Response continues to vessel collision near Bayport and Houston Ship Channels intersection

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); HOUSTON — Marine salvage contractors have have suspended operations for the removal of damaged containers aboard the motor vessel Elka Apollon, a 799-foot chemical tanker, Thursday. Removal of damaged containers aboard the motor vessel Nederland, a 782-foot container ship, were completed Wednesday and...

Coast Guard responds after container ship and chemical tanker collide

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to a collision between a container ship and chemical tanker at the Bayport Ship Channel and Houston Ship Channel intersection near light 75, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a report at approximately 9:47 a.m., that the motor vessel Nederland, a 782-foot container ship, collided with the motor vessel Elka Apollon, a...