News & Media

26 October, 2018

Super Typhoon Yutu hits Saipan and Tinian **Updated 27/10/2018**

Port of Saipan is now open, kindly see the below COTP order for your reference.


Super Typhoon Yutu has caused significant damage to Saipan and Tinian. The storm strengthened into the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane with sustained wind speeds of 280 kph (174 mph) before hitting the islands. The communication infrastructure has been greatly impacted. Local and US Federal authorities will be assessing the island wide damages over the next several days, as well as to the respective seaports and our local presence will to keep you updated accordingly.