SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations today announced reduced operations and the anticipated closure of the Drummond Island reporting station for the 2016 summer boating season.
Starting Tuesday September 6, Field Operations will reduce operating days from seven to three, only staying open Friday through Sunday: the hours will still be 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Staffing will cease altogether Sunday September 25, 2016. After September 25, vessels can still report in at George Kemp Marina in the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and boaters with NEXUS cards can report in telephonically anytime.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.