As of now, Houston Pilots continue to move INBOUND traffic only.
Deep draft vessels are allowed to transit the affected area, although only with extra tow assistance so as to minimize wake produced.
As of now, there is no confirmed timeline for when two-way traffic will resume.
May 11th, 2019
1530 All vessel movements suspended due to collision between vessel Genesis River and a tug pushing two barges. One of the barges was damaged, while another was capsized. A spill of gasoline product of unknown volume has been reported.
May 12th, 2019
0430 Houston Pilots Resume Outbound Movements Only
May 13th, 2019
0530 Houston Pilots Suspend Outbound Movements / Houston Pilots Resume Inbound Movements
Please contact the local Inchcape office for more information regarding movements and closures.
Phone: +1 281 860 1500