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SubjectDatePriority
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 3004/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/29/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2904/29/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2804/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/28/2020 Normal
USCG MSIB 2-20 Novel Coronavirus (Change 4) 04/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/25/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2404/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/23/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2304/23/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2204/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/21/2020 Normal
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2104/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/20/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2004/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/18/2020 Normal
USCG Houston / Galveston Sector COVID-19 Vessel's Entry to Port Updated MSIB04/17/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1704/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/16/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1604/16/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1504/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/15/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1304/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/11/2020 Normal
USCG Washington DC CG MSIB 14-20 COVID-19: Ballast Water Management (BWM) Extension04/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/10/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 904/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/09/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update04/08/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update04/08/2020 Normal
FW: Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 804/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/07/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 704/07/2020 Normal
Brazos Pilots Association Notice of Port Freeport Condition Update04/07/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 604/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/04/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/03/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 304/03/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 204/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 3
Date:Friday, April 03, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

From: Greater Houston Port Bureau <alavorgna@txgulf.org>
Sent: Friday, April 3, 2020 8:45 AM
To: Bob Lain <blain@moranshipping.com>
Subject: Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 3

Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 3

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<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#141414">April 3, 2020 <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">

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<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Good morning Port Bureau Members:

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<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Starting today, this report will be released Monday through Friday. If there are any urgent updates, we will send those to you over the weekend.

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<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">If you have any questions or if you have updates or resources that you would like us to share, please email us at info@txgulf.org. Thank you for your support.

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Port of Houston status:<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">The port of Houston (public and private terminals) are operating normally.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">The Houston Pilots moved slightly more ships than average yesterday.

 

 

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Updates to the Houston port region best practices guidelines are in progress and should be released soon.

·     Sector Houston-Galveston<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333"> is requesting all vessel Masters complete an attestation letter regarding the health of their crew.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">The Port Bureau’s members-only monthly vessel movement report covering the ports of Texas will be released by Monday. If you are not a Port Bureau member and you are interested in receiving this report, please email membership@txgulf.org to learn how to join.

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Texas ports:<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">No known closures due to COVID-19. All ports are continuing normal operations.

·     Sector Houston-Galveston<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333"> (Ports of Houston, Texas City, Galveston, and Freeport) is requesting all vessel Masters complete an attestation letter regarding the health of their crew.

·     Galveston Wharves at the Port of Galveston (Last updated 3/30)

·     Port of Corpus Christi (Last update 3/25)

·     Port of Brownsville (Last update 3/27)

·     Port Freeport (Last update 4/3)

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·     Port of New York & New Jersey’s Executive Director<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333"> has fully recovered from COVID-19. The port is open and operating under normal conditions. (Last update 4/3)

·     Georgia Ports Authority<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">: Normal operations (Last update 3/30)

·     Port of New Orleans<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333"> (Port NOLA)L Normal operations. (Last update 4/1)

·     Port of South Louisiana:<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333"> Normal operations. (Last update: 3/31)

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Sector New Orleans <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">is requesting all vessel Masters complete an attestation letter regarding the health of their crew.

·     Port of Mobile<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">: Normal operations. Effective March 25, mandatory temperature screening is in place. (Last update 3/25)

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Federal/state/agency updates:<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">On a call with CISA on Thursday, they provided updates on how PPE is being distributed.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Rumor: PPE is being confiscated at Customs to go to the National Stockpile

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Answer 1: The only products confiscated were counterfeit or did not meet federal guidelines as is standard practice.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Answer 2: Some distributors have asked if there are urgent needs for their products. CISA is directing those companies to hotspots where PPE for medical professionals is urgently needed and to the National Stockpile which is almost empty. CISA estimates that of the distributors redirecting PPE, about 50% is still going to the original destination. CISA urged everyone to be in contact with their state emergency management organization for PPE availability. Texas Dept. of Emergency Management is here.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">CDC released guidelines for truck drivers in New York, which local drivers may find helpful. The BC Trucking Association (Canada) has another set of best practices.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">A multitrillion dollar infrastructure bill is being discussed in Washington.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">President Trump is expected to meet with oil executives today to discuss ways to help the industry.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">April 2: US Coast Guard issued a national MSIB to remind vessel and facility owners or operators that they must ensure the availability of response resources remain within stipulated response times in accordance with 33 CFR § 154 and 33 CFR § 155.

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Helpful COVID-19 links:<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">

·     Greater Houston Port Bureau

·     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

·     FEMA Rumor Control Transportation Security Administration

·     State of Texas COVID-19 Strike force

 

 

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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-to-date information.