All Port Houston terminals will remain closed Sept. 14 due to the continued effects of Hurricane Nicholas, including widespread power outages, the country's largest port for steel imports said in a statement.
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Vessel operations at the port were expected to resume at 7 pm on Sept. 14, with normal operations resumed by Sept. 15, the port said.
Nicholas made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane near the eastern part of the Matagorda Peninsula at about 1:30 am EDT on Sept. 14.
Port Houston is the US' busiest steel port with a total 3.9 million st of steel products imported through Houston/Galveston in 2020, according to data from the American Iron and Steel Institute.