Joint response underway for ship, barge collision in Houston Ship Channel

Joint response underway for ship, barge collision in Houston Ship Channel
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard along with state and local partners are responding to a collision near Texas City, in the Houston Ship Channel. A barge loaded with marine fuel oil sits partially submerged in the Houston Ship Channel, March 22, 2014. At approximately 12:35 p.m. on Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston/Galveston received a call from the captain of the 585-foot bulk carrier...