Texas City “Y” incident response update

Texas City “Y” incident response update
TEXAS CITY, Texas — As of this evening, the Port of Houston remains closed. The Unified Command continues to assess the situation with oil in the channel to determine when vessel traffic can resume. There are 46 outbound vessels and 47 inbound vessels in the queue for transit in the Port of Houston.  The Port of Texas City has 5 inbound and 3 outbound vessels in the queue awaiting transit.  Once...

Coast Guard opens Houston Ship Channel

KATY, Texas – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Houston-Galveston has re-opened portions of the Houston Ship Channel to commercial traffic, with restrictions. The following openings and restrictions are in effect: The Houston Ship Channel is open at all times to ships with a draft of 16 feet or less, but will remain open for daylight transit only from the entrance of the Ship Channel to...