Press release: Current situation at Katoen Natie Houston after tropical storm Harvey
On Wednesday, August 30th, Katoen Natie management was already able to conduct assessments at both the La Porte and Baytown sites after tropical storm Harvey.
Although large parts of the greater Houston area are still flooded our risk based design of our facilities avoided us to have water in our warehouses and offices.
We were given the green light to start operations back up at both Houston-area facilities. Shipping/receiving and packaging operations has commenced as of August 31st.
Of course, there is a possibility that not all of our employees will be back due to extraneous circumstances . However, we will operate and plan around the employees who will be present.
As of September 1st, the Port of Houston and PTRA railroads are open again.
Katoen Natie will work diligently with its clients to get orders back on track as soon as possible.
We hope you and your loved ones remain safe through this difficult time.