Latest Houston Ship Channel Stories

2014-03-13 16:22:48

HOUSTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Intermarine, LLC ("Intermarine") officially opened its state of the art Operations Center at Industrial Terminal, the leading breakbulk terminal on the Houston Ship Channel. This landmark building is the only office building of its kind on the Ship Channel and houses Intermarine's entire technical, operations, traffic and terminal teams. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/DA83177-a The Operations Center is located at...

Protecting Houston From The Next Big Hurricane
2011-11-15 10:30:07

[ Watch the Video ] Rice-led team recommends Ship Channel floodgate, levees, natural coast barriers To protect Houston and Galveston from future hurricanes, a Rice University-led team of experts recommends building a floodgate across the Houston Ship Channel adding new levees to protect densely populated areas on Galveston Island and the developed west side of Galveston Bay. The team also recommends creating a 130-mile-long coastal recreation area to sustainably use wetlands that act as...

2011-01-18 12:53:00

BOSTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC ("ArcLight") announced today that it closed on financing for its latest facilities' expansion at the Houston Fuel Oil Terminal Company complex in the Houston Ship Channel ("HFOTCO" or the "Company"). HFOTCO is constructing a new state-of-the -art ship dock and recently began constructing an additional 2.7 million barrels of residual fuel oil storage. These projects support a continuation of HFOTCO's ongoing expansion...

2010-05-27 09:55:03

Post-Ike study by Rice's SSPEED Center details vulnerabilities With the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season less than a week away, a new analysis from experts at several Texas universities is warning that a major hurricane could devastate the Houston/Galveston region. A report issued May 26 by the Rice University-based Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center (SSPEED) indicates that even a moderately powerful hurricane could endanger tens of thousands of lives and...

2008-05-22 15:00:39

HOUSTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GreenHunter Energy opens the taps on the nation's single largest biodiesel refinery to date on Monday, June 2, at 10 a.m. The facility will produce 105 million gallons of "white-water" B100 biodiesel per year. The converted waste-oil refinery on the Houston Ship Channel gives GreenHunter's renewable fuels campus direct deepwater access and the ability to transport products via barge, rail, and truck. Generators at the site will provide enough...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.