Hurricane Harvey Updates
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
This has alerted shipping lines and prompted some to entertain rerouting cargo to New Orleans and Alabama, and even as far away as the Bahamas and Mexico. Another option being explored is for carriers to unload cargo at other ports in order to take in lighter loads upon entering Houston. Furthermore, besides the effect on gas prices, many shipments may have been lost over the course of the week’s devastation.