Coast Guard investigates cause of collision in Houston Ship Channel

Coast Guard investigates cause of collision in Houston Ship Channel
TEXAS CITY, Texas — The Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a collision between the cargo ship Genius Star VII and a barge loaded with 840,000 gallons of #6 fuel oil in the Houston Ship Channel, Friday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Texas City received a report at approximately 8:30 p.m., on Friday concerning a collision, which occurred between a loaded barge and a 394-foot...