Coast Guard reopens Mobile Ship Channel

Coast Guard reopens Mobile Ship Channel
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard reopened the Mobile Ship Channel to all deep-draft commercial vessel traffic at approximately 5 p.m. Monday. The Coast Guard restricted vessel traffic at about 3 a.m. Monday, after the container vessel MSC KYOTO grounded outside the channel. MSC KYOTO’s owner contracted the towing vessels Hawk and Escambia to assist in freeing the vessel. In combination with...