Houston Ship Channel reopens

MARCH 12, 2015 — The Houston Ship Channel was reopened this morning, after responders completed initial salvage plans on the damaged chemical tanker Carla Maersk and successfully moved the vessel to Barbour’s

Houston Ship Channel closed after MBTE spill

MARCH 10, 2015 — A section of the Houston Ship Channel remained closed today following yesterday’s collision at Morgan’s Point between the Carla Maersk, a 600-foot chemical tanker, and the Conti Peridot,

Matson to pay $1 million in molasses spill plea deal

OCTOBER 22, 2014 — Matson (NYSE:MATX) has reached a settlement with the U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaii in relation to charges that it illegally discharged more than 230,000 gallons of

Houston and Galveston open to all marine traffic

MARCH 28, 2014 — In a release on the ongoing response to the spill that closed the Houston Ship Channel earlier this week, the Unified Command reports that the Captain of the

Unified Command issues update on Texas spill response

MARCH 26, 2014 — In its latest update on the response to the spill that closed the Houston Ship Channel earlier this week, the Unified Command says that the Coast Guard has

Unified Command issues update on Texas spill response

MARCH 26, 2014 — In its latest update on the response to the spill that closed the Houston Ship Channel earlier this week, the Unified Command says that the Coast Guard has

Houston Ship Channel reopens for limited marine traffic

MARCH 25, 2014 —The Coast Guard has authorized limited marine traffic in the safety zone in the Port of Houston/Galveston for commercial ship traffic, Tuesday. The Channel had been closed since Saturday’s

USCG responds to Hurricane Sandy pollution threats

NOVEMBER 5, 2012 — The Coast Guard reports that the Hurricane Sandy Pollution Response Unified Command is responding to numerous areas throughout New York and New Jersey with environmental threats caused by