New Tide Station Officially Operational
A new tide station at the Martin Mainstream Fuel Services in Berwick officially is operational. Tim Osborn of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration presented Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District Executive Director Jerry Hoffpauir a ceremonial key to the facility along with a framed letter of congratulations on the facility’s opening during Monday’s meeting. Information from the station can be found online at http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/geo.shtml?location=8764044. From left are Osborn, Hoffpauir, and Capt. Jonathan Burton, commanding officer of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Unit, Morgan City, and captain of the port.