Pilots Halt Traffic in Sabine Ship Channel Because of Fog
The Sabine Pilots Association stopped boarding vessels to guide them through the Sabine Pass Ship Channel yesterday at 4 a.m. local time because of fog, according to Derek Rutherford, a dispatcher with the group.
There are seventeen inbound and outbound vessels waiting to move through the southeastern Texas waterway, he said in a telephone interview.
Kayla Macke, a spokeswoman for Royal Dutch Shell Plc in Houston, which jointly owns Motiva with Saudi Arabian Oil Co., said Shell does not provide information on supply or operations details for its refineries.
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