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Contact: Erin Dhand, Manager, Corporate Communications and Community Affairs
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Military Sealift Command Vessel Loads At North Charleston Terminal
The USNS Capella, a U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command Fast Sealift Ship,
arrived this morning at the South Carolina State Ports Authority's North Charleston
Terminal to load military cargo in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and
The ship is being loaded with rolling stock and containerized cargo by the Army
Military Traffic Management Command's 841st Transportation Terminal
Brigade, in close cooperation and partnership with the private waterfront community
and the Ports Authority.
The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port has issued a moving, 500-yard naval
vessel protection security zone in and around Charleston Harbor, which will
be enforced by Coast Guard patrols.
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