Port Houston Blog

U.S. Department of Transportation MARAD Grant Awarded to Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Jan 23, 2020 11:58:47 AM

Caption: Container-on-barge transiting along the Houston Ship Channel.

Read More

Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, transportation, containers

Big, New Ship-to-Shore Cranes Authorized by Port Commission

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 30, 2019 7:40:03 AM

Caption: Neopanamax cranes at Bayport. Three additional cranes are expected to be operational in 2021.

Read More

Topics: maritime, cranes, ports, Houston, containers

Port Houston’s 2018 Container Business Booming

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 14, 2018 3:58:41 PM

Port Houston exceeded the two million TEU mark in September. Container volume at Port Houston’s container terminals remains vigorous as cargo movement continues to lead last year’s pace showing a 10 percent growth through the third quarter.

Read More

Topics: maritime, Houston, trade, business, containers

Port Houston Continues on Record Pace

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 9, 2018 1:12:01 PM

Caption: The Port Commission at the port's September public meeting.

The investments being made at Port Houston continue to pay off. As a result of the completion of the widening and deepening of its Bayport Channel and work on what’s known as the Bayport flare, Port Houston is seeing larger and larger vessels calling its container facilities.

Read More

Topics: maritime, ports, trade, containers, operations

Port Houston Breaks into Top 5 U.S. Container Ports Ranking

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 4, 2018 11:06:17 AM

Due to continued strong growth in loaded containerized cargo, Port Houston has surged higher in the rankings of the top container ports in the United States. Port Houston, which has been expanding rapidly in recent years, has climbed to become the fifth largest container port in the U.S., according to JOC Piers data covering the second quarter of 2018.

Read More

Topics: maritime, Houston, shipping, Texas, containers

New Cranes Arrive at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 8, 2018 3:52:11 PM

Port Houston's three new Neopanamax cranes completed their nearly 90-day journey from Shanghai, China arriving to Port Houston’s Bayport Container Terminal August 7. The cranes highlight about $100 million in investments.

Read More

Topics: maritime, cranes, ports, Houston, shipping, containers

Strong Mid-Year Growth at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 7, 2018 11:10:29 AM

Port Houston moved 1.3 million container TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) through the first six months of 2018, a six percent increase from 2017, Executive Director Roger Guenther announced in his report to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority in its regular monthly meeting in July.

Read More

Topics: ports, Houston, Port Commission, containers, growth, operations

Seamax Greenwich Calls at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 5, 2018 8:15:41 AM

Port Houston was recently added as a port of call for MSC’s existing Indus Service that serves the U.S., India and the Middle East via the Suez Canal.

Read More

Topics: maritime, Houston, imports, shipping, cargo, containers

WELCOME TO THE PORT HOUSTON BLOG! THIS IS A WEEKLY BLOG FEATURING CURRENT ISSUES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS WITHIN THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL NETWORK. 

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

GET MORE #PORTHOU UPDATES:

    

Subscribe to the Blog!

Recent Posts

Posts by Topic

see all