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March 15, 2021

Houston Ship Channel Operations Closed Due to Fog

© Nick Kashenko/ Adobe Stock

© Nick Kashenko/ Adobe Stock

Operations at the Houston ship channel were suspended early on Monday morning due to dense fog in the region, a Galveston Texas Pilots dispatcher said.

The ship channel is a 53-mile (85 km) waterway connecting the busiest U.S. petrochemical port with the Gulf of Mexico.

(Reporting by Anjishnu Mondal and Arpan Varghese; Editing by Nick Zieminski)