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Latest COVID-19 Guidelines and Moran Shipping Agencies03/19/2020 Normal

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Subject:Houston Ship Channel Dredging Expansion
Date:Friday, December 18, 2020
Priority:High
Notice:

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Opinion: Dredging Houston Ship Channel is Good for Business and the Environment<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:black">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:black">The Houston Ship Channel is the busiest waterway in the country and arguably one of the most strategic waterways in the world. The long-planned expansion and widening of the channel is an essential improvement for Houston and far beyond. Despite COVID-related downturns, Houston’s imports and exports have been resilient, and as we recover that activity will lead the nation’s rebound. Our U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partner says the channel “creates value for the nation” and that’s never been truer. The $876 million channel expansion, set to begin in 2021, is also good for the environment. A wider channel is safer, lowering risks of collisions and related adverse economic and environmental impacts. It will also make getting in and out of the port easier for big ships, and that will reduce delays for everyone. Houston Chronicle

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">James A. Black, CEO/President

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">16651 Ronan Road

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston, TX  77060

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Tel-Direct: 281-582-1210  Fax: 713-354-0050  Mbl: 281-923-1533

jblack@moranshipping.com   www.moranshipping.com

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Notice posted on Friday, December 18, 2020

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For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.