Daily Update

Freeport, TX

May 15, 2024

Notices

Freeport Port Information:
 
Current Status: OPEN
 
 
 
Brazos Pilots:
Pilot Boarding Times for Daylight Restricted Vessels: Sunrise and Sunset Table 2024 (CST) DATE FIRST SUNRISE SUNSET LAST PILOT PILOT Jan. 01 0700 0715 1735 1630  10 0700 0716 1742 1630  20 0700 0715 1750 1700 Feb. 01 0700 0710 1800 1700  10 0700 0704 1807 1700  20 0700 0656 1815 1700 Mar. 01 0700 0646 1821 1730 Daylight Saving Time begins 03/10 0200  10 0700 0636 1927 1730  20 0730 0724 1933 1830 Apr. 01 0700 0710 1940 1830  10 0700 0700 1945 1830  20 0700 0650 1951 1900 May 01 0630 0639 1957 1900  10 0630 0633 2003 1900  20 0630 0627 2009 1900 June 01 0630 0623 2016 1900  10 0630 0622 2020 1930  20 0630 0623 2023 1930 July 01 0630 0627 2024 1930  10 0630 0631 2023 1930  20 0630 0636 2019 1930 Aug. 01 0630 0643 2012 1900  10 0700 0648 2005 1900  20 0700 0653 1955 1900 Sept.01 0700 0659 1942 1830  10 0700 0704 1932 1830  20 0700 0709 1919 1830 Oct. 01 0700 0715 1906 1800  10 0730 0720 1856 1800  20 0730 0726 1846 1800 Nov. 01 0730 0734 1835 1730 Daylight Saving Time ends 11/03 at 0200  10 0630 0641 1729 1630  20 0700 0649 1725 1630 Dec. 01 0700 0658 1723 1630  10 0700 0704 1724 1630  20 0700 0710 1728 1630

Coast Guard:

Draft Information:
For current draft information, please contact local Moran agent.
 
 
Port Freeport Closures:
Please note that closure updates are prone to change and will be updated upon notification of closures.
For port closure information please contact local Moran agent. Please see contact info above.

Port / Terminal Restrictions

Brazos Pilot Restrictions:

              U.S. Coast Guard
                                                           SECTOR HOUSTON-GALVESTON
                                                      SECTOR HOUSTON-GALVESTON (08-37170)
                                                            13411 HILLARD ST.
                                                            HOUSTON TX
 
Primary Phone: 281-464-4800
Emergency Phone: 281-464-4800
Fax Number: 281-464-4814
Rescue 21 VHF DSC MMSI Number: 003669915
Response Phone: 281-464-4851
Incident Mgmt. Phone: 281-464-4898
Enforcement Phone: 281-464-4862
Prevention Phone: 281-464-4700
Inspection Phone: 281-464-4732/4733
Investigations Phone: 281-464-4709
Waterways Management Phone: 281-464-4891/4890
Prep/Planning Phone: 281-464-4720
Facilities Branch Phone: 409-978-2711
Commercial Fishing Vessel Phone: 281-464-4732
Facility Inspection Branch Phone: 281-464-4709
 
National Response Center Number: 800-424-8802 - Contact the NRC for oil spills, hazmat releases.
 
 
 
Area of Responsibility
Sector Houston-Galveston encompasses an area extending from the east bank of the Colorado River in southwest Texas to 60 miles east of Lake Charles, Louisiana.
The Sector’s northern boundary aligns with the Texas- Oklahoma border and encompasses Lake Texoma. The southern border extends 200 miles offshore to the seaward
extent of the U.S. exclusive economic zone.  The unit includes two separate Captain of the Port (COTP) zones and major maritime centers including Houston, Beaumont,
Lake Charles, Texas City, Port Arthur, Freeport and Galveston.

Attachments

  • Gulf of Mexico Sea Fog Forecast_05152024 (1).pdf(539 KB )

Disclaimer: For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the information contained in this website 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.

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