Skip to main content

Houston

Go Search
All Ports
Houston/Galveston
HOU/GAL Calendar
  
Houston > Pages > Notices  

Web Part Page Title Bar image
Notices

 Year

 Month

 Port Updates

SubjectDatePriority
WGMA Important Update - CBP Houston/Galveston Seaport Implements Temporary Vessel Entrance and Clearance Procedures03/31/2020 Normal
SHG MSIB 15-20: Sector Houston-Galveston Hazardous Condition Attestation03/31/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 3103/31/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/31/2020 Normal
COVID-19 & Close contact03/31/2020 Normal
Houston Pilots Association COVID - 19 03/31/2020 Normal
Update: New Exemption Process for Texas Quarantine Orders03/30/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 3003/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/30/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2903/29/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2903/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/29/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2803/28/2020 Normal
Texas Quarantine Order Impact on Mariners03/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/27/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2703/27/2020 Normal
USCG Updates COVID – 19 03/26/2020 Normal
COVID - 19 Daily Update // Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2603/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/26/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2503/25/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/25/2020 Normal
FW: WGMA Daily Industry Update Report03/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/24/2020 Normal
CBP/DHS Update: Temporary Restrictions on Crew Shore Leave03/23/2020 Normal
~~ CBP HOUSTON - CREW CHANGES ~~03/23/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2303/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/23/2020 Normal
GHPB - Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2203/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/21/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2103/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/20/2020 Normal
Latest COVID-19 Guidelines and Moran Shipping Agencies03/19/2020 Normal
FW: **New Coast Guard MSIBs**03/19/2020 Normal
USCG MSIB 07-20, dated 03/18/2020 // Ports and Facilities MSIB for Corona Virus.03/19/2020 Normal
Update on the Port of Houston - The port is still open for business03/19/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/19 0740 Resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic // Inbound vessel traffic remains open (Two way traffic)03/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/19/2020 Normal
COVID INFORMATION TO SHIPS - UPDATED 18-MAR-2003/18/2020 Normal
Houston // Open to inbound vessel traffic only03/18/2020 Normal
Houston // Open to all vessel traffic 03/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/18/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/18/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/17/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic03/17/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/17/2020 Normal
Brazos Pilots Association Notice of Port Freeport Condition Update03/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/17/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/17/2020 Normal
Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic 03/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/16/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/16/2020 Normal
Houston // Open to outbound vessel traffic only03/15/2020 Normal
Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic 03/15/2020 Normal
Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic 03/15/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic (All vessel traffic will resume 1200/15th March)03/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/15/2020 Normal
Houston // Open to all vessel traffic 03/15/2020 Normal
Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic 03/15/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic03/14/2020 Normal
Houston // Open to all vessel traffic 03/14/2020 Normal
Houston // Open to outbound vessel traffic only03/14/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic03/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/14/2020 Normal
Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic 03/13/2020 Normal
Houston // Open to all vessel traffic 03/13/2020 Normal
Houston Pilots COVID 19 Prevention03/13/2020 Normal
CBP Guidance for Crew03/13/2020 High
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/13/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to outbound traffic only 0555/13 March 2020 03/13/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/13/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to all traffic at 1105/12 March 2020 03/12/2020 Normal
Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic03/12/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/12/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/12/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to outbound traffic only 0830/12 March 2020 03/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/12/2020 Normal
WGMA Port Coordination Team Conference Call #2 - March 12th Houston Ship Channel Fog Update03/12/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update03/12/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 03/12/2020 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 1700/11TH MARCH DUE TO FOG03/11/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to outbound traffic only 1220/11 March 202003/11/2020 Normal
Revised COVID MSIB issued by Sector Houston-Galveston03/11/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 03/11/2020 Normal
WGMA Port Coordination Team Conference Call - March 11th Houston Ship Channel Fog Update03/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/11/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed 0430/11 March 2020 acct dense fog 03/11/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/11/2020 Normal
Revised COVID MSIB issued by Sector Houston-Galveston Additional pdf's Added03/10/2020 Normal
Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic03/10/2020 Normal
Revised COVID MSIB issued by Sector Houston-Galveston03/10/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/10/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update 03/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/10/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update // Correction 03/10/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/10/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/08/2020 Normal
NOAA Houston / Galveston Sea fog outlook for next week03/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/05/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to all traffic 1622/04 March 202003/04/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/04/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed to all traffic 1319/04 March 202003/04/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/04/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/04/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/04/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/04/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update03/03/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/03/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure03/03/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/03/2020 High
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/03/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/03/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 03/03/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/03/2020 Normal
HOUSTON - **UPDATE** MSIB 09-2020: Sector Houston-Galveston 2019 Novel Coronavirus Screening03/02/2020 Normal
FW: **UPDATE** MSIB 09-2020: Sector Houston-Galveston 2019 Novel Coronavirus Screening03/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 23
Date:Monday, March 23, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:
Below FYI


Best Regards,
James A. Brenek
Moran Shipping Agencies
281-932-2026


Begin forwarded message:

From: Greater Houston Port Bureau <alavorgna@txgulf.org>
Date: March 23, 2020 at 8:29:46 AM CDT
To: jbrenek@moranshipping.com
Subject: Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 23
Reply-To: alavorgna@txgulf.org

Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 23
[http://r20.rs6.net/on.jsp?ca=32944b6e-c7ac-4c25-b314-691e1e862d01&a=1129404310529&c=dc9484d0-cedb-11e7-be5b-d4ae527536d1&ch=dd84ff50-cedb-11e7-bec6-d4ae527536d1]


[Facebook Join My List Logo]





[https://files.constantcontact.com/1042eb5f601/fe8f32a1-c40c-4f11-afe6-6616e0c1a85e.jpg]


March 23, 2020

Good morning Port Bureau Members:

The Port Bureau has always been a conduit of information for the port community. During the next few weeks, we will send out frequent maritime industry updates to ensure that you can stay informed. If you have any questions or requests that would make these updates more valuable for your company, please let us know, and we will see how we can help.

Port of Houston status:

* March 23 (today) at 9:30 am: Harris County Judge Hidalgo is giving a news conference, and she is expected to announce a countywide stay-at-home order following the one issued in Dallas County yesterday. In all other stay-at-home orders that have been issued in the U.S., essential activities are still permitted, and workers in essential businesses are allowed to travel to their work. Port, transportation, manufacturing, oil refining, etc. are considered essential critical infrastructure. The stay-at-home orders are generally following the guidelines set forth by the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency.
* The Houston Pilots moved 30 arrivals, 28 departures, and 3 shifts yesterday. This is near average.
* For today, they have already completed 5 arrivals, 1 departure, and 2 shifts. They have boarded 4 arrivals, 8 departures, and 1 shift, and there are 8 arrivals and 3 departures in the queue.
* National Weather Service reports that there is fog in Galveston Bay and the nearshore waters, with some areas of dense fog and visibility less than 1 mile. This fog is not expected to persist; however, NWS recommends mariners proceed with caution.
* March 21: Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston made the following announcement:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sector Houston-Galveston has established a Marine Transportation System Recovery Unit in order maintain awareness of any changes or issues within the port. We request stakeholders report any operational changes regarding, at a minimum:

1. Any facility closures, partial closures, or reduced operations due to COVID-19;
2. Any modifications to security procedures that deviate from approved Facility Security Plans, due to COVID-19;
3. Any shortages of labor due to COVID-19;
4. Any changes to pilot services or harbor tug services.

At this time, there is not a daily reporting requirement. Please limit your communications to just significant changes in operations. Also please be advised that the waterways remain open to all traffic at this time and waterfront facilities continue to operate. In order to streamline incoming information and ensure uninterrupted service to our facilities, please direct your communications to HoustonFAC@uscg.mil for Sector Houston-Galveston facilities, or to MSUTexasCityFacilities@uscg.mil for MSU Texas City facilities.

Other ports:

* March 22: Louisiana Gov. Edwards issued a statewide stay-at-home order. The order follows the essential workers and essential services guidelines set out by the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency.
* March 21: CBP New Orleans announced that all maritime crew in New Orleans are to be remanded to their vessels until further notice. Note, this restriction applies only to foreign crew members entering the U.S. through the Lower Mississippi River, not American citizens on U.S. flagged vessels.


Houston at large:

* Houston’s free COVID-19 drive-thru testing site expands testing to people with chronic illnesses starting March 22.
* March 23: Walker County (Huntsville, TX) has issued a curfew beginning today for the hours of 11:59 pm to 5:00 am.


Federal/state/agency updates:

* March 22: Texas Gov. Abbott provided a COVID-19 update and signed 2 more executive orders focused on the healthcare industry. One postpones unnecessary surgeries and the other attempts to maximize bed space in hospitals. He declined to issue a statewide stay-at-home order, stating that would be left to the counties to make the decision best for their jurisdiction.


Helpful COVID-19 links:

* US Coast Guard
* US Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston
* Department of Homeland Security
* Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
* Harris County Public Health
* Houston Emergency Operations Center
* Lone Star Harbor Safety Committee
* Small Business Administration
* U.S. Government/White House
* State of Texas









Follow us on:

[Facebook] ‌ [Twitter] ‌ [LinkedIn] ‌ [Instagram] ‌








Greater Houston Port Bureau | 4400 Highway 225 E, Suite 200, Deer Park, TX 77536 (713) 678-4300
Unsubscribe jbrenek@moranshipping.com
Update Profile | About Constant Contact
Sent by alavorgna@txgulf.org in collaboration with

[Trusted Email from Constant Contact - Try it FREE today.]
Try email marketing for free today!



Notice posted on Monday, March 23, 2020

Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up- information.