houston ship channel oil spill

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Kirby to Pay $15.3 Million in Damages Over 2014 Oil Spill in Houston Ship Channel

By Kanishka Singh Dec 1 (Reuters) – Houston, Texas-based Kirby Inland Marine agreed to pay $15.3 million in damages and assessment costs to resolve

December 1, 2021
Total Views: 1476

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Harvey Spilled 22,000 Barrels of Oil and Chemicals, Says Coast Guard

by Emily Flitter (Reuters) – More than 22,000 barrels of oil, refined fuels and chemicals spilled at sites across Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey,

September 16, 2017
Total Views: 97

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Maritime News

Kirby to Pay $5 Million for Houston Ship Channel Oil Spill

Kirby Inland Marine has agreed to pay $4.9 Million in civil penalties to settle claims stemming from a 4,000-barrel oil spill in the Houston Ship Channel after

September 27, 2016
Total Views: 42

Thursday, June 11, 2015

NTSB Report: Captain’s Decision, Lack of Communication Led to 2014 Collision and Oil Spill in Houston Ship Channel

  [contextly_sidebar id=”Jr4hoLuDio0M4HU4Bb5arELj8pMW7XCi”] A U.S. National Transportation Safety Board investigation into the March 2014

June 11, 2015
Total Views: 115

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

NTSB Opens Accident Docket on 2014 Houston Ship Channel Collision and Oil Spill

The U.S. National Transporation Safety Board has opened its accident docket in its ongoing investigation into a 2014 collision in the Houston Ship Channel

April 8, 2015
Total Views: 34

Friday, April 4, 2014
Maritime News

Houston Ship Channel Spill Exposes Risks in Busy Shipping Lane

By Harry R. Weber and Dan Murtaugh April 4 (Bloomberg) — By the time the ships’ pilots realized they were on a crash course, it was too late. The

April 4, 2014
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Bridge Audio Recording Reveals Mistakes in Houston Ship Channel Collision

A ship-to-ship audio recording released by the U.S. Coast Guard to the Houston Chronicle has provided some new insight into the moments leading up to the March

April 1, 2014
Total Views: 145

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Coast Guard Reopens Houston Ship Channel in All Directions

By Dan Murtaugh and Barbara Powell March 26 (Bloomberg) — The Houston Ship Channel, home to the nation’s largest petrochemical complex and export port,

March 26, 2014
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Ship Operator in Texas Spill on Probation for ‘Magic Pipe’ Pollution Case

The operator of the bulk carrier that collided with a barge carrying fuel oil in the Houston Ship Channel was on probation for a 2011 federal pollution

March 25, 2014
Total Views: 16


Coast Guard Slowly Reopens Houston Ship Channel – Update

The U.S. Coast Guard said it was preparing for the possible reopening on Tuesday of the Houston Ship Channel, which has been shut for three days after an oil

March 25, 2014
Total Views: 2

stolt basuto ship
Maritime News

Booming U.S. NGL Exports Idled With Houston Ship Channel Closure

March 25 (Bloomberg) — The closing of the Houston Ship Channel is idling vessels that carried a record amount of U.S. natural gas liquids exports last

March 25, 2014
Total Views: 10


Photos Show Extent of Houston Ship Channel Oil Spill and Cleanup – Update

On Saturday, the Liberia-flagged bulk carrier MV Summer Wind collided with a barge carrying about 924,000 gallons of a heavy bunker fuel in the Houston Ship

March 25, 2014
Total Views: 19

Monday, March 24, 2014
Maritime News

Houston Ship Channel Still Closed Despite Earlier Optimism – UPDATE

Despite earlier optimism of the coordinating agencies earlier today, the Houston Ship Channel will remain closed to all vessel traffic, according to a

March 24, 2014
Total Views: 4

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Cleanup Crews Battle ‘Significant’ Oil Spill in Houston Ship Channel – Update 2

Oil-recovery vessels worked overnight to contain and remove an unspecified quantity of marine fuel that spilled into the Houston Ship Channel near the mouth of

March 23, 2014
Total Views: 18