Skip Navigation Links
Front Page
About GNSExpand About GNS
CommunitiesExpand Communities
EducationExpand Education
Links Directory
Medicine & Science
Opinion/ForumExpand Opinion/Forum
Public Safety

State of Texas
Gulf Coast Port Report
by the West Gulf Maritime Association.
Monday, December 14, 2009

Several Gulf Coast ports are closed due to heavy fog. Below is a status report compiled by the West Gulf Maritime Association:


Port status:

Brownsville: Open

Corpus Christi: Closed – 8 vessels waiting inbound, 7 outbound

Point Comfort: Closed – 2 inbound, 2 outbound

Freeport: Closed – 1 outbound

Galveston/Texas City: Closed – 5 outbound, 15 inbound

Houston: Closed – 39 inbound, 36 outbound

Port Arthur/Beaumont: Closed – 1 outbound, 1 inbound

Lake Charles: Closed – 1 inbound, 1 outbound vessel



Fog is expected to lift today temporarily in some areas but is expected to settle again by nightfall. The fog is expected to lift when a cold front moves through the coastal areas tomorrow.

It is expected that crude oil vessels will be moved on a priority basis when the channels open. Houston Pilots may also opt for one-way traffic in order to facilitate ship movements.

Remembering Jim Guidry

Guidry News Service is headquartered in Midtown Houston.
at 4001 Fannin Street, Suite 4109, Houston, TX. 77004-4077
(409) 763 NEWS(6397)
© 1996, Guidry News Service. Duplication of any part of this website in any manner is prohibited.