Monday, June 3, 2013
Incidents

Tanker Involved in Collision in Houston Ship Channel

The U.S. Coast Guard is again investigating a collision involving a tanker in Texas that resulted in some damage, but thankfully no pollution. The USCG said Sunday that the unloaded...

June 3, 2013
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Monday, May 13, 2013
News

Kinder Morgan to Expand Terminal Capacity on Houston Ship Channel

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP will build nine new storage tanks at its Galena Park terminal, increasing storage capacity by 1.2 million barrels.

May 13, 2013
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Friday, March 29, 2013
Blog

Z-Driving on the Houston Ship Channel [VIDEO]

Tugboat drivers have all the fun it seems. Video by Nick Payne

March 29, 2013
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Elka Apollon
Collision

NTSB Faults Pilot in 2011 Houston Ship Channel Collision

WASHINGTON – The collision of a chemical tanker with a containership in the Houston Ship Channel in October 2011 was likely caused by the inappropriate response of the pilot of...

September 26, 2012
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Monday, June 11, 2012
shuttle enterprise houston ship channel barge tugboats tugs
Blog

Ship Photo of the Day – “Explorer” Gets Towed up the Houston Ship Channel

After departing Cape Canaveral on 24 May, the full scale replica shuttle “Explorer” made its way safely around the Florida peninsula and now has a new home at the Johnson...

June 11, 2012
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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Uncategorized

Heavy Fog Causes Problems in Houston Ship Channel, Two Vessels Collide

Two ships collided Tuesday morning while transiting the Houston Ship Channel north of the Texas City Dike in heavy fog, according to the USCG. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector...

December 13, 2011
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Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Offshore

Kinder Morgan to Invest in $400M Oil Terminal on Houston Ship Channel

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP) said it will invest in Battleground Oil Specialty Terminal Co., a venture with TransMontaigne Partners LP (TLP) that will build a $400 million oil...

November 8, 2011
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Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Blog

500 Knots on the Houston Ship Channel – Time Lapse Photography

The power and beauty of time lapse photography is rarely as dramatic as when it is shot from a ship. This clip of the Houston Ship Channel, 500 Knots on...

January 12, 2011
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Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Defense

Animal fat closes section of Houston Ship Channel

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard and the Texas General Land Office are responding to a tallow spill in the Houston Ship Channel early Tuesday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received...

January 5, 2011
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