Marken is continuously monitoring shipments in and out of the Gulf Coast (U.S.) region.
For information on shipments moving in and out of the Gulf Coast (U.S.) region, please contact your local Marken office for more details about the contingency plans that are already in place to reduce impact on shipments.
UPDATE – AUGUST 31:
Houston’s two airports have resumed limited operations. Marken’s contingency plans remain in place to ensure that client shipments are not impacted. Information on any specific shipment can be obtained by contacting any local Marken office.
UPDATE – AUGUST 30:
Houston’s airports remain closed until at least Friday but Marken shipments continue to be rerouted around Houston with no impact to operations. Clients may continue to reach out to their local Marken offices with questions about any shipment.
UPDATE – AUGUST 29:
Airports in Houston, TX (US) remain closed until at least Thursday, August 31st. Marken’s shipments have all been rerouted and clients have not experienced any delays. Questions can be directed to your local Marken office for any additional information.
UPDATE – AUGUST 28:
Tropical Storm Harvey is still bringing more torrential rainfall to the flooded Houston (US) metro area, piling onto record-breaking, catastrophic flooding. Marken clients may contact their local office for updates on the contingency plans in place for their shipments.
- Embargoes by airlines have been put into effect, including United Airlines and Delta Airlines.
- George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby International Airport are closed until further notice due to conditions from Hurricane Harvey.
- Officials in the area are continuing to monitor the conditions and airport operations will resume as soon as it’s safe.
UPDATE – AUGUST 25:
Forecasts indicate Harvey is still strengthening in the western Gulf of Mexico. Weather experts are indicating it will make landfall as a formidable hurricane Friday night or early Saturday morning along the Texas Gulf Coast. The region is currently bracing for the potential of catastrophic flooding, surges and damaging winds.