Major Texas ports still closed due to Harvey

Logistics Tankers

US Coast Guard still assessing damage in hurricane’s wake; Houston faces major flooding.

The
US
Coast
Guard
continues
to
restrict
ship
movements
at
major
Texas
ports
after
Harvey,
one
of
the
strongest
hurricanes
ever
to
hit
the
US
Gulf
Coast,
barreled
through
Friday
night.

Houston,
a
major
centre
of
energy
exports
and
shoreside
shipping
operations,
faces
massive
flooding
after
Harvey
moved
northward.
The
port
of
Houston,
the
second
busiest
in
the
US,
will
likely
remain
closed
as
the
city
deals
with
emergency
conditions
through
the
start
of
the
week.

The
USCG
has
only

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Michael Angell