Southern ports work to shrug off Irma
Ports across the Southeast were shaking off the effects of the winds and rains of Irma, working to get operations back on-line to help merchants re-stock their shelves and ensure supplies of fuel to storm-battered communities. The ports in Charleston and Savannah were open for business last week with normal operations. In Florida, ports in Miami, Pensacola and Port Everglades were open Tuesday, with some restrictions. The head of the Sunshine State’s ports council said fuel was beginning to flow to gas stations across the state thanks to operations on land that were back in service.
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