Monday, June 4, 2018
Aframax River Fire

Video Shows Insane Tanker Fire That Led to Two Houston Pilots Being Awarded the IMO Bravery at Sea Award

On the morning of September 6, 2016, Houston harbor pilots Michael McGee and Michael Phillips found themselves surrounded by towering walls of flames after the tanker they were piloting, the...

June 4, 2018
Total Views: 133

Friday, December 1, 2017
imo bravery at sea award 2017

Houston Ship Pilots Receive IMO Bravery at Sea Award, Global Shipping’s Highest Honor for Bravery

Two Houston Ship Pilots who risked their lives to bring a burning ship to safety and prevented a major maritime disaster on the Houston Ship Channel have been presented with...

December 1, 2017
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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Two Houston Ship Pilots to Receive IMO’s ‘Exceptional Bravery at Sea’ Award

The International Maritime Organization has awarded the 2017 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea to two Houston ship pilots for their role in preventing a major disaster when the...

August 1, 2017
Total Views: 73

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Maritime News

Houston Ship Channel Reopens to Vessel Traffic Following Tanker Fire

Update: The Coast Guard Captain of the Port reopened the Houston Ship Channel to all vessel traffic at 3:31 p.m. Tuesday. The Upper Houston Ship Channel was closed at 12:08...

September 6, 2016
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Maritime News

Tanker Fire, Bunker Spill Closes Houston Ship Channel

A tanker fire caused by a bunker fuel leak closed a 1 mile section of the Houston Ship Channel overnight as crews worked to contain the spill and extinguish the fire. ...

September 6, 2016
Total Views: 12