Sam Houston boat trip at Port Houston
2022 ANNUAL STS-AIChE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL TOUR
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 3
NOTE: BECAUSE OF THE FRIDAY AFTERNOON TRAFFIC AND ONGOING ROADWOK NEAR THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL, WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU AIM TO ARRIVE AT 5:30 PM.
The annual Houston Ship Channel tour is back! The South Texas Section will journey down the Houston Ship Channel in the fully air-conditioned M/V Sam Houston on the evening of Friday, June 3rd. The M/V Sam Houston will leave the dock at 6:00 PM sharp and return to the dock at approximately 7:30 PM.
During the tour, we will enjoy barbecue and beverages that will be graciously provided by Port Houston on the trip, so please bring your spouse or significant other. The barbecue dinner will include beef, chicken and link sausage barbecue dinners with all the fixings including beans, potato salad, cole slaw, pickles, and lots of jalapenos plus dessert for those who are still hungry.
Since this trip is intended for a technical organization, no children under the age of 16 are allowed.
Use this link to register you and a plus one for the Ship Channel Tour: Registration Link
We are limited to a maximum of 50 people on the tour! When the reservations list is full, a wait-list will be started. Reservations can be canceled via the registration link at any time up to 2:00 PM, Tuesday, May 31, which will allow time to notify people on the waitlist and include their names on the passenger list.
- The parking lot access is through Gate 8 of Port Houston, 7300 Clinton Drive.
- Exit I-10 (Baytown East Freeway) at McCarty and proceed south on McCarty to Clinton Drive.
- Turn right on Clinton and proceed west to Gate 8, which has a signal light and is just before Wayside.
- Turn left and enter Gate 8, then proceed to the pavilion at the Turning Basin, staying to the right.
- Once there, park in the parking lot and join us on board the M/V Sam Houston.
WARNING: DO NOT EXIT AND GO DOWN WAYSIDE; THERE IS NO STREET CONNECTION FROM SOUTHBOUND WAYSIDE TO CLINTON DRIVE.
Bring a picture ID! Names will be compared to the passenger list by the guard at Gate 8 and before boarding.
The Houston Ship Channel is the largest concentration of chemical industry in the United States with more than 50 chemical processing facilities located along either side providing their products to commerce around the world. The list of companies that are located along the Houston Ship Channel reads like a who’s who of the chemical process and refining industries. The ship channel has more than 50% of the nation's basic petrochemical manufacturing capacity and nearly 50% of the capacity of first stage derivatives - almost three times larger than its closest competitor.
We hope to see you on board the M/V Sam Houston when we weigh anchor.
For additional information, please e-mail Dennis Griffith at firstname.lastname@example.org.