The Port of Houston is sitting pretty atop twin economic engines. Its booming petrochemical sector is boosting exports, and its rapidly growing population base is fueling imports.
Port of Houston
28 Feb 2013
The Port of Houston Authority’s commission has approved the port’s 2013 operating budget, which reflects increases in operating revenue, net income and cash flow, during a special meeting.
24 Jan 2013
The Port of Houston Authority's container volume in 2012 was 18.5 million tons, Len Waterworth, the port authority’s executive director, reported at the port commission's regular monthly meeting.
18 Jan 2013
Houston City Council has appointed Dean Corgey, vice president of the Seafarers International Union Gulf Coast Region, to serve as a member of the port commission of the Port of Houston Authority.
09 Jan 2013
A joint session of the Harris County Commissioners Court and the Houston City Council has appointed Janiece M. Longoria as chairman of the port commission of the Port of Houston Authority.
13 Dec 2012
Total cargo volume in November at Port of Houston Authority facilities was up by 104,000 tons, or 5 percent, compared with last year; and year-to-date tonnage increased by 1.8 million tons, or 8 percent...
06 Dec 2012
The Texas Emission Reduction Program recently awarded $500,000 to truck manufacturer Vision Industries Corporation, nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund, Air Projects and project partners...