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Congressman Tom Ball reacted to the 1900 storm with a persistence that led the local and federal governments to finance the dredging of the Houston ship channel, a visionary act that sealed our city's destiny. That's how great leaders respond to a crisis like the natural disaster that has befallen Houston.".
His company can manufacture the cables and parts at its existing Stafford plant and piece the larger umbilicals together at the new Channelview plant, which has easy port access to the Houston ship channel. That allows the company to load products directly onto marine vessels for delivery around the ...

The suspension of ship movements in the Houston ship channel affects the delivery and loading schedules of crude oil, petroleum and petrochemical products. The 52-mile ship channel provides access from the Gulf of Mexico through Galveston Bay to various ports in Houston and other cities in the area ...
Vessel traffic on the Houston ship channel, one of the world's busiest commercial waterways, was halted on Tuesday because of dense fog in the Houston area, according to Reuters. Inbound and outbound shipping was temporarily suspended as visibility became a serious concern. It left at least 50 ...
The Houston ship channel reopened to outbound traffic at 2:30 pm CST (2030 GMT) Tuesday, a dispatcher for the Houston Pilots said. ... The 52-mile ship channel provides access from the Gulf of Mexico through Galveston Bay to various ports in Houston and other cities in the area that have many ...
Houston ship channel on pause as crews wait for fog to lift ... The Houston ship channel is at a standstill due to the thick fog. A dense fog advisory is in effect across Houston until 10 a.m.. The Houston Pilots Association tells Eyewitness News that there are about 40 ships waiting to come into the port.

The suspension of ship movements in the Houston ship channel impacts the delivery and loading schedules of crude oil, petroleum and petrochemical products. The 52-mile waterway provides access from the Gulf of Mexico through Galveston Bay to various ports in Houston and other cities in the area ...
On Monday's Houston Matters: NPR's John Burnett tells us how Harvey has affected the Houston ship channel. We learn about new sexual harassment policies adopted by the Texas House. A veterinarian answers your pet care questions. And we discuss the latest on developments in Houston sports.
The $820 million marine storage facility is located along the Houston ship channel in Pasadena, Texas. PASADENA, TEXAS -- A joint venture between Valero Energy Corp. and Magellan Midstream Partners has started construction of Phase I of an $820 million marine storage facility located along the ...
... reveals there are more than 62 military installations or former installations across Texas contaminated by hazardous waste. One of the worst sits roughly 15 miles east of downtown Houston. The San Jacinto Ordnance Depot occupies nearly 5,000 acres just east of the Sam Houston ship channel Bridge.
A blanket of fog drooped over Houston and Harris County overnight, leading the National Weather Service to issue a dense fog advisory for the Greater Houston region. The National weather Service warns that until 10 a.m. this morning the fog may reduce visibility to just 1/4 mile or less, causing hazardous ...
Buffalo bayou's waters flow east for more than 50 miles from fast-vanishing western prairieland, through Houston's centre and out to its heavily industrial ship channel. Long before the city's tangle of freeways were built, the bayou's existence helped draw settlers in the 19th century. But after thousands of ...
Vessel traffic on the Houston ship channel, one of the world's busiest commercial waterways, was halted on Tuesday because of dense fog in the Houston area, according to Reuters. Inbound and outbound shipping was temporarily suspended as visibility became a serious concern. It left at least 50 ...
Houston ship channel on pause as crews wait for fog to lift ... The Houston ship channel is at a standstill due to the thick fog. A dense fog advisory is in effect across Houston until 10 a.m.. The Houston Pilots Association tells Eyewitness News that there are about 40 ships waiting to come into the port.
The suspension of ship movements in the Houston ship channel impacts the delivery and loading schedules of crude oil, petroleum and petrochemical products. The 52-mile waterway provides access from the Gulf of Mexico through Galveston Bay to various ports in Houston and other cities in the area ...
On Monday's Houston Matters: NPR's John Burnett tells us how Harvey has affected the Houston ship channel. We learn about new sexual harassment policies adopted by the Texas House. A veterinarian answers your pet care questions. And we discuss the latest on developments in Houston sports.
A vessel is loaded with diesel at an Enterprise Products dock on the Houston ship channel on Feb. .... The expanded Panama Canal also provides for a quicker voyage from Asia to Houston, where Galveston Bay is at an especially high risk, said Jamie Steichen, a postdoctoral research associate at Texas ...

The site, which is near the Houston ship channel, is home to a horizontal helix machine, extrusion line, and supporting equipment. The group says that with the new facility allows them to offer typical longer-length cables and umbilicals required for subsea, umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) packages.
Exxon Mobil Corp. is joining Chevron Corp. and other U.S. refiners to supply the newly free Mexico fuel market. Exxon sent two cargoes totaling 120,000 barrel of diesel and gasoline Wednesday from its refinery in Beaumont, Texas, to a private terminal in San Luis Potosi. The company is moving cargos ...
The $820 million marine storage facility is located along the Houston ship channel in Pasadena, Texas. PASADENA, TEXAS -- A joint venture between Valero Energy Corp. and Magellan Midstream Partners has started construction of Phase I of an $820 million marine storage facility located along the ...
The site, which is near the Houston ship channel, is home to a horizontal helix machine, extrusion line, and supporting equipment. The group says that with the new facility allows them to offer typical longer-length cables and umbilicals required for SURF packages. The Channelview facility includes 12 ...
A storm surge in the Houston ship channel is considered a worst-case scenario by environmentalists and officials for just that reason. So many refineries and petrochemical plants are near enough to the water that a category five storm surge hitting the channel directly would cripple them. Several Superfund ...
The $820 million marine storage facility is located along the Houston ship channel in Pasadena, Texas. PASADENA, TEXAS -- A joint venture between Valero Energy Corp. and Magellan Midstream Partners has started construction of Phase I of an $820 million marine storage facility located along the ...
But the upper bay - where Fazioli had previously documented more than 500 dolphins - was almost completely devoid of the playful marine animals. The salt content of the water was unusually low, so she traveled to the Houston ship channel, where she knew the water would be saltier. There, she found ...
Despite contrary reports, growth in Port Houston hasn't left the Houston ship channel with a waterborne congestion problem, the port's chair said. Port Houston processes about 50 ships a day right now, but it has done as much as 85 to 90 ships a day in times of need, said Janiece Longoria, who speaking ...
Several other petrochemical producers, however, either temporarily shut operations at La Porte, near the Houston ship channel, or declared ...
New resin production along the Houston ship channel is anticipated to ramp up in 2018. Operating cash flow will help fund the 2018 capital ...
A single Category 5 hurricane poses a greater threat to Houston's oil and ... of the Houston ship channel than I am of the entire ISIS leadership.
Port of Houston Chairman Janiece Longoria said on Thursday that they ... is dredging all the silt that collected in the Houston ship channel.
"The last large, comprehensive round of fish and crab tissue sampling from the San Jacinto River and Houston ship channel was completed by ...
A vessel, right, is loaded with diesel at an Enterprise Products dock on the Houston ship channel on Feb. 10, 2017. (Photo by Jerry ...
Houston-based Kirby Corp., the country's largest operator of tank barges, reported Thursday that profits fell 11 percent to $28.6 million in the ...
In this Aug. 30, 2017, photo, barges are secured by tugboats in the flood-swollen Burnet Bay along the Houston ship channel in Houston.
There is also a request to "create resiliency" for the Port of Houston and to reinforce the Houston ship channel, because Harvey was enough of ...
Both LyondellBasell and Braskem are expanding along the Houston ship channel with chemicals and plastics projects. Braskem recently has ...
Houston, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Two months after Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas gulf Coast the Houston ship channel (HSC), the nation's ...
The storm dumped 50 inches of rain on parts of the Houston area in late ... In the Houston ship channel, the amount of sediment deposited can ...
The storm dumped 50 inches of rain on parts of the Houston area in late ... In the Houston ship channel, the amount of sediment deposited can ...
The Houston and Bayou City pilot boats, each about 70 feet long, spent their lives rubbing elbows with behemoths. They encountered rough ...
Contanda Terminals, a provider of bulk liquid storage and logistics services in North America, has entered a multi-year commercial agreement ...
The company leased 339 acres on the Houston ship channel that it ... to comment on the terms of Contanda's agreement with Port Houston.
Contanda to build Houston tanker terminal ... Authority for 339 acres of deep-water access property located on the Houston ship channel.
Coast Guard cutter Harry Claiborne inspects and repositions a lighted buoy that marks the side of the Houston ship channel, but had been ...
LyondellBasell, which maintains its headquarters in Houston, is building a $2.4 billion plant on the Houston ship channel to produce two ...
"We've spent about $68 million on her since she's been in the ship channel," Bramlett said. "We have to constantly make repairs, just to keep ...
The multi-year commercial agreement covers a piece of prime, deep-water access property located on the Houston ship channel.
Contanda Terminals LLC, part of Houston-based Contanda LLC, announced Oct. 10 it signed a multiyear commercial agreement with the Port ...
The Houston ship channel is in serious need of dredging after the huge disruption caused by Hurricane Harvey, it was revealed at the Houston ...
Mud and silt washed into the Houston ship channel during Hurricane Harvey did not make the waterway significantly shallower, a Coast Guard ...
... reveals there are more than 62 military installations or former installations across Texas contaminated by hazardous waste. One of the worst sits roughly 15 miles east of downtown Houston. The San Jacinto Ordnance Depot occupies nearly 5,000 acres just east of the Sam Houston ship channel Bridge.


 

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