Houston Ship Channel

Monday, February 13, 2023

First Segment of Houston Ship Channel Expansion Project Completed

Port officials in Houston are announcing the completion of the first segment of the $1 billion Houston Ship Channel expansion project. The project, officially

February 13, 2023
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Sunday, October 23, 2022
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Exxon Sets Sail On Massive Houston Ship Channel Carbon Capture Project

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Snaking along the Gulf of Mexico’s seabed are thousands of pipes sending oil and gas from the myriad of oil, rigs and platforms to

October 23, 2022
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Tuesday, June 21, 2022
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Port Houston Awards Contracts Totaling $450 Million to Expand the Houston Ship Channel

Officials at the Port of Houston have approved $450 million to support the expanding of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the most critically important

June 21, 2022
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Monday, June 6, 2022

Port Houston Kicks Off $1 Billion Houston Ship Channel Expansion Project

Port Houston and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have kicked off the $1 billion expansion of the Houston Ship Channel described as a

June 6, 2022
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Thursday, February 24, 2022
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Port Of Houston Sees New High in Ship Count as Congestion Worsens In The US

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) The number of container ships waiting at the ports of Houston and Charleston, South Carolina, reached new pandemic highs as

February 24, 2022
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Thursday, December 23, 2021

Four Injured in Fire at Exxon’s Baytown, Texas Oil Refinery

By Arpan Varghese Dec 23 (Reuters) – Four people were injured when a fire erupted on Thursday at an Exxon Mobil Corp complex in Baytown, Texas, one of

December 23, 2021
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Monday, November 22, 2021
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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Awarded $92.5 Million Houston Ship Channel Dredging Contract

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD) has announced the signing of a $92.5 million dredging contract for the Houston Ship Channel widening

November 22, 2021
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Thursday, October 14, 2021
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Port of Houston Awards Contract to Begin Houston Ship Channel Dredging

Officials at the Port of Houston have awarded a $95 million contract for the dredging of the Houston Ship Channel, part of a billion-dollar program to expand

October 14, 2021
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Monday, May 17, 2021
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Project to Widen and Deepen Houston Ship Channel Breaks Ground

The Port of Houston has started construction on the project to widen and deepen the 52-mile Houston Ship Channel. The project, known Project 11, will widen the

May 17, 2021
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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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Deep Freeze Shuts Houston Ship Channel

By Swati Verma Feb 16 (Reuters) – A deep freeze continued to wreak havoc on the U.S. energy sector, bringing operations to a halt at the Houston Ship

February 16, 2021
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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Jury Opposes Felony Charges for Protesters Who Shut Houston Ship Channel

By Liz Hampton March 4 (Reuters) – A Texas grand jury on Wednesday declined to issue felony indictments against a group of Greenpeace USA activists who

March 4, 2020
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Friday, September 13, 2019
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Protesters Face Felony Charges Over Houston Ship Channel Disruption

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Texas authorities on Friday charged climate change protesters who shut down the largest U.S. energy-export

September 13, 2019
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Greenpeace Activists Arrested for Blocking Houston Ship Channel

By Simon Casey and Barbara Powell (Bloomberg) –More than a dozen Greenpeace activists were arrested Thursday after partially shutting the Houston Ship

September 13, 2019
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Greepeace Protesters Block Upper Houston Ship Channel

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown,

September 12, 2019
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
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Houston Ship Channel Bottleneck Eases After Collision

HOUSTON, May 14 (Reuters) – A bottleneck of inbound traffic on the Houston Ship Channel eased on Tuesday though one-way travel restrictions remained

May 14, 2019
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Monday, April 8, 2019
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Houston Ship Channel Shipping Returning to Normal After Chemical Spill, Weekend Storms

HOUSTON, April 8 (Reuters) – Ships were moving inbound and outbound on Monday morning through an area of the Houston Ship Channel that had been

April 8, 2019
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Thursday, March 28, 2019
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Tanker Bottleneck in Houston Port Eases with Four Arrivals

By Collin Eaton HOUSTON, March 28 (Reuters) – Four tankers on Thursday were preparing to offload or pick up cargoes in the busiest U.S. oil port, the

March 28, 2019
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
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Houston Ship Channel’s Importance Swelled as Oil, Gas Exports Rose

By Ben Foldy (Bloomberg) — On a normal day, 42 tankers, 19 freighters, 391 barges, 128 ferries and 2 cruise ships will move through the Houston

March 27, 2019
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Monday, March 25, 2019
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Shipping Resumes on Houston Ship Channel Fouled by Chemical Spill

By Joe Carroll, Ben Foldy and Kevin Crowley (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Gulf Coast’s most important industrial waterway partially reopened on

March 25, 2019
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Petrochemical Disaster Creates Houston Shipping Bottleneck

HOUSTON, March 25 (Reuters) – The backlog of vessels waiting to move through the Houston Ship Channel grew on Monday while it remained closed to traffic

March 25, 2019
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