begin making preparations and safely depart the Port Canaveral Barge Canal before the setting of Hurricane Port Condition X-RAY. Once Hurricane PAGE 3-2

22 Port Condition X-RAY has been set in the Port of Canaveral, all vessels, regardless of size or service, will not be allowed to anchor or moor within the Port Canaveral Barge Canal without approval from the COTP. Additionally, once the COTP sets Hurricane Port Condition YANKEE in the Port of Canaveral, no vessel, regardless of size of service, will be allowed to transit through the Port Canaveral Barge Canal. Table 3.2: Vessel Sortie Requirements Port Hurricane Condition Action Required by Commercial, Oceangoing Vessels and Barges Over 500 GT Condition WHISKEY Make preparations to get underway in sufficient time to (Alert 72 Hrs) ensure the safety of the vessel and its crew. Set navigation and radio watch. Dead vessels unable to put to sea must make written application to the COTP to remain in port (refer to Annex H). Written requests should be submitted within 12 hours of setting Port Hurricane Condition WHISKEY. Condition X-RAY All vessels, including tugs & barges and vessels on domestic voyages are required to give COTP advanced (Readiness 48 Hrs) notice of arrival. All vessels should prepare to complete cargo operations and depart port in sufficient time to ensure the safety of the vessel and its crew, or when Condition YANKEE is set. Vessels and barges unable to depart must request written permission from COTP (refer to Annex H). Condition YANKEE Port is closed to incoming traffic without specific written approval of COTP. All ship-to-shore cargo operations must (Warning 24 Hrs) stop 6 hrs prior to setting ZULU. All vessels must put to sea unless in receipt of specific written approval of the Condition ZULU (Max Prep 12 Hrs) COTP to remain in port. Port is closed to vessel movements. No ship-to-shore movement of cargo is permitted. Vessel owners and operators with COTP pre-approved mooring or anchoring plan must still notify the COTP if the vessel intends to remain in port during Hurricane Port Condition ZULU. Note: Maritime interests should anticipate that storm movement may accelerate and periods between Port Hurricane Conditions may be less than the 24 or 12 hours indicated above. 4. Berthing Arrangements Most deep draft berths in the ports of Jacksonville, Fernandina, and Canaveral are owned or controlled by Port Authorities or private terminal operators. Many have strict policies against berthing vessels during severe weather and will direct vessels to depart when Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE is set. Terminal and facility owner/operators are encouraged to discuss heavy weather berthing arrangements with vessel agents and operators. Facility operators in particular need to recognize that one of the natural consequences of their decision to engage in commerce during the hurricane season, especially with tug and barge units, is that a vessel may need to remain moored at their facility before, during and after a hurricane. Normally, commercial vessels that can safely evade or ride out a storm at sea will voluntarily leave port in advance of a hurricane. Ultimate responsibility for the safety of a vessel and its crew rests with the vessel s master and unless a thorough assessment of the situation indicates a greater level of risk to the safety of life in the port, the COTP will respect a master s decision to remain in port or to seek entry into port. The COTP will not order vessels, including tug and barges, to depart a facility if doing so would not ensure that the safety of life at sea is protected or would hazard the vessel. 5. Vessel Evacuations The following factors should be considered when planning vessel evacuations: a. Bridges When civilian evacuation of coastal areas is ordered by local emergency management authorities, the operation of bridges in the escape routes will be impacted. Typically, mandatory civilian evacuation is ordered about 18 hours prior to the arrival of sustained Gale Force Winds, when tropical storm or hurricane conditions are expected to follow. At that time, the COTP will permit all bridges to switch from on-demand openings to scheduled openings, once per hour. In the Jacksonville area, the schedule will stagger bridge openings to accommodate the transit of vessels up the St. Johns River (toward Green Cove Springs). PAGE 3-3

23 About 8 hours prior to the predicted arrival of sustained Gale Force Winds, most bridges will be locked down and will not open until after the severe weather has passed. It is critical that vessels intending to evacuate the Ports of Jacksonville, Fernandina, or Canaveral via the St. Johns River or the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway depart early to avoid being blocked by bridges. In the Port of Canaveral, once the SR 401 Bridge has been locked down it is not possible to evacuate the port. b. Harbor Tugs Masters and agents of deep draft vessels and tug/barges that require assistance during docking and transit should keep in mind that there is very limited availability of harbor tugs, particularly in the Ports of Fernandina and Canaveral. Vessels that postpone departure until the final hours of Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE may find it difficult to schedule harbor tugs, and may experience delays that make it difficult to evade the storm at sea. Plan to depart the port early, and anticipate some scheduling conflicts caused by the simultaneous departure of many deep draft vessels. Table 3.3 PORT NUMBER OF TUGS REGULARLY AVAILABLE JACKSONVILLE 15 FERNANDINA 1 CANAVERAL 6 c. Pilots Pilots generally stop working when conditions at the sea buoy prevent safe transfer from ship to pilot boat, or at the on-set of sustained Gale Force Winds. 6. Lay-Up Vessels No vessel will be permitted to enter or remain in lay-up status during the hurricane season, except as provided below. Vessels in lay-up during the off-season (1 Dec 31 May) must depart port no later than May 31. Laid up vessels unable to depart before June 1 each year must obtain written permission from the COTP to remain in port. Such requests, at a minimum, shall include a lay-up plan containing specific provisions for all categories of hurricanes. For purposes of this policy, a vessel is considered in lay-up status if it is not operational or not undergoing repairs or contracted to commence repairs within seven (7) days. A vessel is considered operational only if it is manned, has valid certificates from the flag administration, and is prepared to conduct cargo operations or sail within 14 days of entering port. E. PRE STORM PROCEDURES This section outlines the actions to be taken by maritime interests and the operational restrictions imposed by the COTP for each Port Hurricane Condition. The operational restrictions and required actions listed here are intended for the worst case; when Gale Forces Winds are predicted and Tropical Cyclone Activity is expected to follow. In cases when less severe weather is expected, the COTP may choose lesser requirements and operational restrictions. These will be communicated to the maritime community in accordance with the Communications Plan provided in this Chapter. PAGE 3-4

24 CONDITION: Port Hurricane Condition 5 Set: Seasonally, 1 Dec 31 May (Page 1 of 1) Description: Stand-down review and update plans. Incorporate lessons learned from previous hurricane season. Action Items Who What When Notes All maritime interests 1. Review and update hurricane plans By 1 June 1. In Jacksonville, the Port Hurricane 2. Make recommendation to COTP for changes to this plan. Meeting will typically be held in conjunction with the regularly scheduled Vessel and Barge operators or agents 1. Submit Hurricane Plans for lay-up vessels and barge fleets that will be unable to depart the port when severe weather threatens. By 1 June Harbor Safety Committee meeting. 1. See Planning Factors for Lay-up vessels. PAGE 3-5

25 CONDITION: Port Hurricane Condition 4 Set: Seasonally, 1 Jun 30 Nov (Page 1 of 1) Description: Alert Ensure all preparations are complete to implement Heavy Weather Plans Action Items Who What When Notes All maritime interests 1. Attend Port Hurricane Meeting to review COTP Policy and requirements, and discuss any other topics of concern. As scheduled by COTP, prior to 15 June Terminal Owner / Operator Vessel and Barge operators 1. Ensure all required equipment is on hand and operational. 2. Confirm contracts and agreements. 3. Conduct tests of emergency systems, including communications and power systems. 4. Provide COTP with updated list of all vessels and barges over 500 GT moored at the facility for more than 30 days. 1. Review Vessel Sortie Policy. 2. Confirm contracts and agreements. 3. Ensure storm moorings are in place or on hand for vessels or fleets with COTP permission to remain in port during severe weather. 4. Provide COTP with updated list of the number and size of barges and vessels over 500 GT that have been granted permission to remain in port. 1. Review plans 2. Attend seasonal meeting Navigational Support: Pilots, Tugs, ACOE Harbor Safety Committee 1. Review plans 2. Host seasonal meeting 3. Update contacts for Hurricane Advisory Information By 15 June By 15 June 1. In Jacksonville, the Port Hurricane Meeting will typically be held in conjunction with the regularly scheduled Harbor Safety Committee meeting. 1. Plans for barge fleets and lay-up vessels that are unable to depart the port must be submitted to the COTP for approval prior to setting Port Hurricane Condition See Planning Factors for Lay-Up vessels. PAGE 3-6

26 Set: Sustained Gale Force winds from a tropical cyclone are predicted within 72 hours. CONDITION: Port Hurricane Condition WHISKEY (Page 1 of 2) Description: Alert Prepare to implement the Heavy Weather Plan Action Items Who What When Notes All maritime interests 1. Attend Port Hurricane Meeting to review COTP Policy and requirements, and discuss any other topics of concern specific to this storm. 2. Review the requirements for Port Hurricane Condition X-RAY. Terminal Owner 1. Ensure the open areas of docks, wharves and piers are cleared of all missile hazards. 2. Notify the COTP of any labeled dangerous cargo which must remain in open areas. 3. Ensure drums are banded on pallets not more than two tiers high, or laid horizontally with secure dunnage. 4. Notify COTP of any vessels or barges (over 500 GT) at the facility that may not be able to get underway within 48 Hours (request COTP issue orders to vessels suspected of not taking appropriate action). 5. Coordinate approval of Cargo Operations Plan for vessels expecting to conduct cargo operations during Condition YANKEE. Terminal Tenant 1. Notify the COTP of any labeled dangerous cargo that must remain in open areas. 2. Notify COTP of any vessels or barges (over 500 GT) at the facility that may not be able to get underway within 48 hours. As scheduled by COTP Within 12 hours of setting Port Hurricane Condition WHISKEY Within 12 hours of setting Port Hurricane Condition WHISKEY 1. Harbor Safety Committee meeting (faceto-face or via conference call) will be held for Jacksonville/Fernandina and one for Port Canaveral. 1. Hazardous materials should be removed from areas prone to flooding. 2. Cargo Operations Plan details completion of cargo operations within Condition YANKEE, at least six hours prior to anticipated setting of Condition ZULU. PAGE 3-7

27 Set: Sustained Gale Force winds from a tropical cyclone are predicted within 72 hours. CONDITION: Port Hurricane Condition WHISKEY (Page 2 of 2) Description: Alert Prepare to implement the Heavy Weather Plan Action Items Who What When Notes Vessel and Barge (Over 500 GT) operators, agents, or Masters Navigational Support: Pilots, Tugs, ACOE Dredge Operators Small Craft & Recreational Boaters 1. Make preparations to get underway, including setting navigational watch & maintaining listening watch on channel 16 VHF FM. 2. Ships and barges over 500 GT unable to get underway in sufficient time to ensure the safety of the vessel and its crew or desiring to remain in port during the storm must request permission, in writing, from the COTP. 3. Ships and barges that have prior COTP approval to layup must update their status with the COTP and implement their Hurricane Plans. 4. Review scheduled arrivals and departures to identify potential needs for assistance or possible deviations from COTP Policy. 5. Tugs and barges must have established plan. 6. Submit Cargo Operations Plan for vessels expecting to conduct cargo operations during Condition YANKEE to Terminal Owner for approval. 1. Confirm contracts and agreements. 2. Notify Sector Command Center (SCC) of current position and intentions via CH. 16 or Take early action to evacuate to port. Vessels that can be, should be hauled and trailered. Within 12 hours of setting Port Hurricane Condition WHISKEY Prior to setting Port Hurricane Condition X-RAY Prior to setting Port Hurricane Condition X-RAY 1. See Annex H for guidance on requesting permission to remain in port. 2. All practicable and reasonable measures must be taken to ensure vessel stability (ballasting, shifting of cargo, securing hatches) 3. Once Port Hurricane Condition X-RAY is set ALL Ships and Barges over 500 GT will be required to make notice of arrival to the COTP. 4. Cargo Operations Plan indicates amount of cargo to be handled, time to complete operation, and certification from vessel that proposed completion time is adequate for securing vessel, getting underway and taking adequate storm evasion actions. 1. Dredges will be required to clear the channel and seek refuge once Port Hurricane Condition X-RAY is set. 1. The St. Johns river and the AICW are not safe havens for small craft. 2. Evacuation of small craft will become more difficult as the storm approaches. Early action is best. See Planning Factors for Bridges. PAGE 3-8

28 Set: Sustained Gale Force winds from a tropical cyclone are predicted within 48 hours. CONDITION: Port Hurricane Condition X-RAY (Condition 3) (Page 1 of 2) Description: Readiness Implement the Heavy Weather Plan Action Items Who What When Notes All maritime interests 1. Prepare to terminate all ship-to-shore operations within 24 hours. 2. Anticipate that the storm may accelerate, and that Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE may be set in less than 24 hours. 3. Review the requirements for Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE. Terminal & Facility Owner/Operators Vessel and Barge (Over 500 GT) operators, agents, or Masters Operators of Inland Vessels and Vessels Less Than 500 GT 1. Finalize authorizations for remaining at dock. 2. Ensure COTP Orders are issued to recalcitrants. 3. Make preparations to complete cargo operations during Condition YANKEE, 6 hrs ahead of ZULU. 4. Secure missile hazards and hazardous cargo or supplies. Reduce container and pallet stacks to one high where possible. 5. Lay-up vessels must be singled-up. 6. Report any unusual or unsafe conditions to SCC at Make preparations to get underway. Ensure all required stores are aboard. Begin vessel evacuation as required for slow moving vessels. 2. Anticipate bridge openings will switch from on-demand to scheduled openings approximately 18 hours in advance of sustained Gale Force Winds. 3. Finalize remain in port agreement with facility and COTP. Ships and barges with permission to remain in port must secure for heavy weather in accordance with the plan approved by the COTP. Notify SCC at when complete. 4. Make preparations to complete cargo operations during Condition YANKEE, 6 hrs ahead of ZULU. 1. Make preparations to evacuate to sheltered water. Notify SCC of intentions at Prior to setting Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE Prior to setting Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE Prior to setting Port Hurricane Cond. YANKEE 1. See Planning Factors for Vessel Evacuations. 1. All tank barges granted permission to remain in port will be required to empty all cargo tanks and ballast down. 2. Lay-up vessels and ships granted permission to remain in port must be manned with sufficient crew to adjust lines. 1. See Planning Factors for Vessel Evacuations. PAGE 3-9

29 Set: Sustained Gale Force winds from a tropical cyclone are predicted within 48 hours. CONDITION: Port Hurricane Condition X-RAY (Condition 3) (Page 2 of 2) Description: Readiness Implement the Heavy Weather Plan Action Items Who What When Notes Barges and Barge Fleets 1. Barge fleets moored at facilities should be reduced as Prior to setting Port much as possible and singled-up. Hurricane 2. Fleets must be secured in accordance with the Condition Hurricane Plan approved by the COTP. Notify ICC YANKEE when complete at or via VHF Barge fleets not moored at facilities must be relocated away from the highest risk areas. 4. All barges remaining in port must be emptied of all cargo. Tank barges are required to report to the COTP when cargo operations are complete. 5. All barges should consider ballasting down for maximum stability. Agents, Ship & Tug Operators 1. Make notice of arrival to the COTP for all ships, tugs & barges over 500 GT. 2. Divert inbound vessels that may not be able to depart port and evade the storm within 24 hrs. 3. Anticipate that the port will be closed to incoming vessel within 24 hours. Dredge Operators 1. Remove all equipment from the waterway and seek sheltered moorings. Notify COTP when Complete. 1. At least 24 hrs prior to arrival. 2.Prior to setting Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE Prior to setting Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE 1. Barges will not be permitted to remain at any facility in Port Canaveral. 2. In Jacksonville, barges should be relocated at least one mile upstream of the Buckman Bridge on the St. Johns River. In Fernandina, barges should be secured no closer than ½ mile from any bridge. In Port Canaveral, barges should be secured in the Indian River. See Planning Factors for Vessel Evacuations. 1. See Planning Factors for Vessel Evacuations. 1. Dredge equipment may be moored no closer than ½ mile from any bridge. See Planning Factors for Vessel Evacuations. PAGE 3-10

30 CONDITION: Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE (Condition 2) (Page 1 of 2) Set: Sustained Gale Force winds from a tropical cyclone are predicted within 24 hours. Description: Warning Commerce stops, all operations are to prepare the port for severe weather. Action Items Who What When Notes All maritime interests 1. Normal port operations are terminated. All effort is directed toward preparing the port for severe weather. 2. Anticipate that the COTP will enact a safety zone prohibiting all vessel and ship-to-shore facility operation within 12 hours. 3. Anticipate bridge openings will switch from ondemand to scheduled openings approximately 18 hours in advance of sustained Gale Force Winds. 4. Anticipate that the storm may accelerate, and that Port Hurricane Condition ZULU may be set in less than 12 hours. 5. Review the requirements for Port Hurricane Condition ZULU. Terminal & Facility Owner/Operators 1. No new arrivals or new starts for cargo operations. 2. Complete all ship-to-shore cargo operations 6 hrs prior to setting ZULU. Secure all cargo handling equipment. 3. Minimize cargo on the facility. 4. Bulk liquid terminals will ensure that all transfer hoses and loading arms are drained, flanged, & secured. Valves on transfer piping leading to pier and waterfront areas must be secured in the closed position. 5. Make final survey of the facility to ensure all missile hazards and hazardous materials are secured. Report to SCC at when complete. Upon the setting of Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE 1.Upon the setting of Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE Prior to setting Port Hurricane Condition ZULU 1. The requirements for Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE may be modified in cases where gale forces winds are predicted but hurricane conditions are not expected to follow. 1. Shore-side storage tanks at bulk liquid facilities should be loaded to withstand maximum winds and storm surge. 2. The report to the COTP should contain a list of all vessels and barges (of any size) moored at the facility and a phone number or frequency for a point of contact during and after the storm. PAGE 3-11

31 CONDITION: Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE (Condition 2) (Page 2 of 2) Set: Sustained Gale Force winds from a tropical cyclone are predicted within 24 hours. Description: Warning Commerce stops, all operations are to prepare the port for severe weather. Action Items Who What When Notes Vessel and Barge (Over 500 GT) operators, agents, or Masters Operators of Inland Vessels and Vessels Less Than 500 GT 1. Complete/secure all ship-to-shore cargo operations 6 hrs prior to setting ZULU. 2. Vessels without specific written approval from the COTP to remain in port must put to sea. 3. Ships and barges with COTP approval to remain in port must ensure all provisions of the approved mooring plan are in place. Report to SCC when complete at or via VHF Evacuate to sheltered water. Notify SCC when complete at Upon the setting of Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE Upon the setting of Port Hurricane Condition YANKEE Barges and Barge Fleets 1. Report barge and fleet status to SCC at Prior to setting Port Hurricane Condition ZULU Agents, Ship & Tug Operators 1. Report any delays in implementing SCC requirements or anticipated problems at Dredge Operators 1. Report status and location of all dredge equipment to SCC at Prior to setting Port Hurricane Condition ZULU Prior to setting Port Hurricane Condition ZULU 1. Report to SCC should include verification that measures outlined in the approved mooring plan have been enacted, and a phone number or radio frequency for a point of contact. 1. See Planning Factors for Vessel Evacuations. 1. Report to COTP should include a phone number or radio frequency for a point of contact during and after the storm. 1. Report to COTP should include a phone number or radio frequency for a point of contact during and after the storm. 1. Report to COTP should include a phone number or radio frequency for a point of contact during and after the storm. PAGE 3-12

32 CONDITION: Port Hurricane Condition ZULU (Condition 1) (Page 1 of 1) Set: Sustained Gale Force winds from a tropical cyclone are predicted within 12 hours. Description: Maximum Preparedness Final preparation and verification that all requirements are met. Action Items Who What When Notes All maritime interests 1. Make final preparations for severe weather. Ensure all operations and equipment are secure. 2. Anticipate that the storm may accelerate or slow down, and that Port Hurricane Condition ZULU will be in effect until cancelled by the COTP after passage of the storm. 3. Review the requirements for Post-Storm Procedures. Terminal & Facility Owner/Operators Operators of all vessels and barges remaining in port Navigational Support: Pilots, Tugs, ACOE Dredge Operators 1. All departing vessels gone. 2. Complete docking pre-arranged vessels and secure 3. Finalize security of cargo and evacuate facility. 4. Curtail/complete shoreside operations as safety dictates. 1. Vessel operations without express permission of COTP are prohibited. 2. Ensure that mooring are secured and checked/adjusted as necessary. Report any unusual condition or damage to the SCC as soon as possible at or VHF Complete final in port vessel shifts. 2. Report intended storm lay-up to COTP 3. Secure. Upon the setting of Port Hurricane Condition ZULU Upon the setting of Port Hurricane Condition ZULU Upon the setting of Port Hurricane Condition ZULU Upon the setting of Port Hurricane Condition ZULU 1. The COTP will establish a safety zone for the ports of Jacksonville, Fernandina, and Canaveral that prohibits any commercial vessel transits or port facility operations without specific written approval of the COTP. This safety zone will remain in effect until specifically lifted by the COTP. PAGE 3-13

33 Table 3.4 POST-STORM REPORTING REQUIREMENTS Who What Terminal and Facility Owner/Operators 1. Survey facilities listed in Annex E and report any damage, pollution, or unsafe conditions. Secure damaged areas. 2. MTSA Posture: Assess and re-establish security operations. Report Security vulnerabilities and make recommendations to COTP to bring facility back into operation. 3. If shoaling is suspected, ensure soundings are taken and report results. 4. Account for all vessels and barges moored at the facility prior to the storm. Report status to COTP. 5. OPA 90 Posture: Assess and re-establish facility operations. Report Operation and Response vulnerabilities and make recommendations to COTP necessary to bring facility back into operation. Barge and Barge Fleet Managers 6. Use the form in Annex D to report. 1. Survey the barges or barge fleets. Account of all barges moored prior to the storm. Use the form in Annex D to report the status of your barges, including any damage, pollution or unsafe conditions. Dredge Operators 1. Survey all dredge equipment. Use the form in Annex D to report status to the COTP. Assess availability of emergency dredge equipment. Pilots 1. Make a recommendation to COTP regarding the status of the main channels, the need for extensive surveys, and the timeline for re-opening the port. 2. Re-stage assets for support of post storm assessment. Harbor Tug Companies 1 Survey all tugs and facilities. Use the form in Annex D to report and damage, pollution, or unsafe conditions. Make a recommendation to the COTP regarding the availability of tugs. 2 Re-stage assets for support of post storm assessment. Masters, Agents, Operators of All Commercial Vessels Remaining In Port 1. Survey vessels and mooring facilities. Use the form in Annex D to report any damage, pollution or unsafe condition. 2. Make a specific recommendation to the COTP regarding the operational status of each vessel. 3. Make any requests for shifting berths, deadship movements, or vessel departures as soon as possible. 4. Plan for resumption of operations. COTP Jacksonville 1. Collect and analyze facility and vessel status reports. Distill and formulate recommendations. 2. Cancel ZULU and set necessary restrictions. PAGE 3-14

34 F. COMMUNICATIONS PLAN Method How Transmitted When Used Notes Marine Safety Information Broadcast (MSIB) Broadcast Notice To Mariners (BNM) Landline SCC MSD PORT CANAVERAL USCG STATION PORT CANAVERAL Telefax SCC MSD PORT CANAVERAL USCG STATION PORT CANAVERAL Telefax, , Internet, Home-Port Advance Warning System (AWS) VHF FM CH , 7512 (321) (321) (321) (321) When Port Hurricane Conditions change, as needed to update status and announce meetings. When Port Hurricane Conditions change, when safety zones are enforced. To make request, reports or inquires to the Coast Guard. To make request, reports or inquires to the Coast Guard. To make request, reports or inquires to the Coast Guard. VHF FM CH 16 To make request, reports or inquires to the Coast Guard. Note: (1) To be added to the fax broadcast list send to with the fax number and point of contact. Please ensure only one number and POC per company or agency. (2) To be added to the distribution list send to with the address and point of contact. Please ensure only one address and POC per company or agency. Web address is (3) VHF FM channel 16 is monitored by Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville. Broadcasts are made by Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville on VHF FM channel 22. (4) When Port Hurricane Condition X-RAY is set the COTP will issue a detailed Communications Plan with landline and cellular phone number for the Coast Guard Command Post. This Communications plan will be issued as an MSIB. (5) When Port Hurricane Condition ZULU is set, the Coast Guard Command Post will likely relocate to the Emergency Operations Centers in Duval and Brevard County. A listing of phone numbers and frequencies will be issued via MSIB at that time. (6) may not be available once Port Hurricane Condition ZULU is set. G. RE-OPENING PORT FACILITIES Re-opening port facilities, particularly CG-regulated Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) facilities and Designated Waterfront Facilities (DWF) have certain implications and requirements to ensure safe and secure operation once severe weather has passed. 1. MTSA Facilities After passage of heavy weather, MTSA facilities must 1) re-establish security in accordance with their facility security plan and 2) if security cannot be re-established, make a report to the USCG. Re-establishing security must include the restoration of power as well as on-site reintroduction of security measures. It should be incumbent on the Facility Security Officer (FSO) to report security shortfalls to the USCG Sector Command Center (SCC) at USCG will acknowledge this notification and monitor the situation as the facility takes measures to reestablish security in accordance with their plan. Upon re-establishment of security and reduction below gale force winds, facility operators may pursue shoreside operations to include assessment, recovery, and cargo staging without waiting for full waterway restoration and opening. 2. Re-opening Terminals and Berth Shifts The USCG will permit on a case-by-case basis facilities/terminals to partially open to allow dock-side operation as well as internal berth shifts before the port is fully opened. Terminal operators should contact the USCG SCC. PAGE 3-15

35 3. Marine Transportation System (MTS) Recovery Should a major disruption to the MTS occur, Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville will conduct and lead the local port community in MTS Recovery operations using existing Captain of the Port (COTP), Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC), and Federal On Scene Coordinator (FOSC), authorities. Any response to an incident affecting the MTS will be conducted in accordance with Sector Jacksonville s MTS Recovery Plan, (SECJAXINST ), and will include the establishment of a Marine Transportation System Recovery Unit (MTSRU) within the Incident Command/Unified Command incident response structure. 4. Post-Storm Reporting Requirements Table 3.4 on pg lays out the required post-storm reporting criteria. PAGE 3-16

36 CHAPTER 4 UNIT POST-STORM OPERATIONS A. PURPOSE The focus of post-storm operations is to: Return the unit and ports to operational status. Ensure all Sector members (active duty, Reserve, and dependents) have adequate, safe shelter, food, and water. Coordinate efforts with other local Coast Guard units to save lives and prevent further damage to property. Upon request, render assistance to local authorities to save lives and prevent further damage to property. Annex A contains a detailed checklist of assignment-specific post-storm tasks. B. GENERAL Post hurricane response efforts focus on port, unit, and dependant restoration, with the primary focus on re-opening the port expeditiously to facilitate commerce. After a storm, Sector Jacksonville/other CG units shall resume CONDITION 4 after hurricane passage. A message to D7 (drmc) will be sent if transmission capabilities permit. A sample message is contained in Annex Y. For long-range restoration, recovery efforts will be coordinated with State and local agencies, and in the event of major damage to the region, through activation of the National Response Framework (NRF). An evaluation of the necessity of outside assistance should be made and communicated to D7 (drmc) as soon as possible. C. CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS Post-Hurricane disaster response and restoration operations should be conducted in accordance with the following priority list as per CCGDSEVEN SOP: Priority 1: Continue essential assigned missions and assure internal security of the unit, including safety of dependents. Priority 2: Provide other military commands assistance as required to allow them to execute their assigned missions. Priority 3: Provide nonmilitary federal agencies whatever off-station assistance is required to protect the interests and property of the United States Government. Priority 4: Provide aid to civil authorities in the event the established civilian agencies are overwhelmed. Priority 5: In cases of domestic disturbance, take action in accordance with the Coast Guard Civil Disturbance Support Plan (COGARD-Garden Plot), COMDTINST M During Post-Storm damage assessment and operations, the Sector will use the same ICS as was used in storm preparations as described in Chapter 2. This system will expand if the post-storm operation swells as additional personnel are inserted into the response. If a major environmental clean up effort is required, the command structure can be easily converted into the spill response WQSB as described in the Sector Jacksonville Area Contingency Plan. D. NATIONAL INTEREST AREAS AND PRIORITIZED OPERATIONAL PERIOD OBJECTIVES Pre-identified objectives for reopening the ports in Northeast and Eastern Central Florida have been developed to meet each of the six national interest areas identified in the Best Response concept developed by COMDT (CG-533): Safety of Life/Human Health; Protection of the Natural Environment; Restoration of Waterway Services for National Defense/Commerce; Communications with Citizens; Stakeholder Support; and Response Organization. The following table prioritizes response objectives for national interest areas: Priorities for re-opening the waterways in Northeast and Eastern Central Florida Objectives: National Interest Areas (not prioritized) Operational Period-Specific Objectives (prioritized) /Current Operational Period ( ) 1) Safety of Life / Human Health Objective Priority Description Support Sector Jacksonville SAR posture. High SAR is highest overall priority. Ensure bridges were not damaged during the storm. High Coordinate reopening to vehicular traffic. Minimize small boat SAR risk. High Coordinate reopening waterway to small boats. 2) Protection of the Natural Environment

37 Objective Priority Description Identify ongoing pollution incidents in Jacksonville & Fernandina. High Not limited to commercial shipping routes. Identify ongoing pollution incidents in Port Canaveral & Ponce. High Not limited to commercial shipping routes. Identify ongoing pollution incidents in refuge areas & St. Augustine. Medium Green Cove Springs, Palatka, ICW. 3) Restoration of Waterway Services for Commerce and National Defense Objective Priority Description Reopen ocean access to NS Mayport, USMC Base Blount St. Johns River Seabuoy entrance to High Island, and Jacksonville Northside Generating Plant docks. Blount Island. Restore ocean access to the Jacksonville oil terminal docks St. Johns River from Blount Island to High and dry cargo docks. Mathews Bridge. Reopen ocean access to the Naval Ordinance Testing Unit and Canaveral Inlet to Middle Basin and High tankship docks in Port Canaveral. South Bank Oil Docks. Restore ocean access to Port Canaveral Cruise Ship docks and Canaveral middle basin to Cruise Ship High dry cargo docks. basin. Reopen ocean access to King s Bay Naval Sub Base. Medium St. Mary s River Seabuoy entrance to King's Bay. Restore ocean access to Fernandina commercial docks. Medium St. Mary s River to Nassau Terminal. Restore ocean access to Ponce Inlet passenger vessels. Medium Seabuoy, Ponce Inlet Channel, and ICW to the gaming vessel docks. Restore exit route for commercial vessels that took refuge Mathews Bridge to Green Cove Low from the storm on the St. Johns River. Springs. Restore exit route for commercial vessels that took refuge Canaveral Barge Canal & ICW in the Low from the storm on the Banana and Indian Rivers. immediate vicinity of the barge canal. Restore inshore access from Jacksonville to Fernandina. Low ICW St. Johns River to St. Mary s R. Restore access to the port of Sanford. Low Green Cove Springs to Sanford. Restore inshore access from Jacksonville to Port Canaveral. Low ICW St. Johns River to Port Canaveral. 4) Communication with Citizens Objective Priority Description Manage expectations about port reopening timeframes & CG High response. Manage citizen awareness of SAR posture and recreational boating closures. High 5) Stakeholder Support Objective Priority Description Assure County and State Emergency managers understand High port reopening timeframes and require steps to accomplish. Provide near-real time reconnaissance/ photos/ transportation to cooperating agencies and stakeholder high officials. Medium 6) Response Organization Objective Priority Description Establish reconstitution point and verify status of CG High personnel / dependents. Relieve MSD Port Canaveral Operations. High PAGE 4-2

38 E. POST-STORM SURVEYS AND OPERATIONS Following the passage of a storm for which Port Hurricane Condition Zulu was set, the Ports of Jacksonville, Fernandina, and Canaveral will remain closed and a COTP Safety Zone will remain in effect until specifically lifted by the COTP. After a direct hit or near miss by a hurricane, it is likely that the port will remain closed while damage surveys are conducted and channels are cleared. It is also likely that some waterways will remain closed until the proper operation of bridges can be assured. If shoaling or other blockage is suspected, deep draft channels will be surveyed before they are reopened. In addition, normal port operations cannot be restored until communications and power systems are fully operational. As soon as possible after the passage of a storm, the Coast Guard may deploy pre-staged personnel to team with other federal, state and local agencies, also including industry, the U.S. Navy, and local Pilots Associations to determine the extent of damage to the port infrastructure and critical aids to navigation (ATON). Maritime interests can assist the COTP in re-opening the port as quickly and safely as possible. Although critical ATON may be in place following the departure of severe heavy weather, extenuating circumstances may prevent the COTP from re-opening the port to vessel movement. 1. Critical ATON Navigation aids may become damaged during periods of severe heavy weather. Even upon re-opening a waterway, port pilots may not bring vessels into port if critical navigation ranges/buoys are damaged or destroyed. Pilots and other expert mariners have often reported that the extinguishment or damage of fixed navigational ranges is the primary ATON discrepancy that would inhibit safe vessel operation. Buoys and day boards outside the port are not as critical to opening the port as are navigation ranges. While floating ATON generally provides assistance to mariners when navigating the channels, they are not to be relied upon for their designated position, especially after sustained heavy weather. Fernandina Priority ATON Using NOAA Chart 11503, the following ATON were determined to be the most critical for piloting vessels into Fernandina: (a) St. Mary s Entrance Ranges. Ranges allow for center of the channel navigation. The entrance comprises approximately 50% of the transit into port. (b) Buoys 16 and 17 of the St. Mary s Entrance Channel. These buoys are just outside of the end of the jetties. Movement of these buoys could possibly indicate shoaling in the entrance channel. (c) Buoys 2, 4, 6, and 8 in the Amelia River. After being brought in using the ranges, the turn to the south orients towards Fernandina. These buoys keep mariners off the river s west bank, in the vicinity of shallower water. Jacksonville Priority ATON Using NOAA Chart 11491, the following ATON were determined to be the most critical for piloting vessels into Jacksonville: (a) Buoys 3, 4, 5, and 6. These buoys mark the entrance channel. (b) St. Johns Bar Cut Range. This range allows mariners to stay in the center of the channel until it the first bend in the river, Pilot Town Cut. (c) Buoys 18, 20, 22, and 24. These buoys direct traffic around Mile Point. (d) Buoys 58 and 59. These buoys guard against the shoal water off Drummond Point and position the vessel in the channel after coming out of a turn. (e) Buoys (both sides of the channel). These buoys are critical as they mark a narrow part of the St. Johns River. Additionally, navigation in this part of the river is affected by the outflow of Trout River. (f) Trout River Cut Range. This range is used during outbound transits in coordination with buoys Canaveral Priority ATON Using NOAA Chart 11478, the following ATON were determined to be the most critical for piloting vessels into Canaveral: (a) The following buoys listed by order of importance; 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 13A, 14A, 15, 19 (b) Approach Range. (c) Entrance Range. (d) East Basin Entrance Range. (e) Beacon # 14. PAGE 4-3

39 2. Bottom Surveys During heavy weather shoaling may occur in port channels, making passage of deeper draft vessels dangerous, if not impossible. The USCG has no organic capability to perform bottom surveys other than with depth sounders which are, in general, insufficient to guarantee channel integrity. (a) PRIORITY The NOAA maintains two Navigation Response Teams (NRTs) in the southeast that are available to respond to emergency navigation issues, particularly channel shoaling. The NOAA NRTs are located in Jacksonville FL, Panama City FL, and Galveston TX. Each NRT consists of: *28-ft Sea Ark, with 2- or 3-person survey team *Single beam sonar *Side scan sonar *Multi-beam sonar on some units *Differential GPS positioning *In-house survey planning/design, data collection, and postprocessing capability *Need access to logistical support (Fuel Gasoline, Boat Ramp, Lodging, and Electricity). The teams can be made available, free of charge, upon request by the COTP. POC Mr. Kyle Ward of NOAA s Navigation Manager for the Southeast Region located in the NOAA Coastal Services Center in Charleston, SC (843) (office) or (301) (cell) for activation. CDR Todd Haupt is in charge of the NOAA Navigation Response Teams (b) PRIORITY In the event of a storm like Hurricane Sandy or Hurricane Katrina NOAA s larger ships may be available at the request of the COTP. NOAA Ship THOMAS JEFFERSON - Norfolk, VA NOAA Ship NANCY FOSTER - Charleston, SC NOAA Ship FERDINAND HASSLER -New London, CT Each of these ships has a two week endurance and is a fully capable self sustained survey platform. The Thomas Jefferson has two additional survey launches. (c) PRIORITY The Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has a capability to perform an immediate 3-line crosshatch bottom survey after passage of storms. POC Mr. Brian Brodehel (office) or (cell) for activation. This process must take place prior to USACE emergency dredging operations. 3. Emergency Dredging The USACE has the authority to conduct emergency dredging operations after the passage of damaging heavy weather, where emergency dredging is defined as the need to rectify severe shoaling that blocks entry or exit of ships in port. The main criterion to initiate emergency dredging operations is a site bottom survey. Priorities for reopening the waterways in Northeast and Eastern Central Florida should be in accordance with the following table: Priorities for reopening the waterways in Northeast and Eastern Central Florida Objective Priority Description Reopen ocean access to Naval Station Mayport, Marine Corp Base Blount Island, and Jacksonville Northside Generating Plant docks. Restore ocean access to the Jacksonville oil terminal docks and dry cargo docks. High High St. Johns River Seabuoy entrance to Blount Island St. Johns River from Blount Island to Mathews Bridge Canaveral Inlet to Middle Basin and South Bank Oil Docks. Reopen ocean access to the Naval Ordinance Testing Unit and tankship docks in Port Canaveral. High Restore ocean access to Port Canaveral Cruise Ship docks and dry cargo docks. High Canaveral middle basin to Cruise Ship basin. Reopen ocean access to King s Bay Naval Sub Base. Medium St. Mary s River Sea buoy entrance to King's Bay Restore ocean access to Fernandina commercial docks. Medium St. Mary s River to Nassau Terminal Restore ocean access to Ponce Inlet passenger vessels. Medium Seabuoy, Ponce Inlet Channel, and ICW to the gaming vessel docks. Restore exit route for commercial vessels that took refuge from the storm on the St. Johns River. Low Mathews Bridge to Green Cove Springs Restore exit route for commercial vessels that took refuge from the storm on the Canaveral Barge Canal and ICW in the immediate Low Banana and Indian Rivers. vicinity of the barge canal. Restore inshore access from Jacksonville to Fernandina Low ICW St. Johns River to St. Mary s River Restore access to the port of Sanford. Low Green Cove Springs to Sanford. Restore inshore access from Jacksonville to Port Canaveral Low ICW St. Johns River to Port Canaveral PAGE 4-4

40 4. Additional Considerations Return of dependents. The orderly return of dependents shall be conducted in accordance with federal, state and local authorities. After the storm passes, dependents should: Listen to emergency radio broadcasts and follow the instructions of Emergency Services officials. Heed the instructions of county and law enforcement officials regarding areas that have been closed and those which residents may reenter. Be patient. Access to homes will be controlled; security operations will require identification before entry into evacuated neighborhoods is authorized (i.e. driver's license, recent utility bill, etc.) Don't go sightseeing. You may be seen as a looter. Avoid driving. Keep the roads open for emergency and response vehicles. Postpone attempting to contact Sector personnel as long as possible. When local communications services are available, dependents may attempt to make telephone contact, realizing that phone lines may be extremely busy. PAGE 4-5

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42 ANNEX A Sector Jacksonville Hurricane Condition Checklist Preparation for Setting Unit Readiness Condition IV and Port Hurricane Condition IV (Actions to be completed prior to 01 June 2014) Department Actions Required Completed Notes Logistics Specify leave & liberty policy for all conditions. Hold all hands training, distribute map of evacuation routes, and designate dependent evacuation site for Sector Jacksonville personnel and dependents. Conduct training for BDOs on the Heavy Weather Plan and required actions in the event of implementation. Direct Command YN to submit a current recall list (address, phone & pager numbers) of all SecJax personnel, including civilians and reserves. CG Personnel Accountability & Assessment System (CGPAAS) Contact/List Manager - Ensure all SecJax personnel have updated their contact information in the CGPAAS. Ensure all coxswains have Citibank Travel Cards. Ensure sufficient number of travel debit cards are on hand. Coordinate evacuation site with unit housing officers/evacuation Unit Leader. Confirm active duty/dependent evacuation procedures with D7. Identify sources of supply for box truck rentals. Identify timeline to activate additional cell phones. Review plans to secure tanks, fuel farm and hazardous materials. Inspect buildings and surrounding areas for potential sources of danger. Check condition and operation of emergency generators weekly. Fuel generators to capacity. PAGE A-1

43 Preparation for Setting Unit Readiness Condition IV and Port Hurricane Condition IV Department Actions Required Completed Notes Ensure fuel supply is maintained at 70 percent capacity or greater. Inventory storm panels, fasteners, etc. Fabricate as necessary to ensure maximum protection of all critical spaces. Conduct training on the location and proper deployment of protective supplies. Provide instructions with regard to the proper method of venting enclosed buildings and structures through the use of windows, storm shutters and similar means. Plan and procure materials for boarding up and reinforcing structures. Identify potential flooding areas, have sand bags and a source of sand available. Ensure there are adequate paper towels, trash bags, & hand sanitizer stored at HITRON Sector Jacksonville CONEX box. Determine storage plan for base equipment. (CRANE & FORKLIFTS) Check inventory of material necessary for emergency repairs/emergency response. Procure items as necessary. Inspect the condition of all government vehicles and trailers. Ensure all vehicles are fueled to capacity after being used and fluids are topped off. At a minimum, ensure the proper working condition of windshield wipers, tires, jacks, lug wrenches and spare tires are installed. Ensure trailers have spare tires, jacks and lug wrenches installed and all tires are in good working condition. Also, ensure all trailers lighting are in working condition. Maintain adequate supply of provisions (30 cases of MREs and 30 cases of bottled water). **The MREs and cases of bottled water are stored at HITRON in their warehouse. Enough MREs for watch standers are stored in the warehouse. (6 Watch standers for 1 week = 10 cases) Maintain supply of flashlights, batteries, chemical lights, and line for tie-downs. Procure items as necessary. Send ALL HANDS about placing computer/workstations on desks and place in garbage bags for protection. Coordinate with ESD to ensure they have adequate inventory of material necessary for emergency repairs. Procure items as necessary. PAGE A-2

44 Preparation for Setting Unit Readiness Condition IV and Port Hurricane Condition IV Department Actions Required Completed Notes Evacuation Unit Leader Conduct a review of the Evacuation SOP and Ensure all Evac Unit Team members are aware of their roles and responsibilities. Send Evacuation Unit advance team to visit designated evacuation location for area familiarization. Dept Heads Develop a list of high-value gear at Sector Jacksonville proper, that should be removed in the event of evacuation and gear that should be moved to higher ground in the event of flooding. Give to BDO. Review WQSB with Division/Branch Chiefs Hold a meeting as soon as a tropical storm or hurricane appears to be approaching the Jacksonville AOR to discuss when to recommend to D7 setting Condition IV (guideline per D7 OPLAN is when 34 kt winds are 72 hours from making landfall in SecJax AOR). SCC Conduct training for all Operations, Communications, and Situation Controllers on the Heavy Weather Plan and actions required of them in the event of implementation. Check readiness of emergency power and back-up communications equipment for the Command Center. Command Center supervisor will conduct an inventory & test of all secondary (HITRON) command center tools/supplies. Monitor HURREVAC. Conduct an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) drill to prepare for going from HURCON Condition V to IV. PAGE A-3

45 Preparation for Setting Unit Readiness Condition IV and Port Hurricane Condition IV Department Actions Required Completed Notes Prevention WWM - draft & release Port Condition IV MSIB (Annex Y). Lay-Up Officer attains plans for barges and lay-up vessels greater than 500 GT intending to stay in port. Issue MSIB requiring plans for lay-up vessels & barges greater than 500 GT. Draft and issue COTP Order requiring approved plans prior to 01 June as needed. Report to WWM/MTRSU status. Confirm resource evacuation sites for cutters, small boats and trailerable boats. Schedule a site visit to heavy weather moorings prior to June 1 st. Schedule Harbor Safety Committee meeting to review changes to Hurricane plan. Identified WW Branch Divisions conduct HARPATS to identify lay-up vessels, dredge locations, barge fleet mooring, area fam, etc. Report to Layup Officer any vessels that may require a lay-up plan Ensure floating units in port maintain fuel and provisions at least 70% capacity. Lay-up Officer ensures seized vessels on U. S. Marshal or Customs hold are secure. Draft & release a letter to Buckman Locks on behalf of all vessels mooring for safe haven location. Contact Buckman Locks- Mr. Micky Thomas to confirm the use of the Lock to berth CGC HAMMER, BUSL & response assets. Contact D7l and request a docket number to establish a Safety Zone for the Captain of the Port AOR. Draft COTP policy letter with updated port heavy weather plan. Facilities Branch review Annex E POCs to ensure lists are up-to-date; contact each POC with applicable checklists to ensure they are aware of requirements if port changes conditions PAGE A-4

46 Preparation for Setting Unit Readiness Condition IV and Port Hurricane Condition IV Department Actions Required Completed Notes Planning Execute meeting with all department heads to ensure WQSB is up-to-date with proper personnel in proper positions (Complete prior to D7 exercise). Ensure all key IMT members have updated access to the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) and the D7 portal. Conduct all-hands Heavy Weather Plan Training in conjunction with the Evac Unit Leader to ensure Sector members are aware of unit policies and procedures. Send message to Sector units directing them to assume Condition IV. Notify D7 by message when Sector Jacksonville, and all subordinate commands, have attained Condition IV (Annex Y). Brief all EOC liaisons on expected reporting procedures. Response Confirm resource evacuation sites for cutters, small boats and trailerable boats. Schedule a site visit to HITRON hangar and JaxPort/Metro Park hurricane/heavy weather moorings prior to June 1 st. Establish liaison with local civil relief & law enforcement organizations. Include points of contact, radio frequencies for control nets, shelters and storage locations, bridge closure and evacuation policies. Ensure floating units in port maintain fuel and provisions at least 70% capacity. PAGE A-5

47 Port Hurricane Condition Whiskey Section Actions Required Completed Notes Deputy Establish liaison with EOCs. Notify Department Heads if unit will be in modified ICS, determine who is required and notify. SCC Operations Monitor HURREVAC. Disseminate Vessel Sortie Policy (see Annex F). Complete COTP orders as needed (Annex G & H as necessary). WWM- Draft and release MSIB (Annex Y) and post on HOMEPORT and Alert Warning System (AWS). Conduct HARPATs, in conjunction with station assets, to ensure preparations are underway for: (a) Vessels to remain in port secured as per COTP approved plan (b) Lay-up vessels prepared as per approved plan (c) Dredges to seek shelter and remove all equipment from waterway (d) Missile hazards and hazardous cargoes and supplies secured (e) Operations prepared to terminate in less than 24 hours. (f) Issue Remain in Port Requests as needed Report unusual or unsafe conditions. See Annex E for info to be passed to update Vessel and facility Status Boards. Prepare an SMIB & BNTM. Establish a Port conference call line from Lay-up Officer ensure seized vessels on U. S. Marshal or Customs hold intend to sail or are secure. Logistics Planning Reserve box trucks for ESD and Logistics. Contact CG National Command Center & obtain phone bridge for incident (202) Release Whiskey BNM (Annex Y) on CGMS and radio. (Work with COMMS Unit for radio calls) PAGE A-6

48 Unit Readiness Condition III (Port Hurricane Condition X-Ray) Section Actions Required Completed Notes Deputy Ensure that all actions required by Condition IV and Port Condition Whiskey have been completed. Conduct pre-storm over-flight of AOR with Prevention Dept Chief. Stand-up ICS organization as per Annex B. Brief all hands. Place assigned personnel in a two-hour recall status. Authorize Department Heads to grant liberty to all non-essential personnel. Hold All Hands meeting. All Team Leaders will identify members of evacuation teams and outline duties and responsibilities. Dispatch Evacuation Unit Advance Teams with equipment and personnel support - contingent upon anticipated arrival of evacuees and severity of storm as it makes changes in its track and intensity. Dept Chiefs Conduct full personnel accountability call-outs (Logistics Lead) to include active duty, civilians, reserve and auxiliary. Call a meeting as soon as a Condition III has been set and get weather brief from Response Dept. Discuss when to recommend to D7 setting Condition II (guideline per D7 OPLAN is when 34 kt winds are 24 hours from making landfall in SecJax AOR). Notify all department personnel and place on a two-hour recall status. Advise personnel to begin preparations for possible evacuation of dependents. At Department Head s discretion, authorize liberty of nonessential personnel to take care of personal needs. Planning Send Incident Action Plan to all Sub-Unit CO/OICs Send CGMS to units directing them to assume Condition III. Follow-up with phone calls & radio calls to u/w units. (Work with COMMS Unit for radio calls) Release X-Ray BNM (Annex Y) on CGMS and radio. (Work with COMMS Unit for radio calls) Notify D7 by message when Sector Jacksonville and all subordinate commands have attained Condition III. (Annex Y). PAGE A-7

49 Unit Readiness Condition III (Port Hurricane Condition X-Ray) Continued Section Actions Required Completed Notes Logistics Coordinate schedule/time required for loading high value gear into box trucks. Coordinate as necessary with other departments. CG Personnel Accountability and Assessment System CGPAAS Contact/List Manager - Ensure all SecJax personnel have updated their contact information in the CGPAAS. CGPAAS Personnel Accountability Officer track personnel during event Make necessary preparations for evacuation. Establish liaison with D7 Command Center/IMT, civil officials and/or DOD installation commanders for evacuation orders. Evaluate assigning vehicles to locally evacuated cutters coordinate with Response. Arrange lodging for evacuating small boat crews coordinate w/response. Prepare to install hurricane shutters. Housing Officer finalizes evacuation process with District Housing. Determine/confirm changes to evacuation sites with D7 housing representative. Inform all Sector unit representatives of changes. If evacuation is imminent, rent previously reserved box trucks. Make ready the Secure Base Team and necessary equipment. Designate one licensed driver to pick-up, operate, and return truck (towing capacity needed). Ensure adequate supply of water has been containerized. Purchase additional provisions as necessary. Commence Sector clean-ups targeting possible missile hazards. CGPAAS Message Release Authority Release hurricane information to SecJax personnel via the CGPAAS. Contact Mayport Exchange Supervisor to ensure loading dock is secure. PAGE A-8

50 Unit Readiness Condition III (Port Hurricane Condition X-Ray) Continued Section Actions Required Completed Notes Logistics Communications Unit - Write emergency communications plan (ICS-205 form with contact #s for each evacuated vessel/evac team, and the Iridium phone #s issued out.). Communications Unit - Ensure Iridium Sat phones are charged. Activate and issue government cell phones. Primary or Secondary Travel Card Coordinator HQ coordinator to raise limits of affected units. Send affected unit OPFACs to D7 to increase government credit card limit to $ Prepare travelers debit cards are for small boat coxswains/boat crews ($ each) as needed. SCC Monitor HURREVAC. Commence passing significant weather updates to Sector units. Commence gathering on scene weather reports from all Stations and u/w units. Compare with forecasted weather. Contact NOAA for SLOSH (storm surge) models. Command Center supervisor will conduct an inventory & test of all secondary (HITRON) command center tools/supplies. Contact HITRON ODO/Command to discuss Sector Jacksonville s intentions and future plans for evacuation of personnel & resources. Re-check readiness of emergency power and communications equipment for the Command Center (previously completed in Condition IV). Maintain current Position of storm and predict time for gale force winds to impact Ports (Jacksonville & Port Canaveral). PAGE A-9

51 Unit Readiness Condition III (Port Hurricane Condition X-Ray) Continued Section Actions Required Completed Notes Operations Hold meeting/conference call with unit commanders to confirm evacuation intentions. Identify best moorings based on HURRTRAK predictions and risk assessment, including SLOSH (storm surge) models. Direct floating units in port and vessels in CHARLIE status to assume BRAVO-6 status. Provide estimated times when B-6 can be achieved. Vessels at dry dock will submit plans of action to Sector Jacksonville for review/approval. Floating units at sea (ALPHA) shall be directed to proceed to homeport or designated safe port, unless it appears more advisable to remain at sea to evade the storm. Notify Port Canaveral WMECs if STA Canaveral boats and sector cutters will sortie. Discuss heavy weather & hurricane moorings for all cutters and 45 RB-Ms. Evaluate cutter sustainability i.e. days before sewage, water, and food become issues. Consider issuing at least one vehicle to SOPA for evacuated cutters to enable them to conduct logistics runs. Discuss heavy weather evacuation plans with MFUP and MSST Kings Bay for coordination purposes. Arrange lodging for evacuating small boat crews coordinate w/logistics. Prepare an SMIB & BNM. Draft & release MSIB (Annex Y). Post MSIB on HOMEPORT and Alert Warning System (AWS). Check VMS and Watchkeeper to identify any vessels operating offshore. Consider use of CBP Drone to identify offshore assets. Compare weather forecasts for cutter sortie plans with Fleet Weather Center (METOC) techs in Norfolk, VA (757) Response/Public Affairs draft a press release outlining beach hazards associated with big swells for surfers, note limited ability of SAR assets to launch during a storm. In addition, include recommendations for commercial fisherman/yachts/etc to avoid going offshore. PAGE A-10

52 Unit Readiness Condition III (Port Hurricane Condition X-Ray) Continued Section Actions Required Completed Notes Operations Conduct pre-storm over-flight of AOR with Deputy. Discuss heavy weather & hurricane moorings for all cutters. Consider issuing at least one vehicle to SOPA for evacuated cutters to enable them to conduct logistics runs. Evaluate cutter sustainability i.e. days before sewage, water, and food become issues. Direct floating units in port and vessels in CHARLIE status to assume BRAVO-6 status. Provide estimated times when B-6 can be achieved. Vessels at dry dock will submit plans of action to Sector Jacksonville for review/approval. Floating units at sea (ALPHA) shall be directed to proceed to homeport or designated safe port, unless it appears more advisable to remain at sea to evade the storm. Move all buoys/aton hardware to buoy yard. Prepare for tie down. Direct AtoN units to complete a full I-Atonis import on all of their positioning computers. If deemed necessary, hire contractor to remove VOSS stored at NAVSTA Mayport. Coordinate with Logistics. Contact D7b and request control of all movable bridges and collect D7b most updated Bridge project list See D7 Memo 10MAY11 Maintain Vessel and Facility status boards (Annex E). Review all vessel arrivals to ensure operations can be complete prior to Port Condition Yankee. Review all Remain in Port Checklists and make recommendations to COTP. Draft COTP Orders as necessary (Annex H). ESD ESD Mayport IT's coordinate with units to ensure computer back-ups are completed and back-up tapes are safely stored. (Note) If the unit computer back-up POC is not available...esd Mayport will visit the unit to conduct SWIII back-ups...this takes time for us to visit numerous units and usually we only have hours to complete this task before SECJAX shifts to Hurricane condition II. PAGE A-11

53 Unit Readiness Condition II (Port Hurricane Condition Yankee) Section Actions Required Completed Notes IC Deputy IC Recommend to D7 when to set Condition I (guideline per D7 OPLAN is when 34 kt winds are 12 hours from making landfall in SecJax AOR). Ensure that all actions required by Condition III have been completed. Recall essential personnel, release non-essential personnel. Monitor mandatory evacuation orders by D7CC/IMT civil officials and DOD installation commanders. When order is given to evacuate, contact D7CC/IMT via or message explaining our actions/intentions concerning evacuation. SCC Continue to pass significant weather updates to Sector units. Monitor HURREVAC. Finalize any remaining preparations needed to stand-up secondary Command Center at HITRON. Section Chiefs Complete all preparations for evacuation. Standby for order to evacuate. Report changes in plans to Deputy IC with justification. Institute watch schedule until Condition I is attained. Liaison Officer Operations Section Establish communications with CG EOC representatives as appropriate. Direct floating units to assume B-0 status. Direct units to proceed to preselected sheltered moorings. Time of departure shall be at the discretion of the CO/OINC with Sector Commander approval. Alert Coast Guard Auxiliary (Aops) and Reserve (Senior Reserve Yeoman) that their assistance may be needed after the storm passage and establish check-in procedure. PAGE A-12

54 Unit Readiness Condition II (Port Hurricane Condition Yankee) Continued Section Actions Required Completed Notes Inform Planning Sect Chief which vessels are to remain in port and which are to depart (see Annex G). Draft COTP orders as necessary (see Annex H). Ensure vessels to remain in port are properly moored and secured (see Annex C). Check VMS and Watchkeeper to identify any vessels operating offshore. Consider use of CBP Drone to identify offshore assets. Consider launching CG aircraft to broadcast an SMIB offshore for fisherman and other impacted mariners. Draft & release MSIB (Annex Y). Post MSIB on HOMEPORT and Alert Warning System (AWS). Activate Safety Zone regulation for AOR. Issue MSIB to announce Safety Zone. (May include any special operational conditions for vessel movements in the case of Port Condition Yankee-Modified). Develop resources and assignments with USACE, NOAA, Port Pilots, OPS-Kings Bay, OPS-Mayport and Port Stakeholders to conduct surveys of waterways and ATON. SAR/Enforcement Branch draft SMIB & BNM Conduct facility surveys to address unresolved discrepancies. Pass info to WWM-MTSRU Liaison. Logistics Section When ordered to evacuate, ferry all government vehicles and rental trucks to assigned location as a convoy. Ensure all vehicles have portable radios and have established communication with the Sector Command Center prior to departing the Base. Secure Sector fuel farm, tanks and hazardous materials. When ordered by IC, secure all buildings, doors and windows. CGPAAS Contact/List Manager - Ensure all SecJax personnel have updated their contact information in the CGPAAS. PAGE A-13

55 Unit Readiness Condition II (Port Hurricane Condition Yankee) Continued Section Actions Required Completed Notes CGPAAS Personnel Accountability Officer track personnel during event CG Personnel Accountability & Assessment System (CGPAAS) Message Release Authority Release hurricane information to SecJax personnel via the Coast Guard CGPAAS. Evaluate installing hurricane shutters. Send out ALL HANDS message with Safe Haven Evacuation # to call for information. Distribute MREs for those who will remain on board after evacuation order is given. **MREs are stored in the warehouse. ESD Coordinate with Deputy Sector Commander on securing Sector wide computer equipment and telephone systems. ESD will assist setting up the COOP at HITRON JAX. SECJAX personnel are removing their SWIII and transporting them over to HITRON JAX in the training room. ESD will assist in setting up these SWIII and set up phones for the COOP. HITRON JAX already has phones in place. ESD will bring one or two SWIII switches to establish connectivity if needed. ESD will also leave two IT's and two ET's onsite at HITRON JAX to stand a 12 hour COOP watch. Once their onsite, they will not be traveling during the storm for logistics, they will have sleeping cots/bags to rest between their 12 hour watch. After the storm, ESD Mayport will coordinate with our ET/IT COOP watch team to see if they need anything work related as well as ensure their families are good to go. ESD will ask via all units affected by the storm to ensure their SWIII and phones are secured before evacuating the work place. This usually entails either placing SWIII/phones off the floor and onto the desk or removing them away from windows or glass doors. SWIII should be shutdown if it is in a safe location and personnel are evacuating. Ready vehicles for ET/TT/RSM response. PAGE A-14

56 Unit Readiness Condition II (Port Hurricane Condition Yankee) Continued Section Actions Required Completed Notes Planning Release Yankee BNM (Annex Y) on CGMS and radio. (Work with COMMS Unit for radio calls) Send CGMS to units directing them to assume Condition II. Follow-up with phone calls & radio calls to u/w units. (Work with COMMS Unit for radio calls) Notify D7 by message when Sector Jacksonville and all subordinate commands have attained Condition II (Annex Y). Coordinate all information for ICS-201 production and distribution. Maintain log of unit actions. Obtain bridge status from Prevention Department. Contact NOAA for SLOSH (storm surge) models. Monitor National Weather Service & NAVLANTMETOC advisories. Send Incident Action Plan to all Sub-Unit CO/OICs PAGE A-15

57 Unit Readiness Condition I (Port Hurricane Condition Zulu) Section Actions Required Completed Notes IC Deputy IC Order the evacuation of all personnel if necessary. Ensure all actions required in Condition II have been completed. Muster Secure Base Teams. Standby for order to evacuate all personnel. Maintain watches as necessary to provide for unit security and personnel safety. Ensure all pre-hurricane checklists have been completed. Operations Section Ensure all units have evacuated to their heavy weather moorings and all trailerable boats are secured. Draft & release MSIB (Annex Y). Post MSIB on HOMEPORT and Alert Warning System (AWS). SAR/Enforcement Branch draft SMIB & BNM Request air resources from D7 for SAR coverage and post storm ops. SCC Issue and track COTP Orders for Vessels and Facility operators not in compliance with Federal Regulations (e.g. OPA 90/MTSA: Facility Response Plan, Operations Manual & Facility Security Plans as necessary. Check VMS and Watchkeeper to identify any vessels operating offshore. Consider use of CBP Drone to identify offshore assets. Relocate to off-site Command Center when evacuation order is given. Monitor HURREVAC. Planning Section Maintain current Position of storm and predict time for gale force winds to impact Ports (Jacksonville & Port Canaveral). Contact NOAA for SLOSH (storm surge) models. Send Incident Action Plan to all Sub-Unit CO/OICs Release Zulu BNM (Annex Y) on CGMS and radio. (Work with COMMS Unit for radio calls) Send CGMS to units directing them to assume Condition I. Follow-up with phone calls & radio calls to u/w units. (Work with COMMS Unit for radio calls) PAGE A-16

58 Unit Readiness Condition I (Port Hurricane Condition Zulu) Continued Section Actions Required Completed Notes Notify D7 by message when Sector Jacksonville and subordinate commands have attained Condition I (Annex Y). When Condition I is set, send SITREPs every 12 hours (Annex Y). Report to D7 IMT, or the D7CC if the IMT has not been activated. Monitor National Weather Service & NAVLANTMETOC advisories & notify all units not in receipt of these advisories via alternate means as the situation directs. Plot hurricane and hurricane-force winds circle. Liaison Officer Logistics Section Maintain communications with County EOC Liaisons. Dispatch additional EOC representative as appropriate. On the order to evacuate, Secure Team will secure generators and ensure all facilities are secure. Lock-up main gate access. Establish hourly comms schedule with WLM, MLBs, WLIC, BUSL & CPBs. Assign SOPA for each hurricane mooring location with multiple units. CG Personnel Accountability & Assessment System (CGPAAS) Message Release Authority Release hurricane information to SecJax personnel via the CGPAAS. Ensure all vehicles are off base. CGPAAS Contact/List Manager - Ensure all SecJax personnel have updated their contact information in the CGPAAS. CGPAAS Personnel Accountability Officer track personnel during event PAGE A-17

59 Post-Storm Condition Department Actions Required Completed Notes IC Deputy IC Coordinate with D7 (dpw) and FEMA, if necessary. Coordinate with local authorities to determine priorities. Survey facility grounds and buildings with Facilities Engineer. Take necessary action to return unit to operational status. Recall all hands when directed by the IC. Coordinate with Coast Guard Reserve and Auxiliary on available personnel support. Evaluate manpower requirements in the port versus available unit personnel. Consider augmenting with reserves or remote CG personnel via District. If evacuated, move Command Center back to Sector Jax as soon as conditions permit (may be delayed due to closed roads). Section Chiefs Planning Section Muster or contact all personnel and implement Post-Storm Plan. Brief personnel that may be temporarily assigned to your section. Make recommendations to IC on: 1. Port clean-up and response operations. 2. Vessel traffic control (inbound fuel and emergency vessels have priority. Coordinate with JaxPort and pilots. 3. Safety Zones as required (Annex I). 4. Possible daylight only transit with tug assistance. Send message to units directing them to assume Condition IV or V (as appropriate) & provide status of all vessels, injuries to CG personnel, inoperative ATON known, operational capability, damage reports & requests for additional CG resources or equipment to accomplish mission. Follow-up with phone call & radio calls with u/w units. Notify D7 by message when Sector Jacksonville and subordinate commands have attained Condition V (Annex Y). Coordinate with Operations on condition of waterways and ATON. PAGE A-18

60 Post-Storm Condition Continued Department Actions Required Completed Notes Collect facility & vessel status reports, update status boards on port and channel condition. Release Post-Storm SITREP (Annex Y) within 12 hrs of storm passage. Release Zulu BNM (Annex Y) on CGMS and radio. (Work with COMMS Unit for radio calls) Send Incident Action Plan to all Sub-Unit CO/OICs SCC Report all requests for and action taken regarding disaster relief assistance to the Incident Commander. Monitor HURREVAC. Within 12 hours of hurricane passage, send priority message to OPCON describing all damages to CG property and equipment and any request for resources to effect repairs. Operations Section Direct WLM/WLIC/CPBs/BUSL/RB-Ms/small boats to return to Mayport moorings when approved by the IC. Direct units to conduct waterways transits, per COTP direction, to identify any areas of shoaling. Coordinate port priority list with Operations Section (Waterways Branch) & D7CC/IMT (Helicopter Support) to survey AOR for ATON, SAR, Maritime Law Enforcement and damage assessment. Ensure photos/videos are taken of affected areas. Coordinate with USACOE, US Navy and ANT Teams for info on channel surveys, obstructions, or shoaling. Pass info to Situation Unit to update Status Boards. Draft & release MSIB (Annex Y). Post MSIB on HOMEPORT and Alert Warning System (AWS). SAR/Enforcement Branch draft SMIB & BNM PAGE A-19

61 Post-Storm Condition Continued Department Actions Required Completed Notes Coordinate with Response/Prevention, D7 (dpw), ATON units & Station CO/OINCs for post hurricane ATON survey of AOR. Review all new vessel arrivals and prioritize if channel restrictions are in place. Conduct HARPATS to determine extent of damage to vessels and port facilities, harbor/waterway obstructions, bridges, and unusual or unsafe conditions (see Annex D) and update Annex E as needed. Logistics Section Conduct full personnel accountability call-outs to include active duty, civilians, reserve and auxiliary. Maintain communications with field divisions. Liaison Officer Maintain communications with County EOC Liaisons. Dispatch additional EOC representative as appropriate. Coordinate with Navy, D7 & AUXAIR for AOR over flight PAGE A-20

62 ANNEX B Sector Jacksonville Heavy Weather ICS Organization Incident/Unified Command Liaison Officer Safety Officer Public Information Officer Intelligence Officer Sector Command Center Operations Section Chief Planning Section Chief Logistics Section Chief Finance Section Chief Waterways Branch Fernandina Division St. Johns River Blount Island Division St. Johns River North Side Division ATON Branch North Division ANT JAX South Division ANT Ponce SAR/Enforcement Branch Cutters and Boats Group Shoreside Group Situation Unit Resource Unit Documentation Unit Service Branch Communications Unit Medical Unit Support Branch Ground Support Unit Secure Base Unit Facilities Unit Procurement Unit Cost Unit Unit Preparation Group St. Johns River South Side Division MTS Recovery Unit Food Unit Supply Unit Palatka/Green Cove Division Demobilization Unit Evacuation Unit Port Canaveral Division PAGE B-1

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64 ANNEX C PORT SURVEY TEAM PROCEDURES AND CHECK OFF LISTS GENERAL: Port survey teams will be tasked by the Prevention Chief, the CDO, and the Operations Section Chief, depending on the hurricane condition, to evaluate and report back to the Sector on facility status in the COTP AOR. The information will be used to determine possible future courses of action. A one-page form has been developed and included in this annex to assist the port survey teams in data gathering. 1. The ICS Operations Section Chief shall assign teams to survey/evaluate the ports within the Sector Jacksonville AOR. Six teams will be tasked to survey the following areas: a. Fernandina Division b. St Johns River - Blount Island Division c. St Johns River North Side Division d. St Johns River South Side Division e. Palatka/Green Cove Division f. Port Canaveral Division 2. Teams shall make contact with facility personnel and determine their intentions/actions in preparation for the hurricane. 3. Assessment Teams will report back to Waterways MTSRU-Liaison after each Port Facility/MTSRU Essential Element is evaluated. NOTE: Port survey teams should determine intentions and provide recommendations only. Ensure the facility representatives do not take anything said as an order from the COTP, unless a COTP order is directed specifically towards them. During each evaluation of the Facility/ MTSRU Essential Element listed in Annex E, remind owners & operators to complete the Post-Storm Assessment as outlined in Annex D. (Following are two forms, the first will be used at a facility where a vessel of 500 GT or greater will be moored and the second form will be used at all facilities. Complete both forms for facilities receiving vsls of 500 GT or more). PAGE C-1

65 ANNEX C FACILITY W/ VESSEL > 500 GT READINESS SURVEY Current Location/Facility: Facility POC: Survey Team Names: Time: Action Items Fendering configuration and condition Phone Number: Date: Notes Has engineering study been performed to determine maximum size vessel with maximum winds, which could safely be moored at facility. Condition of bollards, dolphins, and deadmen. Is it capable of holding vessel? Shoreside firefighting capabilities YES NO Tugboat assistance YES NO Distance of closest obstruction, which may cause Obstruction Distance damage to vessel (i.e. cranes, drydocks, buildings, tanks, etc.) Distance to nearest oil storage facility, hazardous material facility, oil or hazardous material storage tanks at facility where vessel will be moored, and any oil pipelines Facility/Storage Distance Equipment available to remove sunken vessels YES NO Equipment/Personnel to fight fire YES NO Plans for emergency evacuation of crewmen YES NO Plans for emergency medical services YES NO PAGE C-2

66 ANNEX C FACILITY READINESS SURVEY Current Location/Facility: Facility POC: Survey Team Names: Time: Action Items Hazardous material should be removed from areas prone to flooding Facility operators should ensure the open areas of their docks, wharves, and piers are cleared of all missile hazards Drums should be banded on pallets not more than two tiers high or laid horizontally with secure dunnage Containers should be no more than two tiers high. Phone Number: Plans to contain and remove oil discharges or hazardous material releases into the environment YES NO DISCREPANCIES: Date: Notes PAGE C-3

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68 ANNEX D POST-STORM DAMAGE SURVEY REPORT ANNEX D is a post-incident survey form to be completed by managers of commercial port infrastructure, including regulated facilities and bridges to document any damage that may prevent the facility or infrastructure from operating. This also provides the infrastructure managers the ability to communicate important information such as critical cargoes anticipated to arrive, resources required for recovery, critical inventory levels, or alternative procedures that may be requested to initiate operations. To report damage you may complete and forward this form to the Incident Command via: 1) Visit and select the facility information link under Response or visit: 2) Call Sector Jacksonville Waterways Branch at ) Complete and fax this form to the COTP Jacksonville at Individual submitting this report: Printed Name: Company: Phone # s (work) (Cell) (Other) Fax: Date and Time of Report: This report concerns a: (Check one and select appropriate page) Facility Bridge Vessel (Commercial, oceangoing, +200 GT ships and barges) Body of Water Aid to Navigation PAGE D-1

69 ANNEX D COAST GUARD USE ONLY: Facility/Vessel authorized to commence regulated activities w/o restrictions Facility/Vessel authorized to commence regulated activities subject to the following restrictions: Facility/Vessel not authorized to conduct regulated activities: Explanation: COTP or Designated Official Date/Time PAGE D-2

70 ANNEX D FACILITY: Name of Facility: Location of Facility: Facility in full compliance with Facility Security Plan: Yes: No: (If no, explain below): Name of Facility Security Officer: 24-hr Phone # Current Operational Capability of Facility: Full: Partial*: Not Operational*: (check one) *(Estimate a date of return to full operational status.) Description of damage (if any): Number of berths at facility: Facility handles CDC: Yes: No: If Yes, List any CDC on board the facility or any vessel moored at the facility: Name of Vessels of at least 500 gross tons moored at the Facility PAGE D-3

71 ANNEX D VESSEL: (Note: This form does not take the place of Coast Guard Form 2692 (Report of Marine Casualty, Injury, Death) Name of Vessel: Official # or IMO #: Type of Vessel: Gross Tonnage: Name of Master: 24-hour Phone # Location of Vessel: Vessel in full compliance with Vessel Security Plan (if required): Yes: No: Not Required: (If no, explain below): Name of Vessel Security Officer: 24-hr Phone # Current Operational Capability of Vessel: Full: Partial*: Not Operational*: (check one) *(Estimate a date of return to full operational status.) Description of damage (if any): PAGE D-4

72 ANNEX D BRIDGE: Name of Bridge: Location: Type of Bridge: Fixed Draw: Bascule: Bridge Use: Vehicle: Rail: Bridge Owner/Manager: 24-hour Phone # Current Operation Fully Available*: Partially Available*: Not Available *: Check One *(Estimate a date of return to full operational status.) Description of damage (if any): PAGE D-5

73 ANNEX D BODY OF WATER: Name of water body: (e.g. Trout River, Banana River, etc.) Location: (i.e. Lat and Long (if known) Environmental Damage: Channel Obstruction: Other: Description: PAGE D-6

74 ANNEX D AID TO NAVIGATION: Name of Aid (if known): Federally Maintained Aid: Private Aid: If Privately Owned: Name: Contact #: Location of Aid: Type of Aid: Buoy Day Marker Range Light List #: Type of damage: o : Destroyed o Missing: o Damage o : Off-Station o Not watching properly Description of Damage: PAGE D-7

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76 ANNEX D POST-STORM DAMAGE SURVEY REPORT ANNEX D is a post-incident survey form to be completed by managers of commercial port infrastructure, including regulated facilities and bridges to document any damage that may prevent the facility or infrastructure from operating. This also provides the infrastructure managers the ability to communicate important information such as critical cargoes anticipated to arrive, resources required for recovery, critical inventory levels, or alternative procedures that may be requested to initiate operations. To report damage you may complete and forward this form to the Incident Command via: 1) Visit and select the damage assessment form or visit 2) Call Sector Jacksonville Waterways Branch at ) Complete and fax this form to the COTP Jacksonville at Individual submitting this report: John Stevens Printed Name: John Stevens Company: ABC Shipping Phone # s (work) (Cell) (Other) Fax: Date and Time of Report: July 4, 2013 This report concerns a: (Check one and select appropriate page) X Facility Bridge Vessel (Commercial, oceangoing, +200 GT ships and barges) Body of Water Aid to Navigation PAGE D-1

77 ANNEX D COAST GUARD USE ONLY: Facility/Vessel authorized to commence regulated activities w/o restrictions Facility/Vessel authorized to commence regulated activities subject to the following restrictions: Facility/Vessel not authorized to conduct regulated activities: Explanation: COTP or Designated Official Date/Time PAGE D-2

78 ANNEX D FACILITY: Name of Facility: ABC Shipping Location of Facility: 1234 Oak St. Jax, FL Facility in full compliance with Facility Security Plan: Yes: No: X (If no, explain below): Approx 250 of Fencing is down. Video camera system damaged by water intrusion. Lighting tower on east side of facility damaged. Anticipate 72 hours until full compliance. Name of Facility Security Officer: 24-hr Phone # Current Operational Capability of Facility: Full: Partial*: X Not Operational*: (check one) *(Estimate a date of return to full operational status.) July 10, 2013 Description of damage (if any): See above note for damages. Additional damage includes loss of power to ½ of facility. Shore services to vessels interrupted. No ability to provide phone/cable hookup for vessel use. Number of berths at facility: 6 Facility handles CDC: Yes: No: X If Yes, List any CDC on board the facility or any vessel moored at the facility: Name of Vessels of at least 500 gross tons moored at the Facility M/V FREEDOM (Ro-Ro) M/V FAREAST (Container Vessel) PAGE D-3

79 ANNEX D VESSEL: (Note: This form does not take the place of Coast Guard Form 2692 (Report of Marine Casualty, Injury, Death) Name of Vessel: Official # or IMO #: Type of Vessel: Gross Tonnage: Name of Master: 24-hour Phone # Location of Vessel: Vessel in full compliance with Vessel Security Plan (if required): Yes: No: Not Required: (If no, explain below): Name of Vessel Security Officer: 24-hr Phone # Current Operational Capability of Vessel: Full: Partial*: Not Operational*: (check one) *(Estimate a date of return to full operational status.) Description of damage (if any): PAGE D-4

80 ANNEX D BRIDGE: Name of Bridge: Location: Type of Bridge: Fixed Draw: Bascule: Bridge Use: Vehicle: Rail: Bridge Owner/Manager: 24-hour Phone # Current Operation Fully Available*: Partially Available*: Not Available *: Check One *(Estimate a date of return to full operational status.) Description of damage (if any): PAGE D-5

81 ANNEX D BODY OF WATER: Name of water body: (e.g. Trout River, Banana River, etc.) Location: (i.e. Lat and Long (if known) Environmental Damage: Channel Obstruction: Other: Description: PAGE D-6

82 ANNEX D AID TO NAVIGATION: Name of Aid (if known): Federally Maintained Aid: Private Aid: If Privately Owned: Name: Contact #: Location of Aid: Type of Aid: Buoy Day Marker Range Light List #: Type of damage: o : Destroyed o Missing: o Damage o : Off-Station o Not watching properly Description of Damage: PAGE D-7

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84 Fernandina Section ANNEX E PORT STATUS BOARDS Facilities Status Reassess? Facility Vessels at Facility Nassau Fertilizer & Oil Co., Lower Wharf Nassau Fertilizer & Oil Co., Upper Wharf RockTenn., Fernandina Plant Wharf COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status Port of Fernandina Wharf Fernandina Seafood Co. Wharf Tringali Brothers Shrimp Co. Wharf Island Seafood Co. Wharf Cook Brothers Wharf Florida Petroleum Corp. Wharf Rayonier, Fernandina Mill Wharf Port Consolidated Nassau Terminal Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port PAGE E-1

85 Fernandina Section Bridges ANNEX E Status Reassess? Bridge St. Mary s River Kingsland Atlantic ICW Railroad Bridge over ICW at A1A A1A / 200 Highway Bridge over ICW Lanceford Creek Little St. Marks River Apalachicola Lofton Creek Yulee Nassau River Route 17 Nassau River CSX RR Bridge St. Mary s River CSX RR Bridge Lofton Creek CSX RR Bridge Kingsley Creek CSX RR Bridge Lanceford Creek FEC Bridge Nassau River Bridges Status Key: Open on Demand; X Closed, not opening; Opening on Schedule; Fixed Span Last Assessment BNTM Issued? PAGE E-2

86 Green Cove Springs Section Facilities ANNEX E Status Reassess? Facility Vessels at Facility DWF: Georgia Pacific Corp COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status Clay County Port Authority (All facilities) MOBRO Marine Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port PAGE E-3

87 Green Cove Springs Section ANNEX E Bridges Status Reassess? Bridge Buckman Bridge I-295 Shands Bridge SR-16 Palatka Bridge US-17 Buffalo Bluff RR Bridge Satsuma Black Creek Doctors Inlet Ortega River Governors Creek Green Cove Springs Rice Creek Palatka Palm Valley Bridge SR-210 San Sabastian River St. Augustine Bridge of Lions St. Augustine FEC RR Bridge Tomoka River CSX RR Bridge Rice Creek FEC RR Bridge San Sebastian River Muclan Farms Bridge Moss Bluff State Rd. 464 Bridge Sharpes Ferry State Rd. 40 Bridge Memorial Bridge FEC RR Bridge Moultrie Creek Bridges Status Key: Open on Demand; X Closed, not opening; Opening on Schedule; Fixed Span Last Assessment BNTM Issued? PAGE E-4

88 ANNEX E St. Johns River NORTH Section (Blount Island and seaward) Facilities and Anchorages Status Reassess? Facility / Anchorage Vessels at Facility / Anchorage Mayport Ferry Slip. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2.4 miles above St. Johns Point St. Johns Bar Pilot Association Wharf. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2.3 miles above St. Johns Point Mayport Yacht Basin and Wharves. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 3 miles above St. Johns Point Gerald Peck Wharf. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2.9 miles above St. Johns Point Monty's Marina Wharf. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2.8 miles above St. Johns Point Miss Becky Seafood Co. Wharf. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2.8 miles above St. Johns Point Mat Roland Seafood Co. Wharf. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2.7 miles above St. Johns Point Atlantic Seafood Co. Wharf. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2.7 miles above St. Johns Point St. Johns River Ferry Service, Maintenance Yard Dock. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2.7 miles above St. Johns Point Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status PAGE E-5

89 ANNEX E Facilities and Anchorages (St. Johns River NORTH) Status Reassess? Facility / Anchorage Vessels at Facility / Anchorage Gilmer Pier. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2.6 miles above St. Johns Point Leon Beasley Pier. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2.6 miles above St. Johns Point Roland Ice & Fuel Co. Wharf. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2.5 miles above St. Johns Point Sea Star COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status Ceres Amports Hoegh Auto Liner LaFarge N. America Lehigh Cement Ports America Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port PAGE E-6

90 ANNEX E Facilities and Anchorages (St. Johns River NORTH) Status Reassess? Facility / Anchorage Vessels at Facility / Anchorage Singleton's Seafood Shack Wharf. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2.5 miles above St. Johns Point La Cruise Wharf. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2.4 miles above St. Johns Point U. S. Coast Guard Base, Mayport Wharf. Right bank, St. Johns River, approx. 3 miles above St. Johns Point Atlantic Drydock Corp., East Bulkhead Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 400 feet below Sisters Creek (Intracoastal Waterway) Atlantic Drydock Corp., Pier No. 2. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 300 feet below Sisters Creek (Intracoastal Waterway) Atlantic Drydock Corp., West Bulkhead Wharf. Left bank, Sisters Creek (Intracoastal Waterway), at junction with St. Johns River Atlantic Marine Pier. Left bank, Sisters Creek (Intracoastal Waterway), above junction with St. Johns River, 1,300 feet south SSA Cooper COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status WWL APM Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port PAGE E-7

91 ANNEX E Facilities and Anchorages (St. Johns River NORTH) Status Reassess? Facility / Anchorage Vessels at Facility / Anchorage Portus Trailerbridge COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status JAXPORT TraPac JAXPORT Dames Point Jacksonville Port Authority, Blount Island Marine Terminals & Berths Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port PAGE E-8

92 ANNEX E Facilities and Anchorages (St. Johns River NORTH) Status Reassess? Facility / Anchorage Vessels at Facility / Anchorage Jacksonville Electric Authority, Northside Generating Station Wharf Left bank, St. Johns River (Blount Island Channel West), approx. 1.6 miles below west end of Dames Point Jacksonville Port Authority, Blount Island Marine Terminal, West W Right bank, St. Johns River (Blount Island Channel West), approx. 1.2 miles below west end of Dames Point Martin Marietta Cemex Mitsui USN Fuel Depot COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status Williams Energy Ventures Mayport Offshore Anchorage A Mayport Offshore Anchorage B Mayport Offshore Anchorage C Mayport Offshore Anchorage D Mayport Destroyer Anchorage 1 Mayport Destroyer Anchorage 2 Mayport Destroyer Anchorage 3 Mayport Destroyer Anchorage 4 Mayport Destroyer Anchorage 5 Mayport Destroyer Anchorage 6 Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port PAGE E-9

93 ANNEX E St. Johns River NORTH Section (Blount Island and seaward) Bridges Status Reassess? Bridge Dames Point (Napoleon Bonaparte Broward) Bridge Sisters Creek State Road 105/Heckscher Drive Wonder Wood Bridge ICW Atlantic Blvd SR 10 ICW Beach Blvd US-90 ICW J. Turner Butler Blvd SR-202 ICW Trout River Dinsmor Blount Island Blvd Bridge Blount Island Bridge CSX RR Bridge Blount Island FEC RR Bridge Trout River CSX RR Bridge Dunns Creek FEC RR Bridge Broward river Bridges Status Key: Open on Demand; X Closed, not opening; Opening on Schedule; Fixed Span Last Assessment BNTM Issued? PAGE E-10

94 ANNEX E St. Johns River SOUTH Section (Upriver/South of Blount Island) Facilities and Anchorages Status Reassess? Facility Vessels at Facility / Anchorage Commodore's Point Terminal, Mooring Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.1 mile above John E. Mathews Bridge Cross State Towing Co., Arlington Wharf. Right bank, approx. 0.4 mile below John E. Mathews Bridge Jacksonville Riverfront Development, Pier No. 4. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.5 mile below John T. Alsop Bridge Crowley American Transport, McGiffen Dock. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.7 mile below John E. Mathews Bridge Crowley American Transport, Tri-level Dock. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.6 mile below John E. Mathews Bridge Seaonus COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status Hamburg Sud Commodore's Point Terminal Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.4 mile above John E. Mathews Bridge North Florida Shipyards, Lower Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.6 mile above John E. Mathews Bridge North Florida Shipyard, Upper Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, above Isaiah D. Hart Bridge Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port PAGE E-11

95 ANNEX E Facilities and Anchorages (St. Johns River SOUTH) Status Reassess? Facility Vessels at Facility / Anchorage Dixie Towing Corp. Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 1,200 feet above Isaiah D. Hart Bridge Cross State Towing Co., Adams Street Yard Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 1,700 feet above Isaiah D. Hart Bridge Moran Towing of Florida Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2,100 feet above Isaiah D. Hart Bridge Jacksonville Riverfront Development, Pier No. 7 Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.9 mile below John T. Alsop Bridge Jacksonville Riverfront Development, Pier No. 1. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.7 mile below John T. Alsop Bridge Cuban Caribbean Shipping, Pier No. 2. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.5 mile below John T. Alsop Bridge Jacksonville Riverfront Development, Pier No. 3. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.5 mile below John T. Alsop Bridge Jacksonville Port Authority, Toyota Berth. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 1.3 miles below John E. Mathews Bridge Hess Corp., Jacksonville Terminal Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, below mouth of Broward River Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status PAGE E-12

96 ANNEX E Facilities and Anchorages (St. Johns River SOUTH) Status Reassess? Facility Vessels at Facility / Anchorage Blanchard Marine Terminal, Drummond Point Terminal Wharf. Drummond Point, left bank, St. Johns River, above mouth of Broward River Gate Concrete Products Co. Wharf. Left bank, Trout River, 2,100 feet above St. Johns River Gate Concrete Products Co., Barge Slips. Left bank, Trout River, 3,000 feet above St. Johns River United States Gypsum Co., Jacksonville Plant Pier. Left bank, St. Johns River, 1,300 feet above the mouth of Trout River NuStar Jacksonville Terminal, Barge Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, 2,500 feet above the mouth of Trout River NuStar Jacksonville Terminal, Tanker Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.5 mile above the mouth of Trout River Keystone, Jacksonville Plant, Fuel Oil Dock. Left bank, St. Johns River, 2,000 feet above the mouth of Long Branch Creek Jacksonville Electric Authority, J. Dillon Kennedy Generating Station. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.6 mile above the mouth of Long Branch Creek TransMontaigne, Jacksonville Terminal Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.9 mile above the mouth of Long Branch Creek Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status PAGE E-13

97 ANNEX E Facilities and Anchorages (St. Johns River SOUTH) Status Reassess? Facility Vessels at Facility / Anchorage Owens-Corning Trumball COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Slip. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2 miles below John E. Mathews Bridge Jacksonville Port Authority, Talleyrand Docks and Terminals, Berth Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 2 miles below John E. Mathews Bridge Jacksonville Riverfront Development, Pier No. 4. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.5 mile below John T. Alsop Bridge Jacksonville Riverfront Development, Pier No. 4. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.5 mile below John T. Alsop Bridge Jacksonville Port Authority, Talleyrand Docks and Terminals, Berth XX Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 1.8 miles below John E. Mathews Bridge Jacksonville Port Authority, Talleyrand Docks and Terminals, Berth XX Left bank, St. Johns River, approximately 1.6 miles below John E. Mathews Bridge City of Jacksonville, Fireboat Pier. Left bank, St. Johns River, 800 feet above the mouth of Trout River Commodore's Point Terminal, Mooring Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.1 mile above John E. Mathews Bridge Cross State Towing Co., Arlington Wharf. Right bank, approx. 0.4 mile below John E. Mathews Bridge Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port PAGE E-14

98 ANNEX E Facilities and Anchorages (St. Johns River SOUTH) Status Reassess? Facility Vessels at Facility / Anchorage Jacksonville Riverfront Development, Pier No. 4. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.5 mile below John T. Alsop Bridge West Way COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status Center Point Terminal Southern Dry Dock Commodore's Point Terminal Wharf. Left bank, St. Johns River, approx. 0.4 mile above John E. Mathews Bridge Informal barge fleeting area St. Johns River north of Exchange Island / Matthews Bridge St. Johns River Temp Anchorage A (Upper Anchorage) St. Johns River Temp Anchorage B (Lower Anchorage) Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port PAGE E-15

99 ANNEX E St. Johns River SOUTH Section (Upriver/South of Blount Island) Bridges Status Reassess? Bridge Acosta Bridge SR-13 FEC Rail Road Bridge St. Johns River Main Street Bridge US-1 Dames Point Bridge SR-9A John Matthews Bridge US-90 Alt Fuller Warren Bridge I-95 Route 17 Trout River Trout River Railroad Bridge CSX RR Bridge Ortega River Hart Bridge McCormick Bridge DAYTONA: SR-40 Bridge SR-430 Bridge US-92 Bridge NEW SMYRNA BEACH: SR-421 Bridge Bridges Status Key: Open on Demand; X Closed, not opening; Opening on Schedule; Fixed Span Last Assessment BNTM Issued? PAGE E-16

100 ANNEX E Canaveral Section Facilities Status Reassess? Facility Vessels at Facility Canaveral Port Authority, South Cargo Piers 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 Canaveral Port Authority, Cruise Terminal No. 2 (Victory Cruise Lines) Canaveral Port Authority, Cruise Terminal No. 3 and 4 Wharf. Canaveral Port Authority, Tanker Berth No. 1 Canaveral Port Authority, Tanker Berth No. 2 TransMontaigne, Barge Berth COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status Sunrise Marina Piers and Mooring Wharf Seafood Atlantic Fishing Wharf Sun Cruz Casino Wharf Orlando Princess/Canaveral Star/Miss Cape Canaveral/Capt Anderson X head boat wharf Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port PAGE E-17

101 ANNEX E Facilities (Canaveral) Status Reassess? Facility Vessels at Facility Wild Ocean Seafood COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status Blue Points Marina Cape Marina/Port Canaveral Yacht Club/Scorpions Marina Canaveral Port Authority Cruise Terminal #5 (Norwegian, Carnival) Canaveral Port Authority Cruise Terminal #6 Canaveral Port Authority Cruise Terminal #8 (Disney) Canaveral Port Authority Cruise Terminal #10 (Royal Caribbean. Carnival, Norwegian) Beyel Brothers Facility (Banana River Drive in the Barge Canal) U.S. Coast Guard Station, Port Canaveral Wharf International Towing and Salvage(ITS) Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port PAGE E-18

102 ANNEX E Facilities (Canaveral) Status Reassess? Facility Vessels at Facility Canaveral Port Authority, North Cargo Piers 1, 2, 3 and 4 COTP Order OK d Verbal Written Vessel Status U.S. Air Force/Army Transportation Wharf Kennedy Space Center Barge Dock Seaport Canaveral (North Side) Morton Salt TransMontaigne (South Side) Ambassador Services Inc (South Side) Hanson Slag Continental Cement Facilities Status Key: Surveyed, Ready; X Surveyed, Not Ready; O Not Yet Surveyed Vessel Status Key: In port, plans to leave; In port, approved request to stay; X In port, ordered to leave;? In port, ordered to provide plan/intentions; In port, ordered to move; Departed Port PAGE E-19

103 ANNEX E Canaveral Section Bridges Status Reassess? Bridge Barge Canal Locks - Rodman Reservoir Sanford St. Johns River Bridge (I-4) Sanford US Bridge Christa McAuliffe, SR-3 and Barge Canal Draw Bridge JFK Causeway Max Brewer Bridge SR 528 Causeway Bridge SR 520 Causeway Bridge SR 404 Pineda Causeway Bridge State Road 401Draw Bridge SR 518 Eau Gallie Causeway Bridge US 192 Causeway Bridge Lansing Island Bridge Tortoise Island Bridge Mathers Island Bridge NASA Railway Bridge Haulover Canal Bridge Crane Creek Melbourne SR-44 Bridge, New Smyrna Beach SR-44, North Causeway Bridge, New Smyrna Beach Bridges Status Key: Open on Demand; X Closed, not opening; Opening on Schedule; Fixed Span Last Assessment BNTM Issued? PAGE E-20

104 ANNEX F Vessel Sortie Guidelines This Vessel Sortie Guideline is to be used by the Prevention Department/Operations Section in making recommendations to the COTP on whether certain vessels may remain in port during a severe weather event. The decision-making responsibility involving the Coast Guard s heavy weather vessel sortie process is vested with the vessel operators, the Coast Guard, and where appropriate local port authorities. However, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) maintains the final decision making authority in accordance with applicable federal statutes and regulations. The overriding goal of the COTP is to protect the safety of life. The COTP should also seek to protect the port's environment and the viability of the Marine Transportation System, including the infrastructure, harbors, and channels. Keep in mind that the COTP shall respect a master's decision and not order a vessel to sea if doing so would unduly hazard the vessel. Safety of life is the primary concern when making all decisions. Be sensitive to the limiting factors and abilities of tug/barge units and other vessels in severe weather when making decisions to allow vessels to remain in port or make port entry during the approach of heavy weather. Focus on limitations should include but are not limited to watertight integrity and down flooding considerations involving tugs and barges. Because of the unpredictable track of hurricanes, industry representatives should be aware that port actions will be initiated and carried out to err on the side of safety. It is possible that storm preparedness actions and port restrictions will occur and the storm may never impact that particular port. Vessel operators and companies should be aware of and use applicable appeal procedures when challenging orders issued by the COTP. Operators and companies are encouraged to use oral appeal procedures already in place to expedite the process. Vessel operators are responsible for determining and making proper mooring arrangements during the approach of heavy weather. These arrangements will be included in the Remain in Port Request (Annex H) and forwarded to the Coast Guard when requesting to remain in port or requesting to enter port during the approach of heavy weather. All heavy weather mooring arrangements are subject to the approval of the COTP. Should a vessel be unable to make satisfactory arrangements, the COTP may require the vessel to depart port. Port Authorities and private sector facility owner/operators are important stakeholders during heavy weather contingencies. Vessel operators or company officials must involve these entities in their preplanning and decision making when desiring to remain in port or make port entry during the approach of heavy weather. The COTP will seek confirmation from terminal/facility owners that vessel Remain in Port Requests can be adequately supported by said terminal/facility. No vessels should be allowed to remain at Seaport Canaveral (North Cargo Piers 1 & 2) due to vicinity of Loading Arms, Vapor Control Systems, and tank farm. Damage to this critical infrastructure could result in heavy pollution and an extended recovery period for this port. No vessels should remain along the sea walls on the north or south side cargo or cruise terminals. The channel throat is very narrow at this point, any vessel damage sustained in this location may leave the port completely blocked, further hindering port recover. PAGE F-1

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106 Annex G SAMPLE AIN OF THE PORT ORDER Commanding Officer United States Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville 4200 Ocean St Atlantic Beach, FL Phone: Fax: AIN OF THE PORT ORDER: 14-xxx Month Date, 2014 PORT HURRICANE CONDITION REQUIREMENT FOR M/V (IMO# ) Master, Owner, Agent, or Person in Charge: M/V, IMO #, (flag) At, Hurricane Condition ( -hour warning) was set for the Port of. Members of my staff conducted an inspection of your vessel/facility pursuant to this Condition at and noted the following discrepancies: 1) 2) Based on these discrepancies and in light of the emergent weather conditions, I have determined the M/V poses and unacceptable risk to the Port of. As such, as Captain of the Port, under the authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act, Title 33 United States Code (U.S.C.), 1223, I herby order you take the following corrective actions: 1) 2) Failure to comply with this Order may, under the provisions of Title 33 U.S.C 1232, subject you to a civil penalty of $40, for each violation. This Order is issued without prejudice as to the initiation of civil penalty proceedings for any violations that may have previously occurred. Should you be aggrieved by this Order, you may appeal to the Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District in accordance with the procedures contained in Title 33 Code of Federal Regulations PAGE G-1

107 16600 Month Day, 2014 M/V (IMO# ), AIN OF THE PORT ORDER: 14-xxx Should you be aggrieved by this order, you may appeal to the Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, through the Captain of the Port Jacksonville, at the above address, in writing, within 30 days of receipt of this order. If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville at Sincerely Receipt acknowledged: Signature: Typed or printed name: Title: Date T. G. ALLAN, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Jacksonville, FL PAGE G-2

108 ANNEX H REMAIN IN PORT REQUEST-VESSELS/TUGS & BARGES OVER 500 GT Authority: Title 33 United States Code (U.S.C.) 471, Title 33 U.S.C and Title 50 U.S.C. 191 Instructions: Please fill out all applicable sections. Any section not applicable, mark N/A. Failure to fully complete the request may result in a delay in review or result in request being denied. Once completed, please forward request to Sector Jacksonville by fax or . Please call Sector Jacksonville s Command Center at to ensure request was received. Completion of this form will assist the Captain of the Port (COTP) in making the determination that the vessel can remain in port. Fax Number: Address: 1. Vessel Name: Flag: Call Sign: Official # : Barge Name (s): Flag: Official #(s) : 2. Nationality of the Vessel: 3. Name of Master: 4. Name of Agent: Phone #: Address of Agent: 5. Name of Charter/Operator: Phone#: Address of Charter/Operator: 6. Name of Owner: Phone#: Address of Owner: 7. Vessel -- Length: Gross Tonnage Barge - Length: Gross Tonnage 8. Reason why the vessel cannot leave port: 9. Condition of Vessel or barges (loaded-type of cargo/ballast/etc): 10. Number of personnel to remain on the vessel and their qualifications: 11. Amount of ballast the vessel may hold: V 11.0 MAY14 PAGE H-1

109 ANNEX H 12. Amount of bunkers, lube oil, and diesel oil on board: 13. Have you contacted your Oil Spill Response Organization? (Check One): Yes No 14. Estimated draft with the vessel/barge ballasted: 15. Name of Berth: Location: 16. Depth of Water in the vessel s berth at low tide: 17. Availability of vessel s main propulsion: 18. Describe how the vessel will be secured to the berth. Submit a diagram showing the mooring arrangements with the size of mooring lines or wire. 19. Operational status of machinery on board (i.e. engines, generators, fire fighting pumps, bilge pumps, anchors and number of anchors, etc.) 20. Fire fighting capabilities of the vessel: 21. Any unusual conditions affecting the vessel s seaworthiness: VESSEL REPRESENTATIVE Name (print) Signature Phone #: Date: Time: FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE Name (print) Signature Phone #: Date: Time: V 11.0 MAY14 PAGE H-2

110 ANNEX H FACILITY PARTICULARS 1. Fendering configuration and condition: (provide diagram and description of available fendering) 2. Has an engineering study been performed to determine the maximum size vessel that could safely be moored at the facility during severe weather, with maximum sustained wind speeds indicated? (YES or NO) If yes, what year was study done? 3. Condition of bollards, dolphins, and deadmen. Are they capable of holding vessel? 4. Shoreside firefighting capabilities? (Briefly describe resources facility has available.) 5. Tugboat assistance available? Have arrangements been made with a tow company? (YES or NO) If yes, what is company name? 6. Distance from berth to closest obstruction that may cause damage to vessel (i.e. cranes, drydocks, buildings, tanks, etc.) 7. Distance to nearest oil storage facility, hazardous material facility, oil or hazardous material storage tanks at facility where vessel will be moored, and any oil pipelines). VESSEL REPRESENTATIVE Name (print) Signature Phone #: Date: Time: FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE Name (print) Signature Phone #: Date: Time: NOTE: Facility operators should ensure the open areas of their docks, wharves, and piers are cleared of all missile hazards: Hazardous materials should be removed from areas prone to flooding. Drums should be banded on pallets not more than two tiers high or laid horizontally with secure dunnage. V 11.0 MAY14 PAGE H-3

111 ANNEX H Contingency Information 1. Plans for emergency evacuation of crewmen. (If necessary) 2. Plans for emergency medical services. 3. Plans to contain and remove oil discharges or hazardous material releases into the environment. Discrepancies: VESSEL REPRESENTATIVE Name (print) Signature Phone #: Date: Time: FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE Name (print) Signature Phone #: Date: Time: V 11.0 MAY14 PAGE H-4

112 ANNEX I Sample Safety Zone Language Refer to the CG0943 collaboration site for the most current version of the TFR: https://cgportal.uscg.mil/lotus/myquickr/regulations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG-XXXX-XXXX] RIN 1625-XXXX U Safety Zone Regulation: [Insert Port Canaveral, Jacksonville or Fernandina, or if setting ZULU for entire COTP zone insert the ports of Fernandina, Jacksonville and Canaveral.} AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS. ACTION: Temporary final rule. SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone [Insert Port Canaveral, Jacksonville or Fernandina, or if setting ZULU for entire COTP zone insert the ports of Fernandina, Jacksonville and Canaveral.} which includes those waters within the Captain of the Port Zone Jacksonville, FL as defined by Title 33 CFR , during port condition ZULU due to heavy weather associated with (Hurricane/ Tropical Storm XXX). All cargo operations shall stop and vessels over 500 gross tons, including sea going V 11.0 PAGE I-1

113 ANNEX I tugs and barges are prohibited from anchoring in or transiting within the safety zone unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Jacksonville, FL. In addition, all vessels regardless of size are prohibited from mooring, anchoring or remaining within the Canaveral Barge Canal unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Jacksonville, FL [only add this last sentence if ZULU is only being set in Canaveral or for all three ports]. S: This rule is effective from [Insert starting date, or starting time and date.], [Insert through or until. ] [Insert ending date, or ending time and date.]. ADDRESSES: Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, are part of docket USCG-XXXX-XXXX and are available online by going to selecting the Advanced Docket Search option on the right side of the screen, inserting USCG-XXXX-XXXX in the Docket ID box, pressing Enter, and then clicking on the item in the Docket ID column. This material is also available for inspection or copying at two locations: the Docket Management Facility (M-30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, D.C , between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, V 11.0 PAGE I-2

114 ANNEX I except Federal holidays and at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, 4200 Ocean St., Atlantic Beach, Florida, 32233, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this temporary rule, call the Chief of Prevention at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, FL, tel: If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Regulatory Information The Coast Guard is issuing this temporary final rule without prior notice and opportunity to comment pursuant to authority under section 4(a) of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) (5 U.S.C. 553(b)). This provision authorizes an agency to issue a rule without prior notice and opportunity to comment when the agency for good cause finds that those procedures are impracticable, unnecessary, or contrary to the public interest. Under 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(B), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for not publishing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) with respect to this rule. Publishing an NPRM, which would incorporate a comment period before a final rule could be issued, and delaying the rule s effective date, is contrary to public safety because immediate action is necessary to protect the public and V 11.0 PAGE I-3

115 ANNEX I waters of the United States. Under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for making this rule effective less than 30 days after publication in the Federal Register. Immediate action is necessary to protect the public and waters of the United States. The Coast Guard will issue a broadcast notice to mariners and may place Coast Guard vessels in the vicinity of this zone to advise mariners of the restriction. Background and Purpose This rule is necessary to protect the safety of the general public, the COTP Jacksonville Zone, and its approaches, from navigation hazards associated with hurricane or tropical storm conditions such as high winds and tidal surges. All cargo operations shall stop and vessels over 500 gross tons, including sea going tugs and barges are prohibited from anchoring in or transiting within the safety zone unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Jacksonville, FL. In addition, all vessels regardless of size are prohibited from mooring, anchoring or remaining within the Canaveral Barge Canal unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Jacksonville, FL. This rule does not apply to authorized law enforcement or search and rescue vessels operating within the safety zone. The Captain of a the Port V 11.0 PAGE I-4

116 ANNEX I Jacksonville, FL, will issue a Broadcast Notice to Mariners (BNTM) to notify the marine community of the safety zone and the imposed restrictions. A separate BNTM will be issued to notify when the safety zone is no longer in effect. Discussion of Rule This rule is effective in the [Insert port Canaveral, Jacksonville or Fernandina] COTP Jacksonville Zone from XXX until XXX. All cargo operations shall stop and vessels over 500 gross tons, including sea going tugs and barges are prohibited from anchoring in or transiting within the safety zone unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Jacksonville, FL. All vessels regardless of size are prohibited from mooring, anchoring or remaining within the Canaveral Barge Canal unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Jacksonville, FL. [Insert these previous two sentences only if ZULU is set for Canaveral]. Regulatory Analyses We developed this rule after considering numerous statutes and executive orders related to rulemaking. Below we summarize our analyses based on 13 of these statutes or executive orders. Regulatory Planning and Review This rule is not a significant regulatory action under section 3(f) of Executive Order 12866, Regulatory Planning V 11.0 PAGE I-5

117 ANNEX I and Review, and does not require an assessment of potential costs and benefits under section 6(a)(3) of that Order. The Office of Management and Budget has not reviewed it under that Order. The Office of Management and Budget has not reviewed it under that Order. It is not significant under the regulatory policies and procedures of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) because these regulations will only be in effect for a short period of time, and the impacts on routine navigation are expected to be minimal. Small Entities Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C ), we have considered whether this rule would have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. The term small entities comprises small businesses, not-for-profit organizations that are independently owned and operated and are not dominant in their fields, and governmental jurisdictions with populations of less than 50,000. The Coast Guard certifies under 5 U.S.C. 605(b) that this rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities because the public will be made aware of the closure times via broadcast notices to mariners and traffic may be granted permission to enter the zone by the Captain of the Port or a designated representative if the situation allows. V 11.0 PAGE I-6

118 ANNEX I Assistance for Small Entities Under section 213(a) of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996 (Public Law ), in the NPRM we offered to assist small entities in understanding the rule so that they could better evaluate its effects on them and participate in the rulemaking process. If the rule will affect your small business, organization, or government jurisdiction and you have questions concerning its provisions or options of compliance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT for assistance in understanding this rule. Small businesses may send comments on the actions of Federal employees who enforce, or otherwise determine compliance with, Federal regulations to the Small Business and Agriculture Regulatory Enforcement Ombudsman and the Regional Small Business Regulatory Fairness Boards. The Ombudsman evaluates these actions annually and rates each agency s responsiveness to small business. If you wish to comment on actions by employees of the Coast Guard, call REG-FAIR ( ). The Coast Guard will not retaliate against small entities that question or complain about this rule or any policy or action of the Coast Guard. V 11.0 PAGE I-7

119 ANNEX I Collection of Information This rule calls for no new collection of information under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C ). Federalism A rule has implications for federalism under Executive Order 13132, Federalism, if it has a substantial direct effect on State or local governments and would either preempt State law or impose a substantial direct cost of compliance on them. We have analyzed this rule under that Order and have determined that it does not have implications for federalism. Unfunded Mandates Reform Act The Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C ) requires Federal agencies to assess the effects of their discretionary regulatory actions. In particular, the Act addresses actions that may result in the expenditure by a State, local, or tribal government, in the aggregate, or by the private sector of $100,000,000 or more in any one year. Though this rule will not result in such an expenditure, we do discuss the effects of this rule elsewhere in this preamble. Taking of Private Property This rule will not affect a taking of private property or otherwise have taking implications under Executive Order V 11.0 PAGE I-8

120 ANNEX I 12630, Governmental Actions and Interference with Constitutionally Protected Property Rights. Civil Justice Reform This rule meets applicable standards in sections 3(a) and 3(b)(2) of Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform, to minimize litigation, eliminate ambiguity, and reduce burden. Protection of Children We have analyzed this rule under Executive Order 13045, Protection of Children from Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks. This rule is not an economically significant rule and does not create an environmental risk to health or risk to safety that may disproportionately affect children. Indian Tribal Governments This rule does not have tribal implications under Executive Order 13175, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments, because it does not have a substantial direct effect on one or more Indian tribes, on the relationship between the Federal Government and Indian tribes, or on the distribution of power and responsibilities between the Federal Government and Indian tribes. Energy Effects We have analyzed this rule under Executive Order 13211, Actions Concerning Regulations That Significantly Affect Energy Supply, Distribution, or Use. We have determined V 11.0 PAGE I-9

121 ANNEX I that it is not a significant energy action under that order because it is not a significant regulatory action under Executive Order and is not likely to have a significant adverse effect on the supply, distribution, or use of energy. The Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs has not designated it as a significant energy action. Therefore, it does not require a Statement of Energy Effects under Executive Order Technical Standards The National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act (NTTAA) (15 U.S.C. 272 note) directs agencies to use voluntary consensus standards in their regulatory activities unless the agency provides Congress, through the Office of Management and Budget, with an explanation of why using these standards would be inconsistent with applicable law or otherwise impractical. Voluntary consensus standards are technical standards (e.g., specifications of materials, performance, design, or operation; test methods; sampling procedures; and related management systems practices) that are developed or adopted by voluntary consensus standards bodies. This rule does not use technical standards. Therefore, we did not consider the use of voluntary consensus standards. Environment V 11.0 We have analyzed this rule under Department of Homeland PAGE I-10

122 ANNEX I Security Management Directive and Commandant Instruction M16475.lD, which guide the Coast Guard in complying with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA)(42 U.S.C f), and have concluded under the Instruction that there are no factors in this case that would limit the use of a categorical exclusion under section 2.B.2 of the Instruction. Therefore, this rule is categorically excluded, under figure 2-1, paragraph (34)(g)of the Instruction, an Environmental Analysis Check List and a Categorical Exclusion Determination are not required for this rule. LIST OF SUBJECTS IN 33 CFR PART 165 Harbors, Marine safety, Navigation (water), Reporting and record keeping requirements, Security measures, Waterways. For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard amends 33 CFR 165 as follows: PART 165 REGULATED NAVIGATION AREAS AND LIMITED ACCESS AREAS 1. The authority citation for Part 165 continues to read as follows: : 33 U.S.C. 1225, 1231; 46 U.S.C. Chapter 701; 50 U.S.C. 191, 195; 33 CFR , , , and Department of Homeland Security Delegation No V 11.0 PAGE I-11

123 ANNEX I 2. A new temporary 165.TXX-XXXX is added to read as follows: 165.TXX-XXXX Safety Zone, COTP Jacksonville, FL. (a) Regulated area. All waters, channels and coastal inlets within the [Insert the port of Canaveral and/or ports of Jacksonville and Fernandina]. (b) Definitions. The following definitions apply to this section: Designated representative means Coast Guard Patrol Commanders including Coast Guard coxswain, petty officers and other officers operating Coast Guard vessels, and federal, state, and local officers designated by or assisting the Captain of the Port, Jacksonville, Florida, in the enforcement of regulated navigation areas, safety zones, and security zones. (c) Regulations. In accordance with the general regulations in of this part, all cargo operations shall stop and no vessel regardless of size or service, may enter or transit through the safety zone without explicit authorization from the Captain of the Port, Jacksonville, FL. In addition, vessels over 500 gross tons, including sea going tugs and barges are prohibited from anchoring in or transiting within the port of Canaveral unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Jacksonville, FL. All V 11.0 PAGE I-12

124 ANNEX I vessels regardless of size are prohibited from mooring, anchoring or remaining within the Canaveral Barge Canal unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Jacksonville, FL. [Insert these previous two sentences only if ZULU is set for Canaveral]. This regulation does not apply to law enforcement or search and rescue vessels operating within the safety zone. The Captain of The Port may be contacted on a 24-hour basis by calling the Sector Command Center (SCC) at (d) Dates. This rule is effective from XXX until XXX, or until the port is reopened. Dated: T. G. ALLAN, Captain, U. S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Jacksonville, FL [Insert signature.] [For a District rulemaking, the District Commander or Acting District Commander signs. For a COTP rulemaking, the COTP or Acting COTP signs. The signature must be handwritten in ink. The Office of the Federal Register prefers blue ink to help distinguish the original signature from a photocopy. Only a person authorized to sign this document or a person Acting in the capacity of the authorized person may sign. No person may sign For another, initial another person s signature, or sign By direction. ] [Insert signature block.] [The signature block should be typed or stamped and include the name, rank, and title of the person who actually signed the document. For example J. H. KORN V 11.0 PAGE I-13

125 ANNEX I Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard Commander, Coast Guard Seventh District [If COTP is issuing the rule, include the name of his or her COTP zone in the signature block and conform to operating facility change order s (OFCO s) signature format no comma after COTP, but spell out COTP to comply with Federal Register Document Drafting Handbook at 2-47.] T. G. ALLAN, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Jacksonville, FL. V 11.0 PAGE I-14

126 ANNEX J D7 COMMANDERS INTENT FOR THE 2014 HURRICANE SEASON R Z MAY 14 FM CCGDSEVEN MIAMI FL//D// TO AIG 8926 BT UNCLAS //N03006// SUBJ: COMMANDERS INTENT FOR THE 2014 HURRICANE SEASON A. CCGDSEVEN MIAMI FL Z MAY 14 B. Appendix 21 to Annex C to CCGDSEVEN OPLAN C. MY Z MAY 14 (2014 Hurricane Personnel Accountability Policy Guidance for D7 AOR) D. MY Z MAY 14 (2014 Hurricane Evacuation Policy, Safe Haven Information and Financial Guidance for D7 AOR) 1. Canx Ref A. 2. The 2014 Hurricane Season officially starts 01 Jun In accordance with ref A, all units within the Seventh District Area of Responsibility (AOR) shall set Hurricane Condition (HURCON) Four on 01 Jun During the 2013 Hurricane Season, we were once again very fortunate not to have any major hurricanes make landfall in our District. Do not let this lack of hurricane activity lull you into complacency. As we have learned from the past, activity during the Atlantic hurricane season is very unpredictable. All should keep in mind that any single storm can cause severe devastation. History teaches that a lack of hurricane awareness and preparation can lead to loss of life and property. By knowing our vulnerability and what action we should take, we can reduce the effects of a storm. 4. With the start of the 2014 Hurricane Season, we will position ourselves to protect the public, our families, the environment, and United States economic interests in our District's ports, waterways, coastlines, on international waters, and in other maritime regions. This will be accomplished by following the procedures outlined in ref B. As you review the procedures in ref B, I expect that changes may be necessary to improve our plan. Units are encouraged to submit recommendations through the chain of command to the District Preparedness and Exercises Branch (dxc). In addition, we will accomplish our mission by: A. Minimizing risk in advance of the hurricane's approach by conducting pre-storm patrols and informational campaigns to reduce the number of people at risk from the hurricane. B. Maintaining accurate post-storm personnel accountability for all active duty, reserve, Auxiliarists on orders, dependents of active duty personnel (including activated reserves), and civilian employees. C. Positioning and protecting our employees, families, and assets in advance of the storm's arrival so we can safely reconstitute our forces to respond after the storm has passed. D. Maintaining a fully operational posture for as long as safely possible prior to landfall and reconstituting rapidly after the storm has passed. E. Conducting effective post-storm damage assessments of our assets and the District AOR. F. Fully assisting all Coast Guard members and families impacted by storm damage. G. Restoring our AOR's maritime infrastructure, the Marine Transportation System (MTS) and our core Coast Guard capabilities to an operational status as quickly and safely as possible. H. We will consider our mission complete when all affected ports and waterways are returned to pre-storm capabilities and all units are operationally ready to meet all mission requirements. PAGE J-1

127 ANNEX J 5. Personal preparedness is essential to mission execution. As Coast Guardsmen, we must ensure our families are taken care of so we can focus on the task at hand. I strongly encourage you to: A. Conduct a family review of your own personal preparedness. B. Prepare. Plan. Stay informed. The following web sites have been created specifically to assist you and your family in this endeavor: Office of Work-Life Family Readiness Program: Military Family Preparedness: C. Review refs C and D to ensure you are prepared to report the status of your family and understand your responsibilities related to evacuation. 6. All commands shall conduct hurricane preparedness and accountability training prior to 01 Jun to ensure assigned personnel are familiar with appropriate guidance. 7. All COs and OICs shall ensure that your personnel and their families are ready for the 2014 Hurricane Season. 8. RADM Jake Korn, District Commander, sends. 9. Internet release authorized. BT NNNN PAGE J-2

128 ANNEX J 2014 HURRICANE EVACUATION POLICY, SAFE HAVEN INFORMATION AND FINANCIAL GUIDANCE FOR D7 AOR R Z MAY 14 FM CCGDSEVEN MIAMI FL//D// TO AIG 8920 BT UNCLAS //N03006// SUBJ: 2014 HURRICANE EVACUATION POLICY, SAFE HAVEN INFORMATION AND FINANCIAL GUIDANCE FOR D7 AOR 1. This message sets forth the 2014 hurricane evacuation policy, financial guidance, and the pre-designated safe haven sites within the D7 AOR. Additionally, this message promulgates hurricane evacuation entitlement guidance for CG military on active duty orders, their dependents, and civilian employees, and outlines the function of the Personnel Support Team (PST). Unit commanders shall ensure all members and dependents fully understand this policy, their responsibilities and evacuation entitlements. All Coast Guard families must properly plan for an evacuation and execute the plan. To stay informed during an evacuation, members may go to for up to date evacuation and PST information. Unit commanders should hold training to ensure that all members and dependents fully understand these entitlements. Ombudsmen should be provided a copy of this message. 2. Evacuation policy and procedures: a. Ordering authority. Only the District Commander or higher CG or DHS authority may order evacuation of dependents for the purpose of authorizing entitlements. Military members and civilian employees may be placed on TDY orders. All members on active duty orders and their dependents including CGHQ, DCMS, LANTAREA, PACAREA, FORECOM, JIAFT-S, and all other CG units located within the D7 AOR are provided support during an incident and will follow the District Commanders evacuation orders. Sector Commanders remain the incident commander for their designated AORs during a hurricane evacuation. (1) OCONUS. For permanent party OPBAT members and OCONUS CG Liaison Officers, the ordering authority is the State Department. In the absence of State Department presence, the senior military commander in country serves as the ordering authority. The District Commander, in the absence of a State Department order, may order the evacuation of dependents. For all other OCONUS locations, the District Commander may order evacuation of military members and their dependents, for the purpose of authorizing entitlements. (2) DOD installations. The ordering authority for CG families residing in DOD housing is normally the DOD installation commander. CG families in DOD housing shall evacuate when ordered by the installation commander. For evacuation entitlements, the District Commander will send a message authorizing entitlements for CG families, to be effective upon the DOD order to evacuate. b. Evacuation authorization order procedures. (1) Sector and Air Station Commanders shall notify the D7 Area Command (AC) IMT, at or , of any mandatory civil or DOD evacuation order affecting their AORs. (2) The District Commander authorizes an evacuation for specified geographic areas or evacuation zones and the D7 AC sends an evacuation authorization message. A Sector Commander may request to evacuate based on local experience and as conditions dictate. However, this must be authorized by the District Commander for entitlement purposes, and an evacuation authorization must be generated by the D7 AC IMT. In all cases, the PAGE J-3

129 ANNEX J evacuation order and entitlements only apply to those families who reside within the geographic areas or evacuation zones specified in the evacuation order. 3. Pre-designated safe haven sites: AOR Safe haven Greater Miami Orlando/Kissimmee Key West Orlando/Kissimmee St. Petersburg Orlando/Kissimmee JAX/Mayport Atlanta, GA (units north of and including STA Ponce de Leon Inlet) JAX/Mayport Orlando/Kissimee (units south of Sta Ponce de Leon Inlet) Savannah Atlanta, GA Charleston Atlanta, GA Georgetown, SC Greenville, SC Note 1: The U.S. Virgin Islands will evacuate to Puerto Rico. Sector San Juan and Air Station Borinquen do not evacuate. 4. Evacuation safe havens and entitlements: a. The evacuation authorization order issued by the District Commander will specify the areas to be evacuated as well as the designated safe haven. CG active duty, reserves on active duty, civilian employees, and all dependents are encouraged to make their hotel reservations prior to arrival at the safe haven site. Personnel should be prepared to incur several days worth of lodging and meals without reimbursement from evacuation entitlements. Dependents should ensure that they have enough cash/personal credit cards available to secure several days worth of lodging. Once an evacuation order has been issued by the District Commander, members with Government Travel Charge Cards (GTCC) may use them to secure lodging. Dependent expenses: Members shall not use their GTCC for dependent expenses. Transportation tickets for dependents must be charged to the Centrally Billed Account (CBA). Lodging and meals other than for the actual cardholder shall be procured using authorized travel advances. Commands should review their dependent evacuation procedures to ensure they are aligned with this policy. Use of travel advances and personal credit cards or the debit card program contained in Coast Guard Travel Debit Program, COMDTINST should be employed to facilitate the timely and safe evacuation of dependents during emergency situations. The list of the current 13 commands with debit card accounts is available at under the debit card tab. b. Pre-designated safe haven sites are not mandatory, but highly encouraged. The decision to mandate active military personnel to utilize pre-designated safe haven sites rests with Sector or Air Station commanders. For personnel accountability and reconstitution, there are distinct advantages to ensuring all military personnel are evacuated to pre-designated safe havens. c. Unless directed otherwise, military members may elect to evacuate to a non-designated safe haven area (i.e., family, friends) but will be reimbursed only to the extent of round-trip travel from home to a designated safe haven area and per diem allowances IAW paragraph 5.d. Similarly, food and lodging costs will be reimbursed not to exceed the published per diem rate for the designated safe haven site for the time the evacuation order is in effect. Costs incurred beyond those mentioned above will not be reimbursed. Member/employee TDY orders must reflect a TDY site. The travel claim will be returned by PPC (tvl) when the member travels to an alternate location not within the vicinity (50 miles) of the TDY site. Travel cannot be paid if the member traveled to a location not listed on the PAGE J-4

130 ANNEX J orders. If the order is amended, the member will receive the locality per diem rate for the amended order location. d. Voluntary evacuation: while the District Commanders evacuation order will normally be issued only after mandatory evacuation areas are established, dependents and nonessential CG employees may choose to evacuate sooner. If the District Commander subsequently issues a mandatory evacuation order, expenses will only be reimbursed for the period of time that a mandatory CG evacuation order is in effect for the area in which their home is located. 5. Financial accounting for evacuation entitlements: a. Entitlements begin when evacuation orders are issued and will cease when evacuees return to habitable dwellings at, or near, their duty station and when the District Commander issues a termination order. Habitable dwelling is defined as no major damage to structure, basement, foundation, roof, no flooding or previous flooding, no collapsed walls or walls penetrated by large objects, and the following utilities in good working order: electricity, potable water, and heating source in winter months. Affected members and their dependents should check in with the PST to obtain travel orders which will authorize reimbursement for travel entitlements as authorized in the evacuation order. Affected members who evacuate to an alternate location should also check in with the PST at Location and time of arrival for the PST will be released when an evacuation order is given and included in the evacuation message along with an initial list of hotels with room availability. Information and contact numbers for evacuees will be available at In most cases, evacuation orders are issued at the designated safe haven by the PST and provided directly to the evacuees to expedite travel claim submission. Orders for dependents and TDY orders for members can be prepared before, during and after storm passage by the D7 PST or Area Command IMT Finance/Admin section, as required. Detailed financial guidance shall be promulgated for each incident and/or evacuation under SEPCOV. All travel must be obligated in the Finance and Procurement Desktop (FPD) by the issuing unit to ensure reimbursement of evacuation costs. b. In all situations, evacuees will be required to provide detailed receipts for lodging in order to receive lodging expenses reimbursement. In the case that evacuees do not report to the safe haven and instead choose an alternate location, it is incumbent upon them to check in with the PST at for assistance with the CG Personnel Accountability and Assessment System (CGPAAS) and their travel orders. If a spouse and/or dependents do not travel to the authorized safe haven but travel elsewhere without prior written authorization for an alternate safe haven location, the standard CONUS per diem rate applies, even if travel is OCONUS. c. Safe havens are not pre-designated for OCONUS units with the exception of the U.S. Virgin Islands which normally evacuates to Puerto Rico. If an evacuation order is authorized for OCONUS command and CONUS is listed as the safe haven (versus a specific locality), members will be paid the published per diem rate for the location they are evacuated to. In most cases, the evacuation destination is pre-determined based on C-130 mission assignment or soonest available commercial air transportation. Again, evacuees will be required to provide detailed receipts for lodging in order to receive lodging expenses reimbursement. d. Evacuation orders will annotate specific accounting data to utilize for each individual storm for evacuation entitlements only. e. Specific financial guidance for each storm shall be promulgated by the D7 Area Command Finance Section Chief (FSC) based on storm trajectory and projected affected areas. The District will fund all evacuation/tdy orders when all of the conditions outlined in paragraph 2 have been met. The District will also fund costs to re-deploy aviation and PAGE J-5

131 ANNEX J small boat assets and crews for hurricane response, rescue and recovery operations and reconstitution of field commands. All other hurricane related costs, including repairs, rebuild, storm damage recovery, advance movement of assets before a storm, hurricane supplies, equipment and services shall be funded from the affected unit AFC-30 funds, or CEU Miami AFC-43 funds, as appropriate. D7 will coordinate all reimbursement requests based on actual expense through LANTAREA (LANT-8) and COMDT (CG-83). f. After storm passage, all CG personnel shall report their status to their command via CGPAAS at https://cgpaas.uscg.mil. The PST can assist members to report their status. Members should also contact their local chain of command for their recall status. g. CG Active duty personnel, CG reserves on active duty, and CG civilian employees will be issued TDY orders to cover authorized evacuation entitlements. These orders should be prepared by the D7 PST at the safe haven. It is imperative that evacuated personnel contact the PST once they have arrived at their safe haven, and check in daily by 1100 for updates. Travel claims shall be filed as soon as practicable. If the damage is significant, the PST will be deployed to the affected area and will assist authorized evacuees with their TDY claim. 6. Pets are not normally allowed on Coast Guard aircraft, in community shelters, most hotels or DOD installations. Members must make alternate plans for their pets. Pet friendly hotels fill quickly. You are encouraged to make your plan now, know what is available should you need to evacuate, and make reservations in advance of your arrival. 7. Evacuations may be ordered before and in rare circumstances, after a hurricane. Poststorm evacuations may be ordered when conditions are such that people cannot return to safe and habitable dwellings in a reasonable period of time. 8. Personnel Support Team (PST): The PST is the team which will provide a wide range of personnel support services for personnel displaced by emergency evacuation order issued by the D7 District Commander. The PST provides the following services at the safe haven facility: starts travel entitlement process and issues TDY orders, coordinates employee assistance programs, provides personnel accountability assistance using CGPAAS, provides daily informational briefs, and in exceptional cases issues debit cards and assists with locating lodging. The PST has established relationships with the visitors bureau and local hotels near the designated safe haven and maintains a listing of hotels with availability. An initial list of hotels with availability will be included in the evacuation order. When deployed to the affected area, the PST can provide Travel Claim submissions, Coast Guard Mutual Assistance Applications and Work-Life support. Depending on severity of damage, additional personnel may be sent to assess damages to government owned/leased housing, assist with relocating displaced families from government housing, and assist with household good damage claims for members in government housing or PPV. 9. POC information: D7 Personnel Accountability Unit (PAU) Leader: CWO Michael Talley (305) D7 Resources: CDR Harry Mautte (305) D7 Finance: LCDR Chad Brick (305) D7/BMB Logistics: LCDR Emma Silcox (305) More information can also be obtained at the USCG Base Miami Beach website: 11. Internet release authorized. 12. RADM Jake Korn, Seventh District Commander, sends. BT NNNN PAGE J-6

132 ANNEX J 2014 HURRICANE PERSONNEL ACCOUNTABILITY POLICY GUIDANCE FOR D7 AOR R Z MAY 14 FM CCGDSEVEN MIAMI FL//D// TO AIG 8920 BT UNCLAS //N03006// SUBJ: 2014 HURRICANE PERSONNEL ACCOUNTABILITY POLICY GUIDANCE FOR D7 AOR A. Personnel Accountability System (PAS) Policy, COMDTINST (series) 1. This message provides policy guidance and personnel accountability requirements and procedures for post-storm personnel accountability reporting. After storm passage, Coast Guard personnel and their families may themselves be victims requiring humanitarian, financial, legal, and/or personal assistance. Therefore, we must ensure 100 percent accountability for all Coast Guard personnel including active duty, selected reserves (SELRES), civilian, Auxiliarists on orders, and military dependents as soon as practical after a hurricane or other major storm passes. Personnel accountability in this context applies to all members of the Coast Guard team that live, work, are on leave or are attending training, colleges or universities within the Seventh District geographic boundaries. To this end, Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District will: a. Coordinate setting appropriate hurricane or storm conditions for all Coast Guard units located within the AOR. b. Establish contact with units likely to be affected by approaching storms. c. Release evacuation orders and financial guidance as required. d. Coordinate reconstitution of assets, and support for members and dependents negatively impacted by severe weather. 2. Personnel accountability: For safety and accountability, all personnel must ensure that their personal contact information, including dependent information, is correct in the Coast Guard Personnel Accountability and Assessment System (CGPAAS) in accordance with reference (a). The information in CGPAAS is updated by Direct Access every 72 hours, so it is imperative that all members and employees ensure their contact information is correct in the authoritative systems. To be properly accounted for, members must respond to any one of the alerts sent by CGPAAS to their phone, addresses or text message. IN ADDITION, MILITARY MEMBERS WITH DEPENDENTS MUST LOG INTO CGPAAS AT https://cgpaas.uscg.mil TO ACCOUNT FOR THEIR DEPENDENTS AFTER RECEIVING AN ALERT. Accountable personnel in CGPAAS include all active duty, SELRES, civilian employees, and military dependents. All CG units within the D7 AOR shall designate a CGPAAS Commanding Officer Representative (COR) to account for and validate personnel accountability and run accountability reports in CGPAAS. Updated unit CGPAAS CORs contact information shall be provided to the Personnel Accountability Unit (PAU) Leader NLT 1 June Personnel accountability for our reserves, Auxiliary, and dependents (including dependents of deployed, underway, TDY and geographic bachelors) is clearly challenging. When possible, Sector and Air Station commanders shall utilize Auxiliary leadership within their AOR to maintain rosters and manage accountability of Auxiliary members on orders. Similarly, Sector and Air Station commanders shall utilize their Senior Reserve Officer (SRO) to assist with maintaining rosters and managing accountability for reserve forces. a. As noted above, the Seventh District is also responsible to account for and report all non-d7 personnel assigned within the D7 AOR during the hurricane season. Therefore, all PAGE J-7

133 ANNEX J non-d7 commands in the D7 AOR are required to provide their CGPAAS COR contact information to the D7 PAU and the respective Sector COR of the region in which they are geographically located for consolidation and reporting to the Seventh District. Without these submissions, the Seventh District cannot achieve the degree of personnel accountability that is required by Coast Guard policy. b. Ultimately, it is the member's responsibility to ensure their command and the District in which they are assigned or located are aware of their status and their dependents' status, regardless of the dependents' location. Dependents of geographic bachelors are a primary example of individuals who may reside within the District AOR while their AD sponsor is assigned elsewhere. In these cases, the member must notify the Sector COR in which their dependents geographically reside to ensure they are accounted for and are provided support in the event of a mandatory evacuation. 4. Post-storm personnel accountability reporting procedures: our goal is to achieve 100 percent personnel accountability as soon as practical following the passage of a storm. No more than 12 hours after storm's passage or upon change from HURCON I to HURCON IV, Sector and Air Station commanders shall commence reporting post-storm accountability for personnel defined in paragraphs 2 and 3 above, within their geographic AOR using CGPAAS. Reports shall be submitted to the D7 Area Command IMT in section 7 of ICS Form 209H-CG through established battle rhythm and reporting procedures. ICS Form 209H-CG requires total personnel count, number unaccounted for, and percentage accounted for. Sector commanders shall consolidate reports from all units and independent duty personnel within their geographic AOR, with the exception of Air Stations Miami, Clearwater and Savannah, who will report their personnel accountability directly to the D7 Area Command IMT for their commands. If HSIN, or CGPAAS connectivity is not available, reporting units should utilize the D7 PAU phone tree at (305) (option 1) or (800) (option 1). Units shall not wait until 100 percent accountability is reached before reporting, and instead shall continuously report through established battle rhythm until 100 percent accountability has been reached. 5. All commands, including LANT/PAC/FORCECOM/HQ/DCMS/JIATF and SOUTHCOM units will report to the respective Sector Commander of the region in which they are geographically located. All DCMS commands within the Sector Miami AOR shall report personnel accountability directly to Base Miami Beach who will submit a consolidated report to Sector Miami. It is imperative that Sector Commanders engage with LANT/PAC/FORCECOM/HQ/DCMS/JIATF/SOUTHCOM unit CORs to coordinate reporting efforts to ensure 100 percent accountability. 6. When directed by the Commander, Seventh District, all units within the D7 AOR shall be prepared to have their personnel evacuate to the designated safe haven location or a location designated in the individual's personal evacuation plan and then establish contact with the Personnel Support Team at (786) or the D7 Personnel Accountability Unit phone tree at (305) (option 1) or (800) (option 1) as soon as possible. Units/personnel unable to report to their chain of command using CGPAAS, next superior in the chain of command, D7 Command Center, or D7 IMT due to communications outages or unit damage shall pass personnel status reports to the CDO/DCMS watch in the expanded LANT Command Center at (757) Detailed guidance and evacuation policy shall be promulgated under SEPCOR. 7. POC information: D7 Personnel Accountability Unit (PAU) Leader: CWO Michael Talley (305) D7 AC Finance Section Chief/Deputy Chief of Resources: CDR Harry Mautte, (305) D7 Budget Officer: LCDR Chad Brick (305) PAGE J-8

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136 ANNEX J 2014 D7 HURRICANE EVASION GUIDANCE R Z MAY 14 FM CCGDSEVEN MIAMI FL//DR// TO AIG 8921 AIG 8929 TG 44.7 INFO COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CG-5/CG-53/CG-533/CG-711/CG-731/CG-751/CG-DCO/CG-DCO-R// COMLANTAREA COGARD PORTSMOUTH VA//LANT-03/LANT-30/LANT-5/LANT-8// CCGDFIVE PORTSMOUTH VA CCGDEIGHT NEW ORLEANS LA CCGDONE BOSTON MA HOMELAND SECURITY TASK FORCE SE MIAMI FL HQ USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL//J3/J5// HQ USNORTHCOM//J3/J5// DIRJIATF SOUTH//J3/J5// COMFOURTHFLT JTF NORTH JTF GTMO COGARD CAMSLANT CHESAPEAKE VA NAVMETOCPRODEV DET LANT NORFOLK VA COGARD TACLET SOUTH MIAMI FL AMEMBASSY NASSAU//CGLO// AMEMBASSY PORT AU PRINCE//CGLO// AMEMBASSY SANTO DOMINGO//CGLO// USINT HAVANA CU//DIS// COGARD DOL NORFOLK VA BT UNCLAS //N16000// SUBJ: D7 HURRICANE EVASION GUIDANCE 2014 A. MY Z MAY 14 (D7 CMDRS INTENT FOR THE 2014 HURRICANE SEASON) B. MY Z MAY 13 (2013 HURRICANE EVASION GUIDANCE) 1. This message supplements the guidance already provided in ref (a). Ref (a) can be found on the D7 DRE portal page under the Hurricane Evasion folder (https://cgportal2.uscg.mil/units/d7/response-dr/dre). 2. Ref B emphasizes the D7 Commander's priorities for hurricane season. From an operational perspective those priorities are: Protect CG assets, conduct initial response activities (SAR), reconstitute our force laydown posture, return to our primary missions, and if applicable, provide assistance to federal/state recovery efforts. Those priorities are absolutely contingent on protecting our operational assets which often requires evasion from a storm's path. To achieve that outcome, I want to emphasize the following planning requirements: 2.a. Cutters homeported in the D7 AOR conducting maintenance that will prevent the cutter from getting underway for more than 96 hours shall notify D7 as soon as possible and provide updates as necessary to ensure alignment and understand capabilities and limitations. 2.b. Cutters located at a dry-dock facility within the D7 AOR shall send a summarized version of the facility's hurricane response plan to D7 (DRE). 2.c. When D7 assumes TACON of sortied cutters for storm evasion, D7 will normally retain TACON until the respective Sector confirms the ports are open and basic hotel services are available (fuel, power, etc). 2.d. Sectors should submit updated Hurricane Evasion Plans/Instructions to D7 (DRE) prior to 01 June e D7 cutters should work with their parent Sector to properly account for their dependents via CGPAAS. 5. D7 Points of Contact: 5.a. DRE-33 (Current Operations): CDR Timothy P. Cronin 5.a.1.Patrol Boat Manager: LT Mario G. Gil 5.a.2. Major Cutter Scheduler: LT Justin C. Fellers 5.a.3. ATON Cutters: LT Timothy R. Martin 5. B.C. McPherson, D7 (dr), sends. BT NNNN PAGE J-11

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138 ANNEX K COAST GUARD MARITIME FORCE PROTECTION UNIT KINGS BAY SEVERE WEATHER PLAN Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville maintains copies of the Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay Severe Weather Plan internally. PAGE K-1

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140 ANNEX L COAST GUARD MSST KINGS BAY HAZARDOUS WEATHER PLAN Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville maintains copies of the Coast Guard MSST Kings Bay Hazardous Weather Plan internally. PAGE L-1

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142 ANNEX M EMERGENCY CONTACT LIST Emergency Management 1. Duval County Emergency Management Office: Fax: Clay County Emergency Management Brevard County Emergency Management Office: (321) Fax: (321) Flagler County Emergency Management (386) Nassau County Emergency Management St. Johns County Emergency Management Putnam County Emergency Management (386) Volusia County Emergency Management West Volusia: (386) Daytona Beach: (386) New Smyrna Beach: (386) Baker County Emergency Management Camden County Emergency Management (912) Coast Guard 1. Sector Jacksonville Station Ponce de Leon Inlet (386) Station Port Canaveral (321) ANT Jacksonville ANT Ponce de Leon Inlet (386) USCGC KINGFISHER USCGC HAMMER USCGC MARIA BRAY USCGC SHRIKE (321) USCGC DIAMONDBACK D7 Command Center (305) Hospitals 1. Baptist Medical Center Downtown Baptist Medical Center Beaches Baptist Medical Center Nassau Baptist Medical Center South Wolfson Children s Hospital Memorial Hospital of Jacksonville Orange Park Medical Center St. Vincent s Medical Center Riverside St. Vincent s Medical Center Southside Cape Canaveral Hospital (321) Holmes Regional Medical Center (321) Shands Jacksonville Wuesthoff Medical Center Melbourne (321) Wuesthoff Medical Center Rockledge (321) Holmes Regional Medical Center (321) PAGE M-1

143 ANNEX M Fire Departments 1. Atlantic Beach Fire Department Jacksonville Beach Fire Department Jacksonville Fire & Rescue Department Jacksonville Fire Department - Harbor Fireboats Brevard County Fire & Rescue (321) Cape Canaveral Fire & Rescue (321) Cocoa Beach Fire Department (321) Rockledge Fire Department (321) **For all emergencies please dial 911** Police Departments 1. Camden County GA Sheriff s Department (912) Nassau County Sheriff s Department Jacksonville Sheriff s Office Flagler County Sheriff s Office (386) Clay County Sheriff s Office Baker County Sheriff s Office Putnam County Sheriff s Office (386) St. Johns County Sheriff s Office Brevard County Sheriff s Office (772) Central Area: (321) North Area: (321) South Area: (321) Cocoa Police (321) Cocoa Beach Police (321) Indialantic Police (321) Indian Harbour Beach Police (321) Melbourne Police (321) Melbourne Beach Police (321) Melbourne Village Police (321) Palm Bay Police (321) Rockledge Police (321) Satellite Beach Police (321) Titusville Police (321) West Melbourne Police (321) Volusia County Sheriff s Department West Volusia: (386) Daytona Beach: (386) New Smyrna Beach: (386) South West Volusia: (407) Daytona Beach Police (386) Daytona Beach Shores Police (386) DeLand Police (386) Edgewater Police (386) Holly Hill Police (386) New Smyrna Beach Police (386) Oak Hill Police (386) Orange City Police (386) Ormond Beach Police (386) Ponce Inlet Police (386) Port Orange Police (386) South Daytona Police (386) PAGE M-2

144 ANNEX M 35. Atlantic Beach Police Department Neptune Beach Police Department Florida Highway Patrol Jacksonville Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Division Port Canaveral Police Department (321) **For all emergencies please dial 911** Pilots 1. St Johns Bar Pilots Association, Jacksonville Office: Dispatch and Vessel Arrival: Florida Docking Masters Association Canaveral Pilot s Association (321) Fernandina Pilot s Association Port Canaveral Navy Southern Federal Pilot Steve Parrish (321) Red Cross 1. American Red Cross, Jacksonville American Red Cross, Naval Air Station Jacksonville American Red Cross, Headquarters 1(800) Pollution Control 1. Jacksonville Pollution Moran Environmental (800) American Boom and Barrier Corp, Brevard (321) American marine, Inc. Brevard (321) Port Canaveral Marine, Brevard (321) Survey Agencies 1. U.S. Army Corp of Engineers NOAA (Kyle Ward Navigation Manger Southeast) Office: (843) Cell: (301) NOAA Brian Brodehel Other Government Agencies 1. U.S. Marshall s Office: (305) After Hours: (305) Customs and Border Protection Fernandina Beach: Jacksonville: Daytona: (386) Port Canaveral: (321) Melbourne: (321) Orlando: (407) Office of Air and Marine (OAM) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Atlanta: (770) Jacksonville: Office: Fax: PAGE M-3

145 ANNEX M Bridges 1. B.B. McCormick (Beach BLVD) Fuller Warren Main Street Ortega River Sisters Creek Palm Valley (SR 210) FL East Coast RR Office: (800) Bridge: Kingsley Creek RR Office: (912) Cell: (912) CCGD7 Bridges (305) Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) (800) Florida DOT (800) (386) Fax: (386) Steve Stafford (State DOT) Cell: Bridge of Lions SR-40 Bridge (Northern Daytona) Latitude: Longitude: SR-40 Bridge (Daytona) Latitude: Longitude: US-92 (Daytona) Latitude: Longitude: SR-421 (Northern New Smyrna Beach) Bridge is the primary evacuation route for approximately 5 miles of coastline North of the Ponce Inlet Jetty. In addition, the eastern pass of the bridge is directly over the ICW. Latitude: Longitude: Naval Sub Base Kings Bay 1. Pilot John Duby CG OPS LCDR Joshua Empen (912) NSSC Movements (912) Port OPS (912) SWIFT LANT CDO (912) MFPU CO CDR Steve Love Cell: (912) MFPU XO LCDR Thomas Evans Cell: (912) Naval Station Mayport 1. Harbor OPS Robert Bob Reeder (Surface Coordinator) Office: Cell: NAVSTA Security - CWO Mogul Other 1. Buckman Locks Arthur Annis Office: (386) Cell: (386) Buckman Locks Mickey Thomas Cell: (352) PAGE M-4

146 ANNEX N SECTOR JACKSONVILLE BASE TIE-DOWN PLAN AND TEAMS SECTOR HURRICANE TIE DOWN PLAN: Team leaders consist of First Class Petty Officers and a Civilian Employee in charge of three Teams as per the following: Team One, Team Two, and Team ISD. 1. AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY. Teams are assigned to the following areas to secure: (a) Team One is responsible for the Main storage yard, Parking lots, Gazebo, and Quarterdeck. Consisting of securing the storage yard, piling rack, and all miscellaneous gear. All gear will be chained or gripped down with ratchet straps or any mean necessary. Also Team One is responsible for the proper storage of all Hazmat on the Base, material will be secured in the Hazmat warehouse. Once completed Team One will assist Team Two with the securing of the windows and the sand bagging of the buildings. (b) Team Two is responsible for securing the Base windows, installing hurricane shutters, and securing the buildings with sand bags. The Floating piers/camels will be removed and placed on the main pier and secured with sinkers all around the Administration Building, remove or clear all gear from pier. All miscellaneous gear throughout the Base will be stored behind the barracks and station buildings. All Heavy machinery will be stored in the ISD and Engineering storage bays with minimal fuel left inside. (c) Team Three is responsible for securing the ISD Buoy yard, buoy yard work shop, buoy yard pump house, and Industrial work shop building. Consisting of securing the storage yard, piling rack, and all miscellaneous gear. All buoys, dollies, and pilings will be chained or gripped down with ratchet straps or any means necessary. NOTE: When each team completes their assigned areas they will contact other the other team leaders and assist other teams until the entire base is secured. Once the base is properly secured the Assistant Team leaders will report to the Secure Base unit leader. NOTE: Sector HS s Primary responsibility to take care of team members Health & Safety needs; Safety observers take actions to minimize heat strokes or stress (provide fluids to Team members); or as otherwise directed. TEAM 1 Secure Secure Secure Secure Secure Secure Parking lot Buoy yard Gripe Trailers / ATON All Hazmat Power to the Team One Primary Role and down crew Misc. gear Gear material Buoy yard gazebo CWO Team X X X X X X PETTENGILL Leader MKCS TETER Asst. Leader X X X X X Crane / Fork MK1 DEDINSKY X X X X X X Driver MK2 MEZGER As directed X X DC1 LASSITER As directed X X X EM3 POWERS As directed X X X MK3 GONZALES As directed X X X EM2 WIGGS As directed X X X PAGE N-1

147 ANNEX N TEAM 2 Team Two CWO PETTENGILL Primary Role Secure Secure Secure Secure Stow Secure Floating Pier / brow Buildings/ sand bag Windows / doors All Heavy Machinery Power to the Base All Base Misc. gear Team Leader X X X X X X EMC QUITUGUA Asst. Leader X X X X X x MKC WOLF Crane / Fork Driver X X X X DC3 MACIA As directed X X EM1 REAVES As directed X X X EM3 BATTISTA As Directed X X EM3 ARNOLD As Directed X X X Team ISD Primary Role TEAM ISD Secure ISD warehouse Secure ISD Buoy yard Secure All Heavy Machinery CWO PETTENGILL Team Leader X X X Mr. SCHULTE Asst. Leader X X X VACANT As Directed X MR. WITHERS As Directed X MR. LARSON As Directed X MR. CARY As Directed X MR. SMITH As Directed X PAGE N-2

148 ANNEX O AMERICAN WATERWAYS OPERATORS (AWO) DIRECTORY Boston Marine Transport, Inc. 256 Marginal Street #4A East Boston, MA PH: Winslow Marine, Inc. 16 Reg Roc Rd Falmouth, ME PH: Canal Towing & Assist, Inc. PO Box 366 Belfast, ME PH: Moran Towing Corporation 50 Locust Ave. New Cannan, CT PH: FX: Penn Maritime 263 Tresser Blvd. Stamford, CT PH: hr. FX: Weeks Marine, Inc. 4 Commerce Dr Cranford, NJ PH: FX: Donjon Marine Co., Inc. 100 Central Ave Hillside, NJ PH: FX: Express Marine, Inc. PO Box 329 Pennsauken, NJ PH: Kirby Inland Marine Transportation 55 Waugh Drive Suite 100 Houston, TX PH: Poling & Cutler Marine Transportation Inc. 24 Fern Road East Brunswick, NJ PH: Hughes Marine Firms 1095 Amboy Ave Edison, NJ PH: McAllister Towing 3165 Richmond Terrace Staten Island, NY PH: Miller's Launch, Inc. 15 Murray Hulbert Ave Staten Island, NY PH: Reinauer Transportation Company 1983 Richmond Terrace Staten Island, NY PH: T.G.ALLAN, PAGE O-1

149 ANNEX O Metropolitan Marine Transportation, Inc Richmond Rd Staten Island, NY PH: Bouchard Transportation Company, Inc. 58 South Service Road Melville, NY PH: Eastern Barge Services, Inc. 333 Jackson Ave Ste 9 Syosset, NY PH: Greater NY Marine Transportation, LLC 333 Jackson Ave Ste 9 Syosset, NY PH: White Near Coastal Towing Corp. 333 Jackson Ave Ste 9 Syosset, NY PH: The Vane Brothers Company 4925 W Fort Mifflin Road Philadelphia, PA PH: Wilmington Tug, Inc. PO Box 389 New Castle, DE PH: Dann Marine Towing LC 299 Boat Yard Rd Chesapeake City, MD PH: Norfolk Tug Company 151 S Main St Norfolk, VA PH: Robbins Maritime, Inc. 914 B Pearl Stree Norfolk, VA PH: C & P Tug and Barge Company 3515 Shipwright Street Portsmouth, VA PH: Potash Corp, Aurora 1530 Highway 306 South Aurora, NC PH: T & C Towing, Inc. 174 Old McDonald Rd Elizabeth City, NC PH: Intracoastal Marine, Inc. 500 Barnes Rd Chesapeake, VA PH: Huguenot Energy, LLC 612 Cape Romain Road Wando, SC PH: Gore Marine Corporation PO Box 130 Meridian, GA PH: Trade Winds Towing LLC 312 Minorca Avenue Saint Augustine, FL PH: Crowley Maritime Corporation 9487 Regency Square Boulevard Jacksonville, FL PH: PAGE O-2

150 ANNEX O United Maritime Group, LLC 601 S Harbour Island Boulevard Suite 230 Tampa, FL PH: US United Ocean Services 601 S. Harbour Island Boulevard Tampa, FL PH: Seabulk International, Inc Shoreline Ave Tampa, FL PH: Dann Ocean Towing, Inc S West Shore Blvd Tampa, FL PH: Updated: May 2014 PAGE O-3

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152 ANNEX P COUNTY EOC LIAISON STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE Functional Responsibilities: Primary - Report to the EOC on notification that a hurricane warning for your County has been issued or when notice is given that the EOC has been activated for a disaster/emergency. Primary - Coordinate U. S. Coast Guard actions of the local bases with those of the local government through the Executive and Operating Service Groups of the EOC. Primary - Maintain Communications with the Captain of the Port. Secondary - Assist in development of lists of available resources that could be used to help local government during recovery. Responsibilities: Ensure participation of all necessary emergency agencies; Civil Defense, Health, Fire Protection, Law Enforcement, Public Works, Public Utilities, Community Services, American Red Cross, Duval County School Board, and others (see Personnel Organization Roster). Hurricane Activities: Alert Conditions: Review Plan and Procedures Notify Captain of the Port Watch Actions: Maintain continuous liaison with the Staff Advisory Group. Alert all local Coast Guard Commands and ensure they are prepared. Warning Actions: Convene at EOC. Meeting Place: Operations EOC (Adjacent to Sheriff's Dispatch Center) Police Memorial Building. Establish communication With Captain of the Port. Determine status of local waterways. Landfall Actions: Coordinate/execute emergency activities as directed by the Executive Group. Recovery Actions: Coordinate/execute recovery activities for the Port of Fernandina, Jacksonville & Canaveral. Command and Control: Represent Coast Guard and Captain of the Port interests at EOC. Coordination and Liaison: Sector Commander & Deputy EOC LNO for Sector Jacksonville PAGE P-1

153 ANNEX P USCG Sector Jacksonville EOC Liaison Reporting Form 1. Date (DD MMM YYYY): 2. Reporting Period (time): From: To: 3. EOC Location: 4. EOC level of activation: Partial Full Other: 5. Watchstander: 6. Evacuations Ordered within the county: 7. Significant CG-related activity within the county: 8. Navigable waterways affected within the county: 9. Bridge closures within the county: 10. Request for CG forces: 11. Anything else significant to report: PAGE P-2

154 ANNEX Q Evacuation Preparedness and Contact Information U.S. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Member Family Disaster Plan Military Member s Last Name Military Member s First Name Middle Initial Employee ID Number List of Family Members, Full Names and Ages USCG Component ACDU SELRES CIV AUX Your Family Home Address: Employee Rank Our Home is in Evacuation Zone: Our County Evacuation Route is: Evacuation Plan Information: Primary Evacuation Site (see the reverse for your secondary or fall-back evacuation site info): USCG Atlanta, GA site We have another plan outlined below: We intend to evacuate to: (Name of Hotel, Relative, and address) Our Family Rally Point (meeting point) is: Phone Numbers(2 minimum) at our Primary Evacuation Site: Arrangements for our Pets (include number and type of pets): In case family members are separated from one another during a disaster (a real possibility during the day when adults are at work and children are at school), have a plan for getting back together: Ask an out-of-state relative or friend to serve as the "family contact." After a disaster, it's often easier to call long distance. Make sure everyone in the family knows the name, address, and phone number of the contact person: Emergency Evacuation Checklist: Listen to a battery-operated radio or television for hurricane progress reports. Check emergency supplies. Fuel car. Bring in outdoor objects such as lawn furniture, toys, and garden tools and anchor objects that cannot be brought inside. Secure buildings by closing and boarding up windows. Remove outside antennas. Turn refrigerator and freezer to coldest settings. Open only when absolutely necessary and close quickly. Store drinking water in clean bathtubs, jugs, bottles, and cooking utensils. Store valuables and personal papers in a waterproof container on the highest level of your home (or bring them with you). Be ready to drive 20 to 50 miles inland. Disaster kit, road maps, extra shoes Flashlight and extra batteries Portable, battery-operated radio and extra batteries First aid kit and manual Emergency food and water Non-electric can opener Essential medicines for several days Cash and credit cards Games for Children MAY 2014 PAGE Q-1

155 ANNEX Q Port Canaveral Area Evacuation Routes Secondary Evacuation Site USCG Atlanta, GA site We have another plan outlined below: We intend to evacuate to: (Name of Hotel, Relative, and address OTHER than primary site): Phone Numbers (2 minimum) at our Secondary Evacuation Site: Arrangements for our Pets (include number and type of pets): Additional Considerations: HOME PREPARATION TIPS: Store valuables/irreplaceable treasures in your empty appliances - washer, dryer, dishwasher, oven, microwave. Pack some dry clothes in plastic bags, Put plastic bags over TV's, lamps, computers, etc. Keep a set of tools with you during the storm. PET SURVIVAL KIT: Proper ID collar and rabies tag/license. Carrier or cage Leash. Ample food and water supply (at least two weeks). Water/food bowls. Any necessary medication(s). Specific care instructions. Newspapers, cat litter, scoop, plastic trash bags for handling waste. Proper ID on all belongings. Non-electric can opener. Please go to the Florida State Emergency Response Team (SERT) website to see the most up to date County Storm Surge Zone and Evacuation Routes Maps: V ERSION C LASSIFICATION: C ONTROLLING AREA PLANNING I SSUING MAY 2014 PAGE Q-2

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158 Cheswick Oak A v lv d n ak s B Planta tio O A nty y r g y le Fo re st Blvd Duval County Clay County Buckman Bridg e d W e lls R Orange Park Kingsley Av Old Jennings Rd San Jose Blvd La or s ct gto l in Ju Moccasin Slough n Cr eek Pine Av Lake Asbury Sandridge Rd l el ss Ru Henley Rd a s s St Rd Thunder Rd Rd Hall and Bore e R os Belmore State Forest ar y H il l R 315 Green Cove Springs St Jo Cl hns ay C C o ou un nty ty 16 a Sh B ds rid ge 16 Bayard Conservation Area Rd 21 n B A Springbank Rd nd er s Sa u B A rier R d d Rd d Gree nb B A Penney Farms B A em d Camp Chowenwaw Park S hed 16 Ri v ee k St Johns Blac k Cr er lv d kc r R Rd Black Creek Ravines gr 17 s ert ac k Pep per T S Doctors Lake n C e t er B B ee ter y Dr b Ro e me l Joh ns C Av To w n Rd Long Bay Rd o l an dy Lakeshore Dr tie at N ng Knight Boxx Rd H di ke College D r an Bl vd Bl Do Branan Field Rd Jennings State Forest o Mo S ha Bondarenko Rd M Lake Rd Type State Park Conservation Regional Park State Forest Georges Lake Miles This information is provided as a visual representation only and is not intended to be used as legal or official representation of legal boundaries. The Clay County Board of County Commissioners assumes no responsibility associated with its use. Holloway Rd Coral Fa rm s Rd Hall Lake 209 a r th Evacuation Zones A B C Belmore State Forest External City 315C Camp Blanding In d Municipal Boundary Lines ian Tr County Boundary Parks and Conservation Land Rd 315 Rd Ho g Legend rron Warner Rd Decoy Rd Clay County Putnam County For further information please contact: Clay County Emergency Management Phone: Bardin Rd Toll Free: Hurricane Evacuation Zones Clay County, Florida Created By:GIS Department Map Prepared: 5/8/2014 "

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