The container operations at the Port of Houston seem to return to normal with the port stating that Bayport and Barbours Cut Container Terminals have opened to truck traffic.
In addition, Port Houston said that access to N4 and Lynx systems is also open to all users, while Application Programming Interface (API) and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) are both running normally.
7/29/21 2:30 pm Update: Bayport and Barbours Cut Container Terminals will open today at 3:00 pm to truck traffic. Access to N4 and Lynx is open to all users. API and EDI are running. Gate Hours today will run 3pm – 11pm with the ingate closing at 10pm. pic.twitter.com/J6S8OKRrej
— Port Houston (@Port_Houston) July 29, 2021
The major port in Texas announced on 27 July a hardware failure, which deactivated the aforementioned two container terminals.
However, Port Houston Executive Director, Roger Guenther has already clarified that the port’s operating system did not face a cyber attack.