March 19, 2020 / 7:32 PM / 9 days ago

Port Houston shuts 2 terminals after coronavirus case

(Reuters) - Port Houston said its Bayport and Barbours Cut container terminals have been closed and operations temporarily suspended after a person who worked at both sites tested positive for the coronavirus.

The Houston Ship Channel and the 200-plus private terminals that comprise the greater Port of Houston are still operating, it said in a statement on Wednesday night.

“All decisions on vessel schedules, demurrage, and all others will be determined as soon as possible.”

Reporting by Swati Verma in Bengaluru; Editing by Dan Grebler

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