The M/V SSI ADVENTURE will be on a dead ship tow, outbound from TEMCO (previously CARGILL) to SEA from 0600 – 1600 (local) 26JUL23. TEMCO is on the red side of the channel, 0.5 mile above HSC Light 133.
Vessel Traffic Service Houston Galveston DIRECTS No Meeting or Overtaking of the dead ship tow from TEMCO to Barbour’s Cut / Morgan’s Point (0600 – 1000). Above Morgan’s Point, inbound tows will be required to hold on the outer limits of the channel to facilitate the passing of the dead ship tow.
Below Morgan’s Point, Vessel Traffic Service Houston Galveston DIRECTS No Meeting of the M/V SSI ADVENTURE by ship traffic in the Houston Ship Channel.
Barge lane traffic may continue uninterrupted but may not overtake each other within 2000 yards of the Dead Ship Tow. The Captain of the Port has established a 100-yard Safety Zone for the dead ship tow while in transit.
Vessel Traffic Service
USCG Sector Houston-Galveston
(281) 464-4837 24/7 Watch Supervisor