Texas Ports: Recovery Efforts After Hurricane Beryl

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Overview of Hurricane Beryl’s Impact

Ports in Texas were assessing the damage from Hurricane Beryl on Monday with some facilities reopening and others remaining closed, according to Seatrade Maritime.

Hurricane Beryl made landfall in Texas on Monday causing widespread flooding, debris and power outages.

Port Houston announced that, after conducting preliminary assessments of its facilities, power, and systems, all terminals would remain closed on Tuesday, July 9. The port will update by 4pm local time on July 9 regarding whether disruptions to operations will continue on Wednesday, July 10, as repair work progresses.

Port of Galveston

The Port of Galveston posted on social media platform X at 7pm on 8 July that port offices were closed due to power outages.

The Port of Corpus Christi, the largest energy port in the US, reported no significant impact from the storm after assessing the damage. Port offices were scheduled for normal operations on Tuesday, July 9. Additionally, the Port of Corpus Christi Channel has reopened following the USCG Captain of the Port (CoTP) Corpus Christi rescinding Port Condition Zulu for the waterway.

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Source: Port News