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What’s the Latest in the Fallout From the Houston Ship Channel Collision?

Posted on · A few weeks ago, on a foggy morning in Greater Houston, the Carla Maersk collided with another vessel, the Liberian bulk carrier Conti Peridot, near Morgan’s Point. The ruptured tanker spilled an unknown amount of a gasoline additive into the busy waterway. A five-mile stretch of the Ship Channel was closed for days. We’ll talk […]

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Ship Channel Collisions: Monday’s Show (March 23, 2015)

Posted on · A year ago Monday (3/23), a barge in Galveston Bay struck a ship and sprung a leak. Up to 168,000 gallons of marine fuel oil spilled into the bay, and the Houston Ship Channel was closed for a few days between Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula. Fast forward to two weeks ago – a foggy morning in […]