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Hurricane Harvey fractures Houston logistics

By Davide Ghilotti, William Clarke
Published: Friday, 01 September 2017

Rail and sea links are fractured in the US's largest international port, as supply chains of some industrial minerals could be disrupted.

In the days since Hurricane Harvey battered the Texan coast, heavy rains and flooding have spread across the region surrounding Houston, disrupting mineral shipments in one of the world’s most important port regions.

The Port of Houston, the largest international port in the US, reopened on 1 September, but other...

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