Tag: Port of Houston


Houston Ship Channel Reopens to Traffic after ITC Fire, Spill

April 2, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Namely, the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port opened the traffic between Houston Ship Channel Light 116 and Tucker’s Bayou, managed by Vessel Traffic Service. The fire at the Deer Park facility erupted on March 17. Unified Command conducted […]


Port Houston Credits Teamwork With Other Ports For Strong Rebound From Harvey

October 31, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

The Port of Houston, closed for a week after Hurricane Harvey, rebounded sharply in September with a 22% year-over-year increase in container traffic that would have been impossible without the sacrifice of others, the top official at the port acknowledged. […]


Peak Shipping Season Red Hot at Container Ports

October 25, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

The peak 2017 shipping season remains red hot, with nearly every major port reporting greater container traffic in September than a year ago. The data comes in at a time of the year when many retailers import consumer goods for […]