Corpus Christi: Ship Channel Vessel Restriction Conditions Post Hurricane Harvey Lifted

Corpus Christi: Ship Channel Vessel Restriction Conditions Post Hurricane Harvey Lifted

Post Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts continue at Port Corpus Christi following the Category 4 Hurricane’s devastating strike to the Texas Coast. The full 47-foot (MLLW) draft of the ship channel is open to …
Sep 29, 2017 /  Curious
US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) signs Jones Act Waiver

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) signs Jones Act Waiver

Friday (Sept 8,2017), in recognition of the severity of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, US Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke approved a waiver of the federal Jones Act.  This waiver will …
Sep 11, 2017 /  Curious
U.S. Coast Guard monitors recovery of grounded drill ship near Corpus Christi

U.S. Coast Guard monitors recovery of grounded drill ship near Corpus Christi

The U.S. Coast Guard monitored the recovery and transit of the grounded drill ship Paragon DPDS1, Sept. 4, 2017, in Aransas Pass near Corpus Christi, Texas. The drill ship ran aground in Aransas Pass as a result of …
Sep 5, 2017 /  Vessels
ARC Hurricane Harvey Update

ARC Hurricane Harvey Update

Two roll-on roll-off vessels from American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC) Group’s U.S.-flag fleet – M/V Resolve and M/V Independence II – had operations impacted by Hurricane Harvey. M/V Resolve …
Sep 4, 2017 /  Vessels
Post Hurricane Harvey Recovery Update Corpus Christi Ship Channel Re-Opens After Record Six Day Closure

Post Hurricane Harvey Recovery Update Corpus Christi Ship Channel Re-Opens After Record Six Day Closure

The United States Coast Guard Captain of the Port yesterday signed Marine Safety Information Bulletin authorizing the restricted opening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel after a record six-day closure from the impacts …
Sep 1, 2017 /  Curious