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Tropical Storm Harvey breaks down shipping

Excerpts from Port Technology:

Catastrophic flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to cause huge amounts of disruption to shipping after persistent rain and strong winds battered the US state of Texas after making landfall on Friday night (Agust 25, 2017).

Seaports in Houston and Corpus Christi will take almost a week to recover after flood waters recede enough to allow dockworkers back into ports and trucks to resume normal routes.

Damage to highways and railroad tracks is likely to cause delays to the movement of freight from the ships scheduled to stop in Houston, now anchored in the Gulf of Mexico.

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