The Houston Ship Channel remained partially open to both inbound and outbound traffic Monday, three days after a collision between a tanker and a tug shut the key waterway, a spokeswoman for the United Response Team said Monday. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Tow traffic is both inbound and outbound, while Vessel Traffic Service is determining inbound and outbound traffic, which is still only one way, she added. As of 8:30 am CDT (1330 GMT), 56 vessels were waiting to move inbound, up from 48 ships waiting Sunday afternoon, she said. A total of 20 ships were waiting to move outbound. The collision occurred about 3:30 pm CDT Friday between a 755-foot tanker and a tug pushing two barges near Bayport, Texas, the US Coast Guard said. The tanker, named Genesis River, and a tug, Voyager, collided as the […]