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Texas bans large vessels from Houston Ship Channel, appoints new traffic cop

Container ship at dock at the Port of Houston

PortandTerminal.com, August 15, 2019 On September 1, 2019, any vessel larger than 1,100 feet will no longer have open access to the Houston Ship Channel (HSC) HOUSTON, TX – On September 1, 2019, any vessel larger than 1,100 feet will no longer have open access to the Houston Ship Channel (HSC) absent approval by the newly authorized and independent Board …

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“We forecast that Corpus Christi will emerge as the top crude exporting hub in the US” (Wood Mackenzie)

PortandTerminal.com, June 11, 2019 Port Corpus Christi has started a massive dredging project to make its channels deeper and wider. The result? Bigger tankers will call the port, and U.S. oil exports now have room to grow Corpus Christi, TX – Port Corpus Christi has been moving from strength to strength over the past several years. The port went from …

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Pollution charges filed against Intercontinental Terminals Company after Houston fire in March

Photo of oil tanks burning in an uncontrolled fire producing lots of smoke

PortandTerminal.com, May 2, 2019 Water pollution charges have been filed against International Terminals Company (ITC), the owner of the Houston-area petrochemical storage facility that burned for days in March causing chemicals to flow into a nearby waterway. The Harris County District Attorney’s Office announced it filed five environmental misdemeanor charges against Intercontinental Terminals Company. Oil gathered in boom at the confluence …

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