Coast Guard re-opens Houston Ship Channel

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard re-opened the Houston Ship Channel early Wednesday morning. The Houston Ship Channel was opened to limited vessel movements at approximately 1:30 a.m. and to all traffic at approximately 7 a.m., Wednesday. Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Service, which manages vessel movement within the Houston Ship Channel region to ensure efficiency and safety, is working with local stakeholders...

Coast Guard revises Houston Ship Channel opening timeline

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard pushed back the opening of the Houston Ship Channel until at least Wednesday. After starting removal operations Tuesday, the Coast Guard, CenterPoint Energy and American Electric Power crews revised the timeline for opening the Houston Ship Channel to at least Wednesday. Work will continue throughout the night to expedite the opening of the shipping channel. CenterPoint...

Coast Guard continues work on damaged high-line power structure, Houston Ship Channel remains closed

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard, CenterPoint Energy and American Electric Power continue working on the damaged high-line power structure in the Houston Ship Channel, Monday. CenterPoint Energy has contracted Big John Marine to help stabilize the structure and remove some of the stress off the power lines. CenterPoint will then disconnect the lines, reel them in, and work on removing the damaged structure....