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Container Growth Strong at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 6, 2018 9:07:06 AM

Port Houston steel imports increased by 17 percent and container activity grew by 3 percent over 2017, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported at the May Port Commission meeting. Guenther also stated that April was “another strong month” for cargo at port facilities.

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Topics: ports, Houston, Texas, containers, growth

Port Houston Delivers Consistent Results and Growth in April

Posted by Port Houston on May 1, 2018 11:29:57 AM

Year-to-date total tonnage for Port Houston through March is 9.7 million, reflecting a 2 percent increase compared to the same period last year. Results showed that bulk material and steel were the primary drivers for the growth.

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Topics: ports, Houston, containers, growth, TEU

Barbours Cut Ship-to-Shore Cranes “Swap” at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Mar 13, 2018 9:04:43 AM

Port Houston and Industrial Cranes Services, Inc. performed a “crane swap” at the Barbours Cut Container Terminal to regroup the remaining old generation ship-to-shore cranes March 11. This will provide better customer service for vessel calls and prepare the facility for the next phase of wharf renovation.

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Topics: terminal, cranes, ports, Houston, containers

Port Houston's Synthetic Resin Symposium Focuses On Supply Chain

Posted by Port Houston on Jan 24, 2018 3:06:24 PM

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Nearly 280 beneficial cargo owners, shippers, ocean carriers, and logistics providers attended Port Houston’s third annual Synthetic Resin Symposium Conference Jan 23. Resins are a solid plastic substance used to make many of our daily consumer products such as bags, cups, car parts and toys.

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Topics: maritime, Houston, exports, containers, plastics, resins

Containers, Steel Imports Lead Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 18, 2017 11:28:36 AM

As Port Houston closes out another year, port facilities continue to deliver solid results. Executive Director Roger Guenther reported that main drivers of the port’s growth include containers and steel imports.

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Topics: ports, Houston, leadership, steel, containers, growth

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