┬áThe Houston Ship Channel has reopened to both inbound and outbound traffic after a tanker-tug collision last week, a spokesman for the Joint Information Center of the Unified Response Team said midday Wednesday. “There are no restrictions at all — no tow escorts are necessary, and it has reopened in both directions,” Greg Beuerman, who is also a representative of Kirby Inland Marine, told S&P Global Platts. As of 8 am Wednesday, 33 ships were waiting to move inbound and 18 ships were awaiting outbound passage, according to an early Wednesday bulletin by the Unified Response Team for the incident, compared with 44 ships awaiting inbound passage and 12 outbound Tuesday afternoon. “But with everything now reopened to normal traffic, that’s a problem that will quickly resolve itself under these circumstances,” Beuerman said. Early Wednesday, […]