South­ern ports work to shrug off Irma

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - - BUSINESS -

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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