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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 29
Date:Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

From: Greater Houston Port Bureau <alavorgna@txgulf.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 8:40 AM
To: Bob Lain <blain@moranshipping.com>
Subject: Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 29

Weekly Vessel Movement Update For Texas Ports

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<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#141414">April 29, 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">This members-only report is distributed weekday mornings. 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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Weekly vessel movement update:<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">The Port Bureau launched a new weekly vessel arrival report to provide updates between the regular monthly statistical report (link below). Just like the monthly statistical report and this morning report, the weekly vessel arrival report is distributed only to our Port Bureau members.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">This week’s report shows vessel arrivals for the weeks beginning April 5, April 12, and April 19, 2020, compared to the corresponding weeks in 2019.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">This report has two components:

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">A breakdown of Houston vessel arrivals by vessel type for the preceding three weeks.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">A breakdown of arrivals of the other deepdraft ports of Texas for the preceding three weeks.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Please email info@txgulf.org if you have any feedback about this report or if your company would benefit from subscribing to our daily vessel movement reports.

 

 

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 an average number of ships yesterday.

 

 

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.

·     Galveston Wharves at the Port of Galveston. (Last update 4/24).

·     Port of Corpus Christi (Last update 4/21)

·     Port of Brownsville (Last update 4/6)

·     Port Freeport (Last update 4/28)

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

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Port of New York & New Jersey: Normal operations. (Last update 4/28)

·     Port of Los Angeles:<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333"> Normal operations. (Last update 4/28)

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Port of Long Beach: Normal operations. (Last update 4/28)

·     South Carolina Ports<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">: Normal operations. (Last update 4/26)

·     Georgia Ports Authority<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">: Normal operations. (Last update 4/21)

·     Port of New Orleans<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333"> (Port NOLA): Normal operations. (Last update 4/27)

·     Port of South Louisiana:<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333"> Normal operations. (Last update: 4/28)

·     Port of Mobile<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">: Normal operations. (Last update 4/6)

·     Port of Virginia<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">: Normal operations. (Last update 4/15)

·     Port of Baltimore<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">: Normal operations. (Last update: 4/27)

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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">Due to severe weather, COVID-19 testing sites in the Houston area will delay opening until noon today.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston provided a weekly update to industry:

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Activities have not changed much in the past week.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">There were more search and rescue operations for recreational boaters, which indicates that recreation is returning.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Cruise ship crew member repatriation is going well. Only 3 ships and about 2,800 remain in Galveston.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">There have been no known new cases of COVID-19 on the waterfront.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Regarding plans to return to normal, they are starting to evaluate when to restart activities that were dialed back, but it is not likely to change until Phase II or III of the state reopening.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">CISA provided the following updates on a conference call Tuesday:

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">FEMA is processing 32.5 million face coverings that will be distributed to state, local, private, and federal entities for use by infrastructure workers, first responders, food production workers, and other community lifeline sectors that do not require medical-grade PPE.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">They clarified that the definition of PPE by FEMA is medical-grade, whereas some other agencies use PPE to encompass non-medical grade equipment.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">CISA is working on guidance to help with continued remote operations and phased reopening, which will be released in the near future, including:

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Guidance on remote work. Existing resources are found at cisa.gov/telework.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Definition of critical infrastructure worker as it pertains to Phase II and Phase III reopening.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Facility operator checklist for reopening.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Jim Swanson, Director, CBP Cargo Security and Control Division noted that of inspected shipments of PPE restricted for export, only about 10% are being reviewed, and 10% are being held.

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Harris County Judge Hidalgo released the county’s framework to contain the spread of COVID-19 during the phased reopening. The three elements are:

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Test: Make testing widespread, affordable, and fast

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Trace: Recruit 300 contact tracers

·     <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#333333">Treat: Ensure hospitals have enough capacity if there is a rebound

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

·     Greater Houston Port Bureau

·     Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

·     Department of Transportation

·     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

·     International Maritime Organization

 

 

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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.